Texas State at Troy elevated to ESPN2

Published 1:47 pm Thursday, February 10, 2022

The Sun Belt Conference, in conjunction with ESPN, announced its second wildcard selection that will appear on ESPN2 during the 2021-22 regular season.

The Texas State at Troy game on Friday, Feb. 25—the final night of the Sun Belt regular-season—will now be broadcast to a national television audience on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.

Texas State (16-7, 7-3 SBC), the Sun Belt West Division champion a year ago, sits third in the Sun Belt standings—just 1.5 games back of league-leading App State (15-10, 9-3). Troy (16-7, 7-3 SBC) sits just one game back of the Mountaineers at second in the conference ledger.

As part of the Sun Belt’s comprehensive media rights partnership with ESPN, which runs through the 2030-31 academic year, the worldwide leader in sports will also broadcast the championship games of the Sun Belt Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships.

The women’s basketball finale will air on ESPNU at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT on Monday, March 7. The men’s basketball championship game will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT on Monday, March 7.

Single-game tickets and ticket packages for the 2022 Sun Belt Conference Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments are now on sale via Ticketmaster. In partnership with Pensacola Sports and Visit Pensacola, the tournaments will be contested from March 2-7, 2022, at the Pensacola Bay Center in Pensacola, Fla.

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