FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 28th, 2019
NBCSN PRESENTS ATLANTIC 10 MEN’S BASKETBALL DOUBLEHEADER THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 2 AT 3 P.M. ET
A-10 Coverage Features George Mason – Saint Louis at 3 p.m. ET, and La Salle – Saint Joseph’s at 5 p.m. ET
2019 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament Coverage on NBCSN Begins Thursday, March 14
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 28, 2019 – NBCSN’s coverage of the 2019 men’s college basketball season continues this Saturday, March 2, at 3 p.m. ET, with two key Atlantic 10 Conference matchups with significant postseason implications.
Saturday’s doubleheader tips off when the Saint Louis Billikens (17-11, 8-7) host the George Mason Patriots (16-12, 10-5) at Chaifetz Arena. The game marks the only meeting between the two teams in conference play this season. Rich Lerner will manage play-by-play duties and will be joined by analyst David Kaplan in Saint Louis, Missouri.
NBCSN’s second matchup of the day features the La Salle Explorers playing their crosstown Philadelphia rivals Saint Joseph’s Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena at 5 p.m. ET. The Explorers look to sweep the season series against the Hawks, following their 83-69 victory on February 5. Charlie Brown, the A-10’s leading scorer at 19.6 points per game, leads the Hawks in defending their home court, where they are 9-5 this season. Play-by-play commentator Todd Harris will call the game alongside analyst Tim McCormick.
The results of both games on Saturday will impact seeding for the upcoming 2019 Atlantic 10 Men’s Championship tournament, which begins on Wednesday, March 13. NBCSN’s coverage of the tournament, which includes all second round and quarterfinals matchups, will be broadcast on Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15.
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, March 2||George Mason at Saint Louis||3 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 2||La Salle at Saint Joseph’s||5 p.m.|