The schedule features four of the top six ranked pre-season schools – #1 North Carolina, #3 Ohio State, #4 Syracuse, #6 Duke plus coverage from major conferences including ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12 and PAC-12. Classic matchups include Duke vs. North Carolina, Ohio State vs. Wisconsin, and Texas vs. Oklahoma.
The number of sports radio stations is exploding—especially on FM–and the need for compelling play by play sports is very strong. Therefore, Compass Media Networks says it will air over 100 sporting events in 2011, including NFL, college football and college basketball.
Compass’ basketball schedule:
DATE GAME TIME/DAY
12/3/2011 Purdue @ Xavier 3pm ET Saturday
12/6/2011 Memphis @ Miami 9pm ET Tuesday
12/17/2011 Syracuse @ NC State 6:30pm ET Saturday
1/3/2012 Michigan State @ Wisconsin 8pm ET Tuesday
1/10/2012 Miami @ UNC 9pm ET Tuesday
1/15/2012 Duke @ Clemson 6pm ET Sunday
1/19/2012 UCLA @ Oregon State 10:30pm ET Thursday
1/24/2012 Michigan @ Purdue 8pm ET Tuesday
1/26/2012 NC State @ UNC 7pm ET Thursday
2/4/2012 Ohio State @ Wisconsin 3pm ET Saturday
2/8/2012 Duke @ UNC 9pm ET Wednesday
2/14/2012 Texas @ Oklahoma 8pm ET Tuesday
2/18/2012 Clemson @ UNC 4pm ET Saturday
2/23/2012 Wisconsin @ Iowa 10pm ET Thursday
2/28/2012 Duke @ Wake Forest 9pm ET Tuesday
3/8 – 3/11 Big 10 Tournament
RBR-TVBR observation: Compass will likely get a significant number of additional ears from the NBA lockout—in fact that sports stations will need access to college games to make up the void from the NBA.