PRLog (Press Release)
The Realtailgate.com Hoops Hangout is for anyone who loves basketball!
- Dec. 3, 2013 - RALEIGH, N.C. --
While the state of North Carolina continues to grow and change, two iconic aspects are still going strong: college basketball and Bar-B-Q*. Leave it to Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q to bring you the best of both: delicious Eastern North Carolina-style Bar-B-Q and lively discussions of ACC basketball! Truly, the college basketball season is off to an outstanding start, and the games are sure to provide exciting finishes and storylines. The Realtailgate.com (http://realtailgate.com/)
Hoops Hangout Podcast sponsored by Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q is your source for up-to-date analysis on ACC basketball—in the Triangle and beyond. Join the fun as our guest hosts provide animated commentary and analysis, and discuss the best, the worst, and all the fanaticism that is Tobacco Road basketball! The podcast can be accessed via iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hoops-hangout/id7...
) or the Realtailgate.com Hoops Hangout website (http://realtailgate.com/the-realtailgate-com-hoops-hangout/
). Please like us (https://www.facebook.com/therealtailgate
) on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/
, where the discussion can be as fast-paced as a good game.
s Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q has grown through its mission to be real, not trendy, and the Real Tailgate podcasts are as real as it gets. We are so excited to engage people within the context of something they are so passionate about – all things college basketball!” says Richard Averitte, Vice President of Operations.
Each episode of the Hoops Hangout Podcast provides 30 minutes of high-energy conversation. Whether you listen in your car on your commute to work or while literally tailgating before a game, The Realtailgate.com Hoops Hangout Podcast shares information about the basketball scene along Tobacco Road that you will not find anywhere else.
Featured guest hosts, Ben Swain and Shane Ryan, are recognized voices in this arena. They will discuss predictions, plays, hype, and hope. "I'm excited to talk about college basketball in North Carolina, because this is the center of the basketball universe,” says Swain. Ryan adds, “It's an honor to host a show focused on the historic programs we have here in North Carolina."Ben Swain
is one of the most recognized independent voices in the sport by using social media as his platform. Recently named to The Sporting News' Top 100 Must-Follows in College Basketball, Ben is the co-host of The Walk-Ons, the nation's most-downloaded independent college basketball podcast.Shane Ryan
is a writer for Paste Magazine and Grantland.com, as well as a college basketball podcast host for Realtailgate.com. He is currently working on a book about the 2014 PGA Tour season.About Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q®:
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has a 40-year history of serving the finest fried chicken and Eastern-North-
Carolina-style Bar-B-Q, made fresh daily from family recipes and served in a family-friendly atmosphere. Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has more than 30 locations in North Carolina. Visit http://www.SCNBNC.com/
for more information or call 919-656-6987 (tel:919-656-