— North Carolina vs. Michigan State Tips Off Westwood One Sports’ Regular Season
Broadcast Schedule of NCAA Men’s Basketball Games –
New York, NY – November 10, 2011 – Westwood One (NASDAQ: DIAL) announced today that sportscaster Jim Gray will interview President Barack Obama during halftime of Westwood One Sports’ broadcast of the Veteran’s Day showdown between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Michigan State Spartans on Friday, November 11th. The Quicken Loans Carrier Classic will be played on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, stationed in San Diego, California and tips off Westwood One Sports’ regular season NCAA Basketball coverage of the 2011-2012 season.
Kevin Kugler, Bill Frieder and Jim Gray will call the game which will be heard on radio stations nationwide, as well as on Sirius/XM satellite radio, streaming online at www.westwoodonesports.com and on American Forces Radio Network, which provides programming to America’s military forces around the globe. The American Forces Radio Network serves over one million men and women in uniform, Department of Defense personnel, American Embassies and Consulates in over 175 countries and territories as well as on more than 250 U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Military Sealift Command ships at sea.
Beginning Friday, November 11th, 2011 and continuing through Sunday, March 11th, 2012, Westwood One Sports, a Westwood One company, will present a slate of 32 regular season NCAA Basketball broadcasts and an additional 21 Championship Week games. New to the schedule this year is the annual Preseason NIT Tournament from Madison Square Garden, while other key matchups include defending champion Connecticut against Big East rivals Notre Dame, Syracuse and Pittsburgh, preseason #1 North Carolina against preseason #2 Kentucky, North Carolina vs. Duke, Louisville vs. Kentucky and more.
Westwood One Sports will also present a full post-season NCAA Basketball schedule including the entire NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and the Final Four. The complete 2011-12 NCAA Basketball Schedule can be found here.