C-USA Basketball Tipoff Event Set for Monday

Oct. 29, 2017

Frisco, Texas – The 2017 Conference USA Basketball Tipoff event is set for Monday at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The league’s head coaches from the men’s and women’s programs at all 14 schools will be on hand to preview the upcoming season, including Louisiana Tech coaches Eric Konkol and Brooke Stoehr.

ESPN3 – accessible on WatchESPN and the ESPN app – will present LIVE streaming of the 2017 C-USA Basketball Tipoff Show from The Star, beginning at 6:30 p.m. CT.

The show will open with C-USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod and Chad Estis, the Executive Vice President of the Dallas Cowboys, discussing the league's 2018 Conference USA Basketball Championships presented by Baylor Scott & White Sports Performance Center at the Star.

Following the opening segment, the show will transition into a coaches panel in 15-minute increments, featuring all 28 of the league's coaches. Stoehr is scheduled to join UAB’s Randy Norton and Florida Atlantic’s Jim Jabir at approximately 8:20 p.m. and Eric Konkol is slated to join UAB’s Rob Ehsan and Florida Atlantic’s Michael Curry at approximately 8:35 p.m.

Fans can follow live updates throughout the day on Twitter (@LATechHoops, @LATechWBB, @ConferenceUSA) and on the respective Facebook pages for those programs. Fans may also join the social conversation throughout the day using the official hashtag #CUSATipoff.

Both the Bulldogs and the Lady Techsters are set to open the regular season Nov. 10 at home. Season tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling 318-257-3631 or emailing TechTickets@latech.edu.




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