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Posted by Michael Humes on January 22, 2013

Men’s College Hoops: Top Teams in Action

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ESPN’s men’s college basketball schedule of 53 games from Thursday, Jan. 24, to Sunday, Jan. 27, will include nine of the top 11 teams. The lineup will tip-off with three top 10 teams in action Thursday: No. 2 Michigan against Purdue at 7 p.m. on ESPN, No. 6 Arizona against UCLA at 9 p.m. on ESPN2 and No. 10 Gonzaga against BYU at 11 p.m. on ESPN2.

ESPNU will begin Saturday’s schedule of 30 games across ESPN platforms at 11 a.m. with No. 3 Syracuse at Villanova. ESPNU will also televise No. 6 Arizona against USC at 7 p.m. on Saturday. ESPN will televise two top-10 teams on Saturday: No. 5 Louisville at Georgetown at noon and No. 3 Kansas against Oklahoma at 4 p.m.

On Sunday, ESPNU will televise a doubleheader with a ranked team in each game: No. 25 Miami against Florida State at 6 p.m. followed by No. 17 Creighton at Southern Illinois at 8 p.m.

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 schedule through January 27

DateTime (ET)Matchup/CommentatorsNetwork
Thu, Jan 247 p.m.Purdue at No. 2 Michigan
Joe Tessitore & Sean Farnham
ESPN
 7 p.m.Tennessee at Mississippi
Rece Davis & Bob Knight
ESPN2
 7 p.m.Marist at Fairfield
Doug Sherman & Rob Kennedy
ESPN3
 7 p.m.Furman at WoffordESPN3
 7 p.m.Hartford at New Hampshire
Eric Frede & Frank Sullivan
ESPN3
 7 p.m.North Florida at USC UpstateESPN3
 7 p.m.Kennesaw State at LipscombESPN3
 8 p.m.Murray State at Tennessee Tech
Rich Hollenberg & Adrian Branch
ESPNU
 8 p.m.Clemson at Florida StateESPN3 * & ACC Network
 8 p.m.Virginia at Virginia TechESPN3 * & ACC Network
 8:30 p.m.Lamar at Oral RobertsESPN3
 9 p.m.UCLA at No. 6 Arizona
Dave Pasch, Bill Walton & Samantha Ponder
ESPN2
 10 p.m.Stanford at Colorado
Roxy Bernstein & Miles Simon
ESPNU
 11 p.m.BYU at No. 10 Gonzaga
Dave Flemming & Stephen Bardo
ESPN2
Fri, Jan 257 p.m.Loyola (Md.) at Manhattan
Doug Sherman & Tim McCormick
ESPNU
 9 p.m.Green Bay at Milwaukee
Jim Barbar & Malcolm Huckaby
ESPNU
Sat, Jan 2611 a.m.No. 3 Syracuse at Villanova
Beth Mowins & Tim Welsh
ESPNU
 NoonNo. 5 Louisville at Georgetown
Mike Patrick & Len Elmore
ESPN
 NoonNo. 14 Ohio State at Penn State
Bob Wischusen & Dan Dakich
ESPN2
 NoonNo. 24 Notre Dame at South Florida
Anish Shroff & Bob Wenzel
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
 1 p.m.West Virginia at Oklahoma State
Brad Sham & Bob Valvano
ESPNU
 1 p.m.Boston College at VirginiaESPN3 * & RSN ^
 1:30 p.m.No. 11 Kansas State at Iowa State
Mitch Holthus & Chris Piper
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
 1:30 p.m.Arkansas at South Carolina
Mike Morgan & Barry Booker
ESPN3 & SEC Network
 2 p.m.Alabama at Tennessee
Mark Jones & Jimmy Dykes
ESPN2
 2 p.m.Providence at Marquette
Mike Couzens & Sean Kearney
ESPN3 * & RSN
 3 p.m.Northwestern at Nebraska
Adam Amin & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPNU
 3 p.m.Wake Forest at Georgia TechESPN3 * & ACC Network
 4 p.m.Oklahoma at No. 3 Kansas
Jon Sciambi & Fran Fraschilla
ESPN
 4 p.m.Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee
Rich Hollenberg & Mark Adams
ESPN2
 4 p.m.Baylor at TCU
Dave Armstrong & Stephen Howard
ESPN3 * & Big 12 Network
 4 p.m.LSU at Kentucky
Clay Matvick & Joe Dean
ESPN3 & SEC Network
 4 p.m.DePaul at Pittsburgh
John Sanders & John Celestand
ESPN3 * & RSN
 5 p.m.Vanderbilt at No. 22 Missouri
Tom Hart & Matt Doherty
ESPNU
 5 p.m.Jacksonville at USC UpstateESPN3
 6 p.m.Temple at No. 9 Butler
Jim Barbar & Stephen Bardo
ESPN2
 6 p.m.Georgia at Texas A&MESPN3 * & FSN
 7 p.m.North Carolina at NC State
Dan Shulman, Dick Vitale & Shannon Spake
ESPN
 7 p.m.USC at No. 6 Arizona
Dave Flemming & Sean Farnham
ESPNU
 7 p.m.Campbell at Coastal CarolinaESPN3
 7:30 p.m.Vermont at Albany
Eric Frede & Frank Sullivan
ESPN3
 7:30 p.m.Mercer at LipscombESPN3
 8 p.m.No. 8 Florida at Mississippi State
Dave Lamont & Kara Lawson
ESPN2
 8 p.m.Texas Tech at TexasLonghorn Network
 8 p.m.Mississippi at AuburnESPN3 * & FSN
 10:30 p.m.BYU at Portland
Roxy Bernstein & Steve Cleveland
ESPNU
Sun, Jan 27NoonSeton Hall at St. John’s
Eamon McAnaney & Jim Spanarkel
ESPN3 * & RSN
 1 p.m.Virginia Tech at ClemsonESPN3 * & ACC Network
 2 p.m.Rutgers at Connecticut
Kevin Connors & Tim Welsh
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
 3 p.m.Drake at Missouri StateESPN3
 4 p.m.Niagara at Canisius
Bob Huessler & Vin Parise
ESPN3
 6 p.m.Florida State at No. 25 Miami
Carter Blackburn, Jay Williams & Allison Williams
ESPNU
 8 p.m.No. 17 Creighton at Southern Illinois
Mitch Holthus & Mark Adams
ESPNU

* Local blackout may apply

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