SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference will hold its fourth annual basketball tip-off event at Time Warner Cable Sports Studios on Monday, October 27. The event will give West Coast Conference fans the ability to interact with all 10 WCC head men's and women's basketball coaches and student-athletes from each institution through a live stream on TheW.tv .
The 2014-15 West Coast Conference Men's and Women’s Basketball preseason polls and all-conference teams will be announced that day as well.
Beginning at 10:30 a.m. PT, each WCC coach and student-athlete will take part in a live video interview in which fans can submit questions via Twitter and Facebook. The men's interview sessions will be hosted by Time Warner Cable SportsNet's Chris McGee and Dave Miller, and the women's sessions will be hosted by veteran WCC broadcaster George Devine. Both the men's and women's video interviews will be streamed live on TheW.tv and WCCsports.com.
Fans are encouraged to join the conversation by offering comments and questions in the week leading up to the event by using the hash tag #WCChoops. Fans can also submit questions throughout the course of the event by using #WCChoops. Watch the event live on TheW.tv and see if your question is used.
New this year, Campus Insiders will produce a live West Coast Conference men’s basketball preview show, airing on TheW.tv at 4:00 p.m. PT. Bonnie Bernstein and Jordan Cornette of Campus Insiders will host the show, which will feature interviews with WCC coaches and student-athletes. Fans can tune in live on TheW.tv, powered by Campus Insiders. The show will also be available for on-demand viewing.
During the event, coaches and student-athletes will also spend one-on-one time with media members in attendance at the Tip-Off, in El Segundo, Calif., and sit down with video production teams to capture content to be used throughout the season - including the 2015 WCC Basketball Championships in Las Vegas.
For more details, to tune in, and to participate, fans can visit #WCChoops Tip-Off Central on October 27. Fans can follow the event and engage in the conversation on the newly launched #WCChoops Tagboard .
2014 WEST COAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL TIP-OFF
October 27, 2014 // Time Warner Cable Sports Studios, El Segundo, Calif.
LIVE VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Beginning at 10:30 a.m., coaches and student-athletes will sit down for live one-on-one interviews, taking questions from fans on-line. Submit questions and comments in advance and during the event by using the hash tag #WCChoops. Follow the conversation at the new #WCChoops Tagboard .