1949-50 College Basketball Season
Originally written by Frank Woods and GRL
During the 1949-50 college basketball season, CBS began televising a slate of college basketball games, which all featured Navy as the home team. Jim McManus (who would later be known as Jim McKay of ABC WWOS fame) was the play-by-play announcer for the telecasts. Schedule and announcing info was compiled through the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
VMI-Navy, 2:25, CBS. Jim McManus
Princeton-Navy, 2:25, CBS. Jim McManus
Yale-Navy, 2:25, CBS. Jim McManus
Penn State-Navy, 2:25, CBS. Jim McManus
Brown-Navy, 2:25, CBS. Jim McManus
Notre Dame-Navy, 2:25, CBS. Jim McManus
Saturday 3/18- NIT Championship
CCNY-Bradley, 10, ABC. Announcers unknown
-The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of 3/18/1950 notes that the game was broadcast on WJZ, the ABC flagship for New York City, while the Philadelphia Inquirer of the same date confirms that it was scheduled to air on WPVI, the ABC affiliate for Philadelphia.