FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 14th, 2019
VCU – DAYTON HIGHLIGHTS ATLANTIC 10 MEN’S BASKETBALL TRIPLEHEADER THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 AT 4 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
A-10 Coverage to Feature George Washington – Duquesne at Noon ET, Fordham – Rhode Island at 2 p.m. ET, and VCU – Dayton at 4 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 14, 2019 – NBCSN’s coverage of the 2019 men’s college basketball season continues this weekend with three Atlantic 10 Conference games on Saturday, February 16, highlighted by a key A-10 matchup between the VCU Rams and Dayton Flyers at 4 p.m. ET. The Rams (18-6, 9-2) are currently tied for first place in the conference standings, and will look to win their sixth game in a row when they take the court against Dayton (16-8, 8-3), at University of Dayton Arena, in Dayton, Ohio. The two teams last met on January 16, when VCU secured a narrow 76-71 victory at home. Play-by-play commentator Rich Lerner will call the game with analyst Blaine Fowler.
Saturday’s tripleheader tips off at Noon ET when the George Washington Colonials travel to the A.J. Palumbo Center to take on the Duquesne Dukes. The Colonials will try to avenge their 91-85 loss to the Dukes in January. Kyle Draper will manage play-by-play duties and will be joined by analyst David Kaplan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In NBCSN’s second matchup of the day, the Rhode Island Rams host the Fordham Rams at the Ryan Center at 2 p.m. ET. The game will mark the first meeting between the two teams in conference play this season. Steve Schlanger will call the action alongside analyst and former men’s college basketball coach Ben Braun in Kingston, Rhode Island.
NBCSN will present more than 30 Atlantic 10 Conference basketball games this season, including 25 regular-season men’s matchups, as well as coverage of the 2019 Atlantic 10 Men’s Championship tournament. NBCSN’s 2018-19 college basketball schedule will feature all 14 Atlantic 10 member schools, including Davidson, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, and VCU.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream live coverage of all college basketball games on NBCSN. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
NBCSN ATLANTIC 10 COLLEGE BASKETBALL THIS WEEKEND
|Saturday, February 16||George Washington at Duquesne||12 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 16||Fordham at Rhode Island||2 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 16||VCU at Dayton||4 p.m.|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–