Men’s College Hoops: Top 5 Teams in Action Monday – Wednesday; Final 3 No. 3 Wichita State Games on ESPN Networks & Debut of ESPN3 Surround

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Men’s College Hoops: Top 5 Teams in Action Monday – Wednesday; Final 3 No. 3 Wichita State Games on ESPN Networks & Debut of ESPN3 Surround

Top 5 Teams in Action Monday- Wednesday
ESPN’s men’s college basketball schedule will include the top five ranked teams on Big Monday Presented by Verizon, Super Tuesday and Wednesday Night Hoops.

  • Big Monday will include an ESPN doubleheader with two of the top eight teams: No. 1 Syracuse at Maryland at 7 p.m. followed by Oklahoma at No. 8 Kansas at 9 p.m.
  • The Super Tuesday lineup on February 25 will have three of the top five teams across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU, beginning with two games at 7 p.m.: No. 2 Florida at Vanderbilt on ESPN and Virginia Tech at No. 5 Duke on ESPNU. Two games with ranked teams follow at 9 p.m.: Undefeated No. 3 Wichita State at Bradley on ESPN2 and Indiana at No. 16 Wisconsin on ESPN.
  • ESPN2’s Wednesday Night Hoops on February 26 at 9 p.m. will feature California at No. 4 Arizona. In addition, ESPNU will have Baylor at No. 19 Texas at 9 p.m.
Date Time (ET) Game / Commentator Network
Mon, Feb 24 7 p.m. No. 1 Syracuse at Maryland
Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN
    Oklahoma State at TCU
Matt Schick & Bob Valvano
ESPNU
  9 p.m. Oklahoma at No. 8 Kansas
Brent Musburger, Fran Fraschilla & Holly Rowe
ESPN
Tue, Feb 25 7 p.m. No. 2 Florida at Vanderbilt
Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes & Shannon Spake
ESPN
    Kansas State at Texas Tech
Dave Flemming & Miles Simon
ESPN2
    Virginia Tech at No. 5 Duke
Tom Hart & Len Elmore
ESPNU
    Valparaiso at Wright State ESPN3
  9 p.m. No. 3 Wichita State at Bradley
Rich Hollenberg & Bruce Pearl
ESPN2
    Indiana at No. 16 Wisconsin
Mike Tirico, Dan Dakich & Allison Williams
ESPN
    Missouri at Georgia
Joe Davis & Dino Gaudio
ESPNU
Wed, Feb 26 7 p.m. Georgia Tech at Notre Dame
Bob Wischusen, LaPhonso Ellis & Digger Phelps
ESPN2
    Rutgers at UCF
Jason Benetti & Mark Wise
ESPNU
  8 p.m. Alabama at Mississippi
Drew Fellios & Daymeon Fishback
ESPN3
  9 p.m. California at No. 4 Arizona
Dave Pasch & Bill Walton
ESPN2
    Baylor at No. 19 Texas
Clay Matvick, Darrin Horn & Kaylee Hartung
ESPNU
  11 p.m. Stanford at Arizona State
Beth Mowins & Jon Crispin
ESPNU

Final Three Games of No. 3 Wichita State’s Quest for Unbeaten Season on ESPN Networks
The final three regular-season games for No. 3 Wichita State – the last unbeaten team in Division I men’s college basketball following No. 1 Syracuse’s loss to Boston College on Wednesday – will be available on ESPN networks. 

ESPN3 will cover the Shockers against Drake on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. ET (subject to blackout) while the remaining two games receive exclusive telecasts:  at Bradley on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 9 p.m. (on ESPN2) and against Missouri State on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m. (on ESPN or ESPN2). Only 24 teams have finished the regular-season undefeated with the last being Saint Joseph’s in 2003-04. 

“ESPN3 Surround” Debuts Tonight; Exclusive Live Companion Content for Duke-UNC
Tonight, ESPN introduces a new live companion experience for sports fans, “ESPN3 Surround,” for the Duke vs. North Carolina men’s basketball game live at 9 p.m. on ESPN.  Tonight’s application will provide fans at home an opportunity to go live inside Cameron Indoor Stadium for a student viewing party as the “Cameron Crazies” watch the game unfold eight miles down the road in Chapel Hill.  The next application will be delivered concurrently with the Syracuse vs. Duke matchup on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. on ESPN that will include alternate camera angles and in-stadium audio.

ESPN3 Surround delivers exclusive content tied to live events on ESPN linear networks, offering a companion experience in real-time that will complement the big game on television.  It will enable fans to go deeper into ESPN’s biggest live events with alternate camera angles, experiences and stories around the game.

“With ESPN3 Surround, we continue to super serve sports fans with a unique offering around the biggest rivalries, competitions and sporting events,” said Jason Bernstein, senior director of programming and acquisitions, ESPN.  “Its availability on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox, Apple TV and Roku make it a true second-screen experience that will engage sports fans in new and meaningful ways.”

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