Thursday, March 5th, 2015


CAA Tournament Coverage Begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET


CAA Championship Final Monday Night at 7 p.m. ET


A-10 Regular-Season Doubleheader Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra

Stamford, Conn. – March 5, 2015 – For the third consecutive year, NBC Sports Group will present more than seven hours of live coverage of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Coverage of the Championship Final and Semifinal rounds will be televised on NBCSN and will also be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets.

NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra’s coverage of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET with Game 1 of the Semifinals, from Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Md. Coverage then continues at 5 p.m. ET with Game 2 of the Semifinals. NBCSN will present live coverage of the CAA Championship Final, Monday night at 7 p.m. ET.

Mike Corey will manage play-by-play duties for all CAA Championship games, and will be joined by analyst and former college basketball head coach Ron Thompson. Russ Thaler will host NBCSN’s CAA Championship studio show and will be joined by analyst and former player Dalen Cuff.


In addition to coverage of the CAA Championship, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra will present an A-10 doubleheader on Saturday featuring UMass – George Washington and George Mason – VCU.

Coverage begins Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET when UMass travels to the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C. to take on George Washington. Steve Schlanger will handle play-by-play duties alongside analyst Dalen Cuff.

At 5:30 p.m. ET, VCU hosts George Mason at the Stuart Siegel Center in Richmond, Virginia. Paul Burmeister will serve as the play-by-play announcer for the matchup and will be joined analyst Ron Thompson.


Saturday, March 7 UMass – George Washington 3:30 p.m. Atlantic 10
Saturday, March 7 George Mason – VCU 5:30 p.m. Atlantic 10
Sunday, March 8 CAA Championship Semifinal Game 1 2:30 p.m. CAA
Sunday, March 8 CAA Championship Semifinal Game 2 5 p.m. CAA
Monday, March 9 CAA Championship Final 7 p.m. CAA


About College Basketball on NBCSN

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, as well as the Atlantic 10 Championship and Colonial Athletic Association Championship. In addition, NBCSN provided coverage of the Barclays Center Classic.


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.


About the Atlantic 10

The Atlantic 10 Conference was formed in 1976 and consists of 13 diverse members across seven states and Washington, D.C. The membership consists of University of DaytonDuquesne UniversityFordham UniversityGeorge Mason UniversityThe George Washington UniversityLa Salle University, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode IslandRichmond UniversitySt. Bonaventure UniversitySaint Joseph’s UniversitySaint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University. The mission and goal of the Atlantic 10 is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 21 nationally competitive championship sports, while securing strong brand, equity, and revenue resources for its member institutions. The conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for more than 6,000 student-athletes, coaches, and support staff.

–NBC Sports Group–