Houston Baseball vs. Rice on April 20 to be Televised on FOX Sports Net

Coach Whitting and Cougars set to play on FOX Sports Net

Feb. 7, 2013

IRVING, Texas -- Houston Baseball's April 20 contest vs. Rice at Cougar Field has been selected to be televised nationally on FOX Sports Net, announced by Conference USA on Thursday afternoon. The originally scheduled 6:30 pm CT game will now be played at 12:30 pm CT.

This televised contest will mark the ninth time FOX Sports Net has picked a Houston Baseball game. The Cougars hold a 4-4 overall record on this selected network, with its last game coming in a 4-3, 10-inning heartbreaking fall at Rice last season.

Since 1985, Houston has appeared on 14 networks, accumulated a 25-39 overall record with wins over Rice, Arkansas, TCU, Texas A&M, LSU, Oklahoma State and Baylor.

The 2013 season will mark the ninth straight year and 13th of the last 14 years Houston Baseball will be be televised on a selected network.  

Houston still has the opportunity to be selected by other networks during the 2013 season as this is the first preliminary list to be released by Conference USA.

The final day (Sunday, May 26) of the Conference USA Baseball Championship will appear nationally on CBS Sports Network at 1 pm CT at Reckling Park in Houston, Texas.

For a complete list of spring televised contests, click here.

The Cougars will open their 2013 season officially at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 by hosting Northeastern University in a three-game series (Feb. 15-17) at Cougar Field. For more of the latest news and highlights, visit www.UHCougars.com.

Stay up to date with all Houston Baseball news and highlights by following us on Twitter @UHCougarBB or on Facebook at /HoustonCougarBaseball. Fans can also follow head coach Todd Whitting @toddwhitting on Twitter.



With Houston Baseball set to host 33 home games in 2013, fans can take advantage of securing your seat as single-game tickets for all home games are now on sale. Single-game tickets begin for as low as $6 for youth and $8 for adults in general admission seating (Level 200) and as low as $8 for youth and $10 for adults in reserved seating (Level 100). Click here for information.

2013 Baseball Season Tickets are on sale NOW! For more information, please contact the Athletics Ticket Office at 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647). Click here to ORDER SEASON TICKETS.

Catch all 33 home games by reserving your seat for just $200. Click here for more details and how to order today.

Fans also have the option of the General Admission "Anytime Tickets" Package for just $150. The `Anytime Tickets' Package gives you a general admission ticket for every home game of the season but allows you the flexibility of using any of those tickets to any game. Click here for more details and how to order today.

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