SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference will hold its 2011-12 men's basketball tip-off event at neighboring YouTube headquarters on Thursday, October 27. The event will give West Coast Conference fans the ability to interact with all nine WCC head men's basketball coaches through three different mediums, all available on WCCsports.com.
The day begins at 12:30 p.m., with each WCC coach doing the live video interview in which fans can submit questions via Twitter and Facebook. The video interview with each coach will be streamed live on both YouTube.com and WCCsports.com. In addition, the coaches will participate in a live blog chat through the Cover It Live platform, taking questions from fans about the upcoming season.
LMU Head Coach Max Good will be the featured on the video stream interview at 2:30 p.m. He will also participate in Cover It Live Chat with fans at 1:15. In addition to the live content from YouTube headquarters, interviews and other features will be aired throughout the 2011-12 season.
Coach Good will also sit down with play-by-play announcer Jeff Lampe for WCC Live, the live internet talk show that will preview the team's season. The special edition of WCC Live will originate from the YouTube lobby and air from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT.
Also at the event, each head coach will participate in a three-coach round table discussion on a variety of topics, with the chats to air on a future episode of The Road to Las Vegas during the WCC basketball season. Coaches will also spend one-on-one time with media members in attendance.
For more details, to tune in, and to participate, fans can visit the tip-off event Web Central. To ask questions of coaches via Twitter, please use the hashtag #WCChoops. On Facebook, post comments to the wall on Facebook.com/WCCsports.