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WNDU-TV To Broadcast Irish Women's Basketball Game At Connecticut

Feb. 19, 2003

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – College Sports Television (CSTV) announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with WNDU-TV (Channel 16) in South Bend to televise the Notre Dame women’s basketball game at No. 1 Connecticut on Sunday, Feb. 23. The game, which will tip off at 2 p.m. (EST) from Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., will be broadcast by WNDU-TV on a tape-delayed basis beginning at 4 p.m. (EST).

In addition to its pact with WNDU-TV, CSTV also announced it has reached agreements with cable providers in several other cities nationwide to carry the game live. Those clearances include:

Albuquerque, N.M. (Comcast)
Bangor, Maine (WBGR-TV; delayed to Monday at 7 p.m. EST)
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Adelphia)
Greensboro, N.C. (WXIV-TV)
Kansas City, Mo. (KMCI-TV)
Louisville, Ky. (WYCS-TV)
Memphis, Tenn. (Time Warner)
Pittsburgh, Pa. (WBGN-TV)
Portland, Ore. (Comcast)
Roanoke, Va. (WDRL-TV)

Notre Dame (15-8, 7-5 BIG EAST Conference) has won five of its last seven games entering Sunday’s contest against the Huskies. UConn (25-0, 12-0) currently owns the longest winning streak in NCAA history, having won 64 consecutive games. The Irish were the last team to defeat the Huskies, earning a 90-75 victory at the 2001 NCAA Final Four in St. Louis.

CSTV is the first 24-hour television network devoted exclusively to college sports. Sunday’s Notre Dame-Connecticut women’s basketball game will mark the debut broadcast for the network, which will offer a six-week free preview that will culminate with its official launch on Monday, April 7, immediately following the end of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

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