All of the Ball State men’s basketball games for the 2016-17 season will be aired on ESPN3. The Mid-American Conference announced Oct. 19 its largest men’s and women’s basketball TV schedule in the history of the conference.

The new schedule includes national broadcasts of more than 80 MAC men’s and women’s basketball games. Contests will be aired on ESPN2, ESPNU, Fox Sports 1, CBS Sports Network, American Sports Network (ASN), Buckeye Cable Sports Network (BCSN) and Time Warner Cable Sports Channel (TWCS).

The agreement marks the first time ever that both MAC men’s basketball semifinal games and MAC women’s basketball tournament championship game will be nationally televised.

Ball State mens' and women's basketball nationally televised games

Friday, Nov. 19 Ball State men’s basketball will host Alabama. Aired on: SEC Network, ESPN3. 

Tuesday, Jan. 24 Ball State men’s basketball will visit Eastern Michigan.  Aired on: ASN, ESPN3.

Saturday, Feb. 4 Ball State women’s basketball will visit Miami. Aired on: BCSN, TWCS and ESPN3. 

Tuesday, Feb. 7 Ball State men’s basketball will visit Akron. Aired on ASN, ESPN3.

Wednesday, Feb. 8 Ball State will host Bowling Green. Aired on ASN, ESPN. 

Tuesday, Feb. 14 Ball State men’s basketball will visit NIU. Aired on ASN, ESPN3.

Eleven MAC universities have agreed to participate in the league's school content production program with ESPN. In the agreement, each school will provide 35 athletic events to be aired on ESPN3.