ELMHURST, Ill. – The second season of “Inside The Summit League”, the weekly magazine show devoted to The Summit League and its eight member institutions, premieres this week with an extensive array of viewing options.
Midco Sports Network, which produces “Inside The Summit League”, broadcasts episodes on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. CT while Fox College Sports airs the show on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET. Viewers in Summit League markets can watch locally on ITSL affiliates throughout the week. “Inside The Summit League” can also be viewed beginning Fridays on the league’s website, www.thesummitleague.org.
By visiting the “Inside The Summit League” page at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl, fans can find channels and times in their market or watch the show directly from their browser.
Affiliates airing “Inside The Summit League” in Summit League markets include (as of Aug. 26): KXJB-TV (Fargo, N.D.), CATV (Fort Wayne, Ind.), HomeTown Sports & News (Indianapolis), WIUTV-3 (Macomb, Ill.) and Cox Channel 126 (Omaha).
Hosted by Tom Nieman, “Inside The Summit League” is a 30-minute weekly sports television magazine that includes highlights, news and features from The Summit League and its schools. The program provides feature stories on student-athletes and coaches, “insider” segments, and news and notes from around The Summit League. “Campus Spotlight” features showcase noteworthy achievements from each member institution’s campus throughout the year.
ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions, 62 All-Americans and 50 Academic All-America selections.