FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 11th, 2013
ATLANTIC 10 MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND GAMES ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK THURSDAY & THURSDAY NIGHT
More Than Eight Hours of A-10 Tournament Coverage
CAA Conference Championship, Tonight at 7 p.m. ET
NEW YORK – March 11, 2013 – As previously announced, NBC Sports Network will deliver first-round coverage of the A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, March 14, from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Per the agreement, NBC Sports Network will televise all four first-round games and more than eight hours of A-10 men’s basketball.
Coverage will begin at Noon ET, when the No. 8 seed Richmond takes on the No. 9 seed Charlotte, in game one of the first-round.
At 2:30 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network will deliver game two of the first-round, featuring No. 5 Butler vs. No. 12 Dayton.
A-10 Men’s Championship excitement continues at 6:30 p.m. ET. In game three of the first-round, No. 7 Xavier plays No. 10 Saint Joseph’s.
Coverage concludes with game four at 9 p.m. ET, when No. 6 UMass challenges No. 11 George Washington. Mike Corey will manage play-by-play for all four games and will be joined by analyst Dave Kaplan. Brooke Weisbrod will serve as the courtside reporter.
Carolyn Manno and Rob Simmelkjaer will split host assignments for NBC Sports Network’s college basketball studio show and will be joined by former New Jersey Nets and UCONN forward Donny Marshall.
A-10 Tournament First Round Games
|Thurs., March 14||Richmond – Charlotte||Noon|
|Thurs., March 14||Butler-Dayton||2:30 p.m.|
|Thurs., March 14||Xavier-Saint Joseph’s||6:30 p.m.|
|Thurs., March 14||UMass-George Washington||9 p.m.|
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network will telecast the CAA Men’s Basketball Conference Championship between Northeastern and James Madison. Veteran play-by-play announcer Todd Harris and analyst Ron Thompson will call the action for the game, with the winner of the contest receiving an automatic invite to the NCAA Tournament.
|Mon., March 11||Northeastern – James Madison||7 p.m. ET|
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