Jan. 2, 2011
HOUSTON - With the start of the Conference USA season, fans of the University of Houston men's basketball team can catch up with even more of their favorite team with the first broadcast of The Pulse with James Dickey presented by New York Life.
The weekly radio show will air live from 7 to 8 p.m., on Thursdays during the regular season from various restaurants throughout Houston. Thursday's first show of the season will be held at Ragin' Cajun (4302 Richmond Ave.).
The show can be heard live on SportsTalk 790 AM or on the Internet at UHCougars.com and will be hosted by Tom Franklin.
Fans are invited to join Dickey and Franklin at the selected restaurant each week as the duo discusses recent Cougar Basketball action and upcoming games, college basketball, the world of sports and much more.
Fans also invited to submit questions for Coach Dickey with a chance to have it read on the air. Fans can click the Ask the Coach box on the UHCougars.com main page and submit their questions.
Additional shows will be held at Irma's Southwest Grill (1314 Texas at Austin), Moody Dining Hall (Moody Towers, UH campus) and The Junction (160 West Gray St.) during the regular season
The Pulse with James Dickey presented by New York Life Air Dates
Date Location Jan. 6 Ragin' Cajun 4302 Richmond Ave. Jan. 13 Irmas's Southwest Grill 1314 Texas at Austin Jan. 20 Moody Dining Hall Moody Towers, UH campus Jan. 27 The Junction 160 West Gray St. Feb. 3 Ragin' Cajun 16100 Kensington, #400, Sugar Land Feb. 10 The Junction 160 West Gray St. Feb. 17 Moody Dining Hall Moody Towers, UH campus Feb. 24 Ragin' Cajun 9600 Westheimer March 3 Irma's Southwest Grill 1314 Texas at Austin March 10 The Junction 160 West Gray St.
The Cougars open the Conference USA schedule at 8 p.m., Wednesday, when they meet Southern Miss at Reed-Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg, Miss.
All Cougar men's basketball games can be heard live on SportsTalk 790 AM with Franklin calling the play-by-play action and Houston legend Elvin Hayes serving as analyst.
Fans also can watch Wednesday's game live on CSS (Houston Comcast channel 129)
Fans can follow live stats on the Internet by clicking the GameTracker link at UHCougars.com.