Rutgers football games are broadcast on WFAN, men’s basketball on WCBS

Rutgers Athletics and Audacy announced that Rutgers football games will be broadcast on WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM (WFAN-FM/AM) beginning in the 2022-2023 season. In addition, Rutgers men’s basketball games will be broadcast on WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM). The multi-year deal gives both programs greater reach in the NYC market.

“We are pleased to announce this partnership with Audacy,” said Rutgers athletic director Pat Hobbs. “Having our teams on WFAN and WCBS 880 is a great opportunity to expand our reach to sports fans in the New York area. Our programs have had tremendous success across the board and this is allowing so many more fans to enjoy the excitement and join Rutgers Nation.”

“Rutgers athletics is on the rise in the Big Ten under Greg Schiano and Steve Pikiell, bringing excitement and anticipation to fans in the Tri-State region,” said Chris Oliviero, Market President, Audacy New York. “WFAN and WCBS 880 will provide listeners with unmatched coverage of the Scarlet Knights, and we are honored to add Rutgers to Audacy’s market-leading play-by-play portfolio.”

WFAN will broadcast all regular games and post-season soccer games, as well as a 30-minute pre-game and post-game show.

WCBS 880 will air all men’s regular season and postseason basketball games, as well as a 15-minute pre- and post-game show.

Fans can listen to broadcasts for both programs through the Audacy app.

Note that WCTC will continue to broadcast games locally. This new deal replaces the one with WOR.

Rutgers Athletics will be promoted across all digital and social media platforms supported by Audacy. The agreement also includes marketing for WFAN home games for Rutgers football and men’s basketball

HEAR FROM the press release:

“Listeners can tune in to WFAN 101.9 FM / 660 AM (WFAN-FM/AM) on air in New York and nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the broadcaster through social media Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. “

“Listeners can tune in to WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM) in New York on air and nationwide through the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the broadcaster through social media TwitterFacebook and Instagram.”

It is certainly important news that Rutgers football and men’s basketball will be broadcast by radio stations that have two of the widest coverage in the country. Another sign of Rutgers Athletics progress!

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