March 10, 2006

Media Advisory - Basketball

The CBS television network will announce the pairings for the NCAA national basketball tournament beginning at 5 p.m. CST Sunday, March 12.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale men's basketball team received an automatic berth in the tournament with its win in the Missouri Valley Tournament. SIUC will provide reaction to the pairings on these satellite coordinates:

AMC 5 – 14E

Downlink frequency 12106.375 H

Newspath Tiernan Digital Parameters 4:2:0

Data Rate 5.5

Symbol Rate: 3.978723

FEC: 3/4

The satellite window will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. CST.

Contact Robert W. Henderson at 618/453-6191 at the SIUC Broadcasting Service for more information.

Or contact the truck operator during the feed at 618/525-0784 after 2 p.m. CST. Live interviews can be arranged by calling the uplink truck.