Gamecocks Go With 'The Game'
June 3, 2008 at 5:05 AM (PT)
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA football, men’s basketball and baseball will air on CITADEL Sports WNKT (107.5 THE GAME)/COLUMBIA, SC this FALL under a new five year deal between the school's radio rights holders, ISP SPORTS and LEARFIELD COMMUNICATIONS, and CITADEL BROADCASTING, the incumbent local radio home of the GAMECOCKS. The new deal, which includes a weekly 60 minute coaches' show during football and basketball seasons and a weekly show on USC athletics to air AUGUST through MAY, also puts women's basketball on CITADEL Talk WISW-A.
USC AD ERIC HYMAN said, "We are very pleased to continue our relationship with (market VP) BILL MCILVEEN and his staff in providing excellent radio coverage of GAMECOCK Athletics. We are also appreciative of the efforts of (ISP/LEARFIELD GM) LIZ MCMILLAN and the ISP staff in securing this partnership."
MCILVEEN added, "We’re delighted to be continuing our partnership with the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Athletics Department and ISP. As ERIC HYMAN has said, GAMECOCK athletics is all about being great, not good, and being able to broadcast GAMECOCK sports on the state’s premier all-sports station 107.5 THE GAME is further evidence of USC’s commitment to excellence."