Aug. 16, 2012
LOS ANGELES - The Pacific 12 Conference officially launched their PAC-12 Network on Wednesday, and New Mexico men's soccer will be included in the network's second men's soccer broadcast ever. The Lobos will open the 2012 season at UCLA on Friday, August 24th at 8 p.m. (MT). The game will be broadcast on the conference's flagship network.
This means fans in Albuquerque will be able to watch the game through Comcast. The carrier will carry the PAC-12 Network through channel 284 in various city of Albuquerque zip codes. Fans may also watch the game online through www.pac-12.com with a validation code from their cable provider, which is given after purchasing the network.
For those living outside of the Duke City, the PAC-12 Network is carried by multiple cable providers. To see if the network is available where you live, click here.
New Mexico's match at UCLA will be a battle between two teams who have consistently ranked in the top ten nationally in various preseason coaches and media polls this month. The Lobos will prep for the season with a pair of exhibition games at Cal State Northridge and San Diego State this week.
About the PAC-12 Networks:
The Pac-12 Networks is a full-time linear network available to cable, satellite and telephone companies, dedicated solely to the Pac-12. It will consist of a national network and six regional feeds that will provide 24/7 access to Pac-12 teams and universities. The networks will televise more than 800 live sporting events annually and will showcase 12 Conference Championship events each year.
The Pac-12 Digital group encompasses the digital network, mobile, the university websites, social media, and innovative digital programs across the company.
As part of the Conference's globalization initiative, Pac-12 Enterprises plans to extend Pac-12 programming to international audiences, especially in the Pacific Rim, where the Conference already enjoys wide recognition for the quality of its athletic competition and for the prestige of its member universities' academic and research programs.