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Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12. Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events. Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12. Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events. Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

Location:

United States

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Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12. Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events. Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

Twitter:

@GhizalHasan

Language:

English


Episodes

Matadors' Post Game - Cal State Fullerton, January 17

1/18/2021
Conversation with CSUN Head Coach Mark Gottfried, following NCAA Men's Basketball game at Titan Gym, Fullerton, CA. Audio Courtesy CSUN Sports Network & Learfield/IMG College

Duration:00:05:44

Matadors' Post Game - New Mexico State, December 28

12/29/2020
Post Game Interview with Head Coach Mark Gottfried, after NCAA Men's Basketball Game at The Matadome, Northridge, CA. Audio Courtesy CSUN Matadors' Sports Properties & Learfield/IMG College

Duration:00:04:52

Todd Bowser Reflects on Pete Cassidy, and His Time at CSUN

12/22/2020
CSUN Basketball Alum, Todd Bowser (1986-1991) reflects on his Head Coach, Pete Cassidy, who passed away on Friday, December 18th, in Valencia, CA. Follow Todd on Twitter at @TBowser55 1:55 Hearing News of Coach Cassidy's Passing 3:26 Leaving Team before what would have been his Senior Year ('89-'90) 5:38 Rejoining team for the 1990-91 Season 7:10 CSUN's first Division 1 Win, vs. Northern Arizona, December 1, 1990 8:15 Pete Cassidy's Coaching Philosophy 10:05 Conditioning Drills with Coach...

Duration:00:17:17

Matadors' Post Game - California, December 19

12/20/2020
Conversation with Head Coach Mark Gottfried, following 87-56 loss against California, from Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA. Audio Courtesy CSUN Sports Network & Learfield/IMG College

Duration:00:06:58

Matadors' Post Game - Pepperdine, December 12

12/13/2020
CSUN Head Coach Mark Gottfried joins us, following NCAA Men's Basketball game, played at Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, CA. Audio Courtesy CSUN Sports Network & Learfield/IMG College

Duration:00:08:01

Matadors' Post Game, Seattle - November 30

12/1/2020
Head Coach Mark Gottfried joins us after NCAA Basketball game, played at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV. Audio Courtesy CSUN Matadors' Sports Properties & Learfield IMG College.

Duration:00:08:44

Mark Gottfried - Matadors' Pre-Game vs. Westmont, November 25

11/24/2020
Head Coach Mark Gottfried previews the 2021 version of the CSUN Matadors, who come off of a 2nd Place finish in the Big West in 2020. CSUN opens the 20-21 season on Wednesday, November 25th against Westmont College, at The Matadome, Northridge, CA.

Duration:00:09:29

Big West Preview - Geoff Gorham & Alan Zinsmeister, November 16

11/16/2020
CSUN MBB Analyst Alan Zinsmeister and UCR MBB Broadcaster Geoff Gorham join me, to break down 2021 Big West Conference Media Poll, and Pre Season All Conference Team. We're also joined by new UCR Head Coach Mike Magpayo (@CoachSonic) 2:00 Mike Magpayo joins us 7:00 #KeepUCRAthletics movement 9:20 Geoff Gorham chimes in on Coach Magpayo 10:10 Coach Magpayo on St. Mary's Transfer Jock Perry 11:30 DePaul Transfer Flynn Cameron 12:00 Alan Zinsmeister asks Coach Magpayo about his Coaching...

Duration:00:57:55

Ethan Brosowsky, Talking Jeopardy - November 10

11/10/2020
Ethan Brosowsky stops by to reflect on both Alex Trebek and the game show Jeopardy. Ethan was a one-time Jeopardy champion in 2008. Follow him at @SomePigg

Duration:00:58:18

Thomas Walker, San Jose State Baseball - November 2

11/3/2020
San Jose State Assistant Coach joins us to discuss his baseball journey.

Duration:01:13:02

Isaac Yacob, Sacramento Kings - October 13

10/13/2020
Today, we're joined by Isaac Yacob (@IY14), Assistant Video Coordinator from the Sacramento Kings. We talk about his path to a job in the NBA, his thoughts on the recent Lakers' Title, and his time at CSUN, where he served as a Student Manager for the basketball program. Photo Courtesy Sacramento Kings

Duration:01:04:31

Dan Pellegrino - NLDS Padres Preview, October 6th

10/6/2020
Dan Pellegrino (Dan_Pellegrino) joins us to discuss his beloved Padres, taking on the mighty Dodgers in the upcoming NLDS. We also touch on Dan's experience as a student-athlete at UC Riverside, and how athletics benefitted his college experience.

Duration:00:37:32

Eric Little & Steve Granado - August 21

8/22/2020
In wake of recent controversies involving Thom Brenneman and John Focke, what role should broadcasters play in managing their own culture, in the press box, and on social media? Steve Granado (@SteveGranado) and Eric Little (@TheEricLittle) join me to discuss. Steve Granado Photo Courtesy Wilson Tobs Eric Little Photo Courtesy V 96.9 fM

Duration:00:40:20

Steve Granado & Eric Little - August 21

8/21/2020
In wake of recent controversies involving Thom Brenneman and John Focke, what role should broadcasters play in managing their own culture, in the press box, and on social media? Steve Granado (@SteveGranado) and Eric Little (@TheEricLittle) join me to discuss. Steve Granado Photo Courtesy Wilson Tobs Eric Little Photo Courtesy V 96.9 fM

Duration:00:59:15

Travis Bohall, UC Riverside Baseball - August 14

8/14/2020
Conversation with UC Riverside Senior CF Travis Bohall (@travisbohall) about his Reno roots, approach to baseball, feelings about the turn of events that cut short the 2020 College Baseball season, and what he hopes to accomplish in 2021. Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

Duration:00:35:22

Dan Pellegrino - August 12

8/12/2020
Baseball Discussion with Dan Pellegrino, touching on pros and cons of the sixty game season, the latest trends on pitch selection, Dan's beloved San Diego Padres, as well as his own experience, signing his pro contract. Follow Dan at: @Dan_Pellegrino SI Article: https://www.si.com/mlb/2020/08/10/justin-verlander-fastball-usage MLB Article: https://www.mlb.com/news/padres-are-must-watch-team-in-mlb Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics (@UCR_Athletics)

Duration:00:43:06

Owen, Raheel & Dan on Dodgers-Astros

8/3/2020
Dodgers Astros Mega Pod with Owen Main (@fansmanship) - lifelong Dodgers' fan. (1:32 to 35:11) Raheel Ramzanali (@The_Raheel) - Houston Media Personality (35:30 to 1:07:03) Dan Pellegrino (@Dan_Pellegrino) - baseball guy, and Joe Kelly's college teammate. (1:07:23 to 1:45:50) Owen Main Photo Courtesy Fansmanship.com Raheel Ramzanali Photo Courtesy ESPN 97.5fM, Houston Dan Pellegrino Photo Courtesy FourSeamImages.com

Duration:01:22:18

James Lofton & Alan Zinsmeister - July 31st

8/3/2020
CSUN Broadcaster Alan Zinsmeister and NFL Hall of Famer James Lofton join me to discuss the legacy of Brad Pye, Jr. who passed away on July 5th of 2020. Pye, Jr. was a pioneer for African-American broadcasters in the City of Angels, setting the stage for the likes of Bryant Gumbel and Jim Hill. Pye's thirty year career included time at the LA Sentinel, as well as at prominent radio stations, like KDAY, KACE and KJLH. He also spent two decades working for the City of Los Angeles. James Lofton...

Duration:00:20:51

Abbey Mastracco -July 23

7/24/2020
Where do Long Beach State students go for a late night nosh? Which Seventies chanteuse was she nearly named for? What baseball team do people from Sacramento root for? Have social issues ever really been separate from sports? We explore these, among other topics, with Abbey Mastracco on the latest edition of the podcast. Photo Courtesy Abbey Mastracco's Twitter Account.

Duration:01:27:19

Andre Granillo - July 13

7/14/2020
Soph RHP Andre Granillo (West Valley HS) joins us to talk Highlanders' Baseball. In 45 career innings, Granillo has already recorded 64 strikeouts. In an abbreviated 2020 season, he had 19 strikeouts against just 5 walks in 12.2 IP. In 10 games, Andre posted a 2-1 record with 3 saves. Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

Duration:00:38:10