(Editor's note: Montana State University media release)
BOZEMAN – Montana State’s radio play-by-play team for the 2020-21 sports seasons feature a familiar feel, Bobcat Sports Properties General Manager Quinn Pacini and MSU Director of Athletics Leon Costello announced Wednesday.
Zach Mackey enters his second year as voice of the Bobcat men’s basketball team, and takes over the lead role on MSU football broadcasts after serving as an analyst in 2019. A 2018 graduate of the University of Iowa, Mackey broadcasted Iowa baseball games for three years while working on Hawkeye football pre- and post-game shows and contributed to men’s and women’s basketball broadcasts. As an undergraduate, he assisted the Hawkeye football program as a recruiting assistant. Mackey will be joined by long-time analysts Dan Davies on football broadcasts and Brian Priebe during basketball home games.
Mark Martello returns as the voice of Montana State women’s basketball, a position he held during the 2005-06 season. He called Tricia Binford’s first victory as MSU’s head coach during his first stint, and before that called games for the Bozeman Icedogs of the North American 3 Hockey League. He has also called Bobcat men’s basketball and numerous high school games. Gramme Sowell returns for his second season as analyst on women’s broadcasts.
All MSU broadcasts are available at msubobcats.com and the TuneIn Radio app. Montana State men’s basketball games air around the state: Billings KGHL 790 AM, Bozeman KXLB 100.7 FM and KMMS 1450 AM, Great Falls KINX 102.7 FM, Helena KCAP 950 AM, Kalispell KGEZ 600 AM, Livingston KXLB 98.7 FM, Mammoth Hot Springs KXLB 106.3 FM, and Missoula KMPT 930 AM. Women’s basketball games air in Bozeman on KMMS 1450 AM and KSMY 103.5 FM, Great Falls KINX 102.7 FM, and Kalispell KGEZ 600 AM. Video of all Bobcat home and Big Sky games stream on Pluto.TV, while availability of non-conference road games vary based on opponent (see msubobcats.com for details).
The Bobcat men are scheduled to open their season on Nov. 25 at UNLV, while the women are scheduled to begin play on Dec. 6 in Bozeman against North Dakota.