Watch The MAAC Preseason Basketball Show Live Tuesday

Oct. 24, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will host its annual Men's and Women's Basketball Preseason Awards Show on Tuesday at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Fans will be able to watch the event for free on MAAC.TV beginning at 9:30 a.m.

The program begins with interviews of all 20 MAAC basketball head coaches. The interviews will be conducted by Doug Sherman and Rob Kennedy on the men's side and Vin Parise and Julianne Viani on the women's side. The complete interview schedule can be seen below.

Loyola Head Men's Basketball Coach Jimmy Patsos will be interviewed on the broadcast at 10:30 a.m., and Head Women's Basketball Coach Joe Logan will follow at 10:35.

At 11:15 a.m. the program shifts to the Hall of Fame's renowned Center Court for the announcements of the Preseason Coaches' Polls and Preseason All-MAAC Teams.

The event concludes with the unveiling of the conference's exhibit, The MAAC Experience, in the Hall of Fame and its signature "A Day in the Life" video featuring 10 MAAC Basketball student-athletes, including Loyola's Justin Drummond.

For a full schedule of the broadcast, click here.

The MAAC will also have tweets about the event and the basketball season running live during the event. Use the hashtag #maachoops to join the conversation.