Oct. 29, 2013
EASTON, Pa. – The Lafayette Sports Network will broadcast 10 games on the women’s basketball schedule this season, including all nine home Patriot League contests. All 10 LSN broadcast will be available for free on the Patriot League Network.
LSN's traditional live distribution to more than 10 million viewers on RCN-TV and WBPH-60 covering all of Eastern Pennsylvania will be enhanced again this season by live coverage on all of RCN's cable systems in major markets along the East Coast. RCN subscribers in Boston (226,000), New York City (250,000), Philadelphia (382,000) and Washington, D.C. (131,000) will be able to watch Lafayette games live on the RCN-TV network. In addition to standard definition dial positions (4 in the Lehigh Valley and 8 elsewhere), RCN-TV can now be seen on the HD tier (1004 in the Lehigh Valley and 608 in Philadelphia).
Nationally, LSN telecasts will be picked up for the 13th straight year by DIRECTV and DISH Network outlets, through WBPH-60 and the Mid Atlantic Sports Network (MASN). All televised games will be available live on WBPH-60, located on channel 60 on DIRECTV and 8169 on DISH Network.
MASN, which is available regionally and nationally on DIRECTV channel 640 and DISH Network channel 432, is the television home of the Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals and Baltimore Ravens and reaches nearly six million homes in a seven-state region from Harrisburg, Pa. to Charlotte, N.C. MASN continues as one of LSN's national distribution partners, airing select contests, to more than 65 million households via both DIRECTV and DISH Network for the fourth straight season.
All of Lafayette’s road games in Patriot League play will be available live on the Patriot League Network, and the Leopards home games on Nov. 8 against Rider and Nov. 15 versus Columbia.
Emmy-nominated local sports broadcaster Gary Laubach will handle all of the Leopards' play-by-play duties for the 17th straight season. Former Lafayette men's basketball coach John Leone will provide color analysis for the 17th season. In his 12th year as a member of the announcing crew is RCN's Dan Mowdy, who will report on the Leopards from the sideline.