MTSU signs regional rights deal

US education establishment Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has agreed a deal with local state broadcaster MyTV30 for the local rights to 11 games featuring various teams from the university’s athletics department.

According to the website, the rights include one American football game, six men’s basketball games and four women’s basketball games.

All 11 games will be shown on MyTV 30 with the exception of the women’s basketball game on January 25, which will be shown on local channel CW 58.

Students in the university's electronic mass communications department will produce and direct all broadcasts.

The deal will bring the total number of MTSU sports broadcasts to the year to 30. Scheduled coverage is to include 10 American football games, 14 men’s basketball games and six women’s basketball games.