Saturday's games to be televised

By Doug Fitzgerald published February 6, 2008

COLORADO SPRINGS -- Saturday's basketball doubleheader between the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Metro State will be televised live on Comcast Channel 20. Tony Desiere will be the play-by-play announcer while Heath Kirkham will provide color commentary.

Desiere is well known to Colorado Springs sports fans as Tony D, the host of the "Tony D and the Dawg Pound" show on ESPN 1300, the Sports Animal. Kirkham, the son of UCCS athletic director Stephen Kirkham, is an experienced basketball coach at both the college and high school levels.

The broadcast will re-air on Comcast Channel 20 as follows:
Sunday, Feb. 10
Women -- 9a.m. and 6 p.m.
Men -- 1 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 11
Women -- 7:30 p.m.
Men -- 10 p.m.
Tuesday Feb. 12
Women -- 1 p.m.
Men -- 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
Women -- 7 a.m.
Men -- Noon
Thursday, Feb. 14
Women -- 8 p.m.
Men -- 7 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 15
Women -- 4 p.m.
Men -- 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16
Women -- 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Men -- 10:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.


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