Basketball to be Broadcast on Midcontinent Communications

Event Details

Date: February 19 - February 20, 2009

Times: 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Location: Elmen Center, Augustana College

The second of three Augustana men's and women's basketball doubleheaders will be broadcast by Midcontinent Communications as part of an agreement between the Augustana Athletic Department and Midcontinent Communications this past summer.

This weekend, Midcontinent will televise Augustana’s weekend series against the University of Mary and Northern State University. The Vikings take on U-Mary on Friday, February 20, before squaring off against instate rival Northern State on Saturday, February 21. Both doubleheaders will start at 6 p.m. with women’s games and 8 p.m. with the men’s contests.Midcontinent Communications

The trio of televised basketball doubleheaders is part of an agreement between Augie athletics and Midcontinent Communications to televise seven Viking games during the 2008-09 season. In October, Midcontinent televised Augustana's Viking Days football game against Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Midcontinent Communications is the Upper Midwest’s leading provider of cable television, local and long distance telephone service, broadband Internet access, and cable advertising services to communities in North Dakota and South Dakota. Midcontinent’s service area includes over 200 communities serving over 200,000 customers. For more information, please visit their Web site at

Kevin Ludwig
Sports Information Director
Phone: 605.274.4335