Fox Sports Net Names Xavier Basketball Announcers

Tom Hamilton and Steve Wolf Team Up to Call Xavier Games on Fox Sports Net

Fox Sports Net Ohio today announced that Tom Hamilton and Steve Wolf will handle the play-by-play and color analysis duties on the Fox Sports Net produced Xavier basketball games this season. Steve Liverani, Senior Vice President and General Manager, made the announcement.

The television play-by-play voice of the Musketeers will once again be Tom Hamilton. Hamilton, a popular broadcaster around the State of Ohio, has been seen and heard as part of Cleveland Indians radio broadcasts since 1990, as well as covering Big 10 basketball action.

Joining Hamilton courtside will be former Xavier player Steve Wolf. Prior to this season, Wolf
(XU class of '83) was a member of the Musketeers radio broadcast team.

The 17-game package on Fox Sports Net includes one nationally televised game, six regional telecasts as part of the Atlantic 10 television network, and 10 games as part of the new Fox Sports Net Ohio produced package.

Television veteran Roy Alfers will produce and direct the 10 Fox Sports Net Ohio productions.

The Xavier season on Fox Sports Net tips-off on Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 pm as the Musketeers battle Florida A&M.

Fox Sports Net Ohio reaches more than four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia. Fox Sports Net Ohio's programming includes the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cleveland Cavaliers, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, NASCAR and The NFL Show. Fox Sports Net Ohio is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks.

Rainbow Sports Networks is a division of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC). Fox Sports Net reaches more than 80 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.

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