TV tomorrow...

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  1. Beyerball

    Beyerball Well-Known Member

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    Please tell me the championship game will be on ESPN. If the title game is blacked out I'm going to drive to KXFA in Cedar Rapids.
     
  2. erikbj

    erikbj Well-Known Member

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    It's on espn
     
  3. theshadow

    theshadow Well-Known Member

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    It'll be on ESPN everywhere except your TV. Sorry.
     
  4. jkclone

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    They should lose their rights to the games if they continue to pull this stuff.
     
  5. Blandboy

    Blandboy Well-Known Member

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    pure BS; Texas/Baylor now blacked out.
     
  6. CRcyclone6

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  7. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    ESPN 8pm CT. NO blackouts.
     
  8. DollaDollaBill

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    I got our game and Baylor-Texas on espnu in Cedar Rapids on direct tv but sounds like it was blacked out on espnu on mediacom. Kind of strange
     
  9. stormchaser2014

    stormchaser2014 Well-Known Member

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    The only blackout will be me if we win
     
  10. HoopsTournament

    HoopsTournament Well-Known Member

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    Funny you say that because the Baylor/Texas game is the last Big 12 Network game. Next year every conference game is on National TV (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS). Home non conference games are owned by the schools except games that are picked up nationally. Tournaments have their own contracts.
     
  11. CyclOwnd

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    This year's caliber of big12, and the semifinals are on ESPNU, not to mention Cedar Rapids' big12 affiliate plays a replay of high school basketball in front of the games.
     
  12. ISUKyro

    ISUKyro Well-Known Member

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    Forget tv - get your *** to the sprint center!
     
  13. Clonefan94

    Clonefan94 Well-Known Member

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    WTF, seriously? How do you black out a game like that. With the TV contracts now adays, I'd think that would be a breach of contract. I'm not usually a conspiracy theorist, but I still think ESPN is ****** the Big12 is still around. And probably more ****** it's playing the best basketball in the country right now.
     
  14. CyKings

    CyKings Active Member

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    For everyone who has it blacked out on espnu, is it on a different channel, a local one perhaps?

    In KC it's on 38 the spot (a local channel), and blacked out on ESPNU...
     
  15. Clonefan94

    Clonefan94 Well-Known Member

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    OK, lol, well, that's not really a "Black Out" then though, is it? Sorry, when I hear it's "Blacked Out" I assume it means it's not on TV.
     
  16. HoopsTournament

    HoopsTournament Well-Known Member

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    The theory is that in Big 12 footprint, local tv has the rights and therefore ESPNU cannot show it. The problem is that some local stations (like Cedar Rapids) did not show it. Thankfully, this is the last year with that arrangement.
     

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