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October 19, 2010

 

CBS SPORTS’ 30th CONSECUTIVE REGULAR-SEASON OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL FEATURES PRIMETIME MATCH-UP BETWEEN DUKE-NORTH CAROLINA

 

2010-11 SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTED BY TOP TEAMS FROM 11 CONFERENCES AND FIVE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

CBS Sports’ 30th consecutive season of college basketball tips off on Saturday, Dec. 4 with a national broadcast featuring Kentucky taking on North Carolina. CBS Sports’ 2010-11 schedule is highlighted by a primetime match-up featuring Duke at North Carolina on Saturday, March 5, 2011 (8:00 PM, ET). This marks the first time that the Duke-North Carolina rivalry will air in prime time on network television.

 

CBS Sports’ lead announce team for college basketball will be Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg for the third consecutive year. Bob Dekas serves as Coordinating Producer, College Basketball, and Bob Fishman is the lead director.

 

Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 

Highlights of the 14-week Regular-Season schedule include:

 

45 Regular-Season Match-ups – 10 Top Conferences

  •  36 men’s contests, two women’s games and five conference championships (plus the Big Ten semi-finals), featuring teams from 11 top conferences including the Big Ten, Big East, Atlantic Coast, Southeastern, Pac-10, Big 12, Atlantic 10, Missouri Valley, Conference USA, Mountain West and Horizon.

 

Outstanding Non-Conference Games

  •  Stanford at Butler - Saturday, Dec. 18
  •  Texas vs. North Carolina - Saturday, Dec. 18
  •  Kentucky at Louisville - Friday, Dec. 31
  •  Kansas at Michigan – Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011
  •  Maryland at Villanova – Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011
  •  Purdue at West Virginia - Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011
  •  Duke at St. John’s – Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at Madison Square Garden  

Key Conference Contests

  •  Michigan State at Wisconsin - Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011
  •  Purdue at Illinois - Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011
  •  BYU at San Diego State - Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011
  •  Kansas at Missouri - Saturday, March 5, 2011
  •  Villanova at Pittsburgh - Saturday, March 5, 2011
  •  Duke at North Carolina  Saturday, March 5, 2011
  •  Kentucky at Tennessee - Sunday, March 6, 2011
  •  Wildcard Weekend - Pac-10 and Big Ten - Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, 2011

 

Women’s National Doubleheader highlighted by:

  •  Defending national champion Connecticut at Notre Dame - Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011

 

Five Conference Championships on CBS Sports

  •  Championship Weekend Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, 2011, where the Big Ten, Pac-10, Conference USA and Atlantic 10 crown their regular-season champions and earn automatic bids to the 2011 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.
  •  CBS Sports also broadcasts the Missouri Valley Conference Championship game on Sunday, March 6, 2011.

 

The complete 2010-11 broadcast schedule follows.

 

CBS SPORTS 2010-11 COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

 

DATE   GAME     TIME (ET)  COVERAGE

Sat., Dec. 4  Kentucky @ North Carolina              

12:30 – 3:00 PM  National

Dean E. Smith Ctr., Chapel Hill, N.C.  

 

 

Sat., Dec. 11  Saint Louis @ Duke                

12:00 – 2:00 PM National

 Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, N.C.

 

 

Sat., Dec. 18  Stanford @ Butler               

2:00 – 4:00 PM  Regional

Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind.

   AND

South Carolina @ Ohio State

Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio

 

Texas vs. North Carolina              

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C.

 

Fri., Dec. 31

Kentucky @ Louisville

12:00 – 2:00 PM National

KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.

 

 

Sat., Jan. 8  

Connecticut @ Notre Dame (Women’s)              

2:00 – 4:00 PM  National

Purcell Pavilion at Joyce Ctr., South Bend, Ind.

 

Ohio State @ Iowa (Women’s)       

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National  

Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa

 

  

Sun., Jan. 9  

Kansas @ Michigan         

1:30 – 4:00 PM OR 4:30 - 6:30  National

Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, Mich.   

                     

 

Sat., Jan. 15  Maryland @ Villanova

1:00 – 3:30 PM  National

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

 

Sun., Jan. 16  

Purdue @ West Virginia             

4:30 – 6:30 PM OR 1:30 - 4:00 PM  National

WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, W.Va.    

 

 

Sat., Jan. 22  Ohio State @ Illinois              

12:00 – 2:00 PM National

Assembly Hall, Champaign, Ill.             

          

Stanford @ UCLA               

2:00 – 4:00 PM  Regional

Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, Calif.

   AND

Tennessee @ Connecticut

XL Center, Hartford, Conn.

 

Texas @ Kansas              

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kan. 

 

 

Sat., Jan. 29  

Minnesota @ Purdue              

1:00 – 3:00 PM  Regional

Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Ind,

   AND

Florida @ Mississippi State

Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Miss.

 

 

Sun., Jan. 30  

Duke @ St. John’s               

1:00 – 3:00 PM  National

Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.

 

 

Sat., Feb. 5  

St. John’s @ UCLA               

1:00 – 3:00 PM  Regional      

Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, Calif.

   AND

Illinois @ Northwestern

Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Ill.    

 

 

Sun., Feb. 6  

Michigan State @ Wisconsin         

1:00 – 3:00 PM  National

Kohl Center, Madison, Wisc.

         

 

Sat., Feb. 12  

Kentucky @ Vanderbilt           

1:00 – 3:00 PM  National          

Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tenn.       

 

 

Sun., Feb. 13  

Purdue @ Illinois          

1:00 – 3:00 PM  National

Assembly Hall, Champaign, Ill.

 

 

Sat., Feb. 19  

Georgia @ Tennessee            

1:00 – 3:00 PM  Regional

Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

    AND

Notre Dame @ West Virginia

WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, W.Va.

 

 

Sun., Feb. 20  

Big Ten Wildcard           

1:00 – 3:00 PM  National

Ohio State @ Purdue

Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Ind.

   OR

Michigan @ Iowa

Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa

   OR

Northwestern @ Indiana

Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Ind.

  

 

Sat., Feb. 26  

Syracuse @ Georgetown          

12:00 – 2:00 PM National

Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.

 

BYU @ San Diego State           

2:00 – 4:00 PM  National

Viejas Arena, San Diego, Calif.

 

Florida @ Kentucky            

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.

 

 

Sun., Feb. 27

Pittsburgh @ Louisville  

2:00 – 4:00 PM  National

KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky. 

   

Big Ten Wildcard            

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Purdue @ Michigan State

Breslin Student Evts. Ctr.,  E. Lansing, Mich.

   OR

Iowa @ Illinois

Assembly Hall, Champaign, Ill.

   OR

Indiana @ Ohio State

Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio      

   

 

Sat., Mar. 5  

Kansas @ Missouri           

12:00 – 2:00 PM National

Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Mo.

 

Pac-10 Wildcard            

2:00 – 4:00 PM  Regional

Oregon @ Arizona

McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Ariz.

   OR

USC @ Washington

Bank of America Arena at

Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle, Wash. 

   OR

UCLA @ Washington State

Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, Wash.

   OR

Stanford @ California

Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, Calif.

   OR

Oregon State @ Arizona State

  Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz.

   AND             

Michigan State @ Michigan

Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, Mich. 

 

Villanova @ Pittsburgh  

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

Duke @ North Carolina  

8:00 – 10:00 PM National  

Dean E. Smith Ctr., Chapel Hill, N.C.

 

 

Sun., Mar. 6

Kentucky @ Tennessee  

12:00 – 2:00 PM National

Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

 

Missouri Valley Championship  

2:00 – 4:00 PM  National

Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Mo.

 

Big Ten Wildcard            

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Wisconsin @  Ohio State

Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio

   OR

Purdue @ Iowa

Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa

   OR

Indiana @ Illinois

Assembly Hall, Champaign, Ill.

 

 

Sat., Mar. 12  

Conference USA Championship           

11:30 – 1:40 PM National

Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas.

 

Big Ten Semifinal #1                

1:40 – 3:40 PM  National

Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

Big Ten Semifinal #2             

4:00 – 6:00 PM  National

Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

Pac-10 Championship            

6:00 –  8:00 PM  National

Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

 

Sun., Mar. 13  

Atlantic 10 Championship           

1:00 – 3:30 PM  National

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J.

 

Big Ten Championship  

3:30 – 6:00 PM  National

Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

 

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