October 28, 2009

National audience to hear OVC Men's Basketball title game

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- The Ohio Valley Conference announced on Wednesday that the Conference’s 2010 Men’s Basketball Championship game will be broadcast for the first time by the Westwood One radio network, the largest provider of audio content in America.

The game will take place on March 6, 2010 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tenn. The game tips at 7:00 p.m. CT.

“It is exciting to be able to celebrate one of our marquee events and share it with more of the country,” said Beth DeBauche, OVC Commissioner. “We have a good product and hope the nation will get a sense of the level of enthusiasm for basketball in this part of the country.”

Westwood One is one of the nation’s largest providers of network radio programming and one of the largest domestic providers of traffic information in the U.S. Westwood One serves more than 5,000 radio and 170 TV stations in the U.S. Westwood One provides over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features and live events to numerous media partners.

Westwood One is home of the most prestigious sports broadcasts on radio. Westwood One’s lineup includes regular season NFL football, the Playoffs and the Super Bowl; NCAA Football and Basketball including the Final Four; College World Series; Frozen Four; the Olympics; the Masters and more.

Through its Metro Traffic division, Westwood One provides traffic reporting and local news, sports and weather to approximately 2,300 radio and TV stations. Westwood One also provides digital and other cross-platform delivery of its network and Metro content

For more information log onto http://www.westwoodone.com .