Dec. 13, 2005
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State Seminoles men’s basketball program will be highlighted on ESPN’s Pride of the Program on Jan. 5, 2006. The Seminoles illustrious basketball history will be showcased one of the following channels: ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU.
Pride of the Program will feature historic events from each of the 326 Division I Basketball Programs throughout the 2005-06 season. The season-long segments which range from great shots to memorable players and coaches to improbable victories encompass the best of the best from the history of college basketball.
The moments are narrated by the on-site game commentators and may also include a combination of video and photography taken from the chosen time in the history of that school’s program. The moments, with narration by ESPNU’s Mike Hall, will be available throughout the season after the original airing via ESPN360, ESPN.com and Mobile ESPN. The moments will be offered to fans as 30-second pieces that will present those unforgettable moments in each team’s history.
“Every program has a story to tell and this will serve as a platform to recognize each school nationally,” said Dan Steir, ESPN coordinating producer. “ESPNU’s Pride of the Program is an all inclusive diverse initiative that celebrates the passion and tradition of men’s college basketball while giving the sports fan a history trip down memory lane.”