EMU-Macon game to be webcast
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Wednesday’s titanic clash between No. 18 Eastern Mennonite and No. 1 Randolph-Macon will be featured by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as a video webcast. The ODAC will run the video for the game with audio supplied by R-MC’s radio team. Game time is 7 p.m. in Harrisonburg, and the free webcast will start at 6:45 p.m.
The video will be streamed by Penn Atlantic. Visit the following web address – www.pennatlantic.com/main.php?module=event-detail&eventId=16456 – and click “Add to Cart” on Wednesday to watch the Yellow Jackets take on the Runnin Royals.
If you have not watched an event through Penn Atlantic before, you may be asked to create an account in order to log into the system. This account grants access to the system and is also free to all viewers.
This is new territory for Eastern Mennonite, as this is the first year that the men’s program has ever been nationally ranked. EMU is 11-1 overall and 5-0 in the ODAC. The men have the third-best offense in the nation, averaging 91.2 points a game. They are also fourth in scoring margin (+19.7 ppg) and turnover margin (+7.7), and 12th in steals (11.7 spg).
At 13-0, Randolph-Macon is one of only two remaining NCAA Div. III teams in the country with an unblemished record. The Yellow Jackets enter the game ranked 10th in the nation in scoring margin (+15.9 ppg), 11th in defensive field goal percentage (37.6 percent) and 12th in rebounding margin (+9.1).
Eastern Mennonite is expecting a large crowd for the showdown. Tickets will only be available for purchase at the game. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.