FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
NBCSN ANNOUNCES 2014-15 COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Live Coverage of More Than 45 College Basketball Games on NBCSN and NBC Sports LiveExtra
Coverage Highlighted by Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association Conference Matchups
Dayton, George Washington, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, UMass, VCU and Virginia To Appear This Season
Complete Coverage of Barclays Center Classic November 28-29
Live Coverage of A-10 Championship and CAA Conference Tournament
Stamford, Conn. – September 3, 2014 – 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 CAA conference tournament.
ATLANTIC 10 ON NBCSN
NBCSN will air 25 A-10 regular season games featuring all 14 member schools, including Davidson, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, St. Bonaventure, and VCU. The schedule boasts 16 games featuring teams from last season’s NCAA Tournament, including four games with 2013-14 A-10 regular season champion Saint Louis, three games with A-10 Championship winner Saint Joseph’s, and four games with Dayton, who advanced to last year’s Elite Eight.
Coverage of the A-10 on NBCSN begins Saturday, December 13, at 7 p.m. ET, when VCU hosts Northern Iowa. NBCSN’s Atlantic 10 regular-season coverage concludes Saturday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. ET when George Mason visits VCU. NBCSN will provide exclusive coverage of the second round and quarterfinals of the A-10 Championship, starting at noon ET on March 12.
CAA ON NBCSN
NBCSN’s CAA regular-season coverage begins Saturday, Jan. 24 at noon ET when Drexel hosts Charleston. NBCSN will air seven regular-season CAA games featuring seven member schools, including 2013-14 regular-season and CAA Conference Tournament champion Delaware, College of Charleston, Drexel, Hofstra, Northeastern, Towson, and William and Mary.
In addition to its regular-season coverage, NBCSN will provide live coverage of the CAA Conference Semifinals on Sunday, March 8, beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET, and the CAA Championship Game on Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. ET.
BARCLAYS CENTER CLASSIC ON NBCSN
NBCSN will present live coverage of the 2014 Barclays Center Classic, featuring Virginia, Vanderbilt, La Salle and Rutgers.
Coverage begins on Friday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. with round one of the tournament, followed by the consolation and championship games on Saturday, Nov. 29. The 2014 Barclays Center Classic is part of the BROOKLYN HOOPS™ platform at Barclays Center.
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 telecast on NBCSN. All 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.
NBCSN’S 2014-15 COLLEGE BASKETBALL TELECAST SCHEDULE
|DATE||GAME||CONFERENCE / TOURNAMENT||TIME|
|Fri., November 28||First Round||Barclays Center Classic||7 p.m.|
|Fri., November 28||First Round||Barclays Center Classic||9:30 p.m.|
|Sat., November 29||Consolation Game||Barclays Center Classic||7 p.m.|
|Sat., November 29||Championship Game||Barclays Center Classic||9:30 p.m.|
|Sat., December 13||Northern Iowa at VCU||A-10||7 p.m.|
|Sat., December 20||Iona at GMU||A-10||7 p.m.|
|Sun., December 28||Richmond at Wake Forest||A-10||4 p.m.|
|Sat., January 3||Duquesne at Dayton||A-10||1 p.m.|
|Sat., January 3||Rhode Island at Saint Louis||A-10||3 p.m.|
|Sat., January 3||Richmond at Davidson||A-10||5 p.m.|
|Thur., January 8||George Mason at Richmond||A-10||7 p.m.|
|Sat., January 10||George Washington at La Salle||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 17||Saint Louis at Dayton||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 17||Rhode Island at UMass||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 17||George Mason at George Washington||A-10||4:30 p.m.|
|Sun., January 18||Saint Joseph’s at St. Bonaventure||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Thur., January 22||George Washington at Fordham||A-10||7 p.m.|
|Sat., January 24||Charleston at Drexel||CAA||Noon|
|Sat., January 24||Northeastern at William & Mary||CAA||2 p.m.|
|Sat., January 31||Davidson at Saint Joseph’s||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Thur., February 5||Richmond at La Salle||A-10||6:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 7||VCU at St. Bonaventure||A-10||2 p.m.|
|Sat., February 7||Saint Louis at Fordham||A-10||4 p.m.|
|Sun., February 8||Rhode Island at Richmond||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Thur., February 12||Northeastern at Hofstra||CAA||7 p.m.|
|Sat., February 14||St. Bonaventure at Dayton||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 14||Delaware at William & Mary||CAA||2:30 p.m.|
|Sun., February 15||Towson at Charleston||CAA||12:30 p.m.|
|Sun., February 15||Saint Joseph’s at Fordham||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 21||Dayton at Duquesne||A-10||2 p.m.|
|Sat., February 21||Drexel at Northeastern||CAA||4 p.m.|
|Sun., February 22||La Salle at Saint Louis||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Sun., February 22||William & Mary at Hofstra||CAA||4:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 28||Rhode Island at La Salle||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., March 7||UMass at George Washington||A-10||3:30 p.m.|
|Sat., March 7||George Mason at VCU||A-10||5:30 p.m.|
|Sun., March 8||CAA Semifinals||CAA||2:30 p.m.|
|Sun., March 8||CAA Semifinals||CAA||5 p.m.|
|Mon., March 9||CAA Finals||CAA||7 p.m.|
|Thur., March 12||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||Noon|
|Thur., March 12||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Thur., March 12||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||6:30 p.m.|
|Thur., March 12||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||9 p.m.|
|Fri., March 13||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||Noon|
|Fri., March 13||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Fri., March 13||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||6:30 p.m.|
|Fri., March 13||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||9 p.m.|
All games and times subject to change.
About the A-10
The Atlantic 10 Conference is a basketball-centric conference founded in 1976 and consists of 14 diverse members across eight states and Washington, D.C. The mission of the Atlantic 10 Conference is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 21 nationally competitive championship sports. The 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.
About the Colonial Athletic Association:
The Colonial Athletic Association is a nine-member Division I athletic conference with a geographic footprint that stretches from Boston to Charleston, S.C. and encompasses several of the nation’s largest media markets. CAA men’s basketball teams have combined to win 41 games in postseason play since 2006, including 14 victories in the NCAA Tournament. Member institutions include the College of Charleston, the University of Delaware, Drexel University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, Towson University and the College of William and Mary.
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