RICHMOND, Va. (October 12, 2012) - Fans will be able to share in all of the excitement from CAA Basketball Media Day with the broadcast of CAA Basketball Media Day Live on CAASports.com from Champps-Pentagon Row in Arlington, Va. The show will air live from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16 and will also be archived on CAASports.com for later viewing.
Hosted by John Castleberry, Ashlee Feldman, Al Koken and Charlie Woollum, the show will include interviews with all 22 CAA men's and women's basketball coaches and CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager. In addition, the preseason All-CAA men's and women's basketball teams and predicted order of finish for the upcoming season will be announced.
Providing even more coverage, WRHU-FM (www.wrhu.org) will be broadcasting live from CAA Basketball Media Day starting at 10 a.m. and will be interviewing many of the league's coaches.
CAASports.com will be your home for all the latest news from media day, including photo galleries, videos, coaches interviews and an interactive blog. Follow the CAA on Twitter (twitter.com/caasports) and use the hashtag #caahoops to join in the basketball conversation with coaches and media members throughout the day. Fans can also visit the CAA's Facebook page (facebook.com/caasports) and the conference's YouTube channel (youtube.com/CAASportsProductions) to check out the latest videos from media day.
James Madison women's basketball coach Kenny Brooks returns for his 11th season at the helm, coming off a 29-8 season in 2011-12. Four starters from the 2012 WNIT runner-up squad will be back in the line-up, and they will be joined by ESPN's top mid-major conference recruiting class.
Head men's basketball coach Matt Brady also returns for his fifth season at JMU for the 2012-13 season. The Dukes will look to rebound from a 12-20 season in 2011-12 after being plagued by significant injuries for most of the year. Madison will welcome back three of its top four scorers from last year and boasts a talented group of five newcomers along with the most fifth-year players in the country (5).
The women's squad will play an exhibition game on Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. against Lenoir-Ryhne in the Convocation Center before heading east on I-64 for its season-opener at Virginia on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. The men's team will host its own exhibition on Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. against Philadelphia before opening the season at UCLA on Nov. 15 as a part of the Progressive Legends Classic.
CAA BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY LIVE SCHEDULE
10:03 a.m. Debbie Taylor, William & Mary
10:09 a.m. Tony Shaver, William & Mary
10:15 a.m. Daynia La-Force, Northeastern
10:21 a.m. Bill Coen, Northeastern
10:27 a.m. Kenny Brooks, James Madison
10:33 a.m. Matt Brady, James Madison
10:39 a.m. Adell Harris, UNCW
10:45 a.m. Buzz Peterson, UNCW
10:51 a.m. Sharon Baldwin-Tener, Georgia State
10:57 a.m. Ron Hunter, Georgia State
11:03 a.m. Preseason All-CAA women's basketball team
11:07 a.m. Tina Martin, Delaware
11:13 a.m. Monte' Ross, Delaware
11:19 a.m. Krista Kilburn-Steveskey, Hofstra
11:25 a.m. Mo Cassara, Hofstra
11:31 a.m. Joe Mathews, Towson
11:37 a.m. Pat Skerry, Towson
11:43 a.m. Jeri Porter, George Mason
11:49 a.m. Paul Hewitt, George Mason
11:55 a.m. Karen Barefoot, Old Dominion
12:01 p.m. Blaine Taylor, Old Dominion
12:07 p.m. Denise Dillon, Drexel
12:13 p.m. Preseason All-CAA men's basketball team
12:17 p.m. Bruiser Flint, Drexel
12:23 p.m. Tom Yeager, CAA
WRHU-FM INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
10:10 a.m. Denise Dillon, Drexel
10:16 a.m. Monte' Ross, Delaware
10:22 a.m. Jeff Hathaway, Hofstra
10:32 a.m. Blaine Taylor, Old Dominion
10:39 a.m. Daynia La-Force, Northeastern
10:46 a.m. Karen Barefoot, Old Dominion
10:53 a.m. Paul Hewitt, George Mason
11:01 a.m. Kenny Brooks, James Madison
11:09 a.m. Bruiser Flint, Drexel
11:16 a.m. Adell Harris, UNCW
11:23 a.m. Bill Coen, Northeastern
11:32 a.m. Tom Yeager, CAA
11:39 a.m. Tony Shaver, William & Mary
11:46 a.m. Tina Martin, Delaware
11:53 a.m. Pat Skerry, Towson
12:02 p.m. Krista Kilburn-Steveskey, Hofstra
12:09 p.m. Mo Cassara, Hofstra