Montana football: Griz game at Cal Poly to be broadcast nationwide on Eleven Sports

The Big Sky Conference, which owns and manages the broadcast rights to all league events, announced Monday that ELEVEN SPORTS has selected Montana’s Sept. 29 game at Cal Poly as its featured game of the week.

The matchup at San Louis Obispo marks the fifth game of the 2018 season that will be broadcast nationally by a Big Sky television partner. Four other Griz games will also be nationally televised this fall on the Big Sky’s other broadcast partner, ROOT Sports: Sacramento State (Sept. 22), at Southern Utah (Nov. 3), at Idaho (Nov. 10), and Montana State (Nov. 17).

The Montana/Cal Poly game is scheduled to kickoff at 5 p.m. MT (4 p.m. local time).

ROOT Sports announced the Montana/Sacramento State game in Missoula will start at 1 p.m. Start times for the remaining ROOT Sports games will be announced following the release of the NBA schedule in mid-August.

Broadcast details for the remainder of Montana’s 2018 football schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.


All 13 Big Sky football teams will appear on ELEVEN SPORTS this fall. ELEVEN will broadcast one game a week starting Sept. 15, as well as one men’s basketball game of the week throughout the season.

ELEVEN SPORTS is available on DIRECTV channel 623, Verizon Fios channel 597 and AT&T U-verse channel 1665. Select Big Sky Conference games can also be found streaming on ELEVEN’s digital channel ELEVEN SPORTS NEXT on In addition, ELEVEN can be found on various other cable and OTT providers. All ELEVEN SPORTS productions of the Big Sky Conference will also be available on and Pluto TV.

For the second-straight year, ELEVEN SPORTS will also broadcast the quarterfinals and semifinals of the men’s basketball championship as well as the women’s basketball semifinals and championship game. The conference’s women’s soccer, volleyball and softball semifinals and championship games will also be televised on ELEVEN SPORTS.

2018 Big Sky Football ELEVEN SPORTS Television Schedule
Sept. 15 – Sacramento State at Northern Colorado (non-conference)
Sept. 22 – Idaho at UC Davis
Sept. 29 – Montana at Cal Poly – 5 p.m. (MT)
Oct. 6 – Weber State at Northern Arizona
Oct. 13 – Eastern Washington at Weber State
Oct. 20 – Northern Arizona at Northern Colorado
Oct. 27 – Montana State at Idaho State
Nov. 3 – Idaho State at Portland State
Nov. 10 – Weber State at Southern Utah
Nov. 17 – Sacramento State at UC Davis

Montana football season tickets and “Roaming Griz” season tickets are available now. Single-game tickets go on sale July 16. Tickets can be purchased at the Adams Center Box Office, online at, or by calling 1-888-MONTANA.