LUS Fiber announced Tuesday afternoon it has reached an agreement to carry the new SEC Network for its cable subscribers. The channel will launch Aug. 14 and air more than 1,000 events including at least 45 football games, 100 men’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, 50 softball games and 60 women’s basketball games during the first year.
“Lafayette is home to the best college sports fans in the country,” LUS Director Terry Huval says in a release announcing the deal. “We are proud to offer our customers quality television content from one of the most popular and competitive college conferences in the country. Within the first four weeks of the 2014 college football season fans will be able to watch a game featuring every single football team in the SEC. I would like to personally thank the individuals who took the time to let us know how important it was that we carry this channel. We take customer feedback seriously and appreciate the opportunity to better serve the City of Lafayette.”
In addition to live coverage of SEC sporting events, the network will also carry original programming including SEC Nation and SEC Storied, as well as analysis, features and replays of classic games.