March 8, 2008
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi Hooks and B2 Networks announced today that the 2008 Whataburger College Classic will be broadcast live via B2 Networks. In what is becoming recognized as a premier event on the early season baseball calendar,the tournament will be held from Mar. 7-9 at Whataburger Stadium, featuring Collegiate Baseball's preseason No. 1 Arizona, Notre Dame, South Alabama and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
"B2 Networks is pleased to be broadcasting the Whataburger College Classic for the second straight year," stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Marketing. "This is an outstanding event and a great group of baseball programs that will be accessible to a world-wide audience."
The first pitch of the Whataburger College Classic is set for 3 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 7, when Notre Dame takes on Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. South Alabama and Arizona will follow at 7 p.m. On Saturday,Mar. 8, South Alabama and Notre Dame get the day started at 3 p.m., with Arizona and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to follow in the 7 p.m. nightcap. The Whataburger College Classic will wrap up on Sunday, Mar. 9. Notre Dame and Arizona play at 12 p.m., and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and South Alabama square off at 4 p.m. All times are Central.
Fans can purchase individual game passes for $8.00 (US) each. All six games can be purchased for a $25.00 (US) tournament pass. In order to view the games, fans will need a high-speed internet connection and the current version of Microsoft Windows Media Player. Purchases can be made at www.b2tv.com or www.cchooks.com.
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