Second Round Action Tips Off this Wednesday From Barclays Center in Brooklyn at 11:30 a.m. ET on USA Network
Jac Collinsworth, Paul Burmeister, Tim McCormick, Julianne Viani-Braen, Corey Robinson, and Caroline Pineda to Call A-10 Championship Matchups
Ahmed Fareed and Former Division I Basketball Coach Matt McCall to Anchor Studio Coverage
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 6, 2023 – NBC Sports presents the 2023 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship this Wednesday and Thursday, with over 15 hours of exclusive live coverage of the second round and quarterfinals from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on USA Network. Nine hours of daily action tips off on both Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ET and in primetime from 5-9:30 p.m. ET.
Headlining the tournament field is the VCU Rams, who finished conference play atop the standings with a 15-3 record and enter the tournament on a six-game winning streak, their longest of the season. The top scorer in the Atlantic 10, George Washington’s James Bishop IV (21.5 points per game), is currently ranked No. 10 in all of Division I in scoring.
Atlantic 10 Championship action on USA Network will be called by NBC Sports play-by-play commentators Jac Collinsworth and Paul Burmeister alongside analysts Tim McCormick and Julianne Viani-Braen. Corey Robinson and Caroline Pineda will serve as sideline reporters for all eight matchups.
Ahmed Fareed will host Atlantic 10 Championship studio coverage both days on USA Network with former Division I basketball head coach Matt McCall.
All eight matchups will also stream live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Below is the 2023 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship schedule on USA Network (subject to change, all times ET):
|Wed., March 8||No. 8 Davidson vs. No. 9 St. Bonaventure (Second Round)||Paul Burmeister, Tim McCormick||11:30 a.m.|
|No. 5 George Mason vs. No. 12 Richmond/No. 13 Massachusetts (Second Round)||Paul Burmeister, Tim McCormick||2 p.m.|
|No. 7 George Washington vs. No. 10 Saint Joseph’s/No. 15 Loyola Chicago (Second Round)||Jac Collinsworth, Julianne Viani-Braen||5 p.m.|
|No. 6 Duquesne vs. No. 11 La Salle/No. 14 Rhode Island (Second Round)||Jac Collinsworth, Julianne Viani-Braen||7:30 p.m.|
|Thurs., March 9||No. 1 VCU vs. No. 8 Davidson/No. 9 St. Bonaventure (Quarterfinals)||Paul Burmeister, Tim McCormick||11:30 a.m.|
|No. 4 Saint Louis vs. No. 5 George Mason/No. 12 Richmond/No. 13 Massachusetts (Quarterfinals)||Paul Burmeister, Tim McCormick||2 p.m.|
|No. 2 Dayton vs. No. 7 George Washington/No. 10 Saint Joseph’s/No. 15 Loyola Chicago (Quarterfinals)||Jac Collinsworth, Julianne Viani-Braen||5 p.m.|
|No. 3 Fordham vs. No. 6 Duquesne/No. 11 La Salle/No. 14 Rhode Island (Quarterfinals)||Jac Collinsworth, Julianne Viani-Braen||7:30 p.m.|