FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES 2018-19 COLLEGE BASKETBALL SLATE
Schedule includes Drexel, La Salle, Penn, St. Joe’s and Temple, and Villanova Women
PHILADELPHIA- (November 14, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia announces 39 NCAA basketball contests will air on its networks in 2018-19. All City 6 Teams are represented with Drexel, La Salle, Penn, St. Joe’s and Temple Men’s Teams, and Villanova Women’s team, on the schedule this season. In addition, the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Championship will air on NBC Sports Philadelphia+.
The schedule tips off on Thursday, November 15 at 8 p.m. when William & Mary visits Illinois-Chicago. Local action begins on Wednesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. with Illinois-Chicago taking on St. Joseph’s. Other highlights include a Penn-Princeton Men’s/Women’s doubleheader on Saturday, January 5 starting at 2 p.m.
The full schedule can be found here:
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