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ESPNU’s Coverage of College Basketball Media Days

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  • Additional Coverage on SEC Network, ESPN3 and ACC Network Extra

ESPNU will air six episodes of College Basketball Live in October, covering the media days of six conferences—ACC, American, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and the SEC. Ahead of the 2016-2017 college basketball season, College Basketball Live will preview the upcoming season with Brendan Fitzgerald, Andy Katz and Matt Schick as in-studio hosts and Dino Gaudio as an analyst. Reporters will also be on site at various locations, giving fans an inside look at all the action and news during the events— Jeff Goodman (Big Ten), Roxy Bernstein (Pac-12), Tim Welsh (American), Holly Rowe (Big-12) and Andy Katz (SEC).

ACC Media Day, held at ESPN’s studios in Charlotte, will feature roundtable discussions with head coaches, hosted by Jay Bilas. In addition, Dino Gaudio, Seth Greenberg, Jay Williams, Cory Alexander and Andy Katz will also contribute to ACC Media Day coverage, conducting interviews with student-athletes and coaches.

The remainder of the preview shows will consist of coach and player interviews along with analysis of the conference heading into the season.

SEC Network
SEC Network will provide coverage of the Southeastern Conference men’s and women’s media days, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, and Thursday, Oct. 20 from Nashville, Tenn. SEC Now and The Paul Finebaum Show are on-site both days with extensive live coverage.

ESPN3
ESPN3 will provide coverage of the Big South and Missouri Valley conference media days. The women’s ACC Media Day (Oct. 12) and additional coverage of the men’s ACC Media Day (Oct. 26) will be available on ACC Network Extra.

Date Time (ET) Conference
Wed, Oct. 12 9 a.m. – Noon ACC (Women’s) – Session 1
  2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ACC (Women’s) – Session 2
Tue, Oct. 25 10 a.m. Missouri Valley
  1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Big South
Wed, Oct. 26 8:45 a.m. ACC (Men’s) – Player Interviews
  1 p.m. ACC (Men’s) – Commissioner John Swofford
  2 p.m. ACC (Men’s) – Coaches Interviews

 

College Basketball Live on ESPNU (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Conference Commentators
Thu, Oct. 13 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. College Basketball Live

Big Ten Media Day

Studio: Andy Katz (host), Dino Gaudio (analyst)

From Washington, DC: Jeff Goodman

Wed, Oct. 19 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. College Basketball Live

SEC Media Day

Studio: Brendan Fitzgerald (host), Dino Gaudio (analyst)

From Nashville: Andy Katz

Fri, Oct. 21 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. College Basketball Live

Pac-12 Media Day

Studio: Matt Schick (host), Dino Gaudio (analyst)

From San Francisco: Roxy Bernstein

Mon, Oct. 24 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. College Basketball Live

American Media Day

Studio: Brendan Fitzgerald (host), Dino Gaudio (analyst)

From Philadelphia: Tim Welsh

Tue, Oct. 25 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. College Basketball Live

Big 12 Media Day

Studio: Andy Katz (host), Dino Gaudio (analyst)

From Kansas City: Holly Rowe

Wed, Oct. 26 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. College Basketball Live

ACC Media Day

From Charlotte: Jay Bilas, Dino Gaudio, Seth Greenberg, Jay Williams, Cory Alexander, Andy Katz

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