DePaul and WSCR 670 The Score Enter 15th season
Oct. 24, 2012
CHICAGO - DePaul has announced its full season radio schedule for the 2012-13 regular season that starts with the season opener against UC Riverside on Friday, Nov. 9. For the 15th season, the Blue Demons can be primarily heard on WSCR 670 The Score while the BIG EAST Network games will be televised again this season on WCIU-DT2 (The U Too) in the Chicago market.
Zach Zaidman is back for his eighth season as the play-by-play voice of the Blue Demons and is joined by Jeff Blanzy as analyst. Blanzy started calling DePaul games last season as the primary analyst when the Blue Demons were on the road. Twenty-five games will be broadcasts on The Score this season with three additional games on WYLL. The two games at the Cancun Challenge can be heard online on BlueTube live from Mexico. BlueTube is DePaul’s online audio/video digital network at www.depaulbluedemons.com and as a mobile app for iPhone and Android devices.
The 2012-13 campaign is the 15th season of DePaul basketball on WSCR 670 The Score as the station remains one of the most popular spots on the dial in the Chicagoland area. The 50,000-watt station can be heard in 38 states and Canada.
The three games scheduled on WYLL (1160 AM) are the Milwaukee game on Dec. 9, the Northern Illinois game on Dec. 16 and the Providence game on Jan. 5.
DePaul fans can subscribe to hear the call by Zaidman and Blanzy for all DePaul regular-season games online and watch selected video streaming broadcasts of non-conference games with an annual subscription package for just $79.95. A monthly subscription is also available for $9.95 to get all of the action live on BlueTube. Each package also includes audio and video streaming for women’s basketball games and all DePaul sports that are capable of live streaming online. Nearly 75 events were streamed with video during the 2011-12 year between men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and softball.
A total of five non-conference basketball games can be seen online this season starting with the opener against UC Riverside on Nov. 9. Other BlueTube TV games include Gardner-Webb (Nov. 15), Austin Peay (Nov. 17), Milwaukee (Dec. 9) and Northern Illinois (Dec. 16).
In addition to 13 BIG EAST games on The U Too this season, three non-conference games will also be available. The Nov. 27 game against Fairfield, the Dec. 22 game against UMBC and the Dec. 29 contest against Loyola-Chicago can all be seen on The U Too. The start time for the DePaul-Fairfield game has been moved to 8 p.m. due to the addition of the TV broadcast.
BIG EAST Network games this season includes contests against Seton Hall (Jan. 2), Providence (Jan. 5), Connecticut (Jan. 8 and Feb. 23), Cincinnati (Jan. 15), St. John’s (Jan. 19), Pittsburgh (Jan. 26 and Mar. 9), Marquette (Feb. 9), Rutgers (Feb. 16), Georgetown (Feb. 20), USF (Mar. 3) and Syracuse (Mar. 6).
For viewers watching with an antenna, the over-the-air digital position will be The U Too 26.2. Cable subscribers will see The U Too on Comcast 248, RCN 35 and WOW 170.