The 2012 Carrier Classic on Westwood One Sports – TONIGHT!


The Carrier Classic is once again on the Westwood One Radio Network!

Westwood One Sports is proud to bring radio listeners nationwide and around the world coverage of the 2012 Carrier Classic, which will tip off the NCAA Basketball season TONIGHT from the flight deck of the U.S.S. Yorktown at Patriots Point in Charleston, South Carolina.

The special doubleheader begins at 3:45 PM Eastern with the women of Notre Dame taking on the women of Ohio State. John Tautges will handle play-by-play duties and Debbie Antonelli will be the color analyst. In the men’s game, the Buckeyes of Ohio State face the Golden Eagles of Marquette. Kevin Kugler and Bill Frieder will have all the action beginning at 6:45 PM Eastern.

Both games of the 2012 Carrier Classic will be heard on radio stations nationwide, as well as on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio and streaming online, for free, right here on

Westwood One’s presentation of the 2012 Carrier Classic will also be heard on the American Forces Radio Network, which provides programming to America’s military forces around the globe. The American Forces Radio Network serves more than one million men and women in uniform, Department of Defense personnel, American embassies, and consulates in over 175 countries and territories–as well as on more than 250 U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Military Sealift Command ships at sea.

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