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Posted by Michael Humes on January 9, 2013

Men’s College Hoops: “My Home Court” Week-Long Initiative begins Monday

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ESPN’s upcoming men’s college basketball schedule will be highlighted by a new week-long celebration of some of the best and most historic venues in the sport. The “My Home Court” (Twitter #MyHomeCourt) initiative will begin Monday, Jan. 14, and conclude Saturday, Jan. 19.

Telecasts will include vignettes and discussion on the venue. Topics include the history, notable moments, great athletes and coaches who appeared in the arena, a look at the past and present, records made and broken in the facility, best and most unique seats in the building, and notable and passionate team fans who attend games.

The week will tip off January 14 with an ESPN Big Monday Presented by Bud Light doubleheader at two classic venues with both games involving a highly ranked team: No. 3 Louisville at Connecticut at 7 p.m. followed by No. 6 Kansas hosting Baylor at 9 p.m.
The Super Tuesday lineup on January 15 will include eight games across the platforms, including action at Kentucky (Tennessee, 7 p.m., ESPN); St. John’s (No. 17 Notre Dame, 7 p.m., ESPN2); No. 5 Indiana (Wisconsin, 9 p.m., ESPN); and Vanderbilt (Mississippi, 9 p.m., ESPNU).

ESPN outlets will cover 14 games on January 16, including Wednesday Night Hoops Presented by Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups matchups from Maryland (No. 20 NC State, 7 p.m., ESPN2); Villanova (Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., ESPNU); No. 19 Georgetown (Providence, 7 p.m., ESPN3); No. 10 Missouri (Georgia, 8 p.m., ESPN3); Marquette (Seton Hall, 9 p.m., ESPN3); and BYU (St. Mary’s, 11 p.m., ESPNU).

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 schedule through January 16

Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentators Network
Mon, Jan 14 7 p.m. No. 3 Louisville at Connecticut
Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas & Bill Raftery
ESPN
  7 p.m. Norfolk State at Howard
Matt Schick & Stan Lewter
ESPNU
  9 p.m. Baylor at No. 6 Kansas
Brent Musburger, Fran Fraschilla & Holly Rowe
ESPN
  9 p.m. Jackson State at Prairie View A&M
Anthony Calhoun & Stephen Howard
ESPNU
Tue, Jan 15 7 p.m. Tennessee at Kentucky
Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes & Shannon Spake
ESPN
  7 p.m. No. 17 Notre Dame at St. John’s
Mike Patrick & Bob Knight
ESPN2
  7 p.m. Wake Forest at Clemson
Tom Hart & Cory Alexander
ESPNU
  7 p.m. Boston University at Stony Brook
Eric Frede & Frank Sullivan
ESPN3
  8 p.m. Northern Iowa at No. 13 Creighton ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. No. 21 Cincinnati at DePaul
Lou Canellis & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  9 p.m. Wisconsin at No. 5 Indiana
Mike Tirico, Dan Dakich & Samantha Ponder
ESPN
  9 p.m. Mississippi at Vanderbilt
Dave Neal & Dino Gaudio
ESPNU
Wed, Jan 16 7 p.m. No. 20 NC State at Maryland
Jon Sciambi, Jay Bilas & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN2
  7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Villanova
Adam Amin & Tim Welsh
ESPNU
  7 p.m. Miami at Boston College ESPN3 * & RSN
  7 p.m. Providence at No. 19 Georgetown
Mike Corey & Bob Wenzel
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  8 p.m. South Carolina at LSU
Mike Gleason & Daymeon Fishback
ESPN3
  8 p.m. Illinois State at No. 23 Wichita State ESPN3
  8 p.m. Texas Tech at Oklahoma
Doug Bell & Bryndon Manzer
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
  8 p.m. Auburn at Arkansas
Dave Baker & Joe Dean
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  8 p.m. Georgia at No. 10 Missouri
Dave Neal & Jon Sundvold
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  9 p.m. West Virginia at Iowa State
Bob Wischusen & Stephen Bardo
ESPN2
  9 p.m. No. 18 Kansas State at TCU
Brad Sham & Matt Doherty
ESPNU
  9 p.m. Seton Hall at Marquette
Jim Barbar & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  9 p.m. Alabama at Mississippi State
Matt Stewart & Kyle Macy
ESPN3 * & CSS
  11 p.m. St. Mary’s (Calif.) at BYU
Rich Cellini & Miles Simon
ESPNU

* Local blackout may apply 

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