Men’s College Basketball: Four of Top Eight and Tip Off of Holiday Tournaments

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Men’s College Basketball: Four of Top Eight and Tip Off of Holiday Tournaments

 

ESPN’s men’s college basketball schedule this weekend will be highlighted by telecasts involving four of the top eight ranked teams and telecasts of three early season tournaments. Highlights:

  • ESPN3.com will have exclusive coverage of five games, including No. 1 Duke (against Colgate Friday, Nov. 19, at 8:30 p.m.) and No. 7 Villanova (against Lafayette Saturday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m.).
  • ESPN2 will televise the final four games of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer — Thursday, Nov. 18 with the semifinals pitting No. 4 Pittsburgh vs. Maryland at 7 p.m. and No. 16 Illinois vs. No. 22 Texas at 9 p.m., and on Friday, Nov. 19 the third place game at 5 p.m. and the championship at 7 p.m.
  • All 12 games from the Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan beginning Thursday, Nov. 18 with four first-round games: Davidson vs. West Virginia at 11:30 a.m. (ESPNU); Nebraska vs. Vanderbilt at 1:30 p.m. (ESPNU); Hofstra vs. No. 8 North Carolina at 5 p.m. (ESPN2); and Western Kentucky vs. Minnesota at 7:30 p.m. (ESPN3.com). Additional telecasts include the semifinals Friday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on ESPNU and the third-place and championship Sunday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively, on ESPN2.
  • The final four games of the third annual Charleston Classic, from S.C., will air on ESPNU Friday, Nov. 19 (semifinals at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 21 (third place game at 5:30 p.m. and championship at 7:30 p.m.).

The Puerto Rico Tip-Off and Charleston Classic tournaments are owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television, Inc. (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN.

Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network
Thu, Nov 18 11:30 a.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Quarterfinal #1 – Davidson vs. West Virginia
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPNU
  1:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Quarterfinal #2 – Nebraska vs. Vanderbilt
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPNU
  5 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Quarterfinal #3 – Hofstra vs. No. 8 North Carolina
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer
(New York City): Semifinal #1 – No. 4 Pittsburgh vs. Maryland
Dan Shulman & Bob Knight
ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Quarterfinal #4 – Western Kentucky vs. Minnesota
Doug Sherman, Mark Gottfried & Andy Katz
ESPN3.com
  9 p.m. 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer
(New York City): Semifinal #2 – No. 16 Illinois vs. No. 22 Texas
Dan Shulman & Dick Vitale 
ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Fri, Nov 19 12:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Semifinal #1
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPNU
  2:30 p.m. Charleston Classic (Charleston): Semifinal #1
Justin Kutcher & Jay Williams
ESPNU
  3 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Consolation
Doug Sherman, Mark Gottfried & Andy Katz
ESPN3.com
  5 p.m. 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer
(New York City): 3rd-place Game
Dan Shulman & Bob Knight
ESPN2  / ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Charleston Classic (Charleston):  Semifinal #2
Justin Kutcher & Jay Williams
ESPNU
  6 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Consolation
Doug Sherman, Mark Gottfried & Andy Katz
ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer
(New York City): Championship
Dan Shulman & Dick Vitale
ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  8:30 p.m. Colgate at No. 1 Duke
Dave Weekley & Dino Gaudio
ESPN3.com
  8:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Semifinal #2
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPNU
  10:30 p.m. No. 13 Kentucky vs. Portland (Portland, OR)
Carter Blackburn & Sean Farnham
ESPNU
Sat, Nov 20 7 p.m. Lafayette at No. 7 Villanova
Scott Graham & Dereck Whittenburg
ESPN3.com
Sun, Nov 21 10:30 a.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): 7th-place Game
Doug Sherman, Mark Gottfried & Andy Katz
ESPNU
  12:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): 5th-place Game
Doug Sherman, Mark Gottfried & Andy Katz
ESPNU
  5:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): 3rd-place Game
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  5:30 p.m. Charleston Classic (Charleston): 3rd-place Game
Justin Kutcher & Jay Williams
ESPNU
  7:30 p.m. Honda Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan): Championship
Jon Sciambi, Hubert Davis & Andy Katz
ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. Charleston Classic (Charleston): Championship
Justin Kutcher & Jay Williams
ESPNU

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