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No. 1 Kansas State & No. 2 Oregon in Prime Time


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ESPN’s college football schedule this week is highlighted by prime time telecasts of the top two teams in the BCS Standings, both undefeated, on Saturday, Nov. 17: No. 1 Kansas State at Baylor in a Big 12 showdown at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and No. 2 Oregon against two-loss No. 13 Stanford at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Overall, ESPN networks will offer coverage of eight of the top 10 teams in the BCS Standings and 15 of the top 22. In addition to teams in the BCS Standings, ABC will televise unbeaten Ohio State against Wisconsin on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 p.m.

ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN 3D and ESPN Radio Schedule

Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network
Wed, Nov 14 8 p.m. Ohio at Ball State
Joe Davis & Jay Walker
  9 p.m. Toledo at Northern Illinois
Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Quint Kessenich
Thu, Nov 15 7:30 p.m. North Carolina at Virginia
ESPN: Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Steele
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
Fri, Nov 16 8 p.m. Florida International at Florida Atlantic
Adam Amin & Tom Luginbill
  9:30 p.m. Hawaii at Air Force
Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore & Jemele Hill
Sat, Nov 17 Noon Iowa at No. 21 Michigan
ESPN: Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Jenn Brown
Radio: Dave Lamont, Pete Najarian & Brett McMurphy
  Noon Northwestern at Michigan State
Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell & Maria Taylor
  Noon No. 10 Florida State at Maryland
Tom Hart & John Congemi
  Noon Western Carolina at No. 4 Alabama
Mike Morgan, Chris Doering & Jill Montgomery
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  Noon Arkansas at Mississippi State
Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  Noon No. 22 Rutgers at Cincinnati
Eamon McAnaney, David Diaz-Infante & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  Noon Kent State at Bowling Green
Greg Franke & Tom Cole
  12:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Boston College ESPN3 * & ACC Network
  12:30 p.m. North Dakota State at Illinois State ESPN3
  1 p.m. Jacksonville State at No. 6 Florida ESPN3
  1 p.m. Wofford at No. 9 South Carolina ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Georgia Southern at No. 5 Georgia ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Lehigh at Lafayette ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Liberty at Virginia Military Institute ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. The Citadel at Furman ESPN3
  2 p.m. Alabama A&M at Auburn ESPN3
  2 p.m. 2012 Florida Classic: Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M (from Orlando)
Mike Corey & Jay Walker
ESPN Classic
  2 p.m. Indiana State at Youngstown State ESPN3
  3 p.m. South Florida at Miami (Fla.) ESPN3
  3 p.m. No. 18 USC at No. 17 UCLA
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN Radio
  3:30 p.m. Ohio State at Wisconsin
Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Quint Kessenich
ABC & ESPN2 **
  NC State at No. 11 Clemson
Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ABC & ESPN2 **
  3:30 p.m. Duke at Georgia Tech
Anish Shroff & Dan Hawkins
  3:30 p.m. Sam Houston State at No. 8 Texas A&M ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Charleston Southern at Coastal Carolina ESPN3
  4 p.m. Utah State at No. 20 Louisiana Tech
Trey Bender & John Bunting
  4 p.m. Northwestern State at Stephen F. Austin ESPN3
  7 p.m. Tennessee at Vanderbilt
Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Jessica Mendoza
  7 p.m. Syracuse at Missouri
Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Allison Williams
  7 p.m. Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Lafayette
Jonathon Yardley & Forrest Conoly
  7:30 p.m. Samford at Kentucky
Matt Stewart, Cole Cubelic & Angela Mallen
  8 p.m. No. 13 Stanford at No. 2 Oregon
Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
  8 p.m. No. 1 Kansas State at Baylor
Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
  10 p.m. Arizona at Utah
Joe Davis & Kelly Stouffer
  10:30 p.m. BYU at San Jose State
Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Kaylee Hartung
Tue, Nov 20 7 p.m. Akron at Toledo

* Local blackout may apply
** Reverse mirror in which ESPN2 will regionalize two games on ABC to markets not receiving the telecast

ESPN will use BCS Standings through the remainder of the season