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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
  7 p.m. Norfolk State at Howard
Matt Schick & Stan Lewter
  9 p.m. Baylor at No. 6 Kansas
Brent Musburger, Fran Fraschilla & Holly Rowe
  9 p.m. Jackson State at Prairie View A&M
Anthony Calhoun & Stephen Howard
Tue, Jan 15 7 p.m. Tennessee at Kentucky
Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes & Shannon Spake
  7 p.m. No. 17 Notre Dame at St. John’s
Mike Patrick & Bob Knight
  7 p.m. Wake Forest at Clemson
Tom Hart & Cory Alexander
  7 p.m. Boston University at Stony Brook
Eric Frede & Frank Sullivan
  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
  9 p.m. Mississippi at Vanderbilt
Dave Neal & Dino Gaudio
Wed, Jan 16 7 p.m. No. 20 NC State at Maryland
Jon Sciambi, Jay Bilas & Jeannine Edwards
  7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Villanova
Adam Amin & Tim Welsh
  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
  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
  9 p.m. No. 18 Kansas State at TCU
Brad Sham & Matt Doherty
  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
  11 p.m. St. Mary’s (Calif.) at BYU
Rich Cellini & Miles Simon

* Local blackout may apply