FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

COMCAST SPORTSNET ANNOUNCES 2014-15 NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

168 Men’s and Women’s Game Schedule includes MVC, Conference USA, Horizon League, Atlantic 10, Colonial Athletic, Ivy League, Southern & Patriot League Conference Action,

plus local contests featuring Illinois State, UIC, Loyola, Bradley, SIU, Northern Iowa, DePaul and more!

First game on CSN’s ’14-’15 college hoops schedule features Western Illinois at UIC on November 17 at 7:00 PM

CSNChicago.com’s NCAA section to also provide the latest headlines for all area teams

 

Chicago, IL (November 11, 2014) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, is ready to bring college hoops fans another exciting season of action-packed NCAA basketball featuring a total of 168 men’s & women’s contests.

Comcast SportsNet viewers can look forward to the very best in local/regional basketball action with five games featuring the Horizon League’s UIC Flames, along with Missouri Valley Conference action highlighted by Illinois State (nine games), Loyola (nine games), #11 pre-season ranked Wichita State (two games) Bradley (six games), Southern Illinois (five games) and Northern Iowa (seven games) in action all season long, plus – live coverage of the MVC Tournament starting Feb. 28.  In addition, CSN+HD (located on Comcast Xfinity channel 201 in the Chicago area and in South Bend, IN) will carry DePaul at George Washington on Dec. 11.  From an online perspective, viewers are also urged to visit Comcast SportsNet’s website, CSNChicago.com/NCAA, for the very latest NCAA basketball headlines, features, scores and player updates from all area teams throughout the season.

Comcast SportsNet’s men’s collegiate basketball season tips off with UIC’s regular season home opener battle against Western Illinois LIVE from the UIC Pavilion on Monday, November 17 at 7:00 PM.  WGN Radio’s Jordan Bernfield (play-by-play) and Comcast SportsNet’s David Kaplan (analyst) will call the action.

Among the key 41 regional match-ups on the schedule this season include Loyola at UIC (Dec. 6 at 1:00 PM), Bradley at Loyola (Dec. 31 at 1:00 PM), SIU at Bradley (Jan. 3 at 7:00 PM), Bradley at Illinois St. (Jan. 17 at 4:00 PM), Illinois St. at Loyola (Jan. 31 at 1:00 PM), Illinois St. at SIU (Feb. 7 at 1:00 PM), N. Iowa at Loyola (Feb. 18 at 6:00 PM), Illinois St. at Bradley (Feb. 18 at 8:00 PM), Bradley at N. Iowa (Feb. 21 at 7:00 PM) and Loyola at Illinois St. (Feb. 21 at 7:00 PM). Note the attached schedule for a complete list of men’s games this season on Comcast SportsNet and on CSN+HD.

Comcast SportsNet’s women’s basketball season gets underway with a battle featuring Mississippi St. at Southern Miss on Sunday, December 14 at 12 NOON.  In addition, CSN will also carry four DePaul Lady Blue Demons telecasts (AP pre-season ranked #18), along with live coverage of the Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals and Colonial Athletic Conference semifinals and championship match-ups (note the attached schedule for a complete listing of women’s games this season).

Comcast SportsNet will once again provide college basketball fans with three area team college coaches show this season (air dates may vary during the season) – Tuesdays (beginning in December): Inside Notre Dame Basketball with Mike Brey (5:00 PM)…Wednesdays (beginning in December): Fighting Illini Insider (3:00 PM)…Tuesdays (beginning in January): Wildcat Fast Break with Chris Collins (4:30 PM)…and Thursdays (beginning in January): Northern Iowa: The Journey (5:00 PM).

 

2014-15 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL on COMCAST SPORTSNET

  1. Mon, Nov 17  7:00 pm         W. Illinois @ UIC                                                   Live*
  2. Sun, Nov 30   2:00 pm         Richmond @ Northern Iowa                                  Live
  3. Sat, Dec 6      1:00 pm         Loyola @ UIC                                                        Live
  4. Sun, Dec 7     2:00 pm         CUSA:  Illinois State @ UAB                                 Live
  5. Sun, Dec 14   2:00 pm         Horizon:  Miami of Ohio @ Wright State               Live
  6. Wed, Dec 17  7:00 pm         Horizon:  Morehead State @ Wisc-Green Bay     Live
  7. Fri, Dec 19     7:00 pm         CUSA:  Chattanooga @ Middle Tennessee St     Live
  8. Sat, Dec 20    7:00 pm         CUSA:  Marshall @ Arkansas State                     Live
  9. Wed, Dec 31  1:00 pm         Bradley @ Loyola                                                  Live
  10. Wed, Dec 31  3:00 pm         Indiana State @ Illinois State                                Live
  11. Sat, Jan 3      1:00 pm         CAA:  Charleston @ William & Mary                     Live
  12. Sat, Jan 3      3:00 pm         MVC:  Drake @ Missouri State                             Live
  13. Sat, Jan 3      7:00 pm         S. Illinois @ Bradley                                              Live
  14. Sun, Jan 4     12:00 pm       Horizon:  Wisc-Milwaukee @ Detroit                    Live
  15. Sun, Jan 4     2:30 pm         CUSA:  UTEP @ Rice                                           Live
  16. Sun, Jan 10   12:00 pm       A10:  Rhode Island @ Duquesne                         Live
  17. Sat, Jan 10    3:00 pm         MVC:  N. Iowa @ Drake                                        Live
  18. Sat, Jan 10    6:00 pm         A10:  Richmond @ Dayton                                   Live
  19. Thu, Jan 15    7:00 pm         CUSA:  UAB @ Louisiana Tech                            Live
  20. Sat, Jan 17    1:00 pm         MVC:  Wichita State @ Evansville                        Live
  21. Sat, Jan 17    4:00 pm         Bradley @ Illinois State                                         Live
  22. Wed, Jan 21  7:00 pm         MVC:  Indiana State @ N. Iowa                            Live
  23. Thu, Jan 22    7:00 pm         WAC:  Seattle @ Chicago State                           Live
  24. Sat, Jan 24    3:00 pm         MVC:  Southern Illinois @ Evansville                    Live
  25. Sat, Jan 24    6:00 pm         A10:  Richmond @ Dayton                                   Live
  26. Sat, Jan 24    8:00 pm         WAC:  Utah Valley @ New Mexico State              Live
  27. Wed, Jan 28  7:00 pm         MVC:  Drake @ Bradley                                        Live*
  28. Thu, Jan 29    6:00 pm         A10:  St. Louis @ George Mason                         Live
  29. Sat, Jan 31    1:00 pm         MVC:  Illinois State @ Loyola                               Live
  30. Sat, Jan 31    3:00 pm         CAA:  William & Mary @ James Madison             Live
  31. Sat, Jan 31    7:00 pm         Southern Illinois @ Missouri State                        Live*
  32. Sun, Feb 1     2:00 pm         Horizon:  Oakland @ Youngstown State              Live
  33. Mon, Feb 2    7:00 pm         Horizon:  Green Bay @ Wright State                    Live
  34. Thu, Feb 5     7:00 pm         CUSA:  Texas El Paso @ Florida Atlantic            Live
  35. Sat, Feb 7      1:00 pm         MVC:  Illinois State @ Southern Illinois                Live
  36. Sat, Feb 7      3:00 pm         Indiana State @ Loyola                                         Live
  37. Sat, Feb 7      7:00 pm         N. Iowa:  Drake @ Northern Iowa                         Live
  38. Thu, Feb 12   7:00 pm         CUSA:  Old Dominion @ Texas San Antonio       Live
  39. Sat, Feb 14    3:00 pm         MVC:  Drake @ Indiana State                               Live
  40. Sat, Feb 14    4:30 pm         CUSA:  Western Kentucky @ Marshall                 Live
  41. Sat, Feb 14    7:00 pm         CUSA:  Middle Tennessee St. @ North Texas     Live
  42. Sun, Feb 15   2:00 pm         Horizon:  UIC @ Cleveland State                         Live
  43. Sun, Feb 15   4:00 pm         CAA:  Hofstra @ Drexel                                        Live
  44. Mon, Feb 16  7:00 pm         Patriot:  Coastal Carolina @ Radford                    Live
  45. Tue, Feb 17   7:00 pm         WSU:  Wichita State @ Southern Illinois              Live
  46. Wed, Feb 18  8:00 pm         MVC:  Illinois State @ Bradley                              Live
  47. Thu, Feb 19   7:00 pm         Milwaukee @ UIC                                                 Live
  48. Sat, Feb 21    12:00 pm       S. Illinois @ Indiana State                                     Live
  49. Sat, Feb 21    3:00 pm         MVC:  Bradley @ N. Iowa                                     Live
  50. Sat, Feb 21    7:00 pm         Loyola @ Illinois State                                          Live
  51. Sun, Feb 22   12:00 pm       SoCon:  Furman @ UNC Georgia                        Live
  52. Sun, Feb 22   2:00 pm         Horizon:  Cleveland State @ Wisc-Milwaukee      Live
  53. Sat, Feb 28    3:00 pm         MVC:  Wildcard game                                           Live
  54. Wed, Mar 4    6:00 pm         A10:  Richmond @ UMASS                                  Live
  55. Thu, Mar 5     6:00 pm         MVC:  Tournament Opening Round Game #1      Live
  56. Thu, Mar 5     8:30 pm         MVC:  Tournament Opening Round Game #2      Live
  57. Fri, Mar 6       12:00 pm       MVC:  Tournament Quarterfinal #1                       Live
  58. Fri, Mar 6       2:30 pm         MVC:  Tournament Quarterfinal #2                       Live
  59. Sat, Mar 7      1:30 pm         MVC: Tournament Semifinal #1                            Live
  60. Sat, Mar 7      4:00 pm         MVC: Tournament Semifinal #2                            Live
  61. Thu, Mar 12   11:00 am       Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinal #1      Live
  62. Thu, Mar 12   1:30 pm         Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinal #2      Live
  63. Thu, Mar 12   5:00 pm         Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinal #3      Live
  64. Thu, Mar 12   7:30 pm         Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinal #4      Live

*  Game will also air live on CSN+HD (Comcast Xfinity channel 201)

 

2014-15 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL on CSN+HD (Comcast Xfinity channel 201)

  1. Tue, Nov 18   7:00 pm         CUSA:  Richmond @ Old Dominion                     Live
  2. Thu, Nov 20   7:00 pm         CUSA:  Florida International @ Harvard               Live
  3. Fri, Nov 21     7:00 pm         CUSA:  Morehead State @ Louisiana Tech         Live
  4. Tue, Nov 25   7:00 pm         CUSA:  Loyola (Chic) @ Texas San Antonio        Live
  5. Wed, Nov 26  7:00 pm         CUSA:  Morehead State @ Marshall                    Live
  6. Fri, Nov 28     7:00 pm         CUSA:  Samford @ Louisiana Tech                     Live
  7. Sun, Nov 30   2:00 pm         CUSA:  Charlotte @ UNC-Asheville                     Live
  8. Tue, Dec 2     7:00 pm         VCU @ Illinois State                                             Live
  9. Wed, Dec 3    7:00 pm         CUSA:  Bowling Green @ Western Kentucky       Live
  10. Thu, Dec 4     7:00 pm         CUSA:  Morehead State @ UAB                          Live
  11. Sat, Dec 6      5:30 pm         CUSA: Western Kentucky at Murray State           Live
  12. Sat, Dec 6      8:00 pm         CUSA: Texas El-Paso at New Mexico State         Live
  13. Wed, Dec 10  7:00 pm         CUSA:  Louisiana Tech @ Louisiana-Lafayette    Live
  14. Thu, Dec 11   6:00 pm         DePaul @ George Washington                             Live
  15. Sun, Dec 14   7:00 pm         CUSA:  UNC-Asheville @ UAB                             Live
  16. Tue, Dec 16   7:00 pm         CUSA:  College of Charleston @ Charlotte          Live
  17. Wed, Dec 17  7:00 pm         CUSA:  Georgia State @ Old Dominion               Live
  18. Thu, Dec 18   7:00pm          CUSA:  Appalachian State @ Charlotte                Live
  19. Sun, Dec 21   2:00 pm         CUSA:  Tennessee State @ Middle Tennessee   Live
  20. Mon, Dec 22  7:00pm          CUSA:  UAB @ Chattanooga                               Live
  21. Fri, Jan 2        7:00 pm         CUSA: Texas El Paso (UTEP) @ North Texas     Live
  22. Sat, Jan 3      3:00 pm         A10:  St. Bonaventure @ UMASS                        Live
  23. Mon, Jan 5     7:00 pm         SoCon:  Wofford @ Chattanooga                         Live
  24. Wed, Jan 7    7:00 pm         MVC:  Loyola @ Evansville                                   Live
  25. Thu, Jan 8      7:00 pm         CUSA:  Southern Mississippi @ Texas-SA           Live
  26. Sat, Jan 10    2:00 pm         CUSA:  North Texas @ Rice                                 Live
  27. Sat, Jan 10    4:30 pm         CUSA:  Old Dominion @ Western Kentucky        Live
  28. Sat, Jan 10    7:00 pm         CUSA:  Hofstra @ Elon                                         Live
  29. Mon, Jan 12   7:00 pm         Big South: Coastal Carolina @ Campbell             Live
  30. Wed, Jan 14  7:00 pm         WSU:  Southern Illinois @ Wichita State              Live
  31. Thu, Jan 15    7:00 pm         CAA:  James Madison @ Drexel                          Live
  32. Sat, Jan 17    2:00 pm         CUSA:  Texas El Paso @ Texas San Antonio      Live
  33. Sat, Jan 17    4:30 pm         CUSA:  Marshall @ Florida Atlantic                      Live
  34. Sat, Jan 17    7:00 pm         CAA:  Elon @ James Madison                              Live
  35. Sat, Jan 17    9:00 pm         WAC:  New Mexico State @ Seattle                     Live
  36. Tue, Jan 20    7:00 pm         Horizon:  UIC @ Wisc-Green Bay                         Live
  37. Wed, Jan 21  7:00 pm         Patriot:  Bucknell @ Loyola (MD)                          Live
  38. Thu, Jan 22    7:00 pm         CUSA:  Old Dominion @ Middle Tenn. State       Live
  39. Sat, Jan 24    2:00 pm         CUSA:  Texas El Paso @ Marshall                       Live
  40. Sat, Jan 24    4:30 pm         CUSA:  Old Dominion @ UAB                              Live
  41. Sat, Jan 24    7:00 pm         CAA: Towson @ UNC-Wilmington                        Live
  42. Sun, Jan 25   5:30 pm         Ohio V.: Belmont @ Tennessee State                  Live
  43. Tue, Jan 27    7:00 pm         A10:  St. Joes @ LaSalle                                      Live
  44. Thu, Jan 29    7:00 pm         CUSA:  Middle Tennessee St. @ Texas-SA         Live
  45. Fri, Jan 30      7:00 pm         Ivy:  Yale @ Columbia                                          Live
  46. Sat, Jan 31    2:00 pm         Horizon:  Valparaiso @ UIC                                  Live
  47. Sat, Jan 31    4:30 pm         CUSA:  Marshall @ Louisiana Tech                     Live
  48. Sat, Jan 31    9:30 pm         WAC:  Missouri-Kansas City @ Utah Valley         Live
  49. Sun, Feb 1     4:30 pm         SoCon:  Mercer @ Wofford                                   Live
  50. Mon, Feb 2    7:00 pm         Patriot:  Charleston Southern @ Winthrop            Live
  51. Tue, Feb 3     7:00 pm         SoCon: N. Carolina Grennsboro @ VMI               Live
  52. Wed, Feb 4    8:00 pm         MVC:  Loyola @ Missouri State                            Live
  53. Fri, Feb 6       7:00 pm         Ivy:  Penn @ Cornell                                             Live
  54. Sat, Feb 7      11:00 am       CAA:  Delaware @ Northeastern                          Live
  55. Sat, Feb 7      1:00 pm         CAA;  James Madison @ Towson                        Live
  56. Sun, Feb 8     2:00 pm         Horizon:  Oakland @ Valparaiso                           Live
  57. Mon, Feb 9    7:00 pm         Patriot:  UNC-Asheville @ Gardner-Webb            Live
  58. Tue, Feb 10   5:00 pm         CAA:  Towson @ Drexel                                       Live
  59. Tue, Feb 10   7:00 pm         CAA:  James Madison @ Delaware                      Live
  60. Wed, Feb 11  7:00 pm         MVC:  Southern Illinois @ Loyola                         Live
  61. Thu, Feb 12   7:00 pm         OHIO V:  Tennessee St. @ Tennessee Tech       Live
  62. Fri, Feb 13     7:00 pm         Ivy:  Brown @ Princeton                                       Live
  63. Sat, Feb 14    7:00 pm         CAA:  Northeastern @ UNC-Wilmington              Live
  64. Sun, Feb 15   4:30 pm         SoCon:  VMI @ The Citadel                                  Live
  65. Wed, Feb 18  6:00 pm         A10:  UMASS @ Rhode Island                             Live
  66. Thu, Feb 19   4:30 pm         CUSA:  S. Mississippi @ Old Dominion                Live
  67. Thu, Feb 19   7:00 pm         OHIO V:  Univ Tennessee-Martin @ EIU              Live
  68. Sat, Feb 21    11:30 am       CAA:  Elon @ Delaware                                        Live
  69. Sat, Feb 21    2:00 pm         CUSA:  Louisiana Tech @ Old Dominion             Live
  70. Sat, Feb 21    4:30 pm         CUSA:  S. Mississippi @ Charlotte                       Live
  71. Sat, Feb 21    6:30 pm         A10:  St. Bonaventure @ St. Joe’s                       Live JIP 6p
  72. Sat, Feb 21    8:00 pm         WAC:  N. Mexico St @ Grand Canyon                 Live
  73. Sun, Feb 22   5:30 pm         OHIO V:  Southeast Missouri St. @ EIU               Live
  74. Wed, Feb 25  6:00 pm         A10:  St. Joe’s @ UMASS                                    Live
  75. Wed, Feb 25  8:00 pm         MVC:  Evansville @ N. Iowa                                 Live
  76. Thu, Feb 26   7:00 pm         OHIO V:  SIU Edwardsville @ Austin Peay          Live
  77. Sat, Feb 28    6:00 pm         A10:  Richmond @ St. Joe’s                                 Live
  78. Sat, Feb 28    9:00 pm         WAC:  Bakersfield @ Seattle                                Live
  79. Wed, Mar 4    6:00 pm         A10:  George Washington @ George Mason       Live
  80. Thu, Mar 5     7:00 pm         CUSA:  Marshall @ Old Dominion                        Live
  81. Sat, Mar 7      7:00 pm         A10:  St. Louis @ Richmond                                 Live
  82. Wed, Mar 11  5:30 pm         A10:  Tournament Opening Round Game #1       Live
  83. Wed, Mar 11  8:00 pm         A10:  Tournament Opening Round Game #2       Live

 

2014-15 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL on COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSN+HD

  1. Sun, Dec 14   12:00 pm       CUSA:  Mississippi St. @ S. Mississippi Live
  2. Sun, Jan 11   2:00 pm         Xavier at DePaul                                      Live
  3. Sun, Jan 25   12:00 pm       Patriot:  Lafayette @ Lehigh                    Live   CSN+HD
  4. Sun, Jan 25   2:00 pm         Providence at DePaul                              Live
  5. Fri, Jan 30      7:00 pm         Georgetown at DePaul                            Live
  6. Sun, Feb 1     2:00 pm         Villanova at DePaul                                 Live
  7. Sun, Feb 8     12:00 pm       CAA:  William & Mary @ Hofstra             Live
  8. Sun, Feb 15   12:00 pm       CAA:  Delaware @ James Madison        Live
  9. Sun, Mar 1     12:00 pm       CAA:  UNC Wilmington @ Charleston     Live
  10. Sun, Mar 1     2:00 pm         CAA:  Towson @ Drexel                          Live
  11. Thu, Mar 12   10:00 am       CUSA: Women’s Tournament Qu. #1     Live   CSN+HD
  12. Thu, Mar 12   12:30 pm       CUSA: Women’s Tournament Qu. #2     Live   CSN+HD
  13. Thu, Mar 12   4:00 pm         CUSA: Women’s Tournament Qu. #3     Live   CSN+HD
  14. Thu, Mar 12   6:30 pm         CUSA: Women’s Tournament Qu. #4     Live   CSN+HD
  15. Sat, Mar 14    12:00 pm       CAA:  Women’s Tourn. Semifinal #1       Live   CSN+HD
  16. Sat, Mar 14    2:30 pm         CAA:  Women’s Tourn. Semifinal #2       Live   CSN+HD
  17. Sun, Mar 15   12:00 pm       CAA:  Women’s Tourn Championship     Live

 

(Schedules as of 11/11/14)

SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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