Pioneers, Altitude Sports Announce Expanded Partnership

Sept. 25, 2016

The University of Denver’s Division of Athletics & Recreation in partnership with Altitude Sports & Entertainment announced today that Altitude Sports will be the television home of DU Hockey and Basketball for the next three years beginning with the 2016-17 NCAA season. Altitude is currently the TV home for DU Soccer, Volleyball, Gymnastics and Lacrosse as well as several Denver-based professional teams.

“We’re very excited to be entering into this partnership with the Front Range Region’s preeminent sports broadcaster,” said Denver Sports Properties General Manager Brad Ferrell. “We feel this is a great fit for both parties given our mutual strengths. The enhanced exposure our programs will receive as a result of this partnership is tremendous for our Division as well as the University as a whole and we’re looking forward to enjoying working with Altitude for the next several years to produce high-quality broadcasts for our fans.”

The first Denver Hockey game to be televised on Altitude as part of this new partnership will be the Pioneers’ October 7 tilt against the OSU Buckeyes (puck drop – 7:30pm). Denver Basketball’s first appearance on the network will be on November 12 when the men’s team takes on Jacksonville University. Altitude is currently comprised of two channels, ALT1 and ALT2; information on how to locate each frequency can be obtained by clicking HERE.

“Altitude is thrilled to be expanding our University of Denver coverage to include one of the best college hockey programs in the country and we look forward to watching new head coach Rodney Billups lead the men’s basketball program into the future,” said President Ben Boylan.  “We are proud of our ongoing partnership with DU Athletics and welcome both programs to the Altitude family and look forward to bringing Pioneer fans many exciting games this season and seasons to come.”


 

 

The Pioneers will appear on Altitude TV no fewer than 21 times this coming season including 10 hockey games and 11 basketball games:

DENVER MEN’S HOCKEY ON ALTITUDE TV, 2016-17:

Friday, October 7 (7:30pm) vs. Ohio State on Altitude (Comcast Ch. 25/725)

Saturday, October 8 (7:00pm) vs. Boston College or Air Force on ALT2 (Comcast Ch. 105/900)

Friday, October 14 (7:30pm) vs. Boston University on Altitude                           

Saturday, October 15 (7:00pm) vs. Boston University on ALT2                    

Friday, October 28 (7:30pm) vs. Western Michigan on ALT2                         

Saturday, November 26 (7:00pm) vs. Wisconsin on ALT2                               

Friday, January 6 (7:30pm) vs. Arizona State on ALT2                                    

Saturday, January 28 (7:00pm) vs. Nebraska-Omaha on ALT2                       

Friday, February 10 (7:30pm) vs. Colorado College on ALT2                          

Saturday, February 25 (7:00pm) vs. St. Cloud State on ALT2                         

DENVER MEN’S BASKETBALL ON ALTITUDE TV, 2016-17:

Saturday, November 12 (7:00pm) vs. Jacksonville University on ALT2          

Saturday, December 17 (1:00pm) vs. Northern Colorado on Altitude                

Wednesday, December 22 (7:00pm) vs. UC-Riverside on ALT2                     

Wednesday, December 28 (7:00pm) vs. Oral Roberts on ALT2                      

Wednesday, January 4 (7:00pm) vs. South Dakota on ALT2                           

Wednesday, January 11 (7:00pm) vs. Western Illinois on Altitude                      

Saturday, January 14 (4:00pm) vs. North Dakota State on ALT2        

Wednesday, January 25 (7:00pm) vs. South Dakota State on ALT2                

Sunday, February 19 (1:30pm) vs. IUPUI on Altitude

Wednesday, February 22 (7:00pm) vs. Nebraska-Omaha on Altitude         

 

DENVER WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ON ALTITUDE TV, 2016-17:

Wednesday, January 18 (7:00pm) vs. South Dakota State on Altitude                

 

Seen in more than three million homes in a 10 state territory, Altitude is the television home of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Mammoth, Colorado Rapids, Denver Outlaws, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, University of Denver sports (hockey, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics and lacrosse), University of Colorado and Air Force Academy weekly shows as well as other local and regional sports, entertainment and public service programming.  A full list of Altitude programming and other information can be found at www.altitude.tv.

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