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Division II and CBS Sports Network have announced a six-game football television package for the 2011 season.
All games will air live on CBS Sports Network, syndicated on regional and local networks, and simulcast live on NCAA.com.
This package marks the sixth year of Division II and CBS Sports Network’s partnership to provide Division II schools live national television exposure for their football and basketball programs.
“Our partnership with CBS Sports Network has provided a national platform to help us tell the Division II story,” Division II Vice President Mike Racy said. “We have been able to showcase the high-level regular season competition of more than 100 Division II colleges and universities to a national audience.”
CBS Sports Network is available to more than 95 million U.S. households through various cable and satellite providers. For more information, go to cbssportsnetwork.com.
This will be the first appearance as a part of the CBS Sports Network partnership for 10 of the 12 schools. Central Washington and Indiana (Pa.) have each appeared before. The schedule also includes three 2010 NCAA Division II football tournament participants – Bloomsburg (Pa.), Colorado School of Mines and Missouri Western State.
The full schedule is below. All games are scheduled for 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
2011 NCAA Division II Football Game of the Week TV Schedule
Sept. 8 Central Washington at Humboldt State
Sept. 15 Bloomsburg (Pa.) at Indiana (Pa.)
Sept. 22 Missouri Western State at Washburn
Oct. 6 Colorado School of Mines at Colorado State-Pueblo
Oct. 20 Ashland at Saginaw Valley State
Oct. 27 Augustana (S.D.) at Minnesota State Mankato