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Women's Final Four - April 9, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on April 9, 2014

Highest Overnight Rating for Women’s College Basketball Game Since 2004

Downloadable photos Hartford/New Haven Top Market with 29.3 Rating Most-Viewed Women’s Event on WatchESPN and Largest Audience for ESPN3 Surround Production ESPN’s telecast of Connecticut’s 79-58 victory over Notre Dame in the NCAA Women’s National Championship on April 8 averaged a 3.1 metered market rating, making it the highest overnight rating for a women’s basketball [...]

Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic - December 17, 2013

Posted by Michael Humes on April 2, 2014

20th Annual Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic Matchups Set

Downloadable Images December 9 men’s doubleheader to close Jimmy V Week which Benefits The V Foundation for Cancer Research Four historic college basketball programs — Indiana, Louisville, Maryland and Villanova – will participate in the 20th annual Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic doubleheader on Tuesday, Dec. 9. ESPN will televise both games from New York [...]

Kentucky Wildcats - February 15, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on March 31, 2014

Extensive NCAA Men’s Final Four Coverage from Fort Worth Begins April 3

Four-Days of Live Set Presence in Sundance Square includes SportsCenter, GameDay, Tournament Countdown & More ESPN Radio’s SVP & Russillo Live from Sundance Square on Championship Monday Semifinal and National Championship Games on ESPN International ESPN will provide extensive on-site coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Final Four – including analysis, news, [...]

Obama brackets

Posted by Michael Humes on March 18, 2014

Barack-etology: President Obama Fills Out Men’s & Women’s Brackets in ESPN Exclusive

ESPN.com post on President Obama’s men’s Final Four picks ESPN.com post on President Obama’s women’s Final Four picks ESPN.com Unveils President Obama’s Final Four Selections of:    Men’s: Arizona, Florida, Louisville and Michigan State    Women’s: Connecticut, Louisville, Notre Dame and Stanford Excerpts of Interview on 11 p.m. SportsCenter Full Men’s Interview to Debut on [...]

ACC Tournament - March 13, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on March 17, 2014

Men’s College Basketball: Exclusive Coverage of Every NIT Game across ESPN Networks

ESPN’s exclusive coverage of the entire 77th National Invitation Tournament (NIT) will begin with all 16 first-round games across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 over Tuesday, March 18, and Wednesday, March 19. The networks will follow the first round with all eight second-round matchups (March 20-24), the four quarterfinals (March 25-26), both semifinals (April 1) [...]

Duke Blue Devils - February 2, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on March 16, 2014

Men’s College Basketball: ESPN Analysts Thoughts from Selection Sunday; Make Final Four Picks

ESPN’s extensive multiplatform coverage of Selection Sunday, March 16, included instant and in-depth analysis across studio shows on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Rece Davis hosted live coverage of up-to-the-minute tournament selection updates on ESPN’s 6 p.m. ET SportsCenter with analysts Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Greg Shaheen, Dick Vitale and Jay Williams. Following SportsCenter, ESPN aired [...]

Duke Blue Devils - February 2, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on March 14, 2014

ESPN Men’s College Hoops Season Rewind

Downloadable Men’s Basketball Photos 2013-14 men’s college basketball regular-season ratings Top Plays, Moments, Players & More from the 2013-14 Regular Season  ESPN’s roster of analysts worked over 1,500 exclusive games – involving 276 teams from 31 Division I conferences across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and Longhorn Network – and were part of exciting and [...]

UNC Tar Heels - February 20, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on March 14, 2014

Men’s College Basketball: ESPN’s Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated Regular Season Ever

ESPN TV Networks’ 586 Games Averages More Than 500,000 Viewers ESPN Televises its Third Most-Viewed Regular-Season Game and Second Most-Viewed Non-Conference Game Louisville makes it a Dozen Straight ESPN’s industry-leading coverage of the men’s 2013-14 college basketball regular season was the network’s most-viewed and highest-rated ever, averaging 1,454,000 viewers and a 1.0 HH US rating. [...]

2013 ACC Tournament - March 15, 2013

Posted by Michael Humes on March 13, 2014

Men’s College Hoops: Selection Sunday Highlighted by Three Title Games & Extensive Analysis of Tourney Field

Multiple Studio Shows, Greg Shaheen Returns 10 Hours of Coverage on ESPNU on Monday Requiem for The BIG EAST Documentary Debuts Sunday  ESPN’s extensive multiplatform coverage of Selection Sunday, March 16 – the day the 68-team field for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship is announced – will include studio shows across ESPN, ESPN2 [...]

College GameDay - December 7, 2013

Posted by Michael Humes on March 13, 2014

Chris Fowler Signs Extension with ESPN Through 2023

Downloadable photo gallery of Chris Fowler Chris Fowler bio  Additional Content from Fowler & Herbstreit on ESPN Front Row Versatile Commentator to Call Saturday Night Football & New College Football Playoff Games; Continues on GameDay & Marquee Tennis Events Multisport commentator Chris Fowler – widely regarded as one of the most versatile and talented announcers [...]