Men's basketball: SSN Canada to webcast Scotiabank Place doubleheader

Saturday's Can-Am Shootout in Ottawa, featuring the Kansas-Carleton game, is going to be aired on the Streaming Sports Network (

The webcast is scheduled to go live at 4:30 p.m. with the CIS Today pre-game
show at 4:30 p.m., followed by a 5 p.m. tip-off for South Alabama-Ottawa and the matchup between the reigning NCAA champions and the Ravens.

Mark Masters, who's commentated just about every sport under the sun in Ottawa for SSN and for Rogers Community 22, will be at the mike. The in-front-of-the-camera talent lineup includes co-hosts John Bower and Alayne Crawford, with Alison Sandor and Joe Fishman working as reporters.

It's promising to see that SSN is continuing to expand. In their release, the company's president, Bengt Neathery, says it "will nearly double the number of productions we provide to university sport fans this season via our network of affiliated schools and in the production of our weekly Sunday night show on the CIS that debuts in September."

The first telecast for the CIS magazine show is on Sunday, Sept. 7.

(Cross-posted to Out of Left Field.)
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