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Posted by Michael Humes on January 16, 2013

Men’s College Hoops: Martin Luther King Jr. Day ESPN Quadrupleheader

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ESPN will celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 21, with an ESPN quadrupleheader tipping off with No. 6 Syracuse against Cincinnati at 3:30 p.m. ET. The remaining telecasts will pit Oklahoma State at Baylor at 5:30 p.m., Georgetown at No. 20 Notre Dame at 7:30 p.m. and Texas at Oklahoma at 9:30 p.m.

Also on Monday, ESPNU will televise a game from the MEAC and SWAC, HBCU leagues, in a prime-time doubleheader: Bethune-Cookman at Savannah State at 7:30 p.m., followed by Southern at Alabama A&M at 9:30 p.m.

The lineup for Tuesday, Jan. 22, will include an ESPN and ESPNU 7 p.m. telecast involving a ranked team: No. 18 Michigan State at Wisconsin on ESPN and No. 17 Missouri against South Carolina on ESPNU. In addition, ESPN3 and the BIG EAST Network will cover No. 1 Louisville at Villanova at 8 p.m.

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 schedule through January 23

Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentators Network
Mon, Jan 21 3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at No. 6 Syracuse
Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas & Bill Raftery
ESPN
  5:30 p.m. Oklahoma State at Baylor
Brent Musburger, Fran Fraschilla & Holly Rowe
ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Georgetown at No. 20 Notre Dame
Joe Tessitore & Sean Farnham
ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Bethune-Cookman at Savannah State
Matt Schick & Stan Lewter
ESPNU
  9:30 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma
Bob Wischusen & Stephen Bardo
ESPN
  9:30 p.m. Southern at Alabama A&M
Anthony Calhoun & Stephen Howard
ESPNU
Tue, Jan 22 7 p.m. No. 18 Michigan State at Wisconsin
Mike Tirico, Dan Dakich & Samantha Ponder
ESPN
  7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Providence
John Saunders & Tim Welsh
ESPN2
  7 p.m. South Carolina at No. 17 Missouri
Dari Nowkhah & Dino Gaudio
ESPNU
  7 p.m. Vermont at Maine
Eric Frede & Frank Sullivan
ESPN3
  7 p.m. No. 14 NC State at Wake Forest ESPN3 * & RSN ^
  8 p.m. No. 4 Kansas at No. 16 Kansas State
Dave Armstrong & Reid Gettys
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
  8 p.m. No. 1 Louisville at Villanova
Mike Corey & Bob Wenzel
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  9 p.m. Kentucky at Alabama
Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes & Shannon Spake
ESPN
  9 p.m. Boston College at Maryland
Tom Hart & Len Elmore
ESPNU
Wed, Jan 23 7 p.m. No. 3 Duke at Miami
Dan Shulman, Dick Vitale & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN
  7 p.m. South Florida at Seton Hall
Adam Amin & Tim Welsh
ESPNU
  7:30 p.m. TCU at West Virginia
Bob Wischusen & Stephen Bardo
ESPN2
  7:30 St. John’s at Rutgers
Scott Graham & John Celestand
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  8 p.m. Auburn at Vanderbilt
Mike Gleason & Daymeon Fishback
ESPN3
  8 p.m. Green Bay at Valparaiso ESPN3
  8 p.m. Texas A&M at LSU
Clay Matvick & Jon Sundvold
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  8 p.m. No. 10 Florida at Georgia
Dave Neal & Barry Booker
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  9 p.m. Georgia Tech at North Carolina
Dave O’Brien & Doris Burke
ESPN
  9 p.m. Iowa State at Texas Tech
Mitch Holthus & Matt Doherty
ESPNU
  9 p.m. Mississippi State at Arkansas
Matt Stewart & Kyle Macy
ESPN3 * & CSS
  11 p.m. Denver at New Mexico State
Trey Bender & Stephen Howard
ESPNU

* Local blackout may apply

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