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Why are games we play in Philly never on TV?

What’s the deal here – We have played Temple, St. Joe’s, Penn, etc…and I cannot recall any of those games ever being carried on tv. Are there some contract rights that prevent the BTN from carrying those games and if so, why doesn’t Comcast ever pick up the games?

BTN can only show our home OOC games. Not sure why Philly channels don’t pick up the games.

What's the deal here -- We have played Temple, St. Joe's, Penn, etc...and I cannot recall any of those games ever being carried on tv. Are there some contract rights that prevent the BTN from carrying those games and if so, why doesn't Comcast ever pick up the games?

College sports are not a big deal in Philly. They’re better off with Law & Order reruns.
BTN can only show our home OOC games. Not sure why Philly channels don’t pick up the games.

Well, basically, we need to play Villanova. Because the A10 has a fairly crappy TV deal and that’s what determines the broadcasts (the home team’s TV contract).