Mountain West Announces 2013 CBS Sports Network Football Television Schedule
April 26, 2013
2013 Mountain West Football Schedule
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West released 21 games out of its 2013 national football television package with CBS Sports Network today. The slate features 13 Conference games and eight non-conference match-ups.
The CBS Sports Network schedule kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 29 with Hawai`i hosting USC at 5 p.m. HT. That weekend, CBS Sports Network also will air the Sunday, Sept. 1 contest between in-state rivals Colorado and Colorado State at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver at 4 p.m. MT.
CBS Sports Network is the Mountain West's primary rights holder and today's announcement previews the eighth season of MW football on the network. CBS Sports Network is joined this season by ESPN as the second national television partner under a new agreement reached last month. Between the networks, 44 football games will be televised this year on their various platforms. Earlier this week, the initial slate of ESPN telecasts was released. Additional games on CBS Sports Network and the ESPN networks will be announced at a later date, along with information regarding the second- and third-tier telecast plans.
Beginning in the fall of 2013, MW football membership will include Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, New Mexico, Utah State and Wyoming in the Mountain Division and Fresno State, Hawai`i, Nevada, San Diego State, San Jose State and UNLV in the West Division.
Below is a listing of the 2013 CBS Sports Network games announced today.