ESPN Regional Announces TCU Men's Basketball Local Television Games
Dec. 2, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas - ESPN Regional General Manager Brian Florko has announced that three TCU men's basketball games will be broadcast locally on KTXA-TV (UPN 21) in Fort Worth and Dallas. The first game to air will be this Saturday, Dec. 6, when the Horned Frogs face the Washington State Cougars in Pullman, Wash. Tipoff time for that contest is set for 7:00 p.m. (CT).
The other two games slated for UPN 21 are Conference USA matchups between TCU and Tulane. On Saturday, Jan. 10, TCU and Tulane meet at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in Fort Worth for a 7:05 p.m. (CT) game televised in the Metroplex. The other Horned Frog/Green Wave game on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 7:00 p.m. in New Orleans, La., will also air live.
"The Voice of the Frogs" Brian Estridge will provide play-by-play for the network, while former college head coach Fran Fraschilla will serve as the color analyst.
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