Pairings Announced for 2007 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout|
Aug. 24, 2007
Lubbock, TX - The Texas Tech Red Raiders will be making their first appearance in the Great Alaska Shootout since the 1990-1991 season when they meet the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves in an opening round game on Thursday, November 22.
The 30th annual Shootout will be held November 20-24 at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.
For the 23rd consecutive year, portions of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout will be televised live nationally on the ESPN family of networks. Pairings and televised games for the 2007 Shootout were announced Friday by Dr. Steve Cobb, director of athletics at host University of Alaska Anchorage.
A total of seven games from the 2007 men's tournament will be shown on the ESPN family, beginning with the Michigan-Butler contest Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. AST/11:30 p.m. EST. Eastern Washington will meet Virginia Tech in the nightcap at 9:45 p.m. AST/1:45 a.m. EST.
The other ESPN2 game will be the championship tilt on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 p.m. AST.
The first-round game between Western Kentucky and Gonzaga on Thursday, Nov. 22, will air on ESPNU at 7:30 p.m. AST.
ESPN360 will pick up the Alaska Anchorage-Texas Tech first-round game, both semifinals Friday, Nov. 23 (5:30 and 8 p.m. AST), and Saturday's third-place contest at 6 p.m. AST.
2007 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout
November 20-24 - Sullivan Arena - Anchorage, Alaska
Hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage
All times are shown in Alaska Standard Time -- (4 hrs behind EST)
Wednesday, November 21
Thursday, November 22
Friday, November 23