Fox 56 Sports to Televise Saturday’s Landmark Conference Basketball Doubleheader vs. Catholic

Saturday's Landmark Conference basketball doubleheader between Scranton and Catholic will be televised live from the Long Center by Fox 56 Sports.
Saturday's Landmark Conference basketball doubleheader between Scranton and Catholic will be televised live from the Long Center by Fox 56 Sports.

Fox 56 Sports will televise Saturday's Landmark Conference basketball doubleheader between The University of Scranton and Catholic live from the John Long Center. The action will start at 2 p.m. with the women's game followed by the men's contest at 4 p.m.

The game will air live locally on MyTV, WQMY, WQMY-TV Comcast Ch. 11 and 811HD, Service Electric WB Ch. 4 or 504HD, Adams Cable 18 or 310HD. Direct TV HD tier Ch. 53, Dish Network Ch. 53.

Viewers can also watch the broadcast live online at www.fox56.com, at Facebook/FOX56, or on www.NEPABasketball.com.

Scranton's women's team enter Saturday's game ranked 3rd in the nation by d3hoops.com and 4th by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The Lady Royals are a perfect 14-0 this season and 3-0 in Landmark Conference games following a 72-45 victory over Moravian on Wednesday night. 

The Lady Royals will look to remain unbeaten against a Catholic squad that will bring a 9-5 (1-2 Landmark) record to Scranton.  The Cardinals picked up their first conference victory on Wednesday evening by defeating Juniata, 64-40.

Scranton's men's team is looking to snap a two-game skid after the Royals won their first 12 games of the season.  Scranton (12-2, 1-2 Landmark), which is receiving votes in the latest d3hoops.com national top 25 poll, dropped an 80-67 decision on Wednesday at defending conference champion Moravian.

Catholic's men's team is currently 6-8 overall and 2-1 in Landmark Conference action following an 88-79 triumph at Juniata on Wednesday.  The Cardinals eliminated the Royals from the playoff picture last season with a three-pointer at the buzzer in the final game of the regular season at Moravian to claim the fourth and final postseason bid to the conference tournament.

--ROYALS--