“SIRIUS XM College Basketball Today” will be hosted by Kenny Anderson, Tom Brennan, Jimmy Jackson and others
SIRIUS and XM listeners also get live play-by-play and weekly college basketball coaches shows from top programs around the nation
NEW YORK – December 15, 2010 – SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will offer listeners a new college basketball talk show on the all-college sports talk channel SIRIUS XM College Sports Nation, available nationwide on SIRIUS channel 122 and XM channel 143.
SIRIUS XM College Basketball Today will debut today, December 15 (12:00 – 3:00 pm ET), and be hosted throughout the season by a roster of college basketball experts that includes former University of Vermont head coach Tom Brennan, former Georgia Tech and NBA star Kenny Anderson, veteran college basketball voice Bob Valvano, former Ohio State star and 1992 UPI Player of the Year Jimmy Jackson, and broadcaster Jason Horowitz. The program will air every Wednesday until the end of college football season, then on a daily basis through the end of the college basketball season.
The SIRIUS XM College Sports Nation channel showcases the best college games and a full daily lineup of college sports talk programming that offers news, highlights and season-long analysis of the nation’s teams and conferences. Weekday programs include Rivals Radio, with Bill King and Chris Childers, and The Paul Finebaum Show.
Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, the exclusive weekly show hosted by Duke University head coach Mike Krzyzewski, airs every Wednesday (11:00 pm ET) and Thursday (6:00 am ET) on SIRIUS XM College Sports Nation, featuring Coach K’s perspective on what’s happening across the college basketball landscape as well as varied topics off the court.
Throughout the 2010 season, SIRIUS XM will broadcast dozens of college basketball games each week, featuring teams from the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10, SEC and Ivy League. Fans can hear games featuring 21 of the top 25 schools in the current Associated Press Top 25 Poll, including all top 10 teams – Duke, Ohio State, Kansas, Connecticut, Syracuse, Kansas State, Tennessee, Pittsburgh, Baylor and Villanova. Access to some games may require a subscription to the “Best of XM” and “Best of SIRIUS” programming packages.
SIRIUS and XM listeners can also hear more than a dozen weekly coaches shows hosted by some of the country’s top college basketball coaches, including: (All times eastern)
Kansas’ Hawk Talk with Bill Self – Mondays at 7pm, replays Tuesdays at midnight
Tennessee’s Vol Calls with Bruce Pearl – Mondays at 8pm, replays Tuesdays at 5am
Kentucky’s John Calipari Show – Mondays at 9pm, replays Tuesdays at 1am
Ohio State’s Thad Matta Show – Mondays at 10pm, replays Wednesdays at midnight
Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Show – Mondays at 11pm, replays Tuesdays at 2am
Talking Villanova Basketball with Jay Wright – Tuesdays at 6am, replays Thursdays at 5am
Kansas State’s Frank Martin Show – Tuesdays at 11pm, replays Wednesdays at 1am
West Virginia’s Bob Huggins’ Statewide Sportsline – Wednesdays at 5am
Louisville’s Rick Pitino Show – Wednesdays at 7pm, replays Fridays at 1am
Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim Show – Thursdays at 7pm, replays Fridays at 11pm
Pittsburgh’s Jamie Dixon Show – Thursdays at 10pm, replays Fridays at midnight
Texas’ Longhorn Sportsline with Rick Barnes – Thursdays at 11pm, replays Fridays at 1am
Notre Dame’s Mike Brey Show – Fridays at 11pm, replays Saturdays at 5am
(** Shows are subject to preemption.**)