ESPN+ is the new exclusive digital home for live and archived Patriot League sporting events as part of a new multi-year agreement. Starting this fall, ESPN+ will be home to more than 800 annual events, including college football games, and men’s and women’s basketball contests.
ESPN tips off its coverage of The Basketball Tournament (TBT) – the first live televised basketball to be played on U.S. soil since March 12 – on Saturday, July 4, with four games beginning at 3 p.m. ET. All 23 games of the single-elimination tournament will air on either ESPN or ESPN2.
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ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Thursday he will retire following the 2020-21 athletic season.
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ACC Network (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, will celebrate Vince Carter’s basketball career and retirement with a five-game marathon from his collegiate career at North Carolina on Saturday, June 20.
ACC Network (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, will exclusively air five North Carolina men’s basketball games from the 1983 and ‘84 seasons spotlighting legendary Tar Heel Michael Jordan on Saturday, May 16.
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ACC Network’s (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, May lineup continues with a multitude of programming featuring a variety of sports and classic games. Highlighting the week is an ACCN original All ACC: Coaches In Quarantine and a special edition of Nothing But Net.
ACC Network (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, continues it a second week of ACC Network School Takeovers Presented by Bojangles Monday, April 20.
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Second-Round Coverage Begins Thursday at Noon ET on NBCSN; Quarterfinal Action Tips Off Friday at Noon ET on NBCSN
Paul Burmeister, Todd Harris, Tim McCormick, David Kaplan and Corey Robinson to Call A-10 Championship Matchups
All Championship Games Streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 9, 2020 – NBC Sports presents the 2020 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship this Thursday and Friday from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., with 20 hours of exclusive live coverage of the second round and quarterfinals on NBCSN. Headlining the tournament field will be the Dayton Flyers, who rank No. 3 in the nation, finished the season undefeated in A-10 conference play, boast a 29-2 overall record, and are led by National Player of the Year candidate Obi Toppin, who is averaging 20 points per game as a sophomore this season.
Thursday’s coverage of the Second Round on NBCSN tips off at Noon ET with No. 8 seed UMass – No. 9 seed VCU, followed at 2:30 p.m. ET by No. 5 St. Bonaventure facing the winner of Wednesday’s matchup between No. 12 George Mason and No. 13 Saint Joseph’s. Todd Harris will call the action joined by analysts Tim McCormick and David Kaplan. Corey Robinson will serve as courtside reporter.
Thursday’s second round coverage on NBCSN continues at 6 p.m. ET with No. 7 Davidson – No. 10 La Salle, and concludes at 8:30 p.m. ET with No. 6 Duquesne and the winner of Wednesday’s game between No. 11 George Washington and No. 14 Fordham. Paul Burmeister will handle play-by-play for the two evening matchups alongside McCormick, Kaplan and Robinson.
NBCSN’s coverage of the A-10 Championship quarterfinals begins Friday at Noon ET with No. 1 seed Dayton facing the UMass-VCU winner, and continues at 2:30 p.m. ET with No. 4 Saint Louis against the winner of the late Thursday afternoon matchup. Harris, McCormick, Kaplan and Robinson will have the call for Friday’s afternoon games.
Friday’s quarterfinals coverage continues at 6 p.m. ET with No. 2 Richmond facing the Davidson-LaSalle winner, followed by No. 3 Rhode Island playing the late Thursday night winner. Burmeister, McCormick, Kaplan and Robinson will call Friday’s primetime matchups.
Ahmed Fareed will host NBCSN’s Atlantic 10 Championship studio coverage on Thursday and Friday, and will be joined by former Division I football player and current college sports analyst Blaine Fowler and NBC Sports college basketball reporter Rob Dauster.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the 2019-20 college basketball season via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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NBCSN 2020 A-10 CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
|Thursday, March 12||Second Round: No. 8 UMass vs. No. 9 VCU||Noon|
|Thursday, March 12||Second Round: No. 5 St. Bonaventure vs. No. 12 George Mason/No. 13 Saint Joseph’s||2:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 12||Second Round: No. 7 Davidson vs. No. 10 La Salle||6 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 12||Second Round: No. 6 Duquesne vs. No. 11 George Washington/No. 14 Fordham||8:30 p.m.|
|Friday, March 13||Quarterfinals: No. 1 Dayton vs. UMass/VCU||Noon|
|Friday, March 13||Quarterfinals: No. 4 Saint Louis vs. St. Bonaventure/George Mason/Saint Joseph’s||2:30 p.m.|
|Friday, March 13||Quarterfinals: No. 2 Richmond vs. Davidson/La Salle||6 p.m.|
|Friday, March 13||Quarterfinals: No. 3 Rhode Island vs. Duquesne/George Washington/Fordham||8:30 p.m.|
Note: All games and times subject to change.
About the Atlantic 10 Conference
The Atlantic 10 Conference was founded in 1975 and consists of 14 diverse members across eight states and Washington, D.C. The mission of the Atlantic 10 is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 21 nationally competitive championship sports. The basketball-centric conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for its student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. The membership consists of Davidson College, the University of Dayton, Duquesne University, Fordham University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph’s University, Saint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information, visit www.atlantic10.com.
ACC Network (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, is set for eight days of coverage of the 2020 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament and the New York Life ACC Tournament live from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.
Three December flex dates and conference matchups airing on ACC Network (ACCN), the new 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, are confirmed for the weekend of Dec. 6-8.