KANSAS CITY (October 12, 2011) – This Friday night the University of Kansas will celebrate the upcoming 2011-2012 basketball season and the start of fall practice, and Time Warner Cable Metro Sports will broadcast the festivities live from historic Allen Fieldhouse.
“Late Night in the Phog” will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will run until approximately 9:30 p.m., with KU television host Nate Bukaty and former Jayhawk guard Greg Gurley anchoring the TV coverage on-site and Dave Stewart and Doug Elstun contributing from the Metro Sports studios. This will be the fifth straight year that Metro Sports will air “Late Night,” and Jayhawk fans can watch the broadcast on Time Warner Cable (channel 30, 310 and in HD on 1310), Comcast (channel 44 and 258) and Knology in Lawrence (channel 37).
“College basketball season is right around the corner, and we’re excited to be broadcasting ‘Late Night in the Phog’ again this year,” said Chris Huwe, General Manager of TWC Metro Sports. “Kansas basketball has a great following here in the Kansas City area, and we know that the Jayhawk fans are really going to enjoy watching our coverage Friday night.”
As usual, this year’s “Late Night” event will feature music by the KU pep band, skits by both the men’s and women’s basketball teams, video highlights, coach and player introductions, scrimmages by the KU men’s and women’s teams and more.
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