Alabama Volleyball Gets TV Dates

The Alabama volleyball team of new coach Ed Allen will be featured twice as the Southeastern Conference will have televised games on three different networks this fall. Bama will be on SportsSouth presentations in October and November.

The Southeastern Conference, in conjunction with ESPNU, SportSouth (SPSO), Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST), released the 2011 SEC volleyball television schedule. Combined, the networks will broadcast 16 live SEC volleyball matches this season.

Alabama will be on two Sunday matches on SportsSouth. The Crimson Tide will host Florida on October 16 and Bama will be seen at South Carolina on November 6.

ESPNU will feature SEC volleyball on Wednesday nights and Sunday afternoons, while SportSouth, CSS and CST will broadcast matches on Sundays. SportSouth will broadcast one Friday night match on Nov. 4, Ole Miss at South Carolina 7:00 p.m. ET.

The ESPNU slate will start off with Tennessee at Florida on Sept. 25, followed by Mississippi State at Ole Miss on Oct. 2, Auburn at Georgia on Oct. 5, Tennessee at Kentucky on Oct. 12, Florida at South Carolina on Oct. 19 and LSU at Arkansas on Oct. 26.

SportSouth's first broadcast will be Oct. 2 with Tennessee at Arkansas, followed by Florida at Alabama on Oct. 16, Ole Miss at South Carolina on Nov. 4, Alabama at South Carolina on Nov. 6 and Mississippi State at Auburn on Nov. 13.

CSS and CST will begin televised matches on Sept. 18 with Georgia at Kentucky. Other CSS matches include LSU at Mississippi State on Oct. 30, Ole Miss at Florida on Nov. 6, Florida at Arkanas on Nov. 13 and LSU at Tennessee on Nov. 20.

Areas that are covered by Comcast will see the matches on CSS, while areas covered by Cox (LSU, Arkansas and Florida) will see the matches on CST.

ESPNU reaches over 73 million homes, FOX Sport South reaches 25 million and CSS/CST reaches 10 million homes.

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