2010-11 ACC Basketball Schedule Highlighted by a Record 182 National Television Appearances
Sept. 2, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. – All-time highs in national television appearances and games televised, as well as a record-tying number of overall TV appearances, highlight the 2010-11 Atlantic Coast Conference basketball schedule released today by Commissioner John Swofford.
The league's 12 member schools are scheduled to make an ACC-record 182 national television appearances, breaking the previous record of 179 set a year ago. In addition, ACC teams will appear in 198 games, topping the 193-game mark first set in 2008-09 and matched last year. League schools will also make 300 overall TV appearances, tying the league record, originally set in 2008-09.
ACC Basketball Schedule by the Numbers
182 - ACC teams are scheduled to make an all-time high 182 appearances on national television networks, including 137 appearances on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU, 36 on Fox Sports Net, seven on CBS and two on HDNet.
24 - ACC teams are scheduled to play a total of 24 games against 23 non-conference opponents that earned NCAA Tournament berths in 2009-10.
20 - Fox Sports Net and affiliates will televise 20 Sunday afternoon and evening games on a national basis, starting with College of Charleston at North Carolina (5:30) and Florida State hosting Florida (7:45) on November 28. Fourteen of the 20 FSN Sunday games are conference match-ups.
2010-11 Games & Appearances Breakdown
*Regional Sports Network is comprised of Comcast Sports Net, Fox Sports Net South, Fox Sports Net Florida and the New England Sports Network.