FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
NO. 8 VIRGINIA TAKES ON LASALLE IN “BARCLAYS CENTER CLASSIC” FRIDAY NIGHT AT 9 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBCSN to Provide Complete Coverage of Barclays Center Classic on Friday and Saturday Night
Rutgers – Vanderbilt Friday Night at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Barclays Center Classic Championship Game Saturday Night at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Former UCLA Head Coach Ben Howland to Debut as NBCSN College Basketball Analyst
Stamford, Conn. – November 25, 2014 – NBCSN will present live coverage of the 2014 Barclays Center Classic this holiday weekend, highlighted by No. 8 Virginia facing LaSalle Friday night at 9 p.m. ET, from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
NBCSN’s coverage of the Barclays Center Classic, featuring reigning ACC Champion No. 8 Virginia, Vanderbilt, Rutgers and LaSalle, begins Friday night at 7 p.m. ET with a Big 10 vs. SEC matchup between Rutgers and Vanderbilt. Coverage concludes Saturday night at 9:30 p.m. ET, with the Barclays Center Classic Championship Game, preceded by the Consolation Game at 7 p.m. ET.
Former UCLA head coach Ben Howland will make his national television debut as a game analyst throughout the tournament. Howland will be joined by play-by-play commentator Terry Gannon. Dalen Cuff will report from the sideline for both games on Friday night, and Chris Mannix will manage reporting duties for the Consolation and Championship Games on Saturday night. In addition, Dave Briggs will host NBCSN’s college basketball studio show, joined by analyst Ron Thompson.
The 2014 Barclays Center Classic is part of the BROOKLYN HOOPS™ platform at Barclays Center.
NBCSN’S 2014 BARCLAYS CENTER CLASSIC TELECAST SCHEDULE
|Friday, Nov. 28||Rutgers – Vanderbilt||7 p.m. ET|
|Friday, Nov. 28||(No. 8) Virginia – LaSalle||9 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, Nov. 29||Consolation Game||7 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, Nov. 29||Championship Game||9:30 p.m. ET|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, will stream all games. All 2014 Barclays Center Classic games will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.
ABOUT COLLEGE BASKETBALL ON NBCSN
NBCSN will present more than 45 college basketball games during the 2014-15 season, including 32 regular-season matchups featuring Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association schools, the Barclays Center Classic featuring Virginia, Vanderbilt, La Salle and Rutgers, and coverage of the Atlantic 10 Championship and Colonial Athletic Association conference tournament.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–