Saturday's ECU vs. Rice Homecoming Game Live Exclusively on MASN

(Washington D.C.) -- MASN, the local leader in live sports entertainment, will televise East Carolina's Homecoming game against Rice on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. live from Greenville. The exclusive production highlights MASN's three year partnership with East Carolina University.

MASN's coverage features veteran Pirates broadcaster Patrick Kinas providing play-by-play and former ECU kicker Kevin Miller, who still holds the career record for successful PATs, doing color analysis. Additionally, two ECU students from the School of Communication will handle sideline reporting duties for the game.

Skip Holtz and the Conference USA-champion Pirates are 3-3 this season and looking to bounce back from injuries and illnesses with a strong Homecoming game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium against the Rice Owls.

Throughout the rest of the season, MASN will also televise ECU match-ups with Memphis, Virginia Tech, Tulsa, and UAB. Every Wednesday, MASN televises the Skip Holtz Show.

MASN is North Carolina's home for the Big East Football Game of the Week as the network televises the best weekly football match-ups from one of the nation's most exciting conferences. The network also has a partnership with the Big South Conference and UNC Wilmington, and serves as North Carolina's home for NCAA football and basketball
having featured UNCW, UNCC, Davidson, Western Carolina, Appalachian State, Winthrop, Gardner-Webb, Wake Forest, Elon, UNCA and High Point in past seasons.

MASN is available on the expanded basic tier throughout much of North Carolina on seven fan-friendly cable and satellite providers,including DirecTV (Channel 640), Dish Network (Channel 432), as well as Mediacom, Charter, MI Connections, Reds Cable, and Tri County
Cable.