FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
ATLANTIC 10 MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND ROUND AND QUARTERFINAL COVERAGE PRESENTED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY ON NBCSN
Second Round and Quarterfinal Action Tips Off Tomorrow and Friday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Jac Collinsworth, Todd Harris, Tim McCormick, David Kaplan and Corey Robinson to Call A-10 Championship Matchups
All Championship Games Streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 3, 2021 – NBC Sports presents the 2021 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship tomorrow and Friday, with 18 hours of exclusive live coverage of the second round and quarterfinals on NBCSN and NBC Sports digital platforms. Nine straight hours of action tips off tomorrow and Friday at 11 a.m. ET. Television coverage of all eight matchups will also stream live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Headlining the tournament field are the St. Bonaventure Bonnies and VCU Rams, who sit atop the A-10 conference standings. The Bonnies allow the fewest points per game in the conference, led by the defense of Osun Osunniyi, who ranks in the top-15 nationally in average blocks per game (2.59). The second-seeded Rams aim to win their first championship title since 2015.
The second round and quarterfinals of the Championship will be contested at two sites in Richmond, Va.: VCU’s Siegel Center and Richmond’s Robins Center.
Ahmed Fareed will host NBCSN’s Atlantic 10 Championship studio coverage both days alongside former Division I basketball player and coach Ron Thompson.
The Championship action will be called by veteran NBC Sports play-by-play voice Todd Harris and Jac Collinsworth, with Tim McCormick, David Kaplan and Corey Robinson serving as game analysts.
2021 A-10 CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE ON NBCSN
|Thurs., March 4||Second Round: No. 8 Richmond vs. No. 9 Duquesne||Jac Collinsworth, Tim McCormick||11 a.m.|
|Second Round: No. 5 UMass vs. No. 13 Saint Joseph’s||Todd Harris, David Kaplan||1:15 p.m.|
|Second Round: No. 7 Dayton vs. No. 10 Rhode Island||Jac Collinsworth, Tim McCormick||3:30 p.m.|
|Second Round: No. 6 George Mason vs. No. 11 George Washington/No. 14 Fordham||Todd Harris, David Kaplan||5:45 p.m.|
|Fri., March 5||Quarterfinals: No. 1 St. Bonaventure vs. Richmond/Duquesne||Jac Collinsworth, Tim McCormick||11 a.m.|
|Quarterfinals: No. 4 Saint Louis vs. UMass/La Salle/Saint Joseph’s||Todd Harris, David Kaplan||1:15 p.m.|
|Quarterfinals: No. 2 VCU vs. Dayton/Rhode Island||Jac Collinsworth, Corey Robinson||3:30 p.m.|
|Quarterfinals: No. 3 Davidson vs. George Mason/George Washington/Fordham||Todd Harris, David Kaplan||5:45 p.m.|
Note: All games and times subject to change.