Madison - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today (Tuesday) that an agreement has been reached with FOX Sports to broadcast three upcoming WIAC football games “live” on both FOX Sports Wisconsin and FOX Sports North.
The three games will feature two appearances each by UW-Platteville, UW-Stout and UW-Whitewater. The match-ups, dates and airtimes are as follows:
· UW-Stout @ UW-Whitewater on October 12 (2:30 p.m.)
· UW-Stout @ UW-Platteville on October 26 (2:30 p.m.)
· UW-Platteville @ UW-Whitewater on November 2 (1:00 p.m.)
The games will be carried across the state of Wisconsin on FOX Sports Wisconsin as well as across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa on the FOX Sports North PLUS channel.
“This is an extraordinary opportunity to showcase these three institutions and to bring WIAC football directly into the living rooms of tens of thousands of college football fans in the Upper Midwest on the most recognizable name in regional sports television. The WIAC is extremely appreciative of the effort put forth by FOX Sports and PlayOnSports to produce these live broadcasts”, commented WIAC Commissioner Gary Karner. “We anticipate that the viewing public will respond in such a way that strong consideration will be given to producing additional live broadcasts of WIAC games/events in the future”, added Karner.
“We’re excited to add these WIAC football games to our lineup. The three teams featured have alumni and fans that span across our five state region,” said Mike Dimond, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports Wisconsin and FOX Sports North.