Wolves Announce 2012 Preseason Broadcast Schedule

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the broadcast dates for the team’s 2012 preseason schedule. Fox Sports North will televise two exhibition contests, while 830 WCCO-AM will carry two as well.

The Wolves' contest with the Chicago Bulls on Saturday, October 13 will be broadcast on Fox Sports North and 830 WCCO-AM. Fox Sports North will carry Minnesota's exhibition game on Wednesday, October 16 against Maccabi Haifa and 830 WCCO-AM will air the Wolves' final preseason matchup against Milwaukee on October 26 in Green Bay, Wis.

New television play-by-play announcer Dave Benz will team up with color analyst Jim Petersen to call 50 regular-season Wolves games on Fox Sports North this season. The pair will call an additional 25 games this season on WFTC My29, the Wolves' new exclusive over-the-air broadcast home.

830 WCCO-AM, the radio home of the Wolves, will also air all 82 regular-season games this season, with Alan Horton calling the action.

The complete preseason schedule with broadcast information follows:


DateOpponentLocationTipoff (all times CT)Broadcast
Oct. 10vs. IndianaFargodome (Fargo, N.D.)7:00 PM 
Oct. 12@ IndianaBankers Life Fieldhouse6:00 PM 
Oct. 13vs. ChicagoTarget Center7:00 PMFS North/830 WCCO-AM
Oct. 16vs. Maccabi HaifaTarget Center7:00 PMFS North
Oct. 19@ ChicagoUnited Center7:00 PM 
Oct. 24vs. DetroitMTS Centre (Winnipeg, Manitoba)7:00 PM 
Oct. 26@ MilwaukeeResch Center (Green Bay, Wis.)7:00 PM830 WCCO-AM



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