Atlantic 10 Conference

NBC Sports Network’s Atlantic 10 Basketball Schedule

The NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) has released its schedule of 29 men’s college basketball games it will televise this season featuring teams in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Here is the schedule:

Saturday, December 14 Northern Illinois at Massachusetts 3 p.m.
Thursday, December 19 Iona at Dayton 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 28 Old Dominion at Richmond 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 2 Penn at George Mason 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 4 Cornell at St. Bonaventure 2 p.m.
Saturday, January 4 Yale at Saint Louis 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 9 George Washington at La Salle 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 11 St. Bonaventure at Massachusetts 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 11 Rhode Island at George Washington 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 12 La Salle at Duquesne 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 18 George Mason at Rhode Island 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 18 Fordham at Saint Louis 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 George Washington at George Mason Noon
Saturday, January 25 Saint Joseph’s at Richmond 4 p.m.
Sunday, January 26 Fordham at Massachusetts Noon
Saturday, February 1 George Washington at Dayton 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 1 George Mason at Saint Louis 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 12 George Washington at VCU 7 p.m.
Tuesday, February 18 George Washington at Richmond 7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19 Saint Louis at George Mason 7 p.m.
Thursday, February 27 Duquesne at Saint Louis 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 1 Saint Joseph’s at St. Bonaventure 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 1 La Salle at Fordham 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 2 George Mason at George Washington 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 6 George Mason at La Salle 8 p.m.
Friday, March 14 Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinal Noon
Friday, March 14 Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinal 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 14 Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinal 6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 14 Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinal 9 p.m.

A-10 Conference Championship Games on NBCSN

The NBC Sports Network will televise the opening round games of the Atlantic 10 men’s basketball tournament this Thursday.

Mike Corey will handle play-by-play for all four games and will be joined by analyst Dave Kaplan. Brooke Weisbrod will serve as the courtside reporter.

Carolyn Manno and Rob Simmelkjaer will split host assignments for NBC Sports Network’s college basketball studio show and will be joined by former New Jersey Nets and UConn forward Donny Marshall.

Here is the schedule:

A-10 Tournament First Round Games

Thurs., March 14 Richmond – Charlotte Noon ET
Thurs., March 14 Butler-Dayton 2:30 p.m. ET
Thurs., March 14 Xavier-Saint Joseph’s 6:30 p.m. ET
Thurs., March 14 UMass-George Washington 9 p.m. ET

Atlantic 10 Strikes Deals With ESPN, NBC and CBS

The Atlantic 10 (A10) Conference today announced long term carriage agreements with ESPN, NBC Sports, and CBS Sports which will allow for coverage of men’s and women’s basketball games through the 2021-2022 season.

ESPN remains the primary rights holder,  televising 14 men’s and two women’s regular season basketball games each year.  ESPN will retain rights to the men’s and women’s conference championship game, televising the men’s game on ESPN, ESPN2 or via sublicense and the women’s game on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU each year.  Conference games will also be made available across ESPN’s varied online outlets.

“The Atlantic 10 is a very deep conference with a proven track record of success at the highest levels of the sport,” said Burke Magnus, ESPN senior vice president, college sports programming. “This long-term extension will continue to serve fans with the Conference’s premier content across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU into the next decade.”

“The partnership between ESPN and the Atlantic 10 Conference is one that we are very proud of. ESPN has been an important media partner with expansive distribution platforms for national and international exposure that has help the Atlantic 10 Conference to grow exponentially.” said A10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade,  “The strong brand association between the A-10 and ESPN has enabled the conference to showcase its basketball and sports inventory on one of the best sports media networks in the world.”

The NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will be the home of six A10 contests this season and 25 men’s and three women’s contests beginning next season.  The agreement also calls for these games to be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra.

Here is the slate of games for this season on NBCSN:

Date Game Time
Saturday, January 5 Lehigh at VCU 5:00 p.m. ET
Saturday, January 12 Butler at Dayton 2:00 p.m. ET
Saturday, February 2 Dayton at Saint Louis 2:00 p.m. ET
Saturday, February 16 Saint Joseph’s at La Salle 1:00 p.m. ET
Thursday, March 7 Butler at Massachusetts 7:00 p.m. ET
Saturday, March 9 La Salle at Saint Louis 1:30 p.m. ET

“I am extremely excited to announce the new collaboration between the A-10 and NBC Sports Network. This is an unprecedented opportunity for the conference in terms of national distribution that will extend the Atlantic 10 inventory and brand into every one of our media markets for the league and throughout the country,” stated McGlade. “NBC Sports Network is recognized nationwide and the A-10 will benefit greatly from this partnership.”

“We are proud to add Atlantic 10 men’s and women’s basketball games to the NBC Sports Network schedule. The A-10 is an incredibly strong conference and features some of the most historic college basketball programs in the country,” said Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network. “The A-10 is now one of the pillars of our ever-growing college basketball coverage.”

The CBS Sports Network will air 25 men’s and eight women’s contests each year.  Included is the men’s and women’s semi-finals of the Atlantic 10 Championship.

“The Atlantic 10 has been a terrific partner and we’re proud to continue showcasing action from one of the top college basketball conferences for many years,” said Dan Weinberg, Senior Vice President, Programming, CBS Sports Network.  “Our partnership has been an unquestioned success.  And with the quality of basketball throughout the conference now stronger than ever, we’re excited to annually feature an extensive line-up of games.”

“I am excited to begin this new long-term agreement with CBS Sports Network.  The Atlantic 10 Conference was one of the first Division I conferences to partner with CBS Sports Network, and we have built a strong partnership of trust, growing together while building a national brand,” said McGlade. “The opportunity to televise all A-10 sporting events on the CBS Sports Network nationally markedly enhances our distribution, delivering A-10 basketball to many more alums and fans, and extends the A-10 brand in every media market of the league.”