RENO, Nev. More than 2.1 million people throughout the state of Nevada will be able to listen to Wolf Pack sports on five different radio stations this year, the University of Nevada and Wolf Pack Sports Properties announced Friday.
The University of Nevada Sports Network has grown significantly as this season’s lineup includes an extended flagship relationship with Lotus Broadcasting in Reno. Stations on the network in Reno include ESPN Radio 630 AM (KPLY) for football, and men's basketball games as well as Nevada’s coaches’ shows) and Fox Sports 1450 AM (KHIT) for baseball, women’s basketball and softball game. In addition, KPLY, KHIT, KOZZ-105.7, KDPT-104.5 FM and KUUB-94.5 FM will carry the Wolf Pack Daily Show.
The network also boasts new partnerships with KBAD 920 AM in Las Vegas to carry all Wolf Pack football games and KHWG 750 AM in Fallon to carry football and basketball broadcasts. KELK 1240 AM in Elko will also be a full-time football and basketball affiliate this year.
“We are very excited that so many of our fans and alumni throughout the state will have a chance to tune in for our Wolf Pack radio broadcasts,” Nevada Director of Athletics Cary Groth said. “We are working hard to provide the best lineup possible and we know Wolf Pack radio listeners will be pleased with the availability this year.”
Ryan Radtke and Scott Gordon make up the radio broadcasting crew for Wolf Pack football games this season. Radtke will host a weekly show with Nevada head football coach Chris Ault at 6 p.m. on Thursdays on ESPN Radio 630 AM as well as Nevada’s daily show.
Wolf Pack Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports and Seismic Events and the multimedia rights holder for the University of Nevada Athletics. In addition, the Dallas-based company manages multimedia rights for nearly 50 collegiate institutions and associations including five other WAC member schools, Fresno State, Idaho, Louisiana Tech, San Jose State and Utah State. Learfield Sports also manages the marketing partnerships for the Black Coaches & Administrators (BCA) and corporate partner platforms for the Big Ten and WAC conferences. It will also title sponsor the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup beginning in November. To learn more about Learfield Sports and its parent company, Learfield Communications, Inc. visit learfieldsports.com.
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