Tuesday, October 26, 2010

University of Albany Announces Basketball Programs' Television Schedule for 2010-11

Albany, N.Y. - University at Albany Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy announced on Tuesday, Oct. 26 the school's basketball television schedule for the 2010-11 season.

UAlbany will appear twice as part of the America East Conference television package. MSG Plus Network is scheduled to air both regular-season games against conference opponent Stony Brook. The two teams will meet on Monday, Jan. 17, a 5:00 p.m. tip-off on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Long Island, and Monday, Feb. 14 at SEFCU Arena at 7:00 p.m.

Time Warner Cable Sports (TWCS) is scheduled to televise five home dates, highlighted by the Big Purple Growl doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 5. The UAlbany women tangle with America East opponent Hartford at 4:30 p.m., while the men also play the Hawks at 7:00 p.m. TWCS broadcasts also feature Maine (Jan.12), Boston University (Jan. 15), Binghamton (Jan. 20) and UMBC (Feb. 23). Boston U. is the preseason favorite to win the America East Conference men's regular-season crown.

Rodger Wyland and UAlbany Hall of Famer and former basketball standout John Quattrocchi will work together on the Time Warner Cable Sports broadcasts for the third straight season. Wyland is the sports director at WNYT-TV (NewsChannel 13) and the host of Fox Sports 980's Big Board Sports on weekday mornings.

FOX Sports Ohio will televise UAlbany's game with Xavier, a 2010 NCAA regional semifinalist, on Tuesday, Dec. 28. Play-by-play announcer Brad Johansen and color analyst Steve Wolf will call the action.


2010-11 UAlbany Basketball Television Schedule

Dec. 28 (Tues.), at Xavier (Fox Sports Ohio), 7:00
Jan. 12 (Wed.), Maine (TWCS), 7:00
Jan. 15 (Sat.), Boston U. (TWCS), 7:00
Jan. 17 (Mon.), Stony Brook (AE-TV / MSG-Plus), 5:00
Jan. 20 (Thurs.), Binghamton (TWCS), 7:00
Feb. 5 (Sat.), Women vs. Hartford*+ (TWCS), 4:30
Feb. 5 (Sat.), Hartford*+ (TWCS), 7:00
Feb. 14 (Mon.), Stony Brook* (AE-TV / MSG-Plus), 7:00
Feb. 23 (Wed.), UMBC* (TWCS), 7:00

Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information

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