Dec. 8, 2008
The Florida State basketball game against Georgia State will be televised on Comcast Sports Southeast beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The addition to television for their game against the Panthers gives the Seminoles a total of 27 regular season games that have or will be televised this season. Of the Seminoles 22 remaining regular season home games, a total of 21 are scheduled for television coverage with six of those games scheduled for national television. Comcast Sports Southeast can be seen on cable channel 26 in Tallahassee.
The network is available on cable only.
Comcast Sports Southeast reaches 5.8 million subscribers in 12 states covering the southeastern area of the United States. The network televises more collegiate sporting events than any other regional sports network in the nation. The 2008-09 CSS college basketball schedule features nearly 200 men’s and women’s games with the network featuring Florida State for the first time since its last game at Georgia State on Dec. 7, 2006.
A 24-hour regional sports network, CSS was launched in 1999. The network is a partnership between Comcast Corporation and Charter Communications. CSS carries a full slate of college sports programming including over 40 live football games, 110 college football replay games, more than 180 men’s and women’s live college basketball games and 60 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the Southeast.
Following a 57-55 victory over No. 21 ranked Florida on Dec. 7, the Seminoles are 8-1 with victories over the Gators of the SEC, Cincinnati of the Big East and Cal of the PAC-10. The Seminoles are led by Jonesboro, Ga., native Toney Douglas who is averaging a career-high 17.3 points per game. Douglas is one of four Atlanta area natives (also Chris Singleton, Jordan DeMercy and Pierre Jordan) who will make the only appearance of the regular season in the city of Atlanta against Georgia State. The Seminoles will return to Atlanta and the Georgia Dome for the 2009 ACC Basketball Tournament.