FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
NBCSN PRESENTS SECOND-ROUND AND QUARTERFINALS COVERAGE OF 2019 ATLANTIC 10 MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP THIS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
A-10 Championship Coverage on NBCSN Begins Thursday, March 14 at Noon ET with Second-Round
Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals Tip Off Friday, March 15 at Noon ET on NBCSN
Ahmed Fareed to Host A-10 Studio Coverage on NBCSN Alongside Ron Thompson
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 12, 2019 – NBCSN presents the 2019 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship this Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY., totaling more than 15 hours of live coverage of the Second Round and Quarterfinals.
Thursday’s coverage of the Second Round on NBCSN tips off at noon ET with Game 3 featuring No. 8 Rhode Island – No. 9 La Salle, followed by Game 4 between No. 5 George Mason and the winner of Game 1 of the tournament (No. 12 George Washington – No. 13 Massachusetts) at 2:30 p.m. ET. Todd Harris will manage play-by-play duties for Games 3 and 4, and will be joined by analysts Tim McCormick and David Kaplan.
Thursday’s quadrupleheader of action on NBCSN continues at 6 p.m. ET with Game 5 featuring No. 7 Duquesne – No. 10 Saint Joseph’s, followed by Game 6 between No. 6 Saint Louis and the winner of Game 2 (No. 11 Richmond – No. 14 Fordham) at 8:30 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Group’s Paul Burmeister will handle play-by-play coverage of the two evening matchups. Burmeister will be joined by analysts McCormick and Kaplan.
NBCSN’s coverage of the A-10 Championship Quarterfinals begins Friday at noon ET with Game 7 of the tournament featuring No. 1 VCU and the winner of Game 3, and continues at 2:30 p.m. ET with No. 4 St. Bonaventure and the winner of Game 4. Harris, McCormick and Kaplan will call the afternoon slate of games.
Quarterfinals coverage continues at 6 p.m. ET with Game 9 featuring No. 2 Davidson and the winner of Game 5, and will conclude with Game 10 between No. 3 Dayton and the winner of Game 6. Burmeister, McCormick, and Kaplan will call Friday’s nightcaps.
Ahmed Fareed will host NBCSN’s Atlantic 10 Championship studio coverage on Thursday and Friday, and will be joined by former Division I basketball player and coach Ron Thompson.
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.
2019 ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE ON NBCSN
|Thursday, March 14||Second Round – Rhode Island vs. La Salle||Noon|
|Second Round – George Mason vs. Winner Game 1||2:30 p.m.|
|Second Round – Duquesne vs. Saint Joseph’s||6 p.m.|
|Second Round – Saint Louis vs. Winner Game 2||8:30 p.m.|
|Friday, March 15||Quarterfinals – VCU vs. Winner Game 3||Noon|
|Quarterfinals – St. Bonaventure vs. Winner Game 4||2:30 p.m.|
|Quarterfinals – Davidson vs. Winner Game 5||6 p.m.|
|Quarterfinals – Dayton vs. Winner Game 6||8:30 p.m.|