The Western Washington University men's basketball game with Central Washington University, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 10, at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus, will be televised live on ROOT Sports (Comcast Channel 30). Tip-off is 9:10 p.m.
Handling the play-by-play will be Rich Burk, and Bill Krueger is the color commentator.
It is the fourth straight year that the contest, featuring one of most intense NCAA Division II rivalries in the country, will be carried on regional TV. A capacity crowd of 2,500 is expected to be in attendance.
WWU, the defending NCAA II national champion, has won all three previous TV meetings with Central and taken 13 of the last 14 encounters with the Wildcats at Carver Gym dating back to January of 2000.
Overall, the Vikings have a 15-game home winning streak (5-0 this season), the second-longest in school history. The record is 20 posted during the 1970-71 and 1971-72 seasons.