BOISE, Idaho – Boise State University has increased its’ number of national television appearances for the 2009 regular season to seven when it was announced today (Wednesday, Oct. 28) the Broncos’ game on Nov. 14 (Saturday) against the University of Idaho will be broadcast live on ESPNU.
Kickoff for game will be 1:30 p.m. (MT). The original kickoff time was 1:00 p.m. (MT).
In the Boise area, ESPNU can be seen at channel 301 on CableOne, channel 614 on Direct TV and 148 on Dish Network.
The game was originally scheduled to be broadcast state wide by KTVB-TV before ESPN exercised an option in the current contract with the Western Athletic Conference and scheduled the game.
Prior to the start of the 2009 season, the ESPN network had selected Boise State for six of its nationally televised games. The addition of the Idaho game will mark the third time in school history seven regular season games will be broadcast nationally. The other two seasons were 2008 and 2004.
The Idaho game will mark the first time this season a Boise State game will be on ESPNU, which is currently in 55 million households.
Boise State’s first three nationally televised games were on ESPN. The remaining three games will be broadcast on ESPN2 starting with the Broncos’ game at Louisiana Tech on Nov. 6 (Friday). The other two games are Nov. 20 (Friday) at Utah State and Nov. 27 (Friday) against Nevada at Bronco Stadium.