2019 AIR FORCE RESERVE AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TO HAVE FULL RADIO COVERAGE
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced that Learfield IMG College will provide radio coverage of the 2019 Air Force Reserve Men’s Basketball Championship in its entirety. All 11 tournament games can be accessed on SiriusXM and online via TuneIn while the championship game will also be covered on Westwood One.
Action at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., tips off on Thursday, March 14 at 1 p.m. ET/Noon CT with the first of four First Round matchups. Tim Bickford and Adam Witten will provide the play-by-play calls for the games with Tim Welsh on color.
In addition to all First Round, Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Championship coverage on SiriusXM and via TuneIn on the College Sports Now channel, several local stations have already announced they will carry games including WSLA in New Orleans, KBDT in Dallas and KFH in Wichita.
The College Sports Now channel can be accessed here.
SiriusXM will feature the games on channel 134/XM channel 202. It will also be available on the SiriusXM app on channel 965.
Fans will have a double-dip of championship coverage as Westwood One will also distribute The American’s title game. John Sadak and Kyle Macy will be on the call for the national broadcast.
Check back on TheAmerican.org as more information becomes available.
The American Athletic Conference
The American Athletic Conference (The American), a member of the NCAA, was reconstituted in 2013. With the conference office in Providence, Rhode Island, The American is comprised of the following institutions: UCF, Cincinnati, UConn, ECU, Houston, Memphis, Navy (in football only), USF, SMU, Temple, Tulane, Tulsa and Wichita State. Under the leadership of Commissioner Mike Aresco, The American sponsors 22 championships – 10 for men and 12 for women; is a member of the College Football Playoff; began new television partnerships with ESPN and CBS Sports in 2014; and has a marketing partnership with Learfield. For more information, please visit www.TheAmerican.org.
About Learfield IMG College
Learfield IMG College unlocks the value of college sports for brands, fans and universities through the representation of collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas. As a fully integrated sports marketing and solutions platform, Learfield IMG College provides access to licensing and multimedia sponsorship management, including publishing, radio, digital and social media; fan engagement, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening.