College Basketball Media Days: ESPN Covers 11 Conferences

PN analysts — Jay Williams and Cory Alexander (ACC), Sean Farnham (SEC men) and Nell Fortner and Carolyn Peck (SEC women).

  • Coaches Clicker: Head coaches break down game film with Greenberg and Gaudio (SEC/ACC men) and Debbie Antonelli (SEC women) providing insight into the X’s and O’s of the game.
  • Fast Break: Head coaches answer rapid fire questions on college basketball and their personality.
  • Rules of the Game: Newly appointed NCAA national coordinator of men’s officiating,  J.D. Collins will provide guidance on some of the most important and new rules in college basketball.

On ESPNU, Greenberg and Gaudio will be in-studio for both, with Katz (SEC) and Schick (ACC) anchoring.

SEC Tip Off on SEC Network
SEC Network will also provide coverage of SEC Tip Off, the conference’s men’s and women’s media day events on its flagship program SEC Now – men’s (Oct. 21 at 10 p.m.) and women’s (Oct. 22 at 9 p.m.)  In addition to segments with coaches and players referenced above, SEC Now will also televise segments of the roundtables hosted by Nowkhah and Taylor.

ESPN3 will provide coverage of four additional conference media days: Horizon and Mountain West (October 14), MAAC (Oct. 21), Big South (Oct. 26) and Atlantic Sun (Nov. 4). The network will also cover ACC women’s (Oct. 21) and men’s media day as well.

Date Time (ET) Conference
Wed, Oct. 14 2 p.m. Horizon (men’s and women’s)
3 p.m. Mountain West (men’s and women’s)
Wed, Oct. 21 9:30 a.m. ACC (women’s)
7:30 p.m. (women’s)*
8:15 p.m. (men’s)*
Mon, Oct. 26 9:30 a.m. Big South
Wed, Oct 28 9 a.m. ACC (men’s)
Wed, Nov. 4 7 p.m. (women’s)*
7:30 p.m. (men’s)*
Atlantic Sun

*Season previews


College Basketball Live on ESPNU (October Schedule)

Date Time (ET) Conference Commentators
Thu, Oct. 15 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. College Basketball Live

Conferences with media days: Big Ten and Pac-12 
Studio: Andy Katz, Dino Gaudio

From Chicago: Jeff Goodman and Sean Harrington

From San Francisco: Roxy Bernstein and Corey Williams

Tue, Oct. 20 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. College Basketball Live 

Conference with media day: Big 12 

Studio: Andy Katz, Seth Greenberg

From Kansas City: Fran Fraschilla and Miles Simon

Wed, Oct. 21 1 p.m.  – 3 p.m. College Basketball Live 

Conference with media day: SEC

Andy Katz, Seth Greenberg, Dino Gaudio, Sean Farnham, Dari Nowkhah
Tue, Oct. 27 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. College Basketball Live 

Conference with media day: American

Studio: Andy Katz, Seth Greenberg

From Orlando: Tim Welsh & Brooke Weisbrod

Wed, Oct. 28 1 – 4 p.m. College Basketball Live 

Conference with media day: ACC

Matt Schick, Jay Bilas, Jay Williams, Seth Greenberg, Dino Gaudio, andCory Alexander


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