Penguin Playbook Basketball Radio Show to Debut Tonight

The Penguin Playbook will feature YSU women's basketball head coach John Barnes and men's basketball head coach Jerrod Calhoun
The Penguin Playbook will feature YSU women's basketball head coach John Barnes and men's basketball head coach Jerrod Calhoun

The basketball version of the Penguin Playbook Radio Show will broadcast live on 1390 WNIO and iHeartRadio from Cassese’s MVR on Monday nights this season. The first show of the 2017-18 season will be this evening at 6 p.m.

The show will allow fans to get inside access to both the men’s and women’s teams this season with interviews with head men’s coach Jerrod Calhoun and head women’s coach John Barnes. Assistant coaches and student-athletes from each program will also be guests throughout the season.

Tonight’s broadcast will be an hour from 6-7 p.m., and most of the shows will last two hours from 6-8 p.m. The first half of the show will feature the women’s basketball program, and the spotlight will turn to the men’s program for the second half. The show will be hosted by play-by-play voices Robb Schmidt (men’s) and Jim Campbell (women’s).

Below is the schedule for the 2017-18 season:

  • Monday, Nov. 27: 6-7 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 11: 6-8 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 8: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 22: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 29: 6-8 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 5: 6-8 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 12: 6-8 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 26: 6-8 p.m.