KCAC Basketball Media Day Set for October 17th

WICHITA, Kan. – Basketball Media Day for the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference will be held Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at the Hotel at Old Town. The event, sponsored by IMA, Inc. and Dissinger Reed, includes a press conference with presentations and insights from head coaches, personalized team previews for the 2017-18 basketball seasons, question & answer sessions, and opportunities for one-on-one interviews with head coaches.


Following up on the success of previous media day live broadcasts, the KCAC will provide a live video stream of this year’s Basketball Media Day. You can view the video stream live on Facebook and the KCAC Digital Network beginning at 10 a.m.


As is customary, all KCAC basketball head coaches will be the featured speakers during the press conference. The event will first focus on men’s basketball from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. After a short lunch intermission, women’s basketball will be featured from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.


KCAC Basketball Media Day includes: a meal at the Hotel at Old Town compliments of IMA, Inc. and Dissinger Reed, season outlooks from each men’s and women’s basketball head-coaches, with behind-the-scenes statements, and opportunities for media engagement. There is also ample opportunity for one-on-one access to all coaches for individual interviews and/or photo opportunities.


Basketball assistant coaches, institutional sports information directors, and support personnel from KCAC member institutions will be participating in the media day activities, in addition to the many members of the regional and state’s working press and electronic news media.


Media personnel in attendance will be asked to participate in a preseason poll for the projected finish of the 2017-18 seasons. The head coaches’ preseason polls will also be conducted and released to the media during the media day activities.


Members of the media who plan on attending this year’s KCAC Basketball Media Day should send an RSVP to Kelli Elmore at kelli.elmore@kcacsports.com.


About IMA

IMA is the 10th largest independently owned retail insurance broker in the U.S., offering risk management and insurance services. Founded in 1974, IMA has nearly 650 employees in offices throughout the central U.S.


About Dissinger Reed – The Most Trusted Name in Athletic Insurance

Dissinger Reed is a special risk agency that focuses specifically on the unique insurance needs of collegiate athletic departments and state high school associations. The comprehensive coverage, market expertise and peace of mind we provide our clientele are the bedrock of our success. Since 1982, Dissinger Reed has been responding to the rising costs of premiums and medical expenses on behalf of our clients. Dissinger Reed is always proactive in securing the most comprehensive insurance coverage for any risk within your college/university/junior college athletic department, including insurance for camps and clinics, international students and more.