Cleveland State University Men’s Basketball Returns to Fox Sports Net

Network Announces 2002-2003 CSU Basketball Schedule

CLEVELAND – Providing the best in local sports programming, Fox Sports Net is proud to announce a seven-game Cleveland State men's basketball telecast schedule for the 2002-2003 season. Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, Fox Sports Net Ohio, made the announcement.

Les Levine will be back to call play-by-play action, while former CSU standout Franklin Edwards (1977-81) will provide color commentary.

The Vikings tip-off their season on Fox Sports Net Friday, December 6 at 7 pm as they face Maryland-Eastern Shore. Michigan State is the next opponent for CSU, as they battle live on Sunday, December 8 at 1 pm.

"Fox Sports Net strives to provide the finest local programming," said Liverani. "Once again, we're thrilled to have a great line-up of Cleveland State basketball action this season."

"This partnership with Fox Sports Net moves us closer to our goal of establishing a presence in the Cleveland sports market for CSU basketball," said Lee Reed, CSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. "Having a quality television package is essential to our efforts to market and promote our program as Cleveland's option for big time college basketball."

below is a complete listing of Cleveland State University
men's basketball games on Fox Sports Net for the 2002-2003 season.

2002-2003 Cleveland State Men's Basketball on
Fox Sports Net


7:00 PM

Maryland-Eastern Shore @ Cleveland State (L)


1:00 PM

Cleveland State @ Michigan State (L)


5:30 PM

Rock & Roll Shootout Game #1


Cleveland State vs. Bowling Green (L) (1,4,7,8)


7:00 PM

Cleveland State @ Youngstown State (L)


7:00 PM

Wright State @ Cleveland State (L) (1,4,7,8)


12:00 PM

Detroit @ Cleveland State (L) (1,4,7,8)


7:00 PM

Loyola @ Cleveland State (L)

(L) Live

1=Cleveland 2=Cincinnati/Dayton 3=Columbus 4=Toledo 5=Louisville/Lexington 6=Bowling Green, KY/Indiana 7=Youngstown/Erie PA 8=Wheeling/Steubenville 9=Charleston/Huntington

All times listed are Eastern.

*Schedule subject to change

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