The University of Scranton To Launch Live Video Streaming Of Home Basketball Games On Friday

The University of Scranton athletics department will begin live video streaming of home basketball games beginning with the men’s and women’s doubleheader against Goucher College on Friday, Jan. 6, in the Long Center.

Games will be broadcast via UStream, a free online broadcast platform. Fans can find the broadcast by clicking the “Webcast” link on the bottom right side of the athletics home page, http://athletics.scranton.edu, by visiting the teams’ schedule pages on the athletics website and clicking “Video,” or by visiting http://www.ustream.tv/channel/university-of-scranton-athletics.

There is no fee to watch the broadcasts, which will begin approximately 30 minutes prior to tip-off.

Friday’s games begin with the men’s game at 5:30 p.m., followed by the women’s game at approximately 7:30 p.m. The Royals and Lady Royals will also host Catholic University on Saturday, Jan. 7, in the Long Center at 2 and 4 p.m.

For those planning to attend Friday and Saturday’s games, tickets are $5.00 for adults (ages 18-61) and $3.00 for senior citizens and children ages 8-17. All University of Scranton students and children, ages seven and under accompanied by an adult, will be admitted free.  

The game will also be broadcast on WUSR, 99.5 FM, and over the Internet at wusrfm.com, with veteran announcer Dean Corwin calling all the action.  Live statistics will be also available at the following web address: http://athletics.scranton.edu/livestats/landing.

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