Men’s College Hoops: College GameDay at Memphis; Game Schedule includes 10 of Top 11 Teams

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Men’s College Hoops: College GameDay at Memphis; Game Schedule includes 10 of Top 11 Teams

College GameDay Returns to Memphis
ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm’s next stop is the University of Memphis on Saturday, Feb. 8, for its third stop at Memphis (2005 and 2008), which plays Gonzaga that night. The show – previewing all the day’s action and discuss the biggest storylines in college basketball — begins at 10 a.m. on ESPNU, continuing at 11 a.m. on ESPN with a one-hour evening edition leading into the Saturday Primetime game of Gonzaga at No. 24 Memphis (ESPN, 9 p.m.).

Rece Davis serves as host for College GameDay, and is joined by analysts Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps and Jalen Rose.  The eight-week Saturday morning and evening college basketball program visits some of the top college basketball venues and programs this season.

Ten of Top 11 Teams in Action including Undefeated No. 1 Syracuse & No. 4 Wichita State
ESPN’s men’s college basketball schedule of 46 games from Thursday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 9, will include 10 of the top 11 teams in the Associated Press poll and 17 of the top 25 overall. Highlights: 

  • ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise the two remaining undefeated men’s programs over the weekend: No. 4 Wichita State will visit Northern Iowa on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 p.m. on ESPN2 and No. 1 Syracuse will host Clemson on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. on ESPNU.
  • All five of ESPN’s games on Saturday, Feb. 8, will involve at least one ranked team highlighted by two games between ranked squads: No. 10 Michigan at Big Ten foe No. 17 Iowa at 2 p.m. (also available on ESPN Radio) and No. 23 Gonzaga of the West Coast Conference at No. 24 Memphis of the American in the 9 p.m. ESPN Saturday Primetime Driven by State Farm telecast.
  • The additional three ESPN games will include a team in the top 11: No. 3 Florida against Alabama at noon, No. 8 Kansas against West Virginia at 4 p.m. and No. 11 Duke at Boston College at 6 p.m.
    • The Thursday Night Showcase Presented by Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups doubleheader on February 6 will include three of the top nine squads. ESPN will televise No. 7 Cincinnati against Connecticut at 7 p.m. and No. 2 Arizona against Oregon at 9 p.m. while ESPN2 will carry No. 9 Michigan State against Penn State at 9 p.m.
    • ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 will combine to cover five games with a ranked team on Saturday, Feb. 8:
    • No. 13 Saint Louis at La Salle at 5 p.m. and No. 21 Oklahoma against Baylor at 7 p.m. on ESPN2
    • No. 7 Cincinnati at SMU at 7:30 p.m. and No. 19 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech at 9:30 p.m. on ESPNU
    • No. 5 San Diego State against Nevada at 10 p.m. on ESPN3.
Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network
Thu, Feb 6 7 p.m. No. 22 Connecticut at No. 7 Cincinnati
Mike Patrick & Seth Greenberg
    LSU at Georgia
Rece Davis & Bob Knight
    Robert Morris at LIU Brooklyn
Kevin Connors & Bob Valvano
    USC Upstate at Lipscomb ESPN3
    Jacksonville at Florida Gulf Coast ESPN3
  8 p.m. Temple at SMU
Dave Lamont & Stephen Howard
    Bradley at Loyola-Chicago ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Marist at Rider
Ed Cohen & Rob Kennedy
    McNeese State at Northwestern State ESPN3
  9 p.m. Oregon at No. 2 Arizona
Dave Pasch, Bill Walton & Jeff Goodman
    Penn State at No. 9 Michigan State
Joe Tessitore & Sean Farnham
    Murray State at Belmont
Rich Hollenberg & Adrian Branch
  10 p.m. Cal State Fullerton at UC Riverside ESPN3
  11 p.m. Santa Clara at BYU
Roxy Bernstein & Corey Williams
Fri, Feb 7 7 p.m. Manhattan at Canisius
Doug Sherman & Mo Cassera
    Monmouth at Fairfield
Bob Picozzi & Rob Kennedy
  9 p.m. Detroit at Valparaiso
Jim Barbar & Malcolm Huckaby
Sat, Feb 8 11 a.m. Morehead State at Eastern Kentucky
Roy Philpott & Paul Biancardi
  Noon Alabama at No. 3 Florida
Mark Jones & Dick Vitale
  1 p.m. Cleveland State at Wright State
Bob Picozzi & LaPhonso Ellis
    Nebraska at Northwestern
Mike Couzens & Darrin Horn
  2 p.m. No. 10 Michigan at No. 17 Iowa
ESPN: Bob Wischusen & Dan Dakich
Radio: Bill Rosinski / Bob Valvano
    New Hampshire at Stony Brook ESPN3
  3 p.m. Florida State at Maryland
Carter Blackburn & Sean Farnham
    South Carolina at Tennessee
Tom Hart & Jon Sundvold
  4 p.m. West Virginia at No. 8 Kansas
Jon Sciambi & Fran Fraschilla
    Campbell at Winthrop ESPN3
  5 p.m. No. 13 Saint Louis at La Salle
John Saunders & Tim Legler
    New Orleans at Central Arkansas ESPN3
    East Tennessee State at Lipscomb ESPN3
  6 p.m. No. 11 Duke at Boston College
Dave O’Brien & Doris Burke
  7 p.m. Baylor at No. 21 Oklahoma
Dave Flemming & Jimmy Dykes
    Georgia Southern at Elon ESPN3
    North Florida at Florida Gulf Coast ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. No. 7 Cincinnati at SMU
Adam Amin & Brooke Weisbrod
  8 p.m. Rutgers at USF
Mike Patrick & Len Elmore
  9 p.m. No. 23 Gonzaga at No. 24 Memphis
Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas & Shannon Spake
    No. 4 Wichita State at Northern Iowa
Rich Hollenberg & Mark Adams
  9:30 p.m. No. 19 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
Anish Shroff & Tim Welsh
  10 p.m. Wyoming at UNLV
Ari Wolfe & Bill Herenda
    Nevada at No. 5 San Diego State
Trey Bender & Kevin Lehman
Sun, Feb 9 2 p.m. Temple at Houston
  4 p.m. Illinois State at Loyola-Chicago ESPN3
  6 p.m. No. 22 Connecticut at UCF
Mike Patrick & Len Elmore
    Clemson at No. 1 Syracuse
Carter Blackburn, Jay Williams & Allison Williams
  8 p.m. Washington at Colorado
Roxy Bernstein & Corey Williams


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