Hackettstown, N.J. (Friday, October 26, 2012) – The Jersey Express make will make its National TV Debut on UBC-TV Network, on Saturday, December 8th @ Centenary College Reeve Gymnasium, 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ. The Connecticut TopBallerz will be the opponent for this historic broadcast. Tip-off is at 8pm, with a special halftime show, and plenty of celebrity appearances yet to be announced.
The Jersey Express looks to sell 300 season tickets before tip-off on December 1st, in order to meet the season ticket requirements necessary for the season. Season Tickets for the 13 regular season home games are an affordable $97.50 for General Admission Seating. http://seasonticketspecial.eventbrite.com/#
"We are very pleased and excited that the Jersey Express has been chosen as one of the teams to participate in our inaugural game on national TV. Marsha Blount and the Jersey Express have been a part of the ABA for many years, and have been a perennial playoff team and have operated a first class organization on and off the court," stated Joe Newman ABA CEO "The Express exemplifies what the ABA is all about - top quality professional basketball and entertainment at affordable prices. And with the Nets gone, they are now truly New Jersey's premiere professional basketball organization."
UBC-TV Network CEO Peggy Dodson stated, “I am extremely happy that the Jersey Express and the Connecticut TopBallerz are the teams to play the first Nationally Televised Game in the history of the ABA. I am so proud and happy to be a part of this historic game”.
“This is the Live National TV Broadcast, seven years in the making for the Express. I’ve envisioned my team playing on a National platform, and providing the players, coaches, and an opportunity to showcase their skills just as their counterparts in the NBA. We have some talented, and exciting players, that will be able to show the world what they can do This broadcast will be able to reach over 40 million viewers, We will represent the State of NJ well, both on and off the court. The partnership between the ABA and UBC-TV Network is a dream come true’ stated Marsha Blount, Jersey Express Owner.
The Jersey Express is now offering Sponsorship Opportunities to fit ANY budget. For more information on how you can become a sponsor call Audrey Bell-Kearney Sponsorship Director at 862-205-1664.
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