BATON ROUGE - The No. 10 LSU softball program had six additional home games picked up by Cox Sports Television (CST) Tuesday for the upcoming 2013 season. In total, the Tigers will have 11 regular season contests carried on television.
CST will carry five games in conjunction with LSU Sports Properties and one bonus game as part of the SEC regional television package. Games on CST include Nicholls State (March 13 - 6 p.m.), Kentucky (March 16 - 4 p.m.), game one of the Georgia Southern doubleheader (March 19 - 5 p.m.), South Carolina (March 23 - 3 p.m.), Missouri (April 21 - 1 p.m.) and Alabama (April 27 - 1 p.m.).
Saturday's Kentucky, South Carolina and Alabama games have all had their start times moved up to accommodate the regional television network. CST is cable channel 37 and available in HD on channel 1037 in the Baton Rouge market.
LSU is three days away from 2013 opening weekend where the Tigers will play host to Hampton, No. 22 North Carolina, Purdue and Tulsa as part of the Tiger Classic from February 8-10.
Season tickets can be purchased for $75 and single-game tickets are now on-sale at www.LSUtix.net for a marquee home schedule that features 15 games against 2012 NCAA Tournament participants. The Tigers also will welcome defending national champion Alabama along with Kentucky, Missouri and South Carolina for three-game SEC series.
For all of the latest news and information on Tiger softball, visit www.lsusports.net/softball. Fans can also follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsusoftball along with @lsusoftball and @bethtorina on Twitter.
About Cox Sports Television
The New Orleans-based sports network launched on October 28, 2002 in front of 450,000 Louisiana viewers. CST has grown over 400% to nearly 2 million in the nine years since the launch, making it one of the fastest growing regional sports networks in the south.
CST is currently carried on cable systems in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Virginia and is available to Dish Network subscribers (Channel 421) in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans markets. CST is owned and operated by Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC.
Initially targeted to be a Louisiana sports network, CST has secured collegiate, professional and high school events that have expanded the networks reach throughout the south. For more information about CST, please visit our website at www.coxsportstv.com.
2013 LSU Softball Television Schedule
Date, Opponent, Network, Time [All times are Central]
March 13, Nicholls State, CST, 6 p.m.
March 16, Kentucky, CST, 4 p.m.
March 19, Georgia Southern (Game 1 only), CST, 5 p.m.
March 23, South Carolina, CST, 3 p.m.
April 13, Texas A&M, ESPN, 2:30 p.m.
April 14, Texas A&M, FSN, 12:30 p.m.
April 21, Missouri, CST, 1 p.m.
April 25, Alabama, ESPN2, 7 p.m.
April 27, Alabama, CST, 1 p.m.
May 4, Georgia, CSS/CST, Noon
May 5, Georgia, ESPN, 2 p.m.