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Pitt's Opening NCAA Game to Be Broadcast on truTV




March 15, 2011


How To Find Television Station: PDF | truTV Network Carriage Report

PITTSBURGH-- The "Road to Houston" for the Pitt basketball team begins this Thursday, March 17, when the top-seeded Panthers open NCAA Championship play versus UNC Asheville in Washington, D.C. at the Verizon Center.

The game will tip off at approximately 3 p.m. - or 20 minutes following the conclusion of the Butler-Old Dominion game that starts at 12:40 p.m. - and be exclusively televised by truTV. For the first time ever, all NCAA Championship games will be nationally televised live and in their entirety through the NCAA's new partnership with Turner Broadcasting and CBS Sports.

According to Nielsen, truTV is available in 80 percent of American homes with televisions (approximately 90 million homes). All NCAA tournament games will also be streamed live via NCAA.com.

The following Western Pennsylvania cable providers carry truTV:
Armstrong Cable: visit www.armstrongonewire.com for the channel in your area
Comcast: for a full lineup of Comcast channels in the Pittsburgh area, click here www.comcast.com
Verizon/FIOS: channel 183
Directv: channel 246
Dish Network: channel 204

Pitt Student Housing TV: Channel 62

Additionally, the NCAA has provided a link to assist fans in searching for games in their local cable area.

NCAA Tournament Channels

After clicking on the above link, down the right-hand side there is a "My Channels" box to enter your zip code as well as Standard Channels or HD Channels.

My Channels

After entering your zip code and hitting "Go" this will give you a list of the local cable providers in your area. Click on your cable provider and the channels will be listed in the bottom right hand corner of each game on the screen.

NextStep

Select your TV provider (cable, FIOS or satellite) and then refresh the page.

Last Step

After you refresh the page, the games that will be aired on TruTV will be show with the channel number from the provider you selected.