Jan. 6, 2014
HOUSTON - With the completion of the first week of American Athletic Conference play, University of Houston Men's and Women's Basketball fans can learn more about their favorite teams with the first edition of Houston Cougar Basketball Central, starting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, on Comcast SportsNet Houston.
Houston Cougar Basketball Central will debut weekly on Tuesday afternoons for the rest of the 2013-14 season on Comcast SportsNet Houston. Re-airs of the show will be shown later throughout the week at various times.
Fans should check their local listings for showings in their area or click the broadcast schedule here.
Each week, Men's head coach James Dickey and Women's interim head coach Wade Scott will join host Kevin Eschenfelder to recap recent games, look ahead to upcoming contests and discuss the latest news in Houston Basketball, college basketball and the world of sports.
Houston Men's Basketball continues its season at 8 p.m., Tuesday, when it plays host to American Athletic Conference rival Cincinnati in a battle of league leaders inside Hofheinz Pavilion.
Houston Women's Basketball meets No. 1 UConn at 6 p.m., Monday, in Storrs, Conn. The Cougars return to Hofheinz Pavilion to play host to Cincinnati at 2 p.m., Saturday.
Houston Men's and Women's Basketball Tickets are on sale NOW. Fans can purchase single-game or various mini-plans by visiting or calling the Athletics Ticket Office at 713-Go-COOGS (462-6647) or 877-COUGAR-5 (268-4275).
To secure parking spaces and to support student-athlete scholarships through Cougar Pride for the upcoming season, fans should contact Cougar Pride at 713-743-GoUH or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Fans also can visit UHCougars.com and click the Cougar Pride tab for more information.
ABOUT COMCAST SPORTSNET HOUSTON
In addition to the Cougars, Comcast SportsNet Houston features major high school, collegiate and professional programming from around the five-state region, including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and parts of New Mexico.
Currently, CSN Houston is available on Comcast Cable, EnTouch, Coastal Link Communications, Consolidated Communications and Phonoscope.
Comcast SportsNet Houston is a partnership between the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, and the NBC Sports Group, and is the new television home of the Astros and Rockets. The network, which launched on October 1, 2012, is available to viewers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Broadcasts will originate from a state-of-the-art, street-level studio in the Houston Pavilions. Comcast SportsNet Houston will take fans deeper inside the teams they love with comprehensive Astros and Rockets coverage as well as news and talk programming that matters to local viewers. The network will also be the home to major college, high school and professional sports coverage from around the region.
NBC Sports Group consists of 14 local networks that deliver more than 2,400 sporting events annually along with breaking news and comprehensive analysis to more than 50 million cable and satellite homes. The other NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, CSS, Comcast Sports Southwest, and Comcast SportsNet Houston. NBC Sports Regional Networks also manages NECN (New England Cable News), the nation's largest regional news network, and The Comcast Network, based in Philadelphia and Washington, which delivers community-oriented programming. For more information, visit IWantCSNHouston.com.
Fans looking to see if they receive CSN Houston in their viewing areas can check here.