College Basketball 2012-2013

CBS College Basketball Action this Weekend

CBS Sports will have its fair share of action this championship weekend both Saturday and Sunday leading up to the announcement of the 68 team field for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament..

Here is the schedule, along with announcer assignments:

SATURDAY, MARCH 16TH
11:30a.m. ET- Conference USA Championship (Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel)
1:40p.m. ET- Big Ten Conference Semi-Finals (Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, Steve Kerr, Tracey Wolfson)
6:00p.m. ET- Mountain West Championship (Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Reggie Miller)

SUNDAY, MARCH 17TH
1:00p.m. ET- Atlantic 10 Championship (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery)
3:00p.m. ET- Big Ten Championship (Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, Steve Kerr, Tracey Wolfson)

ESPN to Provide 16 Hours of College Basketball Programming Around Selection Sunday

ESPN plans 16 hours of college basketball programming Sunday and Monday as the conference tournament season ends and the field of 68 teams for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is revealed.

The day includes the championship games in the ACC and SEC and concludes with a look at the field Monday.

Here is the schedule of college basketball programs slated for the networks of ESPN:

ESPN, ESPNU and ESPN2’s Schedule for Sunday and Monday

Date Time (ET) Show Network
Sun, Mar 17 11 a.m. College Basketball Live ESPN2
  noon College Basketball Live ESPN
  1 p.m. ACC Championship ESPN
  1 p.m. SEC Championship ABC
  3 p.m. Bracketology Presented by Staples ESPN
  6 p.m. SportsCenter ESPN
  6:30 p.m. ESPN Radio: SportsCenter Tonight Selection Sunday Special ESPN Radio
  7 p.m. Bracketology Presented by Staples ESPN
  9 p.m. Survive and Advance ESPN
  9 p.m. NIT Selection Show ESPNU
  9:30 p.m. Tournament Countdown: The Experts ESPNU
Mon, Mar 18 1 p.m. Tournament Countdown: Katz Korner ESPNU
  6 p.m. Tournament Countdown: College Basketball Live ESPNU
  9 p.m. Tournament Countdown: The Experts ESPNU

 

CBS Sports Ends College Hoops Regular Season with Six Games

CBS Sports ends its coverage of college basketballs regular season with a triple header both Saturday and Sunday.

Here is the schedule, along with announcer assignments:

SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH
12:00-p.m. ET- Florida vs. Kentucky (Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel)
2:00p.m. ET- UCLA vs. Washington (Brian Anderson, Doug Gottlieb)
4:00p.m. ET- Notre Dame vs. Louisville (Verne Lundquist, Mike Gminski)

SUNDAY, MARCH 10TH
12:00p.m. ET- VCU vs. Temple (Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Reggie Miller)
2:00p.m. ET- Missouri Valley Championship (Tim Brando, Bill Raftery)
4:00p.m. ET-  Indians vs. Michigan  (Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg)

CBS Sports Network’s Coverage of College Basketball’s Championship Week

The CBS Sports Network will provide extensive coverage of a number of college basketball conference championships through next week.

Here is the schedule, along with announcer assignments:

2013 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
(ALL TIMES EASTERN)

Saturday, March 9th
Lehigh vs. Lafayette (Patriot League Semifinal) 2:00 PM
Don Criqui and Vince Curran

Army vs. Bucknell (Patriot League Semifinal) 4:30 PM
Bob Socci and Chris Spatola

Sunday, March 10th
Atlantic 10 Semifinal #1 (Women’s) 1:30 PM
Atlantic 10 Semifinal #2 (Women’s) 4:00 PM
John Sadak and Julianne Viani

Wednesday, March 13th
Mountain West Quarterfinal #1 3:00 PM
Mountain West Quarterfinal #2 5:30 PM
Rich Cellini, Doug Gottlieb,
Steve Lappas and Lauren Gardner

Patriot League Championship 7:30 PM
Bob Socci and Chris Spatola

Mountain West Quarterfinal #3 9:30 PM
Mountain West Quarterfinal #4 12:00 AM
Andrew Catalon, Doug Gottlieb,
Steve Lappas and Lauren Gardner

Thursday, March 14th
Conference USA Quarterfinal #1 1:00 PM
Conference USA Quarterfinal #2 3:30 PM
James Bates and Wally Szczerbiak

Conference USA Quarterfinal #3 7:00 PM
Conference USA Quarterfinal #4 9:30 PM
Dave Ryan and Pete Gillen

Friday, March 15th
Conference USA Semifinal #1 (Women’s) 11:00 AM
Conference USA Semifinal #2 (Women’s) 1:30 PM
John Sadak and Julianne Viani

Conference USA Semifinal #1 4:00 PM
James Bates and Wally Szczerbiak
Conference USA Semifinal #2 6:30 PM
Dave Ryan and Pete Gillen

Mountain West Semifinal #1 9:00 PM
Mountain West Semifinal #2 11:30 PM
Andrew Catalon, Doug Gottlieb,
Steve Lappas and Lauren Gardner

Saturday, March 16th
Atlantic 10 Semifinal #1 1:30 PM
Atlantic 10 Semifinal #2 4:00 PM
Tom McCarthy and Steve Wolf

Patriot League Championship (Women’s) 6:00 PM
Bob Socci and Chris Spatola

Conference USA Championship (Women’s) 8:00 PM
John Sadak and Julianne Viani

Mountain West Championship (Women’s) 10:00 PM
Rich Cellini and Tammy Blackburn

Regular Season Men’s Basketball Schedule This Week on ESPN

Here is the schedule of men’s college basketball games, including announcer assignments, on the networks of ESPN the rest of this week:

Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentators Network
Thu, Mar 7 7 p.m. Kentucky at Georgia
Rece Davis & Bob Knight
ESPN
  7 p.m. Virginia at Florida State
Dave O’Brien & Doris Burke
ESPN2
  7 p.m. Penn State at Northwestern
Dan Gutowsky & Sean Harrington
ESPNU
  9 p.m. No. 22 Wisconsin at No. 10 Michigan State
Joe Tessitore & Sean Farnham
ESPN
  9 p.m. No. 19 Oregon at Colorado
Roxy Bernstein & Miles Simon
ESPN2
  9 p.m. Oregon State at Utah
Tom Hart & Darrin Horn
ESPNU
  9 p.m. Sam Houston State at Stephen F. Austin ESPN3
  11 p.m. Long Beach State at UC Davis
Rich Cellini & Corey Williams
ESPN2
Fri, Mar 8 7 p.m. Kent State at Akron
Mike Crispino & Tim McCormick
ESPN2
  7 p.m. Rutgers at Seton Hall
Quint Kessenich & John Celestand
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
Sat, Mar 9 Noon No. 17 Syracuse at No. 5 Georgetown
Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas & Bill Raftery
ESPN
  Noon Providence at Connecticut
Beth Mowins & Tim Welsh
ESPNU
  Noon Georgia Tech at Boston College ESPN3 * & ACC Network
  1:30 p.m. Iowa State at West Virginia
Brad Sham & Rich Zvosec
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
  1:30 p.m. No. 9 Kansas State at No. 13 Oklahoma State
Mitch Holthus & Bryndon Manzer
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
  1:30 p.m. South Carolina at Vanderbilt
Joe Davis & Barry Booker
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  1:30 p.m. Ole Miss at LSU
Clay Matvick & Joe Dean
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  2 p.m. No. 15 Marquette at St. John’s
Mike Patrick & Len Elmore
ESPN
  2 p.m. NC State at Florida State
Dave O’Brien & Doris Burke
ESPN2
  2 p.m. Texas A&M at Arkansas
Tom Hart & Matt Doherty
ESPNU
  2 p.m. No. 20 Pittsburgh at DePaul
Anish Shroff & Bob Wenzel
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  2:30 p.m. Clemson at No. 6 Miami ESPN3 * & ACC Network
  4 p.m. Missouri at Tennessee
Mark Jones & Jimmy Dykes
ESPN
  4 p.m. South Florida at Cincinnati
Mike Couzens & Sean Kearney
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  4 p.m. Texas at Texas Tech
Dave Armstrong & Stephen Howard
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
  4 p.m. Georgia at Alabama
Dave Baker & Jon Sundvold
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  5:30 p.m. Auburn at Mississippi State ESPN3 & SEC Network
  6 p.m. No. 4 Kansas at Baylor
Jon Sciambi & Fran Fraschillla
ESPN
  9 p.m. No. 3 Duke at North Carolina
Dan Shulman, Dick Vitale, Jay Bilas & Samantha Ponder
ESPN & ESPN 3D
Sun, Mar 10 12:30 p.m. Illinois at No. 14 Ohio State
Bob Wischusen & Dan Dakich
ESPN
  2 p.m. Virginia Tech at Wake Forest ESPN3 * & ACC Network
  6 p.m. Maryland at Virginia
Carter Blackburn & Jay Williams
ESPNU

* Local blackout may apply

 

CAA, A-10 Conference Tourneys Part of NBCSN College Hoops Coverage

The NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) wraps-up its season of college basketball with coverage of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and Atlantic 10 (A-10) tournaments.

NBCSN will telecast the semi-finals and finals of the CAA while airing the early round games in the A-10.  Todd Harris, Ron Thompson and Mike Corey will call the CAA games while Corey, Dave Kaplan and Brooke Weisbrod will anchor the A-10 action.

Carolyn Manno and Rob Simmelkjaer will serve as studio hosts with analyst Donny Marshall.

NBCSN has regular season action Thursday through Saturday.  Here is the complete schedule, along with announcer assignments:

Date Game Time (ET)
Thurs., March. 7 Butler at UMass
Dave Strader and Dave Kaplan
7 p.m.
Sat., March 9 La Salle at No. 16 Saint Louis
Mike Corey and Dave Kaplan
1:30 p.m.
Sat., March. 9 San Diego at Boise State
Paul Burmeister and Blaine Fowler
3:30 p.m.
Sat., March. 9 Cornell at Harvard
Randy Moss and Dalen Cuff
5:30 p.m.
Sun., March 10 CAA Conference Semi Final Game One
Todd Harris, Ron Thompson and Mike Corey
2 p.m.
Sun., March 10 CAA Conference Semi Final Game Two
Todd Harris, Ron Thompson and Mike Corey
4 p.m.
Mon.., March 11 CAA Conference Championship
Todd Harris, Ron Thompson and Mike Corey
7 p.m.
Thurs., March 14 A-10 Tournament First Round Game One
Mike Corey, Dave Kaplan and Brooke Weisbrod
Noon
Thurs., March 14 A-10 Tournament First Round Game Two
Mike Corey, Dave Kaplan and Brooke Weisbrod
2:30 p.m.
Thurs., March 14 A-10 Tournament First Round Game Three
Mike Corey, Dave Kaplan and Brooke Weisbrod
6:30 p.m.
Thurs., March 14 A-10 Tournament First Round Game Four
Mike Corey, Dave Kaplan and Brooke Weisbrod
9 p.m.

CBS Sports Network College Basketball Tuesday and Wednesday

The CBS Sports Network will televise college basketball double headers tomorrow and Wednesday. Here is the schedule along with announcer assignments:

TUESDAY, MARCH 5TH
7:00p.m. ET- Southern Miss vs. Marshall (James Bates and Dan Bonner)
9:00p.m. ET- Memphis vs. UTEP (Dave Ryan and Pete Gillen)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6TH
8:00p.m. ET- Richmond vs. VCU (Brad Johansen and John Griffin)
10:00p.m. ET-  New Mexico vs. Nevada  (Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas and Lauren Gardner)