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Tribe-RedHawk Game Slated for National TV on NBC Sports Network
Updated: Monday 11/19/2012 (ET)
by TribeAthletics.com
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Riding its best start in 20 years, the William and Mary men's basketball team will host Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday night, Nov. 21, in a game that will be broadcast nationally on the NBC Sports Network. One of 12 televised games for W&M this season, the Tribe-RedHawks contest will tip at 7 p.m. Click HERE to check for the NBC Sports Network in your area.

Tribe Athletics recently announced a ticket special for the game against Miami (Ohio), offering $5 lower level tickets. Call the Tribe Ticket Office at (757) 221-3340 for more information or click HERE for the complete release. Before celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, bring the family out the Kaplan Arena for a low price and enjoy some Tribe Basketball action.

W&M and Miami (Ohio) will meet for the second straight season. Last year, the RedHawks downed the Tribe, 73-69, in Oxford, Ohio. The Green and Gold rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to take a 69-68 lead with 49 seconds remaining, but Josh Sewell's beat the shot clock with a 3-pointer as Miami pulled out the four-point victory.

The Tribe is 3-0 for the first time since 1992-93 following an 83-61 road win at High Point on Saturday night. The Green and Gold won its second road game of the week, including a 71-59 win at Liberty on Nov. 12, shooting 55.3 percent from the field and hitting 25-of-32 from the free throw line. Junior forward Tim Rusthoven led the Green and Gold with 23 points and nine rebounds, while sophomore guard Marcus Thornton scored 21 points and dished out a career-high five assists.

A reminder that the contest against Miami (Ohio) will NOT be available on Tribe Athletics TV due to the national television broadcast with the NBC Sports Network Fans can listen to the audio broadcast on the Tribe Radio Network with Jay Colley, Bill McDonald and Charlie Woollum on the call. The Tide 92.3 FM in Williamsburg is the flagship station of the Tribe Radio Network and the broadcast can be heard over the Internet at TribeAthletics.com.

Following the home contest on Wednesday night, W&M will trek to Wake Forest on Friday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. The game will be available via Watch ESPN at ESPN3. Click HERE for the Tribe-Demon Deacon game link.










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