Clinton, S.C. - The Big South Conference announced today that its 2018 fall television schedule features 235 BSN on ESPN+ broadcasts, with another nine exclusive events on ESPN3 for a total of 242 telecasts. PC will stream 21 home contests on ESPN+ in the fall, the first being a women's soccer match against Furman on Thursday, August 24 at 7:00 pm. Click here to sign-up for ESPN+.
All five Blue Hose football home games will be streamed on ESPN+, and their match-up at Kennesaw State on October 6 will be aired exclusively on ESPN3. Their games will also be on ESPN+ when they travel to Charleston Southern on October 20 and Gardner-Webb on November 3. Six PC volleyball home matches will be aired on ESPN+, with five additonal road contests also being streamed. The Blue Hose men's and women's soccer teams will each have five home matches broadcasted on ESPN+. The women's team will have eight total matches on ESPN+, while the men will have seven.
BSN on ESPN+ includes 71 women’s soccer broadcasts, 54 men’s soccer telecasts and 74 volleyball events. In addition, non-sponsored Big South sports, such as field hockey, will also air on ESPN+. While the conference previously announced at least 25 football productions on ESPN+ with an additional eight events on ESPN3, new member Hampton will produce six home football games for viewing on ESPN+ to increase the football offerings on the new service to 31. Of the 242 total live contests, BSN on ESPN+ will carry 134 conference games in the fall.
Meanwhile, non-conference road contests involving Big South members may be scheduled for ESPN+ coverage in the near future, and fans should check listings and sport-by-sport schedules for updates and links to watch.
Big South Conference Championships this fall will also appear on ESPN+ -- including the championship final for men’s and women’s soccer. The volleyball title match will air on ESPN3. The current fall schedule -- including the league’s exclusive ESPN3 broadcasts -- is attached in PDF format and also available for download at www.BigSouthSports.com under the “Watch” tab on the front page of the website.
ESPN+ is now the exclusive streaming home of Big South Network live-event productions. A minimum of 900 Big South Network events will air annually on ESPN+, the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International division in partnership with ESPN. It offers fans thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks. Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year). ESPN+ is an integrated part of the completely redesigned ESPN App.