INDIANAPOLIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Indy's News Leader, 93.1 WIBC, and 1070 The Fan, the radio home of Butler Basketball, will simulcast Saturday night's 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Semifinal game between the Butler Bulldogs and the Virginia Commonwealth Rams, which tips off at 6:09 p.m.
"Butler's back-to-back Final Four appearances are historic, and we want to recognize the significance of this event by simulcasting for maximum coverage as we do with the Indianapolis 500," Charlie Morgan, Vice President of Emmis-Indianapolis, said. "As we wind up our first year as the radio home of the Bulldogs, there is no better way than to be live from Houston and to broadcast the game on both The Fan and WIBC."
1070 The Fan's JMV will be hosting a special show from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday live from Houston. Over at WIBC, there will be a special Butler pre-game show starting at 3 p.m. with Jersey Johnny
The game broadcast will originate from Butler's own basketball radio network.
93.1 WIBC is Indiana's broadcast leader. With a rich heritage of award-winning news coverage, talk programming and community service, in addition to the largest, most experienced news team in the state, WIBC provides news on the hour, morning, noon and night. WIBC is the official weather station of Indianapolis and the surrounding metro area, serving as Central Indiana's authority on regional conditions, forecasts, and severe weather information.
About 1070 The Fan
WFNI/1070 The Fan, is Indy's Sportscenter. An ESPN affiliate and the leading Sports Talk radio station in Indianapolis, 1070 The Fan is also the flagship station of the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Fever, Butler Bulldogs Basketball, and Indiana University Football. 1070 The Fan also features ESPN's Mike & Mike in the Morning, along with local legendary sports broadcast personalities and other ESPN programming.
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