iHeart Radio Asheville to air SoCon Men’s Basketball Championships quarterfinals and semifinals

Press release from Southern Conference:

iHeart Radio, Ingles Markets and the Southern Conference announced Tuesday that iHeart Media Asheville will be broadcasting all four quarterfinal games of the Ingles SoCon Men’s Basketball Championships presented by General Shale on Saturday, March 9, as well as the two semifinal-round games on Sunday, March 10.

The Saturday, March 9, afternoon games at noon and 2:30 p.m. will air on ESPN Asheville (92.9FM/880am/1400am), while the Saturday, March 9, night-session games at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. will air on News Radio 570 WWNC. The two semifinal games at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, will air on ESPN Asheville. All of the action will also be streamed and available worldwide on the iHeart Radio app.

The broadcasts are being sponsored by Ingles Markets, title sponsor of the SoCon Basketball Championships.

Brian Hall and Doug Maurer will be on the call. Hall is the Senior Vice-President of Programming for iHeart Media Asheville and has done basketball play-by-play work for UNC Asheville men’s basketball, the NBA D-League (now the NBA G-League), and the Global Basketball League as well as North Carolina State and Duke women’s basketball. Maurer is the radio voice of Asheville Tourists baseball and has also worked with Hall on UNC Asheville basketball broadcasts.

“We are so excited to be able to partner with Ingles and the Southern Conference in bringing this championship to fans on our terrestrial signals in Asheville and everywhere on the iHeart Radio App,” said Hall. “This tournament means so much to the city of Asheville and we look forward to calling some great basketball with the pressure of an automatic bid to the NCAA basketball tournament on the line.”

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