October 25, 2012

WCC Fans Invited to Participate in Second Annual Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Monday

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference will hold its second annual men's basketball tip-off event at Time Warner Cable Sports Studios on Monday, October 29. The event will give West Coast Conference fans the ability to interact with all nine WCC head men's basketball coaches and student-athletes from each institution through a live YouTube stream and the popular WCC Live radio program, available on WCCsports.com.  The 2012-13 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball preseason poll and all-conference team will be announced that day as well.

Beginning at 11:30 a.m. PT, each WCC coach and student-athlete will take part in a live video interview in which fans can submit questions via Twitter and Facebook. Hosted by Barry Tompkins, the video interviews will be streamed live on both YouTube.com and WCCsports.com.

Coaches and student-athletes will also sit down with Jeff Lampe, host of the popular WCC Live Internet talk show to preview their team's season.  The special edition ofWCC Live will air live beginning at Noon PDT. 

Coaches and student-athletes will also spend one-on-one time with media members in attendance at the Tip-Off, in El Segundo, Calif., and sit down with video production teams from both Time Warner Cable SportsNet and WCCsports.com to capture content to be used throughout the season – including the WCC Basketball Championships in Las Vegas.

For more details, to tune in, and to participate, fans can visit http://www.wccsports.com/ot/12-basketball-tipoff.html on October 29.  To ask questions of coaches via Twitter, please use the hash tag #WCChoops.  On Facebook, post comments to the wall on Facebook.com/WCCsports.

2012 WEST COAST CONFERENCE MEN'S BASKETBALL TIP-OFF
October 29, 2012 · Time Warner Cable Sports Studios, El Segundo, Calif.

LIVE VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Beginning at 11:30 a.m., coaches and student-athletes will sit down for a live one-on-one interview, taking questions from fans on-line. 

Facebook: Submit questions at Facebook.com/WCCsports

Twitter: Submit questions using the hash tag #WCChoops

"WCC LIVE"
The popular weekly Internet talk show returns for a special edition, live from the WCC Men's Basketball Tip-Off!  Join host Jeff Lampe as he chats with each WCC head coach and student-athlete.  The show begins at Noon.