College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/22 & 03/23/2014

All Times Eastern Saturday, March 22 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m. NCAA Tip-Off — TNT, 5 p.m. NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Inside March Madness — TBS, midnight College GameDay — ESPN2, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) NCAA March Madness Bracket Breakdown […]

ESPN Networks to Cover All National Invitation Tournament Games

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 will carry all of the games in the 77th National Invitation Tournament (NIT) this season. It all begins on Tuesday with the four platforms showing nine first round games and another 7 on Wednesday. Intriguing matchups include former Big East rivals West Virginia and Georgetown on Tuesday, LSU at San […]

ESPN is All Over NCAA Tournament Selection Sunday

ESPN will carry the ACC and SEC Championship Games as well as provide the selections for the 68-team field NCAA Tournament. While ESPN is not the official network to provide the brackets for the tournament, it can do them once the announcements are made on CBS. So once the games are over, ESPN will have […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/23 & 03/24/2013, All Times Eastern

Saturday, March 23 Pregame & Studio Shows NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m. NCAA Tip-Off — TNT, 5 p.m. College GameDay Scoreboard — ESPN2, midnight Inside March Madness — TBS, midnight NCAA March Madness Bracket Breakdown — CBS Sports Network, 1 a.m. (Sunday) Men’s NCAA Tournament 3rd Round East Region Lexington, […]

Bill Walton is a Verbal Acid Trip: NIT Stephen F. Austin-Stanford Edition

Bill Walton was back on the ESPN Family of Networks on Tuesday, calling the NIT First Round game between Stephen F. Austin and Stanford with Dave Flemming. He was on for the entire game. Here’s the quotage. (About mixing up players and schools) “I want to apologize right off the bat, because I know I’m […]

NIT Returns to ESPN on Tuesday; Bill Walton Assigned to Stanford

The National Invitation Tournament is back to allow 32 teams that didn’t make the NCAA Tournament an opportunity to have some postseason play. The ESPN family of networks will air the entire tournament culminating with the semifinals and finals at Madison Square Garden on April 2 and April 4, respectively. Bob Wischusen will call the […]

Doing Some Friday Megalinks Now

Let’s do some megalinks on this Friday. My apologies for the lack of posts yesterday. The site was swamped with people linking to my post on How to Avoid Paying the $3.99 Fee For March Madness Live and it was down for most of the day. We seem to be ok today, although the site […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 03/17 & 03/18/12, All Times Eastern

Saturday, March 17 Men’s National Invitational Tournament Second Round UMass at Seton Hall — ESPN,11 a.m. NCAA Tournament Third Round East Region Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA Announcers: CBS/Turner — Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller/Marty Snider (sidelines); Dial Global Radio — Scott Graham/Kevin Grevey #1 Syracuse vs. Kansas State — CBS, 12:15 p.m. #2 Ohio State […]

Entire 2012 NIT First Round To Be Aired on ESPN Networks

Last night, the entire 32 team field for the 75th annual National Invitation Tournament was announced on ESPNU. The networks of ESPN will air all of the 16 first round games that will be held Tuesday and Wednesday. The entire bracket can be seen here. We have the schedules for Tuesday and Wednesday plus the […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/20 & 03/21/09

Saturday, March 20 men’s NCAA Tournament – All games on CBS2nd round Road to the Final Four – CBS, noon 1:05 p.m.Villanova vs. St. Mary’s at Providence, RI – Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery 3:20 p.m.Butler vs. Murray State at San Jose, CA – Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel approximately 3:35 p.m.Tennessee vs. Ohio at Providence, RI – Verne […]

ESPN's 2010 NIT Coverage

In what could be the last year for the National Invitation Tournament, ESPN will provide blanket coverage of the nation’s oldest college basketball postseason party. Unfortunately, not many people take the NIT seriously anymore, however, it is a chance for teams to get some postseason play. Here is what ESPN’s family of networks will air […]

Our Back To The Work Week Links

Let’s do some linkage for you as many of us are back to work today. Starting with the Sports Business Journal, we have the nominees for the publication’s 2010 Sports Business Awards. On The DL’s Dan Levy breaks down CBS’ announcing teams and assignments in the Sporting Blog. Greg Risling of the Associated Press says […]

Coming Up This Week

Here are some coming attractions for this week on the various networks. First, Golf Channel has some interesting stuff including another installment of The Haney Project with Ray Romano. Coming up on Golf Channel…March 15-21 Cash Cab Host Ben Bailey Visits Romano on The Haney Project;Daly’s Exclaims “I’m Done” on Being John Daly; Sorenstam Special […]

Wednesday's Stuff

I have too many things to do. I’ve been traveling between two offices again and I also had to yell at my employees. But the main thing is that I’m providing links now. Here we go. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says CBS decides the tip times and what regions watch which NCAA Tournament games. Neil […]