Fanatics Restaurant to serve as "fan zone" to watch Bucs
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 19, 2009) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in cooperation with WJHL-TV 11 Connects, is pleased to announce that the ETSU men's basketball games against Louisville and Arkansas will be carried live on television for Buccaneer fans throughout the Mountain Empire.
The Bucs take on Louisville at 4 p.m. this Saturday, while the Razorbacks and Bucs will faceoff the day after Thanksgiving on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. (EST).
"We want to thank WJHL General Manager Jack Dempsey for his support and his station's help in providing this opportunity for our fans to watch us take on Louisville and Arkansas," said ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins. "Playing teams like this is exciting for our players, coaches and fans."
In addition to the live television broadcast, plans are set for special "ETSU" fan gatherings at Fanatics Restaurant inside the Doubletree Hotel, during both games. Fanatics will be offering drink specials and a buy one, get half off on starter appetizers, while ETSU athletics department personnel will be on hand for special t-shirt giveaways and other special offers.
For more on ETSU men's basketball throughout the 2009-10 season, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the men's hoops link.