Aric Bremer named new PA announcer for Mizzou basketball

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A local country music disc jockey and 2003

Missouri graduate is the new public address announcer for the Tiger

men's basketball team.

Aric Bremer replaces longtime basketball announcer Randy Wright,

a former local TV executive who moved to Florida.

Bremer is a Sedalia native and 11-year Columbia resident. He's

an afternoon radio DJ on KCMQ-FM, known as Country Clear 99.

Bremer was set to make his debut on the Mizzou Arena microphone

Thursday at the annual Black and Gold intrasquad game.