Bona home game vs. Siena picked up nationally, moved to 9 p.m.

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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball game against Siena on Tuesday, Dec. 4, will be broadcast nationally on the NBC Sports Network and has been moved to a 9 p.m. start in the Reilly Center.

The game – originally scheduled for 7 p.m. – becomes the reigning Atlantic 10 Champions 12th regular-season contest which will be shown on TV, including three national broadcasts.

The first came on Nov. 14 when the Bonnies went on the road and defeated Cornell, 72-68, in a game which was also broadcast by the NBC Sports Network.

Bonaventure will look to retain the Franciscan Cup, which it claimed last year at Siena with a 64-58 victory. SBU has won each of the last two meetings against the Saints as it also took an 82-79 decision during the 2010-11 campaign.

NBC Sports Network, formally Versus, is available in nearly 80 million United States households. Locally, it can be found on channel 57 on standard cable and channel 771 on digital. Additionally, it is channel 221 on DirecTV and channel 159 on DISH Network. Because of the national broadcast, there will no longer be a video stream available on for this game.

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