Oct. 9, 2011
IRVING, Texas - The 2011-12 Conference USA Basketball Media Day is set for Tuesday, Oct. 11 in Irving, Texas. Cougar mens' head coach James Dickey and women's head coach Todd Buchanan will join the league's coaches from the other 12 member schools to preview the upcoming season.
The C-USA Digital Network will carry free, live streaming of the coaches' press conferences on Tuesday through ConferenceUSA.com. The women's press conferences begin at 10 a.m. (CDT) and will run until approximately noon, while the men's press conference will start at 1 p.m. (CDT).
These press conferences will also be archived on the conference website.
A complete schedule is as follows:
Women's Coaches (All Times Central)
10 a.m. - East Carolina Head Coach Heather Macy
10:10 a.m. - Houston Head Coach Todd Buchanan
10:20 a.m. - Marshall Head Coach Royce Chadwick
10:30 a.m. - Memphis Head Coach Melissa McFerrin
10:40 a.m. - Rice Head Coach Greg Williams
10:50 a.m. - SMU Head Coach Rhonda Rompola
11 a.m. - Southern Miss Head Coach Joye Lee-McNelis
11:10 a.m. - Tulane Head Coach Lisa Stockton
11:20 a.m. - Tulsa Head Coach Matilda Mossman
11:30 a.m. - UAB Head Coach Audra Smith
11:40 a.m. - UCF Head Coach Joi Williams
11:50 a.m. - UTEP Head Coach Keith Adams
Men's Coaches (All Times Central)
1 p.m. - East Carolina Head Coach Jeff Lebo
1:10 p.m. - Houston Head Coach James Dickey
1:20 p.m. - Marshall Head Coach Tom Herrion
1:30 p.m. - Memphis Head Coach Josh Pastner
1:40 p.m. - Rice Head Coach Ben Braun
1:50 p.m. - SMU Head Coach Matt Doherty
2:00 p.m. - Southern Miss Head Coach Larry Eustachy
2:10 p.m. - Tulane Head Coach Ed Conroy
2:20 p.m. - Tulsa Head Coach Doug Wojcik
2:30 p.m. - UCF Head Coach Donnie Jones
2:40 p.m. - UTEP Head Coach Tim Floyd
Conference USA's social media platforms will provide live updates throughout the day. Quotes, notes and photos will be posted via Twitter (@ConferenceUSA1 or #ConfUSABKB) and on the Conference USA Facebook page and fans will be able to submit their own questions to coaches.
The 2011 C-USA Basketball season kicks off on Nov. 11. Fans will also be able to catch plenty of men's and women's basketball programming on the C-USA Digital Network as well as the weekly "C-USA Showcase" on Fox Sports Network.