Golden Eagle Basketball Games to be Carried by Midcontinent Cable on February 18 and 19

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414

(Crookston, Minn.)- University of Minnesota, Crookston Athletic Department announced today that the Golden Eagle Women's and Men's Basketball games against Upper Iowa and Winona State on February 18 and 19 will be carried by Midco Sports Network (channel 27 in Crookston). Game times are scheduled for 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men on Friday and 4 p.m. for the women and 6 p.m. for the men on Saturday.

Golden Eagle fans are invited to wear maroon and gold and fill Lysaker Gymnasium to cheer for the Golden Eagles and for a chance to be on television. In addition, there will prizes and giveaways throughout the games and the Golden Eagle Softball team will host a chili feed on Friday, February 18 from 4:30-8 p.m. in the UMC Sports Center.

Midco Sports Net™ (MidcoSN™) brings live sports coverage from area high schools, colleges and universities to North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Launched in 2010 by Midcontinent Communications, Midco Sports Net is the only dedicated sports network in the Upper Midwest, broadcasting exclusively to nearly 225,000 cable subscribers. Coverage includes teams from NCAA Division I and II, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) and the Summit League.

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).