WASHINGTON – A busy week of live play-by-play on Federal News Radio will see six games airing over the next seven days. Among the broadcasts are four NCAA basketball games, one NBA game and one NFL game.
Monday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m. – George Washington vs. Mt. St. Mary’s (1500AM): The GW Colonials (2-2) look to climb above .500 for the first time this season as they face the Mount (1-3) Monday night at the Charles E. Center..
GW is seeking its first two-game winning streak of the season following Saturday’s 80-56 win over Hofstra- the largest margin of victory since Jan.2, 2011. Pregame coverage for the Colonials-Mount matchup begins at 6:45 with play-by-play voice Byron Kerr. The game will also be available online at WFED.com
Wednesday Nov. 28, 7 p.m. – George Washington @ James Madison (1500AM): The Colonials visit Harrisonburg, VA. Wednesday for their third game in five nights as they face the JMU Dukes (1-4) for the second straight season. The Colonials fell to JMU 62-57 last year in D.C.
Pregame coverage begins at 6:45 p.m. with play-by-play voice Byron Kerr. The game will be available online at WFED.com
Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. – Wizards @ Knicks (1500AM): The Wizards (0-11, through Sunday) seek their first road win of the season as they visit the Knicks (9-3, through Sunday) Friday night in New York.
The Knicks are off to their best start in 19 years (they went on to reach the NBA Finals during that 1993-94 season) while the Wizards have experienced their worst start in franchise history. While the Wizards enter play 0-6 on the road this season, the Knicks have yet to lose at home this year going 5-0 at Madison Square Garden. Pregame coverage Friday night begins at 7:15 with Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor.
Saturday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. – Navy @ Tulane (1500AM): The Midshipmen (3-4, through Sunday) visit the Tulane Green Wave (4-2, through Sunday) next Saturday in New Orleans, LA. These schools met last Nov. 22- a 57-55 Tulane win at Alumni Hall in Annapolis, MD.
Extended pregame coverage begins at 2:45 p.m. with the Navy Coaches Show. The game will also air online at WFED.com with play-by- play voice Pete Medhurst.
Sunday, Dec. 2, 12:15 p.m. – George Washington vs. Manhattan (WFED 1500AM): The Colonials will once again be taking part in the BB&T Classic from Verizon Center, a fixture on the D.C. basketball calendar. The 18th annual BB&T Classic will feature a college hoops doubleheader beginning with the Colonials and Jaspers at 12:15 p.m., followed by Maryland and George Mason.
The GW-Manhattan game will be broadcast live on 1500AM (and online at WFED.com) beginning with pregame coverage at Noon. The Colonials are looking to snap a two-game losing streak at the BB&T Classic and have lost four of their last five games at the BB&T overall dating back to 2007.
Sunday Dec. 2, 4:25 p.m. – Ravens vs. Pittsburgh (WFED 1500AM): The Ravens (9- 2) seek their fifth straight win as they return to M&T Bank Stadium to face the Steelers (6-5) for the second time in three weeks.
The Ravens beat the Steelers 13-10, Nov. 18 in Pittsburgh for their league-best 12th straight win within the division. Baltimore is also looking to remain perfect at home this season where it has so far gone 5-0 in 2012.
Pregame coverage begins at 3:55 with play-by-play voice Gerry Sandusky, color analyst Qadry Ismail and sideline reporter Stan White.