BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- The Tennessee State-Tennessee Tech football scheduled for November 12 has been selected as the ESPN3 Game of the Week, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference on Monday. The game will mark the third time on ESPN3 and the fifth televised game for the Tigers this season. The league’s "Wildcard Selection" is scheduled for a 3:00 p.m. kickoff at Hale Stadium.
TSU (5-3, 2-2) will travel to face Austin Peay, while Tennessee Tech (3-5, 3-3) will face Tennessee in the week prior to the televised matchup. The two teams will get together as part of the Sgt. York Trophy series. The Golden Eagles are 1-1 as a result of a win over APSU and a loss at UT Martin. The Big Blue defeated UTM, 34-30, on Oct. 1.
Kevin Ingram, host of "The Wake Up Zone" on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville, will handle play-by-play duties while Bob Belvin, on-air talent and contributor at 100.7 FM/AM 540 (ESPN Clarksville), will provide analysis.
This is the fourth season the Game of the Week has been produced by the OVC in conjunction with WebStream Sports. WebStream Sports, an Indianapolis-based company which is a proven leader in video production, streaming video and content creation. The company, founded in 2006, produces more than 1,000 events annually.
ESPN3 is ESPN's live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices through WatchESPN. The network is currently available nationwide at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. It is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.