League, Sirius in deal to air Bucknell games
LEWISBURG, Pa. - The Patriot League and SIRIUS Satellite Radio announced a partnership that will bring 10 regular-season men’s basketball games and all seven Patriot League Tournament games to a national audience via the satellite radio service.
Of the 10 regular-season “Game of the Week” broadcasts, seven will feature Bucknell, including the debut broadcast on Tuesday, Jan. 9, featuring the Bison and American from Sojka Pavilion at 7 p.m.
Bucknell will also be part of the SIRIUS “Game of the Week” on Jan. 12 at American, Jan. 20 vs. Colgate, Jan. 30 at Colgate, Feb. 6 at American, Feb. 9 vs. Holy Cross and Feb. 21 at Lehigh.
Veteran broadcaster Frank Santore will handle the play-by-play duties for the Patriot League package. Santore has an extensive announcing resume in college basketball, including serving as the play-by-play voice for Davidson and Gardner-Webb, as well as the 2006 Big South and Southland Conference championships.
In addition, he is the play-by-play voice for five sports at UNC Greensboro. Santore was also the play-by-play announcer for the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Game of the Week this past season on SIRIUS. Broadcaster Marketing Services (BMS) will produce the games.
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Posted Jan. 5, 2007
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