Rutgers football and men’s basketball fans will have new radio stations to tune into beginning next season.
Audacy and Rutgers Athletics announced Friday morning that all Scarlet Knights football games will be heard on WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM and men’s basketball games will be heard on WCBS 880 AM.
“Rutgers athletics is on the rise under Greg Schiano and Steve Pikiell in the Big Ten, bringing excitement and anticipation to Tri-State area fans,” Chris Oliviero, Market President, Audacy New York, said in a statement. “WFAN and WCBS 880 will provide listeners with unmatched coverage of the Scarlet Knights and we are honored to add Rutgers to Audacy’s market-leading play-by-play portfolio.”
WFAN will broadcast all regular-season and postseason football games, as well as a 30-minute pregame and postgame show. WCBS 880 will broadcast all regular-season and postseason men’s basketball games, as well as a 15-minute pregame and postgame show.
Both football and men’s basketball broadcasts will be available on the Audacy App in the local market territory.
“We are excited to announce this partnership with Audacy,” Rutgers athletics director Pat Hobbs said in a statement. “Having our teams on WFAN and WCBS 880 is a great opportunity to expand our reach to sports fans in the New York metropolitan area. Our programs are having tremendous success across the board, and this allows for so many more fans to enjoy the excitement and join Rutgers Nation.”
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