View Full Version : National game???

03-12-2007, 04:40 AM
GU-IU at 6:45 pm looks like the lead national gm on Thu......With UCLA on TV right before, that makes sense......

03-12-2007, 08:46 AM
I was discussing this just after the selections last evening. We were thinking that out of that pod, the most compelling, TV ratings-grabber would be the GU-IU game. The others may be good, but this game has the most potential to bring in viewers. And that's what the tourney is about to CBS......money.

03-12-2007, 09:29 AM
Last group of Thrusday games:
(east coast time)

9:30 pm Wright State #14 Pittsburgh #3
9:30 pm Xavier #9 Brigham Young #8
9:40 pm Eastern Kentucky #16 North Carolina #1
9:45 pm Gonzaga #10 Indiana #7

Yeah, I think it's a pretty good chance GU-IU will be the "national game" and it's almost a lock that it'll be the west coast game (WA, OR, CA) of choice for CBS.

03-12-2007, 10:22 AM
Well I think it was when we played Winthroup- and the game was not on the local statition and the station manager and I had e mails going back and forth and they are told what game to have on- and they were showing the Arizona game as we are a Pac Ten market and I tried to explain we are closer to Spokane than Tuscon but got nowhere and so it was off to the bar.