If you are a Logan basketball fan you might not want to miss this.
If you can’t watch it you might want to at least set it in on your TiVo.
The special event is the Fairmont State University men’s basketball team, which will be featured on TV this Saturday in its game against No. 3-ranked West Liberty. The game, set for a 4 p.m. tipoff, will be televised live on ROOT Sports Pittsburgh, which is available locally on Suddenlink’s Channel 29.
On Fairmont State’s team is former Logan High School all-state basketball standout Stevie Browning, who is a freshman member of the Falcons’ squad.
With additional cable outlets in eastern Ohio and western Maryland, Root Sports is available nationwide on DirecTV (659) and Dish Network (428). Root Sports annually delivers approximately 350 live events to more than 2.4 million potential viewers. The game will be produced by WLUTV-14.
The West Liberty Hilltoppers are currently atop the WVIAC standings and third in the country.
Fairmont State, currently second in the WVIAC with an overall mark of 17-5 and a league record of 15-3, was slated to take on Alderson-Broaddus on Thursday night.
Fairmont State and Browning played last month in Logan’s King Coal Classic at Willie Akers Arena, topping Davis & Elkins College 72-66.
Browning is sixth on the team in scoring as he averages 7.4 points per contest.
The 6-foot-2 guard was a sophomore member of Logan High School’s 2010 Class AAA state championship team. He also led the Wildcats to the state tourney in 2011 and 2012 where Logan lost first-round games.