This Weekend on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network
Tech vs. Miami
November 30, 2001

This weekend on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network: Football: Hokies vs No. 1 Miami.

Basketball: Hokies vs No. 9 Virginia

This is a big weekend for the Hokies and for Tech fans everywhere. Here is a list of programming and features for the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Networks' radio and television coverage of Tech Īs game with No. 1 Miami in Blacksburg, plus the basketball game between the Hokies and No. 9 Virginia Saturday night in Charlottesville.

Saturday, December 1, 2001:

Football: Virginia Tech vs Miami.

Radio Coverage: 11:30 a.m.. eastern time on radio affiliates throughout Virginia and surrounding states. (For a complete list of radio stations, see the Fan's Guide to Radio and TV). Tech radio broadcasts are presented by the Virginia Lottery, the presenting sponsor of the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network.

This week's programming lineup includes:

  • Live Q&A session with Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver from 11:30 a.m. - Noon (eastern time) Fans may call 888-TALK-ISP to join the program.

  • Coordinator's Corner with Rickey Bustle and Bud Foster. Bud Foster has the tough task of slowing down an offense that has scored 124 points in the last two weeks. No. 1 Miami features the BIG EAST's leading passer in quarterback Ken Dorsey. As for the Hokies, Kevin Jones will get his third straight start at tailback. Bustle and his offensive unit plan on riding No. 7 again Saturday afternoon. "This is the best offensive line I've seen in 21 years of coaching college ball," Foster says of the 'Canes.

  • Kroger Roth Report: Virginia Tech received a bid to the Toyota Gator Bowl this past Monday night. Why did the Gator pick the Hokies over second-place Syracuse? We've got the scoop. Plus Andre Davis will play his final game at Lane Stadium on Saturday. The Tech senior hopes to end his home career with a win over college football's top team.

  • Great Moments in Virginia Tech History: Two years ago, the Hokies fell behind Miami 10-0 at Lane Stadium. Then, Michael Vick and a ferocious defense exploded. The Hokies defeated Miami 43-10, their third straight win over the 'Canes in Blacksburg. We'll re-live the game on this week's Great Moments segment, presented by the University Bookstore and Volume II.

  • USA STAFFING PROFILE: This week, up close with Tech defensive backs coach Lorenzo Ward.

  • Suncom Frank Beamer Report. Tech's head coach shares his thoughts in this exclusive interview right before kickoff.

  • Ford Inside Scoop: Mike Burnop has the Inside Scoop on the Hokies and ĪCanes, presented by Southern Virginia Ford Dealers. Senior linebacker Ben Taylor joins Mike for this insightful feature.

  • Inside Virginia Tech: Even though Virginia Tech does not have a medical school, medical research is being conducted on campus this fall. Type 2 diabetes, and breast cancer are the targets of two on-going studies funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Karen Cronin has the details on her weekly feature Inside Virginia Tech , which airs at halftime.

  • Play-by-play coverage: Bill Roth and Mike Burnop have the call of the Tech/Miami game from Lane Stadium. The game will mark the duo's 162nd consecutive Tech football game broadcast dating back to September of 1988.

  • Kroger Point After: Following the game, interviews, highlights, scores, and listener telephone calls (888-TALK-ISP) make for a lively 90-minute post-game show.

  • Men's basketball vs Virginia. Saturday night, the Hokies battle the Virginia Cavaliers at University Hall in Charlottesville. Carter Blackburn will call the game starting at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 2, 2001:

Television coverage: Virginia Tech Sports Today, airs on a network of television stations state-wide and is hosted by Bill Roth. (Listing at bottom of page).

On this week's show:

  • Highlights of the Tech//Miami game from Blacksburg.

  • Post-game interviews with Tech players and coach Frank Beamer.

  • Meet Tech assistant coach Danny Pearman.

  • Hokie Insider: This week, a day at practice with Virginia Tech defensive line coach Charlie Wiles.

  • Virginia Tech has secured its ninth consecutive bowl bid. The Hokies will meet Florida State in the 2002 Toyota Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. We'll focus on Tech's remarkable bowl streak which begin in 1993.

  • A feature on Tech's previous Gator Bowl bids and the upcoming invasion of Jacksonville by the Hokie Nation.

  • Updated BIG EAST scores and standings.

  • A profile of this week's Virginia Lottery Student Athlete of the Week, junior Cheryl Stinson from Ottawa, Ontario. She is one of Tech volleyball's leading returning hitters. A Computer Science major, Cheryl carries a 3.61 GPA into the fall 2001 term.

    Virginia Tech Sports Today can be seen on the following stations:

    • Washington, DC: NewsChannel 8, Sunday at 11 a.m.

    • Norfolk, VA: WAVY, Channel 10, Sunday at Noon.

    • Bristol, VA: WCYB, Channel 5, Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

    • Roanoke, VA: WSLS, Channel 10, Sunday at 10 a.m.

    • Comcast Sportsnet: Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.

    In addition, Cox Cable Channel 9 of Roanoke re-broadcasts the show at the following times:

    • Monday: 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

    • Tuesday: 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

    • Wednesday: 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

    • Thursday: 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

    • Friday: 3 p.m.