Saturday, November 24, 2007

Davidson vs. App State to be on TV (in some places)

MASN to Televise Southern Conference Battle
Northern and Southern Division Champions to face each other in first conference game of the season

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) – MASN, the local leader in live sports entertainment, will televise the men’s basketball game between Davidson and Appalachian State on Monday night. The game will air live at 7 pm from the George M. Holmes Convocation Center.

Davidson, last year’s Southern Conference Southern Division Champion, is nationally ranked by ESPN and USA Today. The Wildcats recently came within four points of toppling No. 1 ranked UNC. Bob McKillop enters his 19th season with Davidson with five returning starters. Last season, the team won a school record 29 games.

The Wildcats will travel to Boone, NC to face a tough Appalachian State team. Last year’s Northern Division Champion, the Mountaineers also won a record 25 games last season.

The game is the first of MASN’s four Davidson games this season. The network will also air Davidson games with Elon and UNC-Greensboro.

MASN recently announced its college basketball schedule including over 30 games featuring twelve North Carolina schools and universities. In addition, MASN carries weekly coaches’ shows including Roy Williams (UNC), Sylvia Hatchel (UNC women), Sidney Lowe (NC State) and Benny Moss (UNC Charlotte).

MASN airs more than 500 live sporting events every year including over 200 NCAA football, basketball and lacrosse games. MASN is available on expanded basic cable to millions of North Carolinians on four cable and satellite providers, including DirecTV (Channel 626), Dish Network (Channel 432), Mediacom and Charter.

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