November 6, 2013

CAC Opens 2013-14 Basketball Season With Opening Tip Event

By Daniel Whitehead

YORK, Pa.—The Capital Athletic Conference will open the 2013-14 men's and women's basketball seasons with The CAC Opening Tip, an interactive video event scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Each of the 10 head coaches for each gender will discuss by way of Google+ Hangouts their team's prospects for the upcoming basketball season.

The event will begin with the women's coaches at noon and will be followed by the men's coaches at 1:30 p.m. The coaches will each have an allotted five-minute block of time taking questions from the CAC commissioner or other online viewers, including yourself.

Coach Michael Harmon will be online at 12:40 p.m. to discuss the 2013-14 Southern Virginia women's basketball team, while Coach Tony Caputo will be on at 2:10 p.m. to chat about the men's team.

To view the streaming of the women's head coaches, click here. The link will become live at approximately 11:55 a.m.

To view the streaming of the men's head coaches, click here. The link will become live at approximately 1:25 p.m.

The chats will be archived and accessible for viewing on the CAC YouTube page. To enhance audience interaction, questions will be fielded from fans and media via Facebook and Twitter. Post questions to the CAC Facebook page, or Tweet them to us using the hashtag #CAChoops. 

Women's Time Slots (approximate times)
12:00 – CAC office opening statement
12:05 – Christopher Newport
12:10 – Frostburg State
12:15 – Mary Washington
12:20 – Marymount
12:25 – Penn State Harrisburg
12:30 – St. Mary's
12:35 – Salisbury
12:40 – Southern Virginia
12:45 – Wesley
12:50 – York
12:55 – Release of preseason poll

Men's Time Slots (approximate times) 
1:30 – CAC office opening statement
1:35 – Christopher Newport
1:40 – Frostburg State
1:45 – Mary Washington
1:50 – Marymount
1:55 – Penn State Harrisburg
2:00 – St. Mary's
2:05 - Salisbury
2:10 – Southern Virginia
2:15 – Wesley
2:20 – York
2:25 – Release of preseason poll