First-year head coach Amy Waugh is excited about Skyline Chili Musketeer Madness.
Oct. 18, 2011
CINCINNATI - Xavier University Athletics announced today that it will web stream live this Saturday night's Skyline Chili Musketeer Madness men's and women's basketball tipoff event inside Cintas Center.
"I'm excited that we can make the event available to our loyal fans all over the country and overseas, including our basketball alumni playing in numerous parts of the world," said Xavier Associate Athletic Director Tom Eiser. "Fans who attend the event can also experience it again online." The event will be archived on GoXavier.com so that fans who attend can enjoy the event again and the added features, commentary and interviews that will be available only on the streamed broadcast.
The program inside Cintas Center begins at 6 p.m. with the introduction of the teams. The live stream will begin at 5:55 p.m. and will sign off about 8 p.m. The broadcast will include interviews from head coaches Chris Mack and Amy Waugh as well as some selected alumni players in addition to covering the key events on the floor and the stage for Musketeer Madness.
The Musketeer Madness live stream will be hosted by the popular play-by-play tandem of Joe Sunderman and Byron Larkin. Sunderman and Larkin will provide play-by-play commentary on everything from the hot shot contest and slam dunk contest to the men's and women's basketball scrimmages. The voice of Xavier women's basketball, Mike Schmaltz, will join Larkin and Sunderman to call the women's scrimmage.
Sunderman will serve as the main host of the live stream, while Larkin and Schmaltz will be involved in both the stream and on-court festivities.
Fans who attend the event in person can also enjoy the Fan Fest, which will start outside Cintas Center at 4 p.m.