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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Whoo, hoooooooo!!!!! This is great news from the WBCA:
The 2009 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) High School All-America Game presented by Nike will be televised on ESPNU, the 24-hour college sports network. This is the first time since 2002 that the game will be televised.

“The WBCA High School All-America Game gives the nation a chance to view the next generation of potential women’s basketball superstars,” said WBCA President Sherri Coale. “The vision of ESPN has been a catalyst for the last decade’s remarkable growth of women’s basketball, and this programming addition reflects yet again their continued commitment to our great game.”

The 2009 WBCA High School All-America Game presented by Nike will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Washington University’s Field House in St. Louis, Mo., at 4:30 p.m. CT. The game will be aired on Sunday, April 5, at 5:00 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

“ESPN is pleased to once again broadcast the longest running women’s basketball high school all-America game on ESPNU,” said Carol Stiff, ESPN Sr. Director, Programming and Acquisitions. “The WBCA’s tradition of showcasing the best prep talent in women’s basketball is a tradition we are proud to support.