CBS College Sports Network to Televise Runza/AVCA Showcase
LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 12, 2010) - The 2010 Runza/AVCA College Volleyball Showcase will again be broadcast nationally on CBS College Sports Network, it was announced today. The event will take place August 28-29 at Qwest Center Omaha, Nebraska, and will feature two teams from the Big 12 Conference, Iowa State and Nebraska, as well as two teams from the Southeastern Conference (SEC), Florida and Kentucky.
In the second year of the "conference challenge" format, Florida and Iowa State will go head-to-head in the Showcase's first match, set for 2 p.m. (CT) on Aug. 28, with Kentucky and Nebraska proceeding at 4:30. The following afternoon, Iowa State and Kentucky will joust at 2 p.m., and Nebraska will face Florida at 4:30.
Along with the national broadcast on CBS College Sports Network, the 2010 Runza/AVCA Showcase will be shown regionally on NET, Nebraska's PBS station, who will be producing the event.
Tickets to the 2010 Runza/AVCA Showcase are available now. All-session passes are priced at $39 (lower bowl reserved) or $32 (upper bowl reserved) and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, by visiting Ticketmaster.com or at the Qwest Center box office.
For more information on the 2010 Runza/AVCA College Volleyball Showcase, visit the AVCA Web site, http://www.avca.org/.