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Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
NBCSN’S ATLANTIC 10 BASKETBALL COVERAGE THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTED BY FORDHAM-GEORGE WASHINGTON WOMEN’S MATCHUP
WNBA All Star Swin Cash Calls Women’s Game Alongside Mike Corey
A-10 Men’s Basketball Doubleheader This Saturday on NBCSN – Duquesne-Dayton at 12:30 p.m. ET, followed by George Washington-Richmond at 2:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 31, 2017 – NBCSN’s presents three Atlantic 10 basketball conference showdowns this week, highlighted by a women’s basketball matchup tomorrow at Noon ET on NBCSN, as the Fordham Rams (15-8, 6-3) visit the George Washington Colonials (13-8, 6-3) at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C.
The Rams, who are tied for third with GW in the A-10 standings, defeated the Colonials 76-69 in their most recent matchup last season. Mike Corey calls Wednesday’s game alongside WNBA All Star and two-time NCAA Women’s Basketball Champion Swin Cash (analyst).
Saturday’s men’s doubleheader action tips off at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when the Dayton Flyers (15-5, 6-2) host the Duquesne Dukes (9-13, 2-7) at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio. The Flyers, who are a half-game back from Richmond, seek to gain control of the A-10 standings with a win over the Dukes.
Ryan Burr (play-by-play) and David Kaplan (analyst) will provide commentary of the Duquesne-Dayton matchup.
Saturday’s coverage continues at 2:30 p.m. ET, when the Richmond Spiders (13-8, 7-2) host the George Washington Colonials (12-9, 4-4) at Robins Center in Richmond, Va. The Spiders, who currently sit atop the A-10, look to win consecutive matchups against the Colonials after a 98-90 victory in D.C. last season.
Corey calls GW-Richmond alongside former Division I basketball player and coach Ron Thompson.
All A-10 basketball games televised on NBCSN will also be streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
A-10 COVERAGE ON NBCSN
NBCSN will present more than 35 Atlantic 10 basketball games during the 2016-17 season, including 25 regular-season Atlantic 10 men’s basketball matchups, as well as exclusive coverage of the second round and quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship at Pittsburgh’s PPG Paints Arena.
NBCSN’s 2016-17 A-10 men’s basketball schedule features all 14 member schools, including Davidson, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, and VCU. The schedule boasts three games with 2016 A-10 Championship winner Saint Joseph’s, and six games featuring teams from last season’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (Dayton, Saint Joseph’s and VCU).
In addition, NBCSN will present three regular-season A-10 women’s basketball games, featuring five member schools, including Dayton, Fordham, 2016 Atlantic 10 Champion George Washington, St. Bonaventure and Saint Louis.
NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
All A-10 basketball games will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. The NBC Sports app will stream all games via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku.
NBCSN 2017 A-10 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE (all times ET)
|Wednesday, February 1||Fordham at George Washington (Women’s)||Noon|
|Saturday, February 4||Duquesne at Dayton||12:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 4||George Washington at Richmond||2:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 11||UMass at Saint Joseph’s||2:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 11||St. Bonaventure at George Washington||4:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 18||Davidson at UMass||Noon|
|Saturday, February 18||St. Bonaventure at Dayton||2 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 18||Rhode Island at George Mason||4 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 19||George Washington at Duquesne||Noon|
|Sunday, February 19||Dayton at Fordham (Women’s)||2 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 25||Richmond at Fordham||2:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 25||Saint Joseph’s at Saint Louis||4:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 9||Atlantic 10 Championship Second Round||Noon|
|Thursday, March 9||Atlantic 10 Championship Second Round||2:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 9||Atlantic 10 Championship Second Round||6 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 9||Atlantic 10 Championship Second Round||8:30 p.m.|
|Friday, March 10||Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals||Noon|
|Friday, March 10||Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals||2:30 p.m.|
|Friday, March 10||Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals||6 p.m.|
|Friday, March 10||Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals||8:30 p.m.|
All games and times subject to change.
ABOUT THE ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE
The Atlantic 10 Conference was founded in 1975 and consists of 14 diverse members across eight states and Washington, D.C. The mission of the Atlantic 10 is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 21 nationally competitive championship sports. The basketball-centric conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for its student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. The membership consists of Davidson College, the University of Dayton, Duquesne University, Fordham University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph’s University, Saint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information, visit www.atlantic10.com.
-NBC SPORTS GROUP-