Oct. 3, 2012
WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Army men's basketball team will play in front of television audiences three times during the 2012-13 season. Both of the Black Knights' meetings with arch-rival Navy will be broadcast by CBS Sports Network, while the game at Penn State will be shown live on the Big Ten Network.
The first meeting between the Black Knights and Mids will be at West Point on Sunday, Jan. 20. Tip-off time is set for 12 p.m. Army's return trip to Annapolis on Saturday, Feb. 16 will begin at 2 p.m. The Black Knights won two games against Navy last season, both of which were broadcast by CBS Sports Network.
The Black Knights and Nittany Lions will square off in Happy Valley on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. Army has never appeared on the Big Ten Network.
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers on Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information on how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com. The Big Ten Network is available to 90 million homes nationwide. Visit www.btn.com for more information.
Army returns four starters and seven of its top eight scorers from last season, including first-team All-Patriot League selection Ella Ellis. Ellis averaged a team-high 17.5 points per game last season. Josh Herbeck, who scored 10.3 points per game as sophomore, also returns to the lineup. Herbeck has made more three-pointers than any other Army player through their first two seasons. Patriot League All-Rookie Team pick Maxwell Lenox leads a group of sophomores who were vital contributors a year ago.