Nov. 8, 2005
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
FSN Florida, Sun Sports and FSN South will show a 30 minute in-depth special on the Florida State men’s basketball team beginning this week and airing in the state of Florida beginning Nov. 10 on Sun Sports and Nov. 12 on FSN Florida and will replay numerous times on both networks leading up to the Seminoles’ season-opener against Jacksonville.
FSN South is producing a series of 30-minute special programs that is providing an in-depth look into the 2005-06 men’s basketball season for each Atlantic Coast Conference school. The College Hoops Preview: 2005 series is airing in prime time across FSN South’s seven-state territory of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee and in the state of Florida on Sun Sports and FSN Florida.
Back-to-back episodes of the series begin airing on FSN Florida on November 12 at 2 p.m. and running through 6 p.m. as Florida’s source for sports looks into nine of the 12 ACC teams. The Seminoles will be previewed at 5:30 on Nov. 12 with a replay of the program airing at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14.
Each edition of College Hoops Preview: 2005 will focus upon one school and will provide viewers with a review of that school’s `04-05 season as well as offer insights, analysis and projections for the `05-06 season. Shot largely on-location at the campus of each school, the shows will also include profiles and interviews with the head coach and key players; a segment featuring several prominent former college basketball coaches and current telecast analysts; and key team story lines that may unfold during the season.
The College Hoops Preview: 2005 series will be hosted by Sage Steele and Julie Donaldson and will feature reports from FSN South’s ACC All Access reporter Jenn Hildreth. FSN South college basketball analyst Mike Gminski and will interview coaches and players from each school, and FSN South college basketball analysts and former head coaches Bobby Cremins, Perry Clark and Eddie Fogler will offer their perspective on each team.
FSN Florida and Sun Sports will combine to telecast 42 ACC and 56 SEC men’s basketball games this season. The networks also will air 31 season SEC women’s games and 33 ACC women’s games, including match-ups form both postseason tournaments.