RAYCOM TO TELECAST 18 MINNESOTA BASKETBALL GAMES
RAYCOM TO TELECAST 18 MINNESOTA BASKETBALL GAMES CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Raycom, the nation's
leading independent sports programmer, will telecast 18 University of Minnesota regular season games for the 1991-92 basketball season.
The Golden Gophers will use a mixture of new and returning players this season, relying on senior Bob Martin and sophomores Arriel McDonald and Ernest Nzigamasabo to provide team leadership. New faces to watch are Dallas' Jayson Walton and All-America guard Voshon Leonard, who helped his Detroit Southwestern team capture USA TODAY'S national high school championship last year. Ted Robinson will be the play-by-play announcer, with Dick Bremmer providing the color analysis. Raycom, based in Charlotte with offices in New York, Chicago and Dallas, is a specialist in regional networks for college sports. Last year, Raycom carried 334 college basketball games on an over-the-air network covering 80 percent of the country. Recently, Raycom reached an agreement to handle all programming of ABC network college basketball -- selecting the teams, selling the advertising and producing the broadcasts. The Raycom 1991-92 Minnesota basketball television schedule is as follows: Sat. - Nov. 30 - 7 p.m. -- Howard at Minnesota Mon. - Dec. 2 - 7 p.m. -- Youngstown St. at Minnesota Wed. - Dec. 11 - 7 p.m. -- Akron at Minnesota Tue. - Dec. 17 - 7 p.m. -- Detroit at Minnesota Mon. - Dec. 23 - 7 p.m. -- Weber St. at Minnesota Sat. - Jan. 4 - 1:30 p.m. -- Iowa St. at Minnesota Thu. - Jan. 9 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Indiana Wed. - Jan. 15 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Wisconsin Wed. - Jan. 22 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Ohio State Wed. - Jan. 29 - 7 p.m. -- Northwestern at Minnesota Wed. - Feb. 5 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Purdue Sat. - Feb. 8 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Northwestern Wed. - Feb. 12 - 7 p.m. -- Indiana at Minnesota Sat. - Feb. 15 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Illinois Wed. - Feb. 19 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Michigan Wed. - Mar. 4 - 7 p.m. -- Wisconsin at Minnesota Sat. - Mar. 7 - 4 p.m. -- Purdue at Minnesota Wed. - Mar. 11 - 7 p.m. -- Minnesota at Michigan St. NOTE: All times Central and subject to change. Stations carrying schedule to be finalized at a later date. -0- 11/1/91 /CONTACT: Dan Lohwasser of Muhleman Marketing, 704-568-2520 for Raycom/ CO: Raycom ST: Minnesota IN: ENT SU: BR-CM -- CH011 -- 0178 11/01/91 11:26 EST
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