Oct. 7, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --- Conference USA's 2013 Men's and Women's Basketball Media Day is set for Tuesday in Irving, Texas.
UAB head men's basketball coach Jerod Haase and Blazers' women's hoops head coach Randy Norton will be on hand to preview the 2013-14 season. Updates on UAB's twitter page (@UABAthletics) and the athletics website (www.UABSports.com) will be provided during the day.
C-USA followers may also enjoy coverage of the event through a free, live video stream of interviews with coaches. Coaches from Charlotte, East Carolina, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Louisiana Tech, Marshall, Middle Tennessee and North Texas will do interviews in four segments beginning at 10 a.m. EDT/9 a.m. CDT. Coaches from Old Dominion, Rice, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, UTEP and UTSA will begin their live stream at 1:30 p.m. EDT/12:20 p.m. CDT.
Conference USA's social media platforms will provide live updates throughout the day. Photos, notes and other information will be posted via Twitter (@CUSAMBK, @CUSAWBK and @Conference_USA) and will be tagged #CUSAtipoff. The Conference USA Facebook and Instagram accounts will also have live content from Tuesday's event.
The 2013-14 UAB men's basketball season tips off with an exhibition game against Milligan (Tenn.) College on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. CT. UAB's women's basketball team tips off the 2013-14 campaign in an exhibition contest vs. Georgia Southwestern on Monday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. CT.
For more information on UAB basketball, follow the Blazers on Twitter (@UABAthletics, @CoachJerodHaase and @UAB_WBB), or on the web (www.UABSports.com).