Dec. 2, 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The second season of the Sharon Versyp Show debuts Thursday, Dec. 3, at 5:30 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network and will be shown locally on WLFI-TV 18 on Saturday at noon.
The 30-minute television program is hosted by Tim Newton, the voice of the Boilermaker women's basketball team and features a recap of the week's games, an interview segment, a behind the scenes look at Purdue women's basketball and a preview of the upcoming contests. Assistant coach Ukari Figgs is the studio guest this week.
Versyp, a former Boilermaker point guard is in her fourth year as the head coach at Purdue. She has achieved a school record of 78-35 and her career mark of 195-100 has her just five wins shy of the 200-win plateau.
Newton is in his 20th year as the radio play-by-play announcer for Purdue.