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Commentators Revealed for SEC Network’s Coverage of Men’s Basketball


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Network Hires Former Kentucky Point Guard Tony Delk and Tennessee Guard Dane Bradshaw

SEC Network will televise 118 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball games in its inaugural season and surround coverage with sportscasters, former coaches and former players with extensive SEC expertise. The experience of Dave Baker, Barry Booker, Joe Dean Jr., Daymeon Fishback, Tom Hart, Darrin Horn, Dave Neal, Will Perdue and Jon Sundvold highlight the SEC Network’s basketball commentating roster. In addition, the network has hired former SEC men’s basketball players Dane Bradshaw (Tennessee) and Tony Delk (Kentucky) as SEC Network analysts.

SEC Network Basketball Play-by-Play Commentators:

  • Dave Neal the two-time EMMY Award winner has been covering SEC sports for nearly 15 years and worked with ESPN since 2009
  • Tom Hart play-by-play for SEC Network’s college football coverage, a Missouri graduate covering a span of college sports including women’s basketball and baseball
  • Dave Baker – sportscaster for men’s and women’s SEC basketball for more than two decades


SEC Network Basketball Analysts:

  • Barry Booker –played guard at Vanderbilt University from 1985-89 and has been a college basketball analyst on ESPN networks for the past five seasons. Booker will now cover games as analyst for SEC Network
  • Dane Bradshaw – new to ESPN networks, Bradshaw is a former Tennessee guard he will cover games and appear in SEC Network’s studio coverage
  • Joe Dean Jr. – former Mississippi State basketball player and assistant coach at two SEC schools, Dean joins SEC Network after covering SEC basketball games for more than 20 years
  • Tony Delk – new to ESPN networks, Delk was a Kentucky point guard for the 1996 National Championship team. He will be an analyst for SEC Network’s studio coverage
  • Daymeon Fishback – former Auburn player, Fishback will contribute as a game analyst for SEC Network
  • Darrin Horn – previously coached at South Carolina, Horn has been covering basketball at ESPN for the last two years and will continue to do so for multiple ESPN networks including SEC Network
  • Jon Sundvold – former Missouri guard, Sundvold was an All-American and a first round draft pick. He has contributed his analytic expertise at ESPN for more than a decade including covering the SEC the last two years. He will now also cover games for SEC Network
  • Will Perdue – a former Vanderbilt basketball player, Perdue was a first round NBA draft pick and played on four NBA Championship teams. He will contribute to SEC Network studio programming and games as an analyst


The SEC Network’s first regular season men’s basketball game – William & Mary at Florida on Friday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. ET – will feature ESPN commentators Dave O’Brien and analyst Sean Farnham. SEC Network’s full schedule of men’s games is available below. In addition to the 118 televised games, more than 40 games will be carried as digital exclusive events on SEC Network +, available on WatchESPN and SEC Network + schedule


Date Time (ET) Matchup
Sun, Nov 2 7 p.m. SEC Basketball Exhibition: Pikeville vs. Kentucky
Sun, Nov 9 7 p.m. SEC Basketball Exhibition: Georgetown College vs. Kentucky
Fri, Nov 14 6 p.m. William & Mary at Florida
  8 p.m. Grand Canyon at Kentucky
Sun, Nov 16 6 p.m. Valparaiso at Missouri
Mon, Nov 17 9 p.m. Western Carolina at Alabama
Tues, Nov 18 7 p.m. NIT Season Tip-Off: Regional Round: Stony Brook at Georgia
Wed, Nov 19 9 p.m. Wake Forest at Arkansas
Thu, Nov 20 9 p.m. Southern Miss at Alabama
Fri, Nov 21 8 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Florida
Sun, Nov 23 6 p.m. Montana State at Kentucky
8 p.m. Northern Arizona at Ole Miss
Tue, Nov 25 7 p.m. UT Arlington at Kentucky
Wed, Nov 26 8 p.m. UNC-Asheville at South Carolina
Fri, Nov 28 1 p.m. New Orleans at Texas A&M
9 p.m. North Texas at Arkansas
Sun, Nov 30 3:30 p.m. Iona at Arkansas
Tue, Dec 2 7 p.m. Massachusetts at LSU
  9 p.m. USF at Alabama
Wed, Dec 3 9 p.m. SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic: Auburn at Texas Tech
Sat, Dec 6 9 p.m. Arizona State at Texas A&M
Sun, Dec 7 Noon Colorado at Georgia
  6 p.m. Eastern Kentucky at Kentucky
Mon, Dec 8 7 p.m. Yale at Florida
Thu, Dec 11 7 p.m. Elon at Missouri
Fri, Dec 12 7 p.m. Texas Southern at Florida
Sat, Dec 13 4:30 p.m. Western Kentucky at Ole Miss
  7 p.m. Sam Houston State at LSU
  9 p.m. Purdue at Vanderbilt
Tue, Dec 16 9 p.m. Western Carolina at Vanderbilt
Wed, Dec 17 7 p.m. Arkansas State at Mississippi State
  9 p.m. Winthrop at Auburn
Thu, Dec. 18 8 p.m. Coastal Carolina at Ole Miss
Fri, Dec 19 7 p.m. Clemson at South Carolina
Sat, Dec 20 6 p.m. Xavier at Auburn
  8:30 p.m. Southeast Missouri State vs. Arkansas (Little Rock, Ark.)
Sun, Dec 21 6 p.m. Appalachian State at Alabama
Mon, Dec 22 7 p.m. Mercer at Tennessee
  9 p.m. College of Charleston at LSU
Sat, Dec 27 6 p.m. Mercer at Georgia
  8:30 p.m. Tennessee State at Tennessee
Sun, Dec 28 3:30 p.m. Northwestern State at Arkansas
Mon, Dec 29 7 p.m. Southern Miss at LSU
  9 p.m. Middle Tennessee State at Auburn
Tue, Dec 30 8 p.m. Mercer at Texas A&M
Wed, Dec 31 East Tennessee State at Tennessee
Sat, Jan 3 1 p.m. North Alabama at Auburn
  3 p.m. Utah Valley State at Arkansas
  5 p.m. Lipscomb at Missouri
  7 p.m. Savannah State at LSU
Tue, Jan 6 7 p.m. Ole Miss at Kentucky
  9 p.m. Texas A&M at Alabama
Wed, Jan 7 7 p.m. Florida at South Carolina
  9 p.m. Tennessee at Mississippi State
Sat, Jan 10 2 p.m. Alabama at Tennessee
  4:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Arkansas
  7 p.m. Missouri at Auburn
Tue, Jan 13 7 p.m. Alabama at South Carolina
  9 p.m. Mississippi State at Texas A&M
Wed, Jan 14 7 p.m. LSU at Ole Miss
9 p.m. Georgia at Vanderbilt
Sat, Jan 17 6 p.m. Tennessee at Missouri
  8:30 p.m. South Carolina at Auburn
Tue, Jan 20 7 p.m. Ole Miss at Georgia
  9 p.m. Vanderbilt at Kentucky
Wed, Jan 21 7 p.m. Missouri at Texas A&M
  9 p.m. Mississippi State at Auburn
Sat, Jan 24 6 p.m. Florida at Ole Miss
  8:30 p.m. Auburn at Alabama
Tue, Jan 27 7 p.m. Vanderbilt at Georgia
  9 p.m. Texas A&M at Auburn
Wed, Jan 28 7 p.m. South Carolina at LSU
  9 p.m. Mississippi State at Ole Miss
Sat, Jan 31 2 p.m. LSU at Mississippi State
  4:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Texas A&M
  7 p.m. Alabama at Kentucky
Tue, Feb 3 7 p.m. Mississippi State at Tennessee
  9 p.m. South Carolina at Arkansas
Wed, Feb 4 7 p.m . Texas A&M at Ole Miss
  9 p.m. Missouri at Alabama
Sat, Feb 7 4 p.m. Mississippi State at Arkansas
  6:30 p.m. Ole Miss at Auburn
Tue, Feb 10 7 p.m. Missouri at South Carolina
  9 p.m. Alabama at Mississippi State
Wed, Feb 11 7 p.m. Georgia at Texas A&M
  9 p.m. Tennessee at Vanderbilt
Sat, Feb 14 4 p.m. LSU at Tennessee
  6:30 p.m. Florida at Texas A&M
9 p.m. Arkansas at Ole Miss
Tue, Feb 17 7 p.m. South Carolina at Georgia
  9 p.m. LSU at Texas A&M
Wed, Feb 18 7 p.m. Vanderbilt at Florida
  9 p.m. Missouri at Arkansas
Sat, Feb 21 noon Texas A&M at South Carolina
  2:30 p.m. Missouri at Vanderbilt
Tue, Feb 24 7 p.m. South Carolina at Alabama
  9 p.m. Texas A&M at Arkansas
Wed, Feb 25 7 p.m . Kentucky at Mississippi State
  9 p.m. Georgia at Ole Miss
Sat, Feb 28 6 p.m. Mississippi State at South Carolina
  8:30 p.m. Auburn at Texas A&M
Tue, Mar 3 7 p.m. Ole Miss at Alabama
  9 p.m. Auburn at Missouri
Wed, Mar 4 7 p.m. Tennessee at LSU
  9 p.m. Mississippi State at Vanderbilt
Sat, Mar 7 4 p.m. Georgia at Auburn
  6:30 p.m. Missouri at Mississippi State
  9 p.m. Vanderbilt at Ole Miss
Wed, Mar 11 7 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  9 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
Thu, Mar 12 1 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  3 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  7 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  9 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
Fri, Mar 13 1 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  3 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  7 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament
  9 p.m. Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament


The SEC Network
The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network which will launch August 14, 2014. The new network and its accompanying digital platform will carry SEC content 24/7 including more than 1,000 events in its first year. The network will televise 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, and events from across the SEC’s 21 sports annually. Programming will also include in-depth commentary and analysis in studio shows, daily news and information, original content such as SEC Storied, spring football games, and more. AT&T U-verse® TV, Bright House Networks, Charter, Comcast Xfinity TV,  Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, LUS Fiber, Mediacom, PTC Communications, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Wilkes Telephone, and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC and will carry the television network nationwide at launch. Hundreds of additional live events from various sports will be offered exclusively as SEC Network+ events on WatchESPN and through authenticated access from AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DISH, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC.

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