Ball State Sports Link, an immersive learning production, debuts Episode 2 of its, behind-the-scenes, all-access series “Out of the Shadows: Ball State Men’s Basketball”.
The November show follows senior Matt Kamieniecki to the team’s media day, introduces Canadians Bik Gill and Francis Kiapway, plus has the story of freshman Jeremie Tyler and his brother, Jerome.
The series will air locally on WIPB-TV in Muncie, across the state on Indiana Comcast 81 and nationally on Fox College Sports.
Ball State head coach James Whitford has granted Sports Link exclusive access to the team in 2014-15 including on the bus, in the locker room and team meetings. The series has been expanded to include five, 30-minute episodes this year.
“Ball State Sports Link is a tremendous asset for our university, our athletic department and our basketball program,” Whitford said. “The quality of their work is exceptional, and their professionalism is outstanding. We are excited to once again be part of Out of the Shadows, and we can’t wait to see what this season has in store.”
Episode 2 premieres on ballstatesports.com at 8 p.m. Nov. 19, followed by the first of nine airings nationally in November on Fox College Sports. Fox College Sports (Atlantic, Central and Pacific) reaches an estimated 56 million homes.
Locally, WIPB-TV will air “Out of the Shadows” Saturday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. Comcast Indiana 81 and Comcast On Demand will also feature the series multiple times weekly in 2014-15 (check your local listings).
Additional distribution will be available through ballstatesports.com and Ball State’s social media platforms (@bsusportslink and @BallStateMBB). Every episode will also be available in the Ball State Sports Link iPad App, which can be downloaded for free in the Apple App Store.
The “Out of the Shadows” executive production team includes junior Dillon Welch, sophomore Ryan Bickford and freshman Matt Craig. Throughout the season, all students in Ball State Sports Link and those in the new Digital Sports Production track will contribute to the show.
2014-2015 Season – “Out of the Shadows”