UAlbany Hoops Show ‘Drive the Lane’ Live at City Line In Albany
104.5 'The Team' ESPN Radio, UAlbany Athletics and City Line Bar & Grill announced year two of 'Drive the Lane' with UAlbany Hoops' is set to take off. The weekly radio hour features UAlbany head basketball coaches Dwayne Killings and Colleen Mullen, along with select student-athletes. The show is hosted by 104.5 ESPN Radio's Charlie Voelker and Dan Bahl. 'Drive the Lane' will be broadcast live on Mondays from City Line Bar & Grill on Western Ave across the street from UAlbany's campus.
'Drive the Lane' will follow the first three hours of 'The Drive with Charlie & Dan' from 3pm to 6pm on 104.5 FM. Coaches and student-athletes join Charlie and Dan to break down games, give an inside look at the program, and connect with the Capital Region community. In addition, having the show at City Line Bar & Grill gives fans the unique opportunity to talk to the Great Danes in person. Due to team travel, the first show is set to air on Tuesday, November 1st. 'Drive the Lane' returns on Monday, November 7th, before returning to two more Tuesday shows on November 15th and 22nd due to team travel during non-conference play.
"We are excited to partner with City Line Bar & Grill and ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team for another exciting year of 'Drive the Lane' with Charlie and Dan," said Coach Mullen. "We look forward to providing the Capital Region a deeper, behind-the-scenes view of our programs. The players and coaches enjoy sharing the past week's successes along with the preview for the upcoming games. We look forward to seeing fans at City Line Bar & Grill for the duration of the season."
"I am so excited that our annual radio show with ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team and City Line Bar & Grill will be renewed for this upcoming year," said Coach Killings. "This will not only be a great way for fans to get an inside look into our journey this season, but also for the community to come out and support both our men's and women's programs. Additionally, we are thrilled that this year we will look to get students out and supporting the team each time we 'Drive the Lane' with Charlie and Dan, two of the best in the region." UAlbany's men's and women's team will both be exciting to watch and 'Drive the Lane' will get everyone ready for the action.