On Thursday, CBS College Sports jumps feet first into conference tournament action with coverage of the Atlantic 10, Conference USA, Mountain West and Patriot League Tournaments. Three men’s tournaments and two women’s tournaments will be aired. Lots of action and we have the games and announcing assignments for you.
CBS COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK TIPS OFF CONFERENCE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE
Network to Feature Conference USA, Mountain West Conference and Atlantic 10 Action
CBS College Sports Network features conference basketball championship week showcasing Conference USA, Mountain West Conference and the Atlantic 10. Action tips off on Thursday, March 10 with the Quarterfinal round of the Conference USA Men’s Basketball Championship from Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.
Coverage continues on Friday, March 11 with C-USA Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals, followed by the Mountain West Conference Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals from Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev. On Saturday, March 12 the Network broadcasts the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
In addition to live game coverage, the Network’s studio show, Inside College Basketball, keeps fans updated with the latest news, highlights and analysis leading up to Selection Sunday. Adam Zucker and Molly Qerim serve as anchors, and will be joined by analyst Alaa Abdelnaby, insider Jon Rothstein, bracket expert Jerry Palm and guest analyst Fordham coach Tom Pecora.
Following is the schedule and talent assignments for this weekend’s action:
(All Times ET)
Thursday, March 10
C-USA Quarterfinal #1 – 1:00-3:00 PM, Roger Twibell/Wally Szczerbiak
UAB vs. ECU
C-USA Quarterfinal #2 – 3:30-5:30 PM, Twibell/Szczerbiak
Memphis vs. USF/Tulane
MWC Quarterfinal #2 – 5:30-7:30 PM, (Mtn. simulcast)
Colorado State vs. New Mexico
C-USA Quarterfinal #3 - 7:30-9:30 PM, Dave Ryan/Pete Gillen
UTEP vs. Marshall/Houston
C-USA Quarterfinal #4 – 10:00 PM-12:00 AM, Ryan/Gillen
Tulsa vs. SMU/Rice
MWC Quarterfinal #4 – 12:00 Midnight-1:30 AM, (Mtn. simulcast)
UNLV vs. Air Force (will join in progress after conclusion of C-USA Quarterfinal #4)
Friday, March 11
C-USA Women’s Semifinal #1 – 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Brent Stover/Tammy Blackburn
C-USA Women’s Semifinal #2 - 1:30-3:30 PM, Stover/Blackburn
C-USA Semifinal #1 – 4:00-6:00 PM, Roger Twibell/Wally Szczerbiak
C-USA Semifinal #2 – 6:30-8:30 PM, Dave Ryan/Pete Gillen
MWC Semifinal #1 - 9:00-11:00 PM, Ted Robinson/Steve Lappas
MWC Semifinal #2 – 11:30 PM-1:30 AM, Robinson /Lappas
Saturday, March 12
A-10 Semifinal #1 – 1:00-3:00 PM, Jason Knapp/Steve Wolf
A-10 Semifinal #2 - 3:30-5:30 PM, Knapp/Vince Curran
Patriot League Women’s Championship – 6:00-8:00 PM, Bob Socci/Krista Blunk
C-USA Women’s Championship – 8:00-10:00 PM, Stover/Blackburn