The University of Colorado and iHeartMedia Denver announced Thursday a four-year extension of its broadcast agreement that will keep the Buffaloes football and basketball programs on KOA Radio.
KOA has been the home to CU football for all but three years dating back to 1940, with the station originating basketball broadcasts in the mid-1970s. The new agreement extends the broadcasts on KOA-Radio (850 AM and most recently 94.1 FM as well) – with select games airing on sister station Real Talk (760 AM) – through the 2019-20 athletic season.
In addition, the weekly coaches’ show, Buffs PrimeTime, will continue to air during the football and basketball seasons.
The relationship was secured by Learfield Sports’ Buffalo Sports Properties, the exclusive multimedia rights holder for CU Athletics. In addition to Colorado, Learfield oversees rights for nearly 120 collegiate properties nationwide. The Boulder-based team oversees all aspects of the CU Radio Network.