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ABC Sports To Televise BC-West Virginia Football

Tom O'Brien and his BC football team will receive plenty of television exposure in 2001.

Tom O'Brien and his BC football team will receive plenty of television exposure in 2001.

June 27, 2001

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Boston College vs. West Virginia football game on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, will be televised on a regional basis by ABC Sports with a 12:00 p.m. kickoff at Alumni Stadium.

The game will be part of a college football tripleheader on ABC, the new national network home of BIG EAST football, and the other game in that timeslot will be the North Carolina vs. Maryland matchup. Exact regional distribution will be announced at a later date.

Three of Boston College's first four games will be televised as ABC will handle the West Virginia game, Fox Sports Net will televise the Boston College at Stanford game on Sept. 8 at 10 p.m. Eastern time (7:00 p.m. Pacific) and the Army at BC game on Sept. 29 will be at 12:00 p.m. with ESPN Regional as the television entity (seen locally in the Boston area on WCVB-TV Channel 5).

Here's an updated look at the 2001 Boston College football schedule with times and television plans:

Date	Opp.             Time	        Television
Sep. 1	WEST VIRGINIA	12:00 p.m.	ABC
Sep. 8	at Stanford	10:00 p.m.	Fox Sports Net
Sep. 22	at Navy		12:00 p.m.	None
Sep. 29	ARMY		12:00 p.m.	ESPN Regional
Oct. 6	TEMPLE		12:00 p.m.	TBA
Oct. 13	at Vir. Tech	TBA		TBA
Oct. 20	PITTSBURGH	12:00 p.m.	TBA
Oct. 27	NOTRE DAME	TBA		TBA
Nov. 10	MIAMI (FLA.)	TBA		TBA
Nov. 17	at Rutgers	TBA		TBA
Nov. 24	at Syracuse	TBA		TBA
All times are Eastern and subject to change

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