GREENSBORO, N.C.– UNCG men's basketball games will once again be broadcast on the Triad Sports Network for the 2011-12 season, it was announced on Wednesday.
Owned by Curtis Media Group, the Triad Sports Network is a trio of AM stations providing all sports programming with ESPN radio affiliation. UNCG will be utilizing 1320 WCOG-AM as its flagship station for the broadcasts. Additional coverage will be provided on a game-by-game availability through 1200 WSML-AM and 1230 WMFR-AM.
WCOG-AM has a 5000-watt signal, which will provide broader coverage for Spartan basketball broadcasts. The station's weekday lineup includes ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning," and various local and regionally syndicated programming such as "The Taylor Glenn Show", and "The Drive with Taylor Zarzour and Marc James".
Veteran broadcaster Scott Pryzwansky returns for another season as the voice of Spartan basketball. He will be joined on select broadcasts by color commentator Darryl Kosciak.
WSML-AM's signal is based out of Graham, N.C., while WMFR-AM is based out of High Point. WZTK-FM, Curtis' FM-talk station, has a 100,000-watt signal that broadcasts nearly statewide and into parts of Virginia and Tennessee.
Founded in 1968, Curtis Media Group (CMG) is North Carolina's largest independent radio broadcaster with 25 radio stations and 72 affiliates reaching more than two-million weekly listeners across the state. In addition to the Triad Sports Network, CMG operates the North Carolina News Network, Triangle Traffic Network, CMG Interactive Marketing, TriangleHelpWanted.com, the Southern Farm Network, CMG Southern Sales and State Government Radio.com.
The Spartans open the 2011-12 regular season when they visit Tennessee, 7 p.m., Friday.