Brian Higgins (sportscaster)

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Brian Higgins (born February 6, 1982) is an American radio and television sportscaster working for the Syracuse University athletic department,the Syracuse IMG sports network and Time Warner Cable sports. Since 2004, he has served as the play by play voice of Syracuse women's basketball[1] and men's lacrosse teams. In 2006, he began hosting the pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows during every Syracuse football game. He was the play by play announcer for the Tri City Valleycats minor league baseball team in the 2002 through 2004 seasons and has done play by play for the Syracuse Chiefs baseball and the SU men's basketball and football team. He is the host of "Syracuse in 60" football recap show on TWCS and does play by play of various collegiate and high school events. Higgins graduated Magna Cum Laude from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in 2004 with a dual degree in broadcast journalism and political science. While an undergraduate, he worked for WAER radio where he provided play by play for Orangemen football, basketball, and lacrosse.


  1. ^ "Syracuse Finalizes Women's Basketball Radio Schedule". Syracuse University Athletics. 23 November 2005. Retrieved 18 April 2011.