KMCI-TV and Bounce to broadcast Missouri State, UMKC and Missouri Valley Conference basketball

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - KMCI-TV, 38 The Spot and sister network Bounce announced today in collaboration with the Missouri Valley Conference and Learfield, Missouri State Athletics’ multimedia rights holder, they will air 25 men’s and women’s Missouri Valley conference basketball games, beginning with the 2:00 PM game on Sunday, November 19 between the Missouri State University and University of Missouri women’s teams. That game will air on Bounce. In all, KMCI and Bounce will air 14 Missouri State men’s and women’s games. “The Valley” is one of the nation’s top mid-major conferences, having combined for 13 wins in the NCAA Tournament in the past five seasons and earning multiple bids four times since 2012. Last year, Wichita State and Illinois State shared the MVC title identical 17-1 league records.

Missouri State Athletic Director Kyle Moats said, “We're very excited to begin this partnership with KMCI and share Bears and Lady Bears basketball with our fans and alumni in the Kansas City market. We expect great things from our teams this season and hope everyone tunes in to follow our journey all the way to the Missouri Valley Conference tournaments."

In addition, 38 The Spot will broadcast 7 University of Missouri-Kansas City men’s games, starting with the UMKC vs. South Dakota game on Thursday, November 30. The game tips off at 7:00 PM.  UMKC is coached by Kareem Richardson, who enters his fifth season as Head Coach of the ‘Roos. Richardson guided the last season’s UMKC team to 18 victories, the second-most victories in a season in school history.

2017-18 Missouri State Women’s Basketball TV Schedule
November 19 - Missouri @ Missouri State: 2PM on Bounce
November 29 - Missouri State @ Wichita State: 7PM on Bounce
December 16 - Northwestern @ Missouri State: 2PM on KMCI
January 5 - Drake @ Missouri State: 2PM on Bounce
January 12 - Missouri State @ Illinois State: 7PM on Bounce
February 18 - Missouri State @ Valparaiso: 3PM on KMCI
March 1 - Missouri State @ Evansville: 7PM on Bounce

2017-18 Missouri State Men’s Basketball TV Schedule
December 2 - Missouri State @ South Dakota State: 7PM on KMCI
December 4 - Missouri State @ North Dakota State: 7PM on KMCI
December 10 - Missouri State @ Oral Roberts: 3PM on KMCI
December 31 - Missouri State @ Valparaiso: 3PM on KMCI
January 10 - Missouri State @ Evansville: 7PM on KMCI
January 14 - Indiana State @ Missouri State: 2PM on KMCI
January 23 - Missouri State @ Bradley: 7PM on KMCI

2017-18 Missouri Valley Conference TV Schedule
December 22 - Loyola @ Missouri State: 8PM on KMCI
December 23 - Illinois State @ Evansville: 1PM on KMCI
December 30 - Evansville @ Loyola: 3PM on KMCI
January 6 - Southern Illinois @ Valparaiso: 3PM on Bounce
January 13 - Bradley @ Loyola: 3PM on KMCI
January 20 - Missouri State @ Drake: 3PM on KMCI
February 3 - Indiana St. @ Northern Iowa: 3PM on KMCI
February 6 - Missouri State @ Indiana State: 6PM on KMCI
February 10 - Northern Iowa @ Drake: 3PM on KMCI
February 14 - Missouri State @ Southern Illinois: 7PM on KMCI
February 17 - Bradley @ Valparaiso: 8PM on KMCI
February 21 - Bradley @ Missouri State: 7PM on KMCI
March 1 - State Farm MVC Tournament - Game 1: 6PM on KMCI
March 1 – State Farm MVC Tournament – Game 2: 8:30PM on KMCI

2017-18 UMKC Men’s Basketball Television Schedule
November 30 - South Dakota @ UMKC: 7PM on KMCI
December 19 - Central Michigan @ UMKC: 7PM on KMCI
December 22 - South Dakota State @ UMKC: 6PM on KMCI
January 18 - Bakersfield @ UMKC: 7PM on KMCI
January 27 - New Mexico State @ UMKC: 7PM on KMCI
February 8 - Seattle @ UMKC: 7PM on KMCI
February 15 - Chicago State @ UMKC: 7PM on KMCI

Viewers can watch Bounce on the following locations:

Over the Air: 38.2
Spectrum: 1295
Comcast: 244
Google Fiber: 76
 

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