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Posted by Editor on March 2, 2010

Championship Week Begins Thursday, March 4

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mcbb_DukeRecord 177 Games Across ESPN Networks; 174 Games on ESPN360.com; New Elements: ABC Broadcasts SEC Semifinals and Championship; Record Number of High-Definition Games; ESPN360.com to Simulcast Every ESPNU Game as well as ESPN and ESPN2; and Record Number of Women’s Conference Tournament Games

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This year’s Championship Week Presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods will include a network record 177 men’s and women’s college basketball conference tournament games from March 4 to March 14 across ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN360.com, ESPN FULL COURT, ESPN Mobile TV, ESPN Radio and ESPN International. It will surpass the previous high of 152 telecasts, set last year. New elements: 

  • ABC will offer full national coverage of the men’s SEC Championship semifinals (Saturday, March 13, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET) and championship (Sunday, March 14, at 1 p.m.). The first eight games of the championship will be produced by ESPN Regional Television and will be available on the SEC Network, ESPN360.com and ESPN FULL COURT.
  • With the addition of four first-round games, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 15 matchups of BIG EAST Championship Presented by New York Life.
  • A network record 21 women’s conference tournament games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will be highlighted by telecasts of the SEC semifinals (Saturday, March 6, at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.) and Sun Belt Conference championship (Tuesday, March 9, at 2 p.m.) for the first time, all three on ESPNU. Overall, the action will serve as a lead-in to complete, 63-game coverage of the NCAA Women’s Tournament on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN360.com and ESPN FULL COURT March 20 through April 6.
  • ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD, ESPNU HD and ABC HD will combine to offer a record 45 Championship Week games in high definition. Men’s high-definition coverage will include every men’s ACC, BIG EAST, Big Ten, Big 12 and West Coast Conference telecast, plus the Horizon League semifinals. Women’s high-definition coverage will include every BIG EAST and SEC telecast.
  • ESPN360.com — ESPN’s live broadband sports network, which will become ESPN3.com on April 4 — will cover a record 174 games with simulcasts of every ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN FULL COURT telecast as well as three additional games not available on any other ESPN platform. This is the first year ESPN360.com will simulcast games from ESPNU. ESPN360.com will also provide live coverage of every NCAA Women’s Tournament game, as well as select postseason NIT games.
  • ESPN.com will debut the ESPN Championship Week Pick ‘Em presented by Muscle Milk fantasy game. Players select the outcome of up to 76 conference tournament games in play during seven days of Championship Week (March 8-14). A $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the winner with the most points at the end of the week and a $2,000 cash prize to the winner with the most points in a single day — Thursday, March 11, the busiest day of the week, with 23 total games. 

Championship Week action will tip off on ESPNU with the men’s Big South Conference semifinals Thursday, March 4, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Coverage will conclude Sunday, March 14, with five championships (three on ESPNU and one each on ABC and ESPN). A breakdown of coverage:  

  • This season will mark ESPN’s 25th, ESPN2’s 16th and ESPNU’s fifth year of comprehensive coverage. ESPN will televise 21 games, ESPN2 33, ESPNU 31 and ABC three games. ESPN FULL COURT, ESPN’s pay-per-view package, will offer 86 games. ESPN360.com will simulcast every ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN FULL COURT telecast.
  • ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ABC will feature 67 men’s games, including action from 25 Division I conferences, highlighted by 24 Division I championship games and a Division II title matchup. 
  • ESPNU, marking its fifth anniversary March 4, will feature a network record 31 men’s and women’s games from 13 Division I conferences and one Division II conference. 
  • ESPN Mobile TV, ESPN’s first 24/7 mobile video channel (available on FLO TV and MobiTV) will offer live simulcasts of 27 men’s and women’s games, plus bonus coverage – featuring live extended look-ins – of two others.
  • The final four days of Championship Week will feature 43 games across ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU (March 11-14), highlighted by 16 telecasts Saturday, March 13.
  • ESPN and ESPN2 will televise three games from the Big 12, including the championship Saturday, March 13, at 6 p.m. ESPN Regional Television will syndicate the remaining eight games for coverage on ESPN360.com and ESPN FULL COURT, as well as in the Big 12 markets.
  • In addition to 15 BIG EAST games, ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise multiple men’s games from several top conferences, including eight from the ACC (every game but the first-round telecast will be outermarket only), four from the Big Ten.
  • ESPN International will offer extensive coverage, reaching 89.6 million households in 164 countries and territories on ESPN America – Europe (nine games), ESPN America -Middle East (nine games), ESPN 2 Caribbean (23 games), ESPN Pac Rim (six games), ESPN Australia HD (17 games), ESPN Atlantic (five games), ESPN Middle East (eight games), and two games each on ESPN Dos, ESPN China, ESPN Hong Kong, ESPN India, ESPN Malaysia, ESPN Philippines, ESPN Asia, ESPN Taiwan and Star Sports Hong Kong. 

The final day of Championship Week – Selection Sunday, March 14 — will begin at noon with College GameDay Driven by State Farm on ESPN, followed by the ACC Tournament Championship at 1 p.m. Extensive coverage of the men’s NCAA Tournament selection will include a one-hour Bracketology Presented by Staples at 3 p.m. and a two-hour edition at 7 p.m., both on ESPN (the 7 p.m. show will be simulcast on ESPNU). ESPNU will televise the fourth annual NIT Selection Show at 9 p.m. followed by a 90-minute The Experts show at 9:30 p.m. (simulcast on ESPN2). 

The following day, ESPN’s Selection Monday coverage will feature the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Special at 7 p.m. on ESPN. ESPNU will televise an additional hour of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Special beginning at 8 p.m.

Championship Week Commentator Tidbits:

  • Sean McDonough and analysts Jay Bilas and Bill Raftery will work nine of the network’s BIG EAST telecasts, including both semifinals and the championship on ESPN (Friday, March 12, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 13, at 9 p.m.). Dave Pasch and Fran Fraschilla will call the remaining six contests. In addition to being the reporter on the semifinals and championship, Doris Burke will serve as an analyst with Fraschilla on three games. Beth Mowins will report from the sidelines on eight of the games. Burke will also be an analyst on a BIG EAST Women’s Championship Presented by New York Life semifinal Monday, March 8, at 6 p.m. on ESPNU with Dave O’Brien and reporter Rebecca Lobo. Mowins – who will work 12 games, more than any other commentator – will work play-by-play on four of the women’s BIG EAST contests with analyst Brooke Weisbrod, including the championship Tuesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
  • Hall of Famer Dick Vitale, in his 31st season with ESPN, will pair up with Dan Shulman and reporter Erin Andrews to work a men’s ACC semifinal March 13 at 3:30 p.m. and championship March 14 at 1 p.m., both on ESPN. Len Elmore will serve as the analyst for the six additional telecasts, with commentators Mike Patrick and Dan Shulman each working three of those games. Andrews will provide reports on five additional games. Patrick and Elmore will also call the Colonial Athletic Association championship Monday, March 8, at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
  • ESPN analyst and Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Knight, commentator Brent Musburger and reporter Holly Rowe will work all three Big 12 telecasts.
  • Brad Nessler, analyst Jimmy Dykes and reporter Jeannine Edwards will work the three SEC games on ABC (Saturday, March 13, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday, March 14, at 1 p.m.). Cara Capuano and Carolyn Peck will work the women’s SEC telecasts (Saturday, March 6, at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on ESPNU and Sunday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2).
  • O’Brien and Steve Lavin will work ESPN and ESPN2’s four Big Ten telecasts (Thursday, March 11, at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ESPN2 and Friday, March 12, at noon and 2 p.m. on ESPN).
  • Bob Wischusen and analyst Tim Welsh will work six games together, including four different conference championships: Ohio Valley (Saturday, March 6, at 8 p.m. on ESPN2), Metro Atlantic Athletic (Monday, March 8, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2), Northeast (Wednesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2) and America East (Saturday, March 13, at noon on ESPN2).
  • Two teams will work five games each:
    • Terry Gannon and Stephen Bardo will call games from the West Coast and Western Athletic Conference, including the championship from each (Monday, March 8, at 9 p.m. on ESPN and Saturday, March 13, at 10 p.m. on ESPN2, respectively).
    • Of their five games, Jon Sciambi and LaPhonso Ellis will work three championships: the Big South (Saturday, March 6, at 4 p.m. on ESPN2), Horizon League (Sunday, March 9, at 9 p.m. on ESPN) and Patriot League (Friday, March 12, at 4:45 p.m. on ESPN2). 

ESPN Regional Television
For this year’s Championship Week coverage, ESPN Regional Television will syndicate 34 games, comprising action from the Big 12 (8 games), SEC (8 games) BIG EAST (4 women’s games), Metro Atlantic Athletic (6 men’s and 3 women’s games) and America East (2 men’s and 3 women’s games). 

ESPN.com

ESPN.com’s Championship Week index page will feature news, analysis, information and results for every conference tournament. ESPN.com’s Bubble Watch with college hoops writer Mark Schlabach will give fans an in-depth look at teams on the bubble and the latest developments on NCAA Tournament selection status. The site will also preview major conference tournaments, examine storylines and offer in-depth expert examinations.  ESPN.com writers — including Dana O’Neil and senior writers Pat Forde and Andy Katz — will file stories from several tournament sites. Additionally, ESPN.com’s “Bracketologist,” Joe Lunardi, will update and adjust his Bracketology projections and outlook daily. 

ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio will present comprehensive Championship Week coverage with updates and reports from the sites of key matchups. ESPN Radio’s SportsCenter Saturday and SportsCenter Sunday will dive deep into predicting the field of 65. Also, for the second straight season, ESPN Radio will present play-by-play coverage of the Big 12 Semifinals and Championship on March 12 and 13, with Bill Rosinski and Will Perdue describing the action.  Additionally, regularly scheduled ESPN Radio programming will include previews and reviews of key contests, analysis by ESPN experts, and interviews with coaches and players preparing for the NCAA Tournament. 

A full ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN360.com, ABC HD, ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD, ESPNU HD and ESPN Mobile TV Championship Week schedule with commentator assignments follows. 

Championship Week Presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods - March 4 – March 14

(as of 3/1/10, subject to change)

ESPN360.com will simulcast every ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU game; An ESPN360.com schedule of FULL COURT games is below
Date     Network     Time (ET)     Game                                        Site                    Play-By-Play   Analyst              Reporter

Thu 3/4 ESPNU 6 p.m. Big South Conference: Semifinal #1 Conway, S.C. Jon Sciambi LaPhonso Ellis  
  ESPNU 8 p.m. Big South Conference: Semifinal #2 Conway, S.C. Jon Sciambi LaPhonso Ellis  

 

Fr 3/5 ESPNU 7 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference: Semifinal #1 Nashville, Tenn. Bob Wischusen Tim Welsh  
  ESPNU 9 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference: Semifinal #2 Nashville, Tenn. Bob Wischusen Tim Welsh  

 

Sa 3/6 ESPNU HD 3:30 p.m. SEC Championship: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Duluth, Ga. Cara Capuano Carolyn Peck  
  ESPN2 4 p.m. Big South Conference: Championship Conway, S.C. Jon Sciambi LaPhonso Ellis  
  ESPNU HD 5:30 p.m. SEC Championship: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Duluth, Ga. Cara Capuano Carolyn Peck  
  ESPN2 6 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference: Championship Macon, Ga. Rob Stone Tim McCormick  
  ESPN2 8 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference: Championship Nashville, Tenn. Bob Wischusen Tim Welsh  
  ESPNU 8 p.m. Horizon League: Semifinal #2 Indianapolis, Ind. Jim Barbar Dave Kaplan  
  ESPNU 10 p.m. * Horizon League: Semifinal #1 Indianapolis, Ind. Jim Barbar Dave Kaplan  

 

Su 3/7 ESPNU HD noon BIG EAST Conference: Quarterfinal #1 (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Beth Mowins Brooke Weisbrod  
  ESPNU HD 2 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Quarterfinal #2 (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Beth Mowins Brooke Weisbrod  
  ESPN2 / ESPN Mobile 4:30 p.m. Big Ten Conference: Championship (women’s) Indianapolis, Ind. Pam Ward Stephanie White  
  ESPNU HD 6 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Quarterfinal #3 (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Justin Kutcher Meg Bulger  
  ESPN2 HD 6:30 p.m. SEC: Championship (women’s) Duluth, Ga. Cara Capuano Carolyn Peck Holly Rowe
  ESPNU HD 8 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Quarterfinal #4 (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Justin Kutcher Meg Bulger  
  ESPN2 HD 8:30 p.m. West Coast Conference: Semifinal #1 Las Vegas, Nev. Terry Gannon Stephen Bardo  
  ESPN2 HD 10:30 p.m. West Coast Conference: Semifinal #2 Las Vegas, Nev. Terry Gannon Stephen Bardo  
  ESPNU 10:30 p.m.* SIAC: Championship (Division II) Atlanta, Ga. Charlie Neal Stan Lewter  

             

Mo 3/8 ESPNU 1 p.m.* SIAC: Championship (Division II – women’s) Atlanta, Ga. Charlie Neal Leslie Hill  
  ESPNU 3 p.m. West Coast Conference: Championship (women’s) Las Vegas, Nev. Todd Harris Krista Blunk  
  ESPN2 / ESPN Mobile 5 p.m. Atlantic 10 Conference: Championship (women’s) Upper Marlboro, Md. Pam Ward Deb Antonelli  
  ESPNU HD 6 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Dave O’Brien Doris Burke Rebecca Lobo
  ESPN / ESPN Mobile 7 p.m. Colonial Athletic Association: Championship Richmond, Va. Mike Patrick Len Elmore  
  ESPN2 7 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Championship Albany, N.Y. Bob Wischusen Tim Welsh  
  ESPNU HD 8 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Beth Mowins Brooke Weisbrod  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 9 p.m. West Coast Conference: Championship Las Vegas, Nev. Terry Gannon Stephen Bardo  
  ESPN2 9 p.m. Southern Conference: Championship Charlotte, N.C. Carter Blackburn Mark Gottfried  

 

Tu 3/9 ESPN2 HD / ESPN Mobile Noon BIG EAST Championship: First Round New York, N.Y. Dave Pasch Fran Fraschilla  
  ESPN2 HD / ESPN Mobile 2 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: First Round New York, N.Y. Dave Pasch Fran Fraschilla  
  ESPNU 2 p.m. Sun Belt Conference: Championship (women’s) Hot Springs, Ark. Dave Weekley Leslie Hill  
  ESPNU 4 p.m. Summit League: Championship (women’s) Sioux Falls, N.D. Jim Barbar Abby Waner  
  ESPN2 7 p.m. Sun Belt Conference: Championship Hot Springs, Ark. Ron Franklin Mark Adams  
  ESPNU HD 7 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: First Round New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 7 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Championship (women’s) Hartford, Conn. Beth Mowins Brooke Weisbrod Rebecca Lobo
  ESPN / ESPN Mobile 9 p.m. Horizon League: Championship TBD Jon Sciambi LaPhonso Ellis  
  ESPN2 9 p.m. Summit League: Championship Sioux Falls, N.D. Lou Cannellis Mike Kelley  
  ESPNU HD 9 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: First Round New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery  

 

We 3/10 ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile Noon BIG EAST Championship: Second Round New York, N.Y. Dave Pasch Fran Fraschilla/Doris Burke Beth Mowins
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 2 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Second Round New York, N.Y. Dave Pasch Fran Fraschilla/Doris Burke Beth Mowins
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 7 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Second Round New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Beth Mowins
  ESPN2 7 p.m. Northeast Conference: Championship TBD Bob Wischusen Tim Welsh  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 9 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Second Round New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Beth Mowins
  ESPN2 9 p.m. Big Sky Conference: Championship Ogden, Utah Dave Flemming Bob Valvano  

 

Th 3/11 ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile Noon BIG EAST Championship: Quarterfinal #1 New York, N.Y. Dave Pasch Fran Fraschilla/Doris Burke Beth Mowins
  ESPN2 HD 12:30 p.m. Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship: Quarterfinal #1 Kansas City, Mo. Brent Musburger Bob Knight Holly Rowe
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 2 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Quarterfinal #2 New York, N.Y. Dave Pasch Fran Fraschilla/Doris Burke Beth Mowins
  ESPN2 HD 2:30 p.m. Big Ten Conference: First Round Indianapolis, Ind. Dave O’Brien Steve Lavin  
  ESPNU 3 p.m. Western Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #1 Reno, Nev. Todd Harris Stephen Howard  
  ESPN2 HD 4:30 p.m. Big Ten Conference: First Round Indianapolis, Ind. Dave O’Brien Steve Lavin  
  ESPNU 5 p.m. Western Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Reno, Nev. Todd Harris Stephen Howard  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 7 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Quarterfinal #3 New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Beth Mowins
  ESPN2 HD 7 p.m. ACC: First Round Greensboro, N.C. Mike Patrick Len Elmore  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 9 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Quarterfinal #4 New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Beth Mowins
  ESPN2 HD 9:30 p.m. Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship: Quarterfinal #4 Kansas City, Mo. Brent Musburger Bob Knight Holly Rowe

 

Fr 3/12 ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile Noon Big Ten Conference: Quarterfinal #1 Indianapolis, Ind. Dave O’Brien Steve Lavin  
  ESPN2 HD Noon ACC: Quarterfinal #1 ^ Greensboro, N.C. Dan Shulman Len Elmore Erin Andrews
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 2 p.m. Big Ten Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Indianapolis, Ind. Dave O’Brien Steve Lavin  
  ESPN2 HD 2 p.m. ACC: Quarterfinal #2 ^ Greensboro, N.C. Dan Shulman Len Elmore Erin Andrews
  ESPN2 / ESPN Mobile 4:45 p.m. Patriot League: Championship TBD Jon Sciambi LaPhonso Ellis  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 7 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Semifinal #1 New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Doris Burke
  ESPN2 HD 7 p.m. ACC: Quarterfinal #3 ^ Greensboro, N.C. Mike Patrick Len Elmore Erin Andrews
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 9 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Semifinal #2 New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Doris Burke
  ESPN2 HD 9 p.m. ACC: Quarterfinal #4 ^ Greensboro, N.C. Mike Patrick Len Elmore Erin Andrews
  ESPNU 9:30 p.m. Big West Tournament: Semifinal #1 Anaheim, Calif. Chris McGee Bob Valvano  
  ESPNU 11:30 p.m. Big West Tournament: Semifinal #2 Anaheim, Calif. Chris McGee Bob Valvano  

 

Sa 3/13 ESPN2 / ESPN Mobile 12 a.m. Western Athletic Basketball Tournament: Semifinal #2 Reno, Nev. Terry Gannon Stephen Bardo  
  ESPN2 / ESPN Mobile Noon America East: Championship TBD Bob Wischusen Tim Welsh  
  ABC HD 1 p.m. SEC Tournament: Semifinal #1 Nashville, Tenn. Brad Nessler Jimmy Dykes Jeannine Edwards
  ESPN HD ~ 1:30 p.m. ACC: Semifinal #1 ^ Greensboro, N.C. Dan Shulman Len Elmore Erin Andrews
  ESPN2 2 p.m. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Championship Winston-Salem, N.C. Allen Hopkins Stephen Howard  
  ABC HD 3 p.m. SEC Tournament: Semifinal #2 Nashville, Tenn. Brad Nessler Jimmy Dykes Jeannine Edwards
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 3:30 p.m. ACC: Semifinal #2 ^ Greensboro, N.C. Dan Shulman Dick Vitale Erin Andrews
  ESPN2 4 p.m. Southland Conference: Championship Katy, Texas Lou Canellis Mike Kelley  
  ESPNU 4 p.m. Western Athletic Conference: Championship (women’s) Reno, Nev. Todd Harris Kayte Christensen  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 6 p.m. Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship: Championship Kansas City, Mo. Brent Musburger Bob Knight Holly Rowe
  ESPN2 6 p.m. Mid American Conference: Championship Cleveland, Ohio Ron Franklin Mark Adams  
  ESPNU 6 p.m. Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship (women’s) Bossier City, La. Charlie Neal LaChina Robinson  
  ESPN2 8 p.m. Big West Conference: Championship Anaheim, Calif. Dave Flemming Bob Valvano  
  ESPNU 8:30 p.m. Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship: Championship Bossier City, La. Charlie Neal Daymeon Fishback  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 9 p.m. BIG EAST Championship: Championship New York, N.Y. Sean McDonough Jay Bilas/Bill Raftery Doris Burke
  ESPN2 ~ 10 p.m. Western Athletic Conference: Championship Reno, Nev. Terry Gannon Stephen Bardo  

 

Su 3/14 ESPNU 11 a.m. * Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Championship (women’s) Winston-Salem, N.C. Allen Hopkins Stephanie Ready  
  ESPN HD / ESPN Mobile 1 p.m. ACC: Championship ^ Greensboro, N.C. Dan Shulman Dick Vitale Erin Andrews
  ABC HD 1 p.m. SEC Tournament: Championship Nashville, Tenn. Brad Nessler Jimmy Dykes Jeannine Edwards
  ESPNU 1 p.m. Horizon League: Championship (women’s) TBD Jim Barbar Renee Montgomery  
  ESPNU 3 p.m. Northeast Conference: Championship (women’s) TBD Dave Popkin Abby Waner  

 

* Tape delay

^ Blacked out in ACC markets

~ ESPN Mobile TV bonus coverage

 

All Times Eastern Standard

Schedule Subject to Change

 

ESPN360.com schedule of ESPN FULL COURT Simulcasts

 

Date                Time (ET)             Game                                                                                                   Site                         

Th, 3/4 noon SEC:  First Round (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.
  2:30 p.m. SEC: First Round (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.
  6:30 p.m. SEC: First Round (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.
  9 p.m. SEC: First Round (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.

 

Fr, 3/5 noon SEC: Quarterfinal #1 (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.
  noon Atlantic Sun Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) ^ Macon, Ga.
  2:30 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #2 (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.
  2:30 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) ^ Macon, Ga.
  6:30 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference: Semifinal #1 ^ Macon, Ga.
  6:30 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #3 (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.
  9 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference: Semifinal #2 ^ Macon, Ga.
  9 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #4 (women’s) ^ Duluth, Ga.

 

Sa, 3/6 9:30 a.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Albany, N.Y.
  11:30 a.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Albany, N.Y.
  Noon BIG EAST Conference: Second Round (women’s) Hartford, Conn.
  noon Colonial Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #1 Richmond, Va.
  noon Atlantic Sun Conference: Championship (women’s) ^ Macon, Ga.
  2 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Second Round (women’s) Hartford, Conn.
  5 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Albany, N.Y.
  6 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Second Round (women’s) Hartford, Conn.
  6 p.m. Colonial Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #3 Richmond, Va.
  7:30 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #3 Albany, N.Y.
  8 p.m. BIG EAST Conference: Second Round (women’s) Hartford, Conn.
  8 p.m. Colonial Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #4 Richmond, Va.
  9 p.m. West Coast Conference: Quarterfinal #1 Las Vegas, Nev.
  9:30 p.m. Summit League: Quarterfinal #2 Sioux Falls, N.D.
  10 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #4 Albany, N.Y.
  11:30 p.m. West Coast Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Las Vegas, Nev.

 

Su, 3/7 11 a.m. America East: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Hartford, Conn.
  noon Southern Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) ^ Charlotte, N.C.
  noon Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Championship (women’s) Albany, N.Y.
  1:30 p.m. America East: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Hartford, Conn.
  2:30 p.m. Southern Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) ^ Charlotte, N.C.
  3 p.m. Colonial Athletic Conference: Semifinal #1 Richmond, Va.
  4 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Semifinal #1 Albany, N.Y.
  5 p.m. America East Conference: Semifinal #1 Hartford, Conn.
  5:30 p.m. Colonial Athletic Conference: Semifinal #2 Richmond, Va.
  6 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Semifinal #2 Albany, N.Y.
  6 p.m. Southern Conference: Semifinal #1 ^ Charlotte, N.C.
  7 p.m. Summit League: Quarterfinal #3 Sioux Falls, N.D.
  7:30 p.m. America East Conference: Semifinal #2 Hartford, Conn.
  8:30 p.m. Southern Conference: Semifinal #2 ^ Charlotte, N.C.
  9:30 p.m. Summit League: Quarterfinal #4 Sioux Falls, N.D.

 

Mo, 3/8 1 p.m. Sun Belt Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Hot Springs, Ark.
  3:30 p.m. Sun Belt Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Hot Springs, Ark.
  5 p.m. Southern Conference: Championship (women’s) ^ Charlotte, N.C.
  7 p.m. Sun Belt Conference: Semifinal #1 Hot Springs, Ark.
  7 p.m. Summit League: Semifinal #1 Sioux Falls, N.D.
  9:30 p.m. Sun Belt Conference: Semifinal #2 Hot Springs, Ark.
  9:30 p.m. Summit League: Semifinal #2 Sioux Falls, N.D.

 

We, 3/10 12:30 p.m. Big 12 Conference: First Round Kansas City, Mo.
  3 p.m. Big 12 Conference: First Round Kansas City, Mo.
  7 p.m. Big 12 Conference: First Round Kansas City, Mo.
  9 p.m. Big 12 Conference: First Round Kansas City, Mo.

 

Th, 3/11 noon ACC: First Round ^ Greensboro, N.C.
  noon Mid American Conference: Quarterfinal #1 Cleveland, Ohio
  1 p.m. SEC: First Round Nashville, Tenn.
  1 p.m. Southland Conference (women’s): Semifinal #1 Katy, Texas
  2 p.m. ACC: First Round ^ Greensboro, N.C.
  2:30 p.m. Mid American Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Cleveland, Ohio
  3 p.m. Big 12 Conference: Quarterfinal Kansas City, Mo.
  3:30 p.m. SEC: First Round Nashville, Tenn.
  3:30 p.m. Southland Conference (women’s): Semifinal #2 Katy, Texas
  7 p.m. Big 12 Conference: Quarterfinal Kansas City, Mo.
  7 p.m. Mid American Conference: Quarterfinal #3 Cleveland, Ohio
  7 p.m. Southland Conference: Semifinal #1 Katy, Texas
  7:30 p.m. SEC: First Round Nashville, Tenn.
  9 p.m. ACC: First Round ^ Greensboro, N.C.
  9:30 p.m. SEC: First Round Nashville, Tenn.
  9:30 p.m. Southland Conference: Semifinal #2 Katy, Texas
  9:30 p.m. Mid American Conference: Quarterfinal #4 Cleveland, Ohio

 

Fr, 3/12 noon Mid American Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Cleveland, Ohio
  1 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #1 Nashville, Tenn.
  2:30 p.m. Mid American Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Cleveland, Ohio
  3:30 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #1 Nashville, Tenn.
  7 p.m. Big 12 Conference: Semifinal #1 Kansas City, Mo.
  7 p.m. Mid American Conference: Semifinal #1 Cleveland, Ohio
  7:30 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #3 Nashville, Tenn.
  8 p.m. Southland Conference: Championship (women’s) Katy, Texas
  9:30 p.m. Big 12 Conference: Semifinal #2 Kansas City, Mo.
  9:30 p.m. SEC: Quarterfinal #4 Nashville, Tenn.
  9:30 p.m. Mid American Conference: Semifinal #2 Cleveland, Ohio

 

Sa, 3/13 noon Colonial Athletic Conference: Semifinal #1 (women’s) Richmond, Va.
  1 p.m. Mid American Conference: Championship (women’s) Cleveland, Ohio
  2:30 p.m. Colonial Athletic Conference: Semifinal #2 (women’s) Richmond, Va.
  8 p.m. America East Conference : Championship (women’s) Hartford, Conn.

 ^ Blacked out in ACC, SEC, Atlantic Sun, Southern and Sun Belt Conference markets 

Games Available Only on ESPN360.com

In addition, ESPN360.com will offer the following three games that will not be available on any other ESPN platform 

Date           Time (ET)               Game                                                                                                           Site                       

Sa, 3/6 2:30 p.m. Colonial Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Richmond, Va.
  2:30 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Quarterfinal #2 Albany, N.Y.
  7 p.m. Summit League: Quarterfinal #1 Sioux Falls, N.D.

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