Former NBC affiliate WPSD-TV (LOCAL 6)/PADUCAH, KY Sports activities Dir. JEFF BIDWELL has been named the brand new radio voice of MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY males’s basketball. BIDWELL will substitute the retired NEIL BRADLEY alongside analyst KENNY ROTH for the broadcasts on FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS Nation WFGS (FROGGY 103.7)/MURRAY, KY.
“We’re excited to welcome JEFF BIDWELL as the brand new voice of MURRAY STATE Males’s Basketball,” stated Director of Athletics NICO YANTKO. “Our search committee that included NEAL BRADLEY, KENNY ROTH and DAVE WINDER labored tirelessly to make it possible for NEAL’s alternative was the best match. Following an in depth search that noticed a really aggressive candidate pool, our committee felt that JEFF was the best man on the proper time for the job. JEFF is extraordinarily captivated with our males’s basketball program, and we all know he’ll present us with many nice requires years to come back.”
“MURRAY STATE ATHLETICS couldn’t have made a more sensible choice than JEFF BIDWELL,” stated BRADLEY. “His ardour for RACER athletics was evident whereas supplied unprecedented protection of RACER Basketball and their wonderful journey over the previous 20 years. I can’t wait to listen to JEFF’s wonderful calls of buzzer beaters and championships, delivering it in probably the most skilled method potential to our large followers. The RACER RADIO NETWORK couldn’t be in higher arms.”
“That is really one of many nice honors of my skilled profession,” stated BIDWELL. “After spending practically 25 years in tv, I by no means dreamed of changing into the voice of MURRAY STATE basketball. Nobody will ever substitute NEAL BRADLEY, as a result of he’s a one-of-a-kind and a corridor of famer. I can solely hope to succeed in for the impossibly excessive bar he set. I am past grateful for the religion that NICO YANTKO, JOSH BRUNNER, DAVE WINDER, KENNY ROTH and NEAL BRADLEY have in me. Together with my companion KENNY ROTH, I am unable to wait to relate the subsequent nice MURRAY STATE basketball second.”