The Battle on the Midway event featuring San Diego State and Syracuse will be moved to Sunday.
By FOX SPORTS SAN DIEGO OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASEFS San Diego
FOX SPORTS / “BATTLE ON THE MIDWAY” TV COVERAGE UPDATE
#9 Syracuse vs. #20 San Diego State Play Aboard the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier in San Diego
Game Moved to Sunday, Nov. 11 Due to Weather Concerns
FOX Sports San Diego to Televise the “Battle on the Midway” Locally
FOX Sports Networks to Distribute the Game Nationally
Channels Carrying the Game include FSN, FOX College Sports, MSG Plus, MASN2, and Select Comcast and Root Sports Networks
San Diego – FOX Sports Networks today released updated national television distribution for “Battle on the Midway,” which has been moved from Friday, November 9, to Sunday, November 11, because of weather concerns.
The game is now scheduled for Sunday at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.
FOX Sports San Diego will produce the game and televise it locally, while FOX Sports Networks (FSN) will distribute the game to its affiliates across the country. Pregame coverage is set to begin at 3 p.m. ET / noon PT.
Featuring #9 Syracuse Orange vs. #20 San Diego State Aztecs playing aboard the flight deck of the historic USS Midway aircraft carrier anchored in San Diego Harbor, “Battle on the Midway “ will be the 2012-’13 season opener for both teams.
“We remain committed to producing and televising this great match-up to viewers in San Diego and to college basketball fans across the country,” said Henry Ford, senior vice president and general manager, FOX Sports San Diego. “The players’ safety and the integrity of the game are the primary concerns, so we’re more than happy to work with San Diego State and Syracuse to accommodate the schedule change.”
Networks and affiliates planning to televise the “Battle on the Midway” include:
FOX Sports Networks • FOX Sports San Diego • FOX College Sports • FOX Sports Arizona • FOX Sports Detroit • FOX Sports Midwest • FOX Sports North • FOX Sports Ohio Plus • FOX Sports West • FOX Sports South (Delay) • FOX Sports Wisconsin Plus
Affiliates • Comcast Bay Area • Comcast Chicago • Comcast Philadelphia • MASN2 • MSG Plus • Root Sports Northwest • Root Sports Pittsburgh (Delay) • Root Sports Rocky Mountain • NESN Plus