ECU Pirates :: Multimedia

Radio/TV: Men's Basketball

2014-15 Radio Network Affiliates for Men's Basketball
WNCT
107.9 FM
Greenville
WGAI
560 AM
Elizabeth City
WFAY
1230 AM
Fayetteville
WFBX
1450 AM
Fayetteville
WKDK
1250 AM
Hamlet
Pirate Sports Network From IMG College

The East Carolina Department of Athletics and IMG College, the national leader in the collegiate sports marketing industry, entered into an agreement during the spring of 2006 that provides the company with the exclusive multimedia rights to Pirate Athletics.

The partnership, which guarantees the university an annual rights fee plus additional considerations based upon revenue generated by IMG, encompasses all sales and marketing opportunities associated with ECU sports, including radio and television programming, game programs and other athletics publications, signage in all campus athletic venues, and at-event corporate promotions and hospitality functions.

East Carolina is one of an impressive group of NCAA member institutions, conferences, bowl games and venues that are aligned with IMG College, the leading multimedia, marketing, and licensing/brand management company in America. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., IMG emplos 700 people in nearly 100 offices throughout the U.S.

The Broadcast Team

Jeff Charles is in his 27th year as the "Voice of the Pirates" and his 29th as a college play-by-play announcer. His previous stints included Virginia Tech, Furman, and Illinois.

The Piqua, Ohio, native also has a major market sports background, having worked at WSB-AM in Atlanta, where he served as sports director and the "Voice" of the Peach Bowl. In addition to Charles' responsibilities at ECU, he works selected college basketball telecasts for Fox Sports Net South. He was selected as the 2000 North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year.

He and his wife, Debby, reside in Greenville.

Joining Charles for his 17th season on the broadcasts is Si Seymour. The Elizabeth City native served as head basketball coach at Craven Community College in New Bern for 17 years and was four times named Region X Coach of the Year. An East Carolina graduate, Seymour now resides in New Bern with his wife, Vanita.


2014-15 ECU Television Appearances
Date
Opponent
Time
Network
Sun., Nov. 16
UNC ASHEVILLE
2:00 p.m.
ESPN3
Sun., Nov. 30
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE
2:00 p.m.
ESPN3
Sun., Dec. 7
at North Carolina
3:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sat., Dec. 13
JAMES MADISON
5:00 p.m.
ESPN3
Mon. Dec. 22
FLORIDA A&M
7:00 p.m.
ESPN3
Sun., Dec. 28
at UNCG
2:00 p.m.
ESPN3
Wed., Dec. 31
TULANE
12 Noon
ESPNEWS
Sat., Jan. 3
at USF
7 p.m.
ESPN3
Tues., Jan. 6
at Cincinnati
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Wed., Jan. 14
HOUSTON
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sat., Jan. 17
at SMU
4:00 p.m.
CBS Sports Network
Sat., Jan. 24
TULSA
12 Noon
ESPNEWS
Wed., Jan. 28
at Memphis
9:00 p.m.
CBS Sports Network
Sun., Feb. 1
CINCINNATI
1:00 p.m.
CBS Sports Network
Wed., Feb. 4
at UConn
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sat., Feb. 7
UCF
5:00 p.m.
ESPN3
Tues., Feb. 10
MEMPHIS
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sat., Feb. 14
at Temple
2:00 p.m.
CBS Sports Network
Wed., Feb. 18
at Tulsa
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sat., Feb. 21
USF
11:00 a.m.
ESPNU
Wed., Feb. 25
UCONN
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sat., Feb. 28
at UCF
12 Noon
ESPNEWS
Thurs., March 5
TEMPLE
7:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Sun., March 8
at Houston
2:00 p.m.
ESPNEWS
NOTE: Television plans, times and dates are subject to change;
home games in ALL CAPS; all times Eastern