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Television Lineup for ASU-Troy Game Includes ESPN3, KAIT and KATV Digital Channels


JONESBORO, Ark. (11/15/12) – The television lineup for the Arkansas State football team’s 2:30 p.m. (CT) road game this Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium against Sun Belt Conference opponent Troy has been set and will include ESPN3.com, KAIT-8’s (Jonesboro) digital channel 8.2 and KATV-7’s (Little Rock) digital channel 7.2.

Saturday’s contest will be Arkansas State’s fourth game this season available on ESPN3.com and will be the ninth time the Red Wolves have played on television this year, including nationally-televised games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU as well.

ESPN3.com is ESPN’s live sports broadband network, giving fans a 24/7 online destination that delivers thousands of live sporting events annually. It is available at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed internet connection/cable subscription from an affiliated service provider, including Suddenlink in Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas.

ESPN3 is currently available in more than 70 million homes. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks. The network is expanding to reach all screens.Suddenlink cable customers equipped with a digital or HD box will also be able to watch the game on KAIT-8’s digital channel 8.2 as well.  The game will be televised on Suddenlink channel 247 in Jonesboro, Newport, McDougal, Pocahontas, Hoxie/Walnut Ridge.

Cable customers in Paragould and Popluar Bluff (Mo.) will be able to watch the game on channel 247 as well, and Ritter cable subscribers can see the game on channel 8 in Bono, Lynn, Marked Tree and Crawfordsville.  Windjammer Communications will have the game on channel 310 in Kennett (Mo.), while Newwave cable will provide the game on channel 200 in Rector and Dextor (Mo.).

KATV-7’s digital channel 7.2 will carry the game in the Little Rock area and it will be available through several cable providers, including Comcast on channel 207.  The game can be found on Alliance Cable and Buford Cable channel 40 in Lonoke and channel 11 in Plumerville. Arkwest cable will carry the game on channel 8 in Danville, while the game can also be found on Clinton Cable’s channel 508 and Conway Corp’s channel 171.

Arkansas State will carry a five-game winning streak and the Sun Belt Conference’s best record into its final road game of the regular season.  Winners in six of its last seven games, including the last five in a row, A-State moved its overall record to 7-3 and Sun Belt Conference mark to 5-1 with a 45-23 home victory over Louisiana-Monroe its last time out.  The Red Wolves also own a seven-game road winning streak against conference opponents, its longest since 1973-75.