Tuesday, September 16, 2014

UNO Hockey Gets One Game Televised on CBS Sports Network

Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald has learned that the CBS Sports Network will televise eleven NCHC hockey games this upcoming season.  (h/t: Eric Burton)

Only one UNO game is included...and it's a home game against North Dakota, who will be televised six times.  (That's over half of the CBS schedule...)

The CBS schedule:

Jan. 9 — Notre Dame at Western Michigan
Jan. 10 — Minnesota Duluth at North Dakota
Jan. 23 — Colorado College at North Dakota
Jan. 30 — North Dakota at UNOFeb. 6 — Denver at Colorado College
Feb. 13 — St. Cloud State at Minnesota Duluth
Feb. 20 — North Dakota at Western Michigan
Feb. 20 — Denver at Colorado College
Feb. 27 — St. Cloud State at North Dakota
March 6 — North Dakota at Miami
March 6 — Denver at St. Cloud State

Needless to say, that's very disappointing for UNO fans hoping to get a road game televised. I understand why CBS wanted so many North Dakota games; Sioux fans will give them their best ratings.  Not sure why the NCHC allowed CBS to stack the schedule that way.

But one home game?  UNO and Miami clearly drew the short end of the straw from CBS.

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