ESPN+ to Offer More than 2,900 Games During the College Basketball Season; Nearly 550 Games in November

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ESPN+ to Offer More than 2,900 Games During the College Basketball Season; Nearly 550 Games in November

As the college basketball season tips off, ESPN+, the premium direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) and ESPN, will provide more than 2,900 men’s and women’s matchups during the 2018-2019 season. In the first month alone, nearly 550 games will be available for fans.


  • Fifteen conferences featured: Atlantic 10, America East, ASUN, Big South, Conference USA, Horizon League, Ivy League, MAAC, MAC, MVC, OVC, SoCon, Southland, Summit and Sun Belt
  • ESPN+ will carry Jayhawk Gameday Live, a 30-minute pregame show and a 60-minute postgame show, for all games carried on the platform, as part of a larger deal with the University of Kansas; the Hawk Talk radio show and head coach Bill Self press conferences will also be available
    • Fans can watch four non-conference home games featuring No. 1 Kansas – vs. Louisiana (Nov. 16), Wofford (Dec. 4), South Dakota (Dec. 18) and Eastern Michigan (Dec. 29)
  • Week 1 men’s slate
    • Final Four participant Loyola-Chicago opens their season against UMKC on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 9 p.m. ET
    • Davidson will face Cleveland State in their season opener on Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.
    • Last year’s NCAA Tournament ‘Cinderella team’ UMBC will host Manhattan on Monday, Nov. 12 (7 p.m.)
  • Week 1 women’s slate
    • Preseason AP All-American Asia Durr and No. 5 Louisville will face Western Kentucky on opening night at 7 p.m.
    • 25 Miami plays FIU on Monday, also at 7 p.m.
    • Green Bay, after finishing last with a 29-3 record, will host Northwestern at 8 p.m. on Tuesday
    • 11 Texas travels to North Texas on Monday, Nov. 12 (8 p.m.)

Additional ESPN+ games will be revealed on a weekly basis.

ESPN+ Men’s College Basketball Schedule

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Tue, Nov 6 12:30 p.m. Wisconsin-Lutheran at Green Bay
  4 p.m. St. Francis at Buffalo
  6:05 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Morehead State
  7 p.m. MIT at Harvard
  City College of New York at Fordham
  Stony Brook at George Washington
  Cleveland State at Davidson
  Gardner-Webb at VCU
  Randolph at Longwood
  Davis & Elkins at Radford
  Mid-Atlantic Christian at Hampton
  Indiana State at Ball State
  Colgate at NJIT
  Florida A&M at Jacksonville
  East Tennessee State at Georgia State
  Newbury College at Dartmouth
  Wilmington College at Northern Kentucky
  Kalamazoo at Oakland
  Bob Jones at Furman
  Pennsylvania at George Mason
  Bryant at Rhode Island
  7:30 p.m. UMass Lowell at UMass
  Colombia International at Charleston Southern
  UNC-Wilmington at Campbell
  Cumberland at UT Martin
  8 p.m. UT Tyler at UT Arlington
  Southeast Missouri State at Saint Louis
  Mars Hill at Appalachian State
  University of the Pacific at SIU-Edwardsville
  Cornell at Binghamton
  Bemidji State at Northern Iowa
  8:15 p.m. Sewanee at Lipscomb
  9 p.m. UMKC at Loyola-Chicago
Wed, Nov 7 7 p.m. North Florida at Dayton
  Bucknell at St. Bonaventure
  Marshall at Eastern Kentucky
  Johnson University Florida at Stetson
  Western Carolina at Wright State
  7:30 p.m. Oglethorpe at Kennesaw State
  8 p.m. Wisconsin-Parkside at Bradley
Thu, Nov 8 7 p.m. Siena at George Washington
  St. Andrews at UNC Asheville
  Maine Fort Kent at Liberty
  Southeastern at Florida Gulf Coast
  SUNY Canton at Cornell
  Hiawassee College at East Tennessee State
  8 p.m. Alabama State at South Dakota State
  8 p.m. Buena Vista at Drake
Fri, Nov 9 7 p.m. Northeastern at Harvard
  American at George Mason
  Longwood at Richmond
  Dartmouth at Davidson
  Hampton at VCU
  New Hampshire at UMass
  Northern Kentucky at Northern Illinois
  DeSales at Princeton
  7:30 p.m. Old Dominion at Saint Joseph’s
  Coastal Carolina at Campbell
  8 p.m. Air Force at Texas State
  NJIT at Binghamton
  Rice at Pennsylvania
  9 p.m. UIC at Radford
Sat, Nov 10 2 p.m. Jackson State at St. Bonaventure
  Wofford at High Point
  3 p.m. Lafayette at La Salle
  4 p.m. Brevard at USC Upstate
  Tennessee State at Lipscomb
  Oklahoma State at Charlotte
  5 p.m. William & Mary at Duquesne
  7 p.m. Coppin State at Dayton
  Presbyterian at Tennessee Tech
  8 p.m. Northern Iowa at UT Arlington
  Troy at Saint Louis
  Illinois State at Belmont
  Winthrop at SIU-Edwardsville
  8:30 p.m. Wright State at Murray State
  9 p.m. Blue Mountain College at North Alabama
Sun, Nov 11 1 p.m. Colgate at Cornell
  2 p.m. Brown at NJIT
  UC Santa Barbara at North Dakota State
  5:05 p.m. Huntingdon at South Alabama
  6 p.m. Wabash College at Northern Kentucky
  7 p.m. Hofstra at Marshall
Mon, Nov 12 1 p.m. Mount Saint Vincent at New Hampshire
  7 p.m. Bowling Green at VCU
  Monmouth at Saint Joseph’s
  Welch at Presbyterian
  Heidelberg at Youngstown State
  Manhattan at UMBC
  Mid-Atlantic Christian at The Citadel
  7:30 p.m. Quincy at Southeast Missouri State
  Kennesaw State at Samford
  8 p.m. UIC at Duquesne
  Northern Arizona at South Dakota
  Buffalo at Southern Illinois
  8:15 p.m. Middle Tennessee State at Belmont
Tue, Nov 13 7 p.m. Harvard at UMass
  Pfeiffer at Winthrop
  Midway at Eastern Kentucky
  Shawnee State at Kent State
  Mercer at Georgia State
  George Mason at Georgia Southern
  Hardin-Simmons at Texas State
  Elms College at Dartmouth
  Western Michigan at Oakland
  Urbana at Cleveland State
  Cumberland at Chattanooga
  Gardner-Webb at Furman
  Lafayette at Pennsylvania
  7:30 p.m. South Carolina State at Charleston Southern
  8 p.m. North Alabama at Saint Louis
  Arkansas-Little Rock at Tennessee State
  8:30 p.m. Trevecca Nazarene at Liberty


Women’s College Basketball Schedule

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Tue, Nov 6 4 p.m. Loyola (Md.) at George Mason
  Grace College at Oakland
  5 p.m. Sacred Heart at UMass
  Old Dominion at Campbell
  5:15 p.m. Howard at La Salle
  5:30 p.m. Converse at Charleston Southern
  6 p.m. Colgate at Yale
  6:30 p.m. Samford at UT Martin
  7 p.m. Central Connecticut at Brown
  Oakland City at Eastern Illinois
  Georgetown at Richmond
  Cumberland at Tennessee Tech
  Michigan-Dearborn at Detroit Mercy
  Salem at Cleveland State
  Purdue-Northwest at IUPUI
  Robert Morris at Youngstown State
  Gettysburg at UMBC
  Bryant at UMass Lowell
  Miami at Florida International
  Louisville at Western Kentucky
  8 p.m. Northwestern at Green Bay
  Mayville State at North Dakota State
  9 p.m. Missouri at Western Illinois
Wed, Nov 7 11 a.m. UNC Greensboro at Georgia State
  5:30 p.m. Middle Georgia State at Kennesaw State
  7 p.m. Queens (NC) at Davidson
  South Carolina State at Radford
  Evansville at Murray State
  Purdue at Ball State
  Alderson-Broaddus at Northern Kentucky
  Webber International at Jacksonville
  Coker at Furman
  8 p.m. UMKC at Kansas
  Valparaiso at UIC
  8:05 p.m. Spring Hill at South Alabama
Thu, Nov 8 5 p.m. Eastern (Pa) at UMBC
  7 p.m. Oakland at Central Michigan
  Yale at Northern Illinois
  Purdue Fort Wayne at Western Michigan
  Rhodes at Samford
  Boston College at Rhode Island
Fri, Nov 9 11 a.m. Colgate at Dayton
  Longwood at VCU
  Noon Saint Louis at Eastern Kentucky
  2 p.m. Fairfield at Richmond
  5 p.m. Temple at Saint Joseph’s
  5:30 p.m. Cornell at Binghamton
  6 p.m. Warren Wilson at Gardner-Webb
  Creighton at North Dakota State
  Campbell at Western Carolina
  7 p.m. Appalachian State at UAB
  Wagner at Fordham
  North Carolina Central at High Point
  Loyola (Md.) at Dartmouth
  Loyola Chicago at Youngstown State
  Morgan State at Hartford
  Rider at Vermont
  St. Peter’s at UMass Lowell
  7:30 p.m. Tennessee State at Lipscomb
Sat, Nov 10 1 p.m. Toledo at Maine
  3:30 p.m. Jackson State at UT Arlington
  6 p.m. Oakland City at Murray State
  7 p.m. Lane at North Alabama
  8:30 p.m. Mcmurry at Lamar
Sun, Nov 11 1 p.m. UNC Wilmington at Ohio
  New Mexico State at Western Michigan
  Indiana at Oakland
  2 p.m. Princeton at George Washington
  Cleveland State at Ball State
  North Dakota at Valparaiso
  Middle Tennessee at Furman
  3 p.m. Morehead State at Gardner-Webb
  Davidson at Charleston Southern
  Illinois State at SIU-Edwardsville
  Dartmouth at Vermont
  4:15 p.m. Incarnate Word at South Dakota
  5 p.m. New Hampshire at North Dakota State
Mon, Nov 12 5 p.m. Mt. St. Mary’s at Duquesne
  6 p.m. Tulsa at Belmont
  7 p.m. Lincoln Christian College at Eastern Illinois
  South Dakota State at Central Michigan
  Albany at Cornell
  Florida Memorial at Florida Gulf Coast
  Samford at Troy
  Army at Columbia
  8 p.m. Texas at North Texas
  Detroit Mercy at Loyola-Chicago
  Louisiana College at Lamar
Tue, Nov 13 11 a.m. Trinity Baptist at North Florida
  5 p.m. LIU Brooklyn at Fairfield
  5:30 p.m. Indiana State at Saint Louis
  6 p.m. Converse at USC Upstate
  Virginia Tech at Liberty
  7 p.m. Canisius at St. Bonaventure
  Eastern Kentucky at Miami (Ohio)
  Marshall at Bowling Green
  Blue Mountain College at North Alabama
  UT Martin at IUPUI
  Hofstra at Stony Brook
  8 p.m. Oral Roberts at Kansas
  Wisconsin at Milwaukee

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Derek Volner

I work in college sports, which includes football and basketball, with an emphasis on Olympic Sports. Additionally, I handle ESPN’s coverage of high school athletics and recruiting.