College Basketball's Early Shift

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Bill Self and crew take on the T to the Izzo this afternoon in East Lansing. Currently watching Loovll at the Nova, and remarking about how amazingly overrated the Cardinals are this year. Scottie Reynolds is having his way with them right now.

Louisville @ Villanova (ESPN, Noon)- Dave Pasch, Len Elmore
Hofstra @ Virginia Commonwealth (CSN Regional, Noon)- TBD (Will Air on CSN Mid-Atlantic, New England, Philadelphia, CSS, MSG+)
Tennessee @ Georgia (Raycom, Noon)- TBD (Will Air on ESPN Full Court)
North Carolina State @ Clemson (Raycom, Noon)- TBD (Will Air on ESPN Full Court)
Georgia Tech @ Maryland (Raycom, Noon)- TBD (Will Air on ESPN Full Court)
West Virginia @ Marquette (Big East Network, Noon)- TBD (Will Air on CST, MASN, SNY, ESPN Full Court)
Providence @ Georgetown (ESPNU, 1pm)- Lou Canellis, Jack Armstrong
Texas Tech @ Baylor (Big XII Network, 1:30pm)- TBD (Will Air on ESPN Full Court)
Oklahoma @ Kansas State (Big XII Network, 1:30pm)- TBD (Will Air on Altitude, YES, ESPN Full Court)
Kansas @ Michigan State (CBS, 2pm)- TBD
Duke @ Florida State (ESPN, 2pm)- Mike Patrick, Jay Bilas
Missouri @ Nebraska (ESPN, 2pm)- Terry Gannon, Stephen Bardo
Oregon @ Arizona State (FSN, 2pm)- Barry Tompkins, Dan Belluomini (Will Air on FS Arizona, Detroit, Florida, Midwest, North, Northwest, Ohio, Rocky Mountain, South, Southwest, West, CSN Bay Area, Chicago, MSG+, FCS Pacific)
Old Dominion @ George Mason (CSN Regional, 2pm)- TBD (Will Air on CSN Mid-Atlantic, New England, CSS)
Vanderbilt @ Kentucky (Raycom, 2pm)- TBD (Will Air on ESPN Full Court)
Seton Hall @ Notre Dame (Big East Network, 2pm)- TBD (Will Air on MSG, MASN, FS Ohio, ESPN Full Court)
Rhode Island @ St. Joseph's (Cox-Rhode Island, 2pm)- TBD (Will Air on CSN Philadelphia)
Austin Peay @ Murray State (ESPNU, 3pm)- Dave Weekley, Mark Adams
East Carolina @ Marshall (CBS College Sports, 3pm)- TBD
Indiana @ Illinois (BTN, 3pm)- Dave Revsine, Jim Jackson
Brigham Young @ Colorado State (MTN, 3pm)- TBD
Towson @ Northeastern (CN8, 3pm)- TBD (Will Air on CSN New England)
Sam Houston State @ Stephen F. Austin (Southland TV, 3pm)- TBD (Will Air on ESPN Full Court)


And the worst part? After today, no more of I'm On Setanta Sports after today!

JamesCraven said...
Jan 10, 2009, 1:38:00 PM  

Great moment just now on the MSU/Kansas game...

Steve Wellmer, the ref, was injured, and Tom Izzo is mic' they cut to video of Wellmer talking to Izzo:

Wellmer: I made a cut, and something just popped, I don't know what it is...son of a bitch

*quick cut to Verne Lundquist*

Verne: Steve Wellmer explaining the nature of the injury

Commercial break

Matt said...
Jan 10, 2009, 1:52:00 PM  

What is it with ESPN's cameras picking up Florida State's student section so clearly? They picked up a very obvious "bulls#!*" chant by the student section in last year's meeting with Duke and TWWL did nothing to hide it.

Anonymous said...
Jan 10, 2009, 2:18:00 PM  

McDonough, with his weekly jab: "It's nice to work with a professional. And then there's Monday Night...."

L'ville-'Nova had a phenomenal finish.

And the worst part?

My version of Comcast not carrying the ESPN Full Court free preview. Bastards.

Jan 10, 2009, 2:22:00 PM  

"If they get better from the line, and cut out the turnovers, they will improve." - Dan Bonner on GA Tech's struggles.

"MD's National Championship Trophy from the early 2000's" - Tim Brant(who's an alum). It was 2002, nice pregame research, Tim. (also known as the last year Gary Williams could still coach)

When I called to order Full Court this morning, the person on the
phone said "I dont know why there is two different prices here." ($75 or 4 payments of $18.75) 4 x 18.75 = 75. I'd like to thank this person's parents and teachers for the wonderful math education.

jg said...
Jan 10, 2009, 2:22:00 PM  

We get Time- Warner and we are not getting the free preview of Full Court either. Cheap asses.

Anonymous said...
Jan 10, 2009, 3:56:00 PM  

Stay Classy, Comcast Motown and TimeWarner Cable.

And we no longer have CN8 anymore. It's Comcast Network Philadelphia and Comcast Network Mid-Atlantic, along with the el foldo of CN8 in New England. CSN is now running those channels. I smell a full conversion by the end of the year to CSN+ Philadelphia and CSN+ Mid-Atlantic.

JamesCraven said...
Jan 10, 2009, 10:21:00 PM  

no they will stay separate and the comcast network will be a smorgasbord of Comcast programming from all the networks. That's how I'm perceiving it as. I work for csn.

Michael said...
Jan 11, 2009, 2:37:00 AM  

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