Pair of Men’s Basketball Games to Air on CBS Sports Network
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – With the basketball season rapidly approaching, the Patriot League announced Tuesday its CBS Sports Network television package, which includes two Mountain Hawks street games. The Lehigh men’s basketball showdown in Lafayette on Sunday January 3rd (4pm) will open the Patriot League on CBS Sports Network, while the Mountain Hawks game in Colgate will end on Sunday, February 21st (6pm) – Seasonal coverage.
Last season, Lehigh and Lafayette split two meetings. Included was a hard-fought 62-59 win for the Mountain Hawks at Easton that gave them a 6-3 end of the season. Jeameril Wilson led the way with 13 points and a career high of 15 rebounds. Defensively, Lehigh kept the Leopards at the second lowest point of the season and the lowest in the Patriot League to date.
In Lehigh’s two games at Colgate last season, the Mountain Hawks made two valiant efforts. Included was a narrow 70-67 loss in the regular season before a competitive game in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League was abandoned.
Both of the 2021 Patriot League semi-finals will also be televised on CBS Sports Network along with the championship game.
The Patriot League is entering its 18th consecutive year in partnership with CBS Sports Network, which is widely distributed via all major cable, satellite and telecommunications providers as well as OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV and Hulu. In addition, a live stream of the CBS Sports Network is available via CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app by authenticating with selected providers. More information, including a full program schedule, can be found at www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
The Mountain Hawks open the season on Saturday January 2nd at home against Lafayette. Due to the current public health guidelines in the state of Pennsylvania regarding large venues and congregation size restrictions, spectators are not permitted to attend the Lehigh men’s and women’s basketball game at the Stabler Arena this season. Lehigh Athletics is proud to announce that Fan Clippings are available for purchase, presented by PSECU. For further information please click here.
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