The Mtn. Announces Men’s Basketball Broadcast Schedule

The Mtn. – MountainWest Sports Network will air 57 live men’s basketball games (53 regular season plus the men’s quarterfinals from the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships) as part of its 2011-12 MW television package.

The men’s lineup features traditional rivalries, including New Mexico State at New Mexico, Colorado State at Air Force and home-and-home match-ups between Colorado State and Wyoming.  Plus, Front Range basketball fans will also enjoy Colorado visiting Air Force and Colorado State, and Denver at Colorado State. The slate gives consideration to maximizing the exposure of intra-conference match-ups, with 39 of the 53 regular season games featuring Mountain West competition.

The Mtn. surrounds its live game telecasts with comprehensive pre, post, and halftime studio shows dedicated to the coverage of MWC basketball.  Ram Trucks Pre-Game Live will lead off most telecasts with in-depth features and previews of the day’s upcoming action, and will also air before subsequent games during the day (time permitting).  Ram Trucks Halftime Live airs every game, providing highlights and score updates from around the Conference and NCAA while recapping the game in progress.  Ram Trucks Post Game Live revisits the scores and highlights from the prior game as well as throughout college basketball and follows most live game telecasts.

Men’s quarterfinal action from the 2012 Mountain West Basketball Championships in March will be telecast live by The Mtn. 2012 MW men’s tournament coverage airs Thursday, March 8 from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be available in HD.

The Mtn. is available nationally[1]  on DIRECTV and on cable systems in 28 states across the country. For more information, visit The Mtn. online at

2011-12 Men’s Basketball Telecast Schedule – The Mtn.

Day                    Date                  Visitor                         Home                             Time (MT)

Wednesday       Nov. 16               Utah                               Boise State                         6 p.m.

Wednesday       Nov. 16               New Mexico State       New Mexico                      8 p.m.

Thursday           Nov. 17               Southern California    San Diego State               8 p.m.

Wednesday       Nov. 23               Colorado                        Air Force                            7 p.m.

Wednesday       Nov. 30               Colorado                        Colorado State                  6 p.m.

Wednesday       Nov. 30               Creighton                      San Diego State               8:30 p.m.

Saturday             Dec. 3                  Missouri State             New Mexico                      8 p.m.

Sunday                Dec. 4                  California                     San Diego State                3 p.m.

Saturday             Dec. 10                 Nebraska                      TCU                                    6 p.m.

Tuesday              Dec. 13                 Cal – Irvine                  Wyoming                           7 p.m.

Wednesday        Dec. 14                 UTEP                             UNLV                                 8 p.m.

Monday               Dec. 19                 Fresno State                Boise State                         7 p.m.

Saturday              Dec. 31                 Saint Louis                  New Mexico                      4 p.m.

Wednesday        Jan. 11                  Denver                          Colorado State                  7 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 14                 New Mexico                Wyoming                           1:30 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 14                  Air Force                     Boise State                         4 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 14                  TCU                               Colorado State                  7 p.m.

Tuesday               Jan. 17                  Boise State                   Colorado State                  8 p.m.

Wednesday        Jan. 18                  Wyoming                     Air Force                              6 p.m.

Wednesday        Jan. 18                   TCU                              UNLV                                8:30 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 21                  Boise State                   TCU                                    1:30 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 21                  Colorado State            Wyoming                             4 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 21                  Air Force                       San Diego State                8 p.m.

Tuesday               Jan. 24                  San Diego State          Wyoming                         6:30 p.m.

Wednesday        Jan. 25                  Air Force                        TCU                                  5:30 p.m.

Wednesday        Jan. 25                  UNLV                              Boise State                        8 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 28                  Wyoming                       Boise State                     1:30 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 28                  TCU                                 New Mexico                     4 p.m.

Saturday              Jan. 28                  UNLV                              Air Force                           7 p.m.

Tuesday               Jan. 31                   New Mexico                   Air Force                          8 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 1                      Wyoming                        TCU                                    6 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 1                     Colorado State                UNLV                            8:30 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 4                    UNLV                                Wyoming                         2 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 4                    TCU                                    San Diego State             8 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 11                 Wyoming                           New Mexico                1:30 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 11                 Colorado State                  TCU                               6:30 p.m.

Tuesday               Feb. 14                 UNLV                                 TCU                               5:30 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 15                 Air Force                            Wyoming                         6 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 15                 Colorado State                  Boise State                       8 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 18                 TCU                                    Boise State                        2 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 18                 Wyoming                          Colorado State                 7 p.m.

Tuesday               Feb. 21                 New Mexico                     Colorado State                 8 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 22                 TCU                                     Air Force                           6 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 22                 Wyoming                           San Diego State          8:30 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 25                 Boise State                        Wyoming                          2 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 25                 New Mexico                     TCU                                    5 p.m.

Saturday              Feb. 25                 Colorado State                 San Diego State               8 p.m.

Tuesday               Feb. 28                 TCU                                    Wyoming                    7:30 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 29                 Air Force                            New Mexico                   6 p.m.

Wednesday        Feb. 29                 San Diego State                Boise State                      8 p.m.

Saturday              Mar. 3                  Colorado State                 Air Force                         2 p.m.

Saturday              Mar. 3                  San Diego State               TCU                                  5 p.m.

Saturday              Mar. 3                  Wyoming                          UNLV                              8 p.m.


2012 Conoco MW Men’s Basketball Championship

Thursday             Mar. 8                  MW Tournament           Quarterfinal #1         1:00 p.m.

Thursday             Mar. 8                  MW Tournament           Quarterfinal #2         3:30 p.m.*

Thursday             Mar. 8                  MW Tournament           Quarterfinal #3         7:00 p.m.

Thursday             Mar. 8                  MW Tournament           Quarterfinal #4        9:30 p.m. *


* Game simulcast on CBS Sports Network

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