Press Release

Posted by Rachel Margolis on December 26, 2012

Men’s College Basketball: 20 Men’s Hoops Games in Four Days including debut of Bill Walton

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ESPN’s men’s college basketball schedule for this week will include 20 matchups from December 27 to December 30, highlighted by 14 games on Saturday, Dec. 29.

Overall, ESPN2 will televise three of the top eight teams including new ESPN analyst, and UCLA legend, Bill Walton working No. 7 Missouri at UCLA, his first college basketball game for the network, on Friday, Dec. 28, at 10 p.m. ET.

ESPN2 will also televise No. 1 Duke against Santa Clara on Saturday, Dec. 29, at noon and No. 8 Cincinnati against New Mexico on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 9 p.m.

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 schedule through December 30

Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network
Thu, Dec 27 9 p.m. New Mexico at No. 8 Cincinnati
John Saunders & Bob Knight
ESPN2
Fri, Dec 28 7 p.m. NJIT at Villanova
Dave Leno & Tim O’Toole
ESPN3
  7 p.m. Stony Brook at Seton Hall
Mike Crispino & Jim Spanarkel
ESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
  8 p.m. Baylor at No. 13 Gonzaga
Roxy Bernstein & Miles Simon
ESPN2
  10 p.m. No. 7 Missouri at UCLA
Dave Flemming & Bill Walton
ESPN2
Sat, Dec 29 Noon Santa Clara at No. 1 Duke
Carter Blackburn & Sean Farnham
ESPN2
  Noon Western Michigan at No. 23 NC State
Lou Canellis & Dereck Whittenburg
ESPNU
  12:30 p.m. Delaware State at Maryland
Byron Kerr & Glenn Consor
ESPN3
  2 p.m. No. 20 UNLV at North Carolina
Jon Sciambi & Jay Bilas
ESPN2
  2 p.m. Virginia Tech at BYU
Rich Cellini & Steve Cleveland
ESPNU
  2 p.m. William & Mary at Purdue
Mike Couzens & Sean Kearney
ESPN3
  2 p.m. Holy Cross at Boston College
John Brickley & Malcolm Huckaby
ESPN3
  3 p.m. Valparaiso at Murray State
Mike Gleason & Darrin Horn
ESPN3
  4 p.m. Duquesne at Penn State
Tim Neverett & Cory Alexander
ESPN3
  6 p.m. Xavier at Tennessee
Clay Matvick & Jimmy Dykes
ESPNU
  7 p.m. Fordham at Georgia Tech ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Washington at Connecticut
Bob Picozzi & Bill Raftery
ESPN2
  8 p.m. No. 18 Butler at Vanderbilt
Jim Barbar & Seth Greenberg
ESPNU
  10 p.m. UC Santa Barbara at Cal State Fullerton
Kanoa Leahy & Corey Williams
ESPNU
Sun, Dec 30 6 p.m. Tulane at Alabama
Rich Hollenberg & Carolyn Peck
ESPNU

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