CBS 3 Springfield To Air UMass-Dayton Men's Hoop Game On Jan. 10
Dec. 8, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - UMass Athletics and CBS 3 Springfield are thrilled to announce the UMass-Dayton men's basketball game on Jan. 10, 2009 from the MassMutual Center will be televised live on CBS 3 Springfield to all of Western Massachusetts. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m., CBS 3 will provided live coverage including a special halftime show.
"Our partnership with CBS 3 Springfield continues to grow," said Jason Yellin, UMass Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations. "They have done an outstanding job with the weekly UMass shows every Saturday. Now to have them air a live game to all of Western Massachusetts shows their commitment to being the Official Television Home of UMass Athletics."
CBS 3 and UMass entered into a three-year relationship this summer where the channel airs the Minutemen's weekly football and basketball shows every Saturday at 11:30 from September through March. UMass Hoops Insider with Derek Kellogg will air again this Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
CBS 3 is equally happy to air the game.
"To broadcast a live UMass Men's Basketball game is exciting," said John Hesslein, CBS 3 Springfield General Manager. "But to have this games right here in downtown Springfield make this an extraordinary event! Opportunities like this do not come often. CBS 3 is very grateful and proud to be able to air this game for the Western Massachusetts community."
The game broadcast will be produced in conjunction with WHIO Television which is airing the game back to Ohio.
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