FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
NBCSN ANNOUNCES 2015-16 COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Live Coverage of More Than 40 College Basketball Games on NBCSN and NBC Sports LiveExtra
Coverage Highlighted by Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association Conference Matchups
No. 3 Michigan State, George Washington, Dayton, Davidson, Northeastern, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, UMass and VCU to Appear This Season
Live Coverage of A-10 Championship and CAA Conference Tournament
Stamford, Conn. – December 1, 2015 – NBCSN will present more than 40 college basketball games during the 2015-16 season, including 31 regular-season matchups featuring Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association schools, and coverage of the Atlantic 10 Championship and CAA conference tournament. NBCSN’s 2015-16 college basketball coverage begins this Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, when the UMass Minutemen host the Ole Miss Rebel Black Bears at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass.
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 11 games featuring teams from last season’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, including five games with 2014-15 A-10 regular season champion Davidson, three games with A-10 Championship winner VCU, and three games with Dayton, who advanced to the Third Round of last year’s NCAA Tournament.
Coverage of the A-10 on NBCSN begins Saturday, when UMass hosts Ole Miss. NBCSN’s Atlantic 10 regular-season coverage concludes Saturday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. ET when George Washington visits Davidson. NBCSN will provide exclusive coverage of the second round and quarterfinals of the A-10 Championship, starting at noon ET on March 10.
CAA ON NBCSN
NBCSN’s CAA regular-season coverage begins Saturday, Dec. 19 at 2:30 p.m. ET when 2014-15 regular-season and CAA Conference Tournament champion Northeastern hosts No. 3 Michigan State. NBCSN will air six regular-season CAA games featuring six member schools, including Delaware, Drexel, Hofstra, James Madison and William & Mary.
In addition to its regular-season coverage, NBCSN will provide live coverage of the CAA Conference Semifinals on Sunday, March 6, beginning at 1 p.m. ET, and the CAA Championship Game on Monday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET.
John Adams, former NCAA national coordinator of men’s basketball officiating, will join NBCSN’s coverage of the 2015-15 college basketball season as an analyst for select games. Adams, who has spent more than two decades officiating college basketball, brings a wealth of knowledge to his first-ever national television assignment. Adams served as the NCAA’s national coordinator of men’s basketball officiating from 2008-15. Prior to his assignment with the NCAA, Adams served as the coordinator of men’s basketball officiating for three different leagues across each of the NCAA’s three divisions.
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.
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 2015-16 COLLEGE BASKETBALL TELECAST SCHEDULE
|Sat., December 5||Ole Miss at UMass||A-10||4 p.m.|
|Sat., December 19||Michigan State at Northeastern||CAA||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 2||St. Joseph’s at Richmond||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 2||Dayton at Duquesne||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 2||Saint Louis at Rhode Island||A-10||4:30 p.m.|
|Sun., January 3||UMass at La Salle||A-10||5 p.m.|
|Sun., January 3||Fordham at George Washington||A-10||7 p.m.|
|Sun., January 10||Rhode Island at Saint Louis||A-10||Noon|
|Sun., January 10||Richmond at Fordham||A-10||2 p.m.|
|Sun., January 10||VCU at Saint Louis||A-10||4 p.m.|
|Sat., January 16||UMass at Davidson||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 16||La Salle at Rhode Island||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Sun., January 17||George Mason at Saint Louis||A-10||3 p.m.|
|Sat., January 23||Davidson at Richmond||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 23||St. Bonaventure at VCU||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 30||Fordham at UMass||A-10||Noon|
|Sat., January 30||La Salle at Dayton||A-10||2 p.m.|
|Sun., January 31||George Washington at George Mason||A-10||Noon|
|Sat., February 6||Davidson at Duquesne||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 6||Delaware at William & Mary||CAA||2:30 p.m.|
|Sun., February 7||Saint Louis at St. Bonaventure||A-10||2 p.m.|
|Sat., February 13||James Madison at UNC Wilmington||CAA||3 p.m.|
|Sat., February 13||Hofstra at Delaware||CAA||5 p.m.|
|Sat., February 20||St. Bonaventure at Dayton||A-10||Noon|
|Sat., February 20||St. Joseph’s at Davidson||A-10||2 p.m.|
|Sun., February 21||La Salle at George Washington||A-10||Noon|
|Sun., February 21||Northeastern at Hofstra||CAA||2 p.m.|
|Sun., February 21||George Mason at UMass||A-10||4 p.m.|
|Sat., February 27||VCU at George Washington||A-10||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 27||William & Mary at James Madison||CAA||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., March 5||George Washington at Davidson||A-10||3:30 p.m.|
|Sun., March 6||CAA Semifinals||CAA||1 p.m.|
|Sun., March 6||CAA Semifinals||CAA||3:30 p.m.|
|Mon., March 7||CAA Finals||CAA||7 p.m.|
|Thur., March 10||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||Noon|
|Thur., March 10||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Thur., March 10||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||6:30 p.m.|
|Thur., March 10||A-10 Championship Second Round||A-10||9 p.m.|
|Fri., March 11||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||Noon|
|Fri., March 11||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||2:30 p.m.|
|Fri., March 11||A-10 Championship Quarter Final||A-10||6:30 p.m.|
|Fri., March 11||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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