CBS Sports’ 2011-12 College Basketball TV Schedule

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October 11th, 2011

via press release:

CBS SPORTS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2011-12 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTED BY TOP TEAMS FROM 11 CONFERENCES

 

FIVE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS HIGHLIGHT CBS SPORTS’ 31ST CONSECUTIVE REGULAR-SEASON

 

 

CBS Sports’ 31st consecutive season of college basketball tips off on Saturday, Dec. 3 (12:00 NOON, ET) with a national broadcast featuring North Carolina taking on Kentucky. CBS Sports’ 2011-12 schedule includes 44 games featuring top teams from 11 conferences, including five Conference Championships.   

 

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

 

Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 14-WEEK REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE INCLUDE:

 

44 Regular-Season Match-ups – 11 Conferences:

  • ·        42 men’s contests, two women’s games and five conference championships (plus the Big Ten semi-finals), featuring teams from top conferences including the Big TenBig EastAtlantic Coast, SEC, Pac-12Big 12 and Atlantic 10.

 

Outstanding Non-Conference Games:

  • ·        North Carolina at Kentucky – Saturday, Dec. 3
  • ·        Duke vs. Washington – Saturday, Dec. 10
  • ·        Memphis at Louisville –  Saturday, Dec. 17
  • ·        Louisville at Kentucky – Saturday, Dec. 31
  • ·        UCLA at St. John’s – Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at Madison Square Garden

 

 

Key Conference Contests

  • ·        Wisconsin at Michigan – Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012
  • ·        Kansas at Texas – Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012
  • ·        Michigan at Michigan State – Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012
  • ·        Connecticut at Syracuse – Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012
  • ·        UNLV at New Mexico – Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012
  • ·        Vanderbilt at Kentucky – Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012
  • ·        Pittsburgh at Louisville – Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012
  • ·        Memphis at Tulsa – Saturday, March 3, 2012
  • ·        Kentucky at Florida – Sunday, March 4, 2012

 

Wildcard Weekends Big Ten (Sunday, Feb. 19; Sunday, Feb. 26; Sunday, March 4) and  Pac-12(Saturday, March 3).

 

Women’s National Doubleheader highlighted by:

  • ·        Connecticut at Notre Dame - Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012

 

Five Conference Championships on CBS Sports

  • ·        Championship Weekend Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, 2012, where the Big Ten, Pac-12, Conference USA and Atlantic 10 crown their regular-season champions and earn automatic bids to the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.
  • ·        CBS Sports also broadcasts the Missouri Valley Conference Championship game on Sunday, March 4, 2012.

 

The complete 2011-12 broadcast schedule follows.

 

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Cheat Tweet: CBS Sports announces 2011-12 college basketball schedule.  Action tips-off Dec. 3 w/ UNC atKentucky.  Release: http://bit.ly/nau9Kz

 


CBS Sports Contacts:              Jen Sabatelle                          Dan Sabreen

212-975-4120                          212-975-5936

jsabatelle@cbs.com                 dsabreen@cbs.com

 

 

 

 

2011-12 CBS SPORTS COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

 

 

 

DATE                         GAME                                                            TIME                    COVERAGE

 

Sat., Dec. 3                 North Carolina @ Kentucky                           12:00 – 2:30 PM         National

                                    Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.   

 

 

Sat., Dec. 10               Duke vs. Washington                                      12:00 – 2:00 PM         National

                                    Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.

                                   

 

Sat., Dec. 17               Butler vs. Purdue                                            2:00 – 4:00 PM           National 

                                    Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind.

                                               

                                    Memphis @ Louisville                                    4:00 – 6:00 PM           Regional

                                    KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.     

 

                                                AND

           

                                    Gonzaga vs. Arizona

                                    Key Arena, Seattle, Wash.

 

                                                                                               

Sat., Dec. 31               Louisville @ Kentucky                                   12:00 – 2:00 PM         National

                                    Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.

 

 

Sat., Jan. 7                   Michigan State @ Penn State (Women’s)      2:00 – 4:00 PM           National

                                    Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pa.

 

                                   

UConn @ Notre Dame (Women’s)                4:00 – 6:00 PM                      

                                    Purcell Pav. at Joyce Ctr., Notre Dame, Ind.

 

Sun., Jan. 8                  Wisconsin @ Michigan                                   1:30 – 4:00 PM           National

                                    Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, Mich.                               OR

                                                                                                             4:30 – 6:30 PM

 

 

 

Sat., Jan. 14                 Oregon @ Arizona                                          3:30 – 6:00 PM           National

                                    McKale Center, Tucson, Ariz.                                     OR

                                                                                                           1:00 – 3:30 PM

 

 

 

Sun., Jan. 15               Indiana @ Ohio State                                     4:30 – 6:30 PM           National

                                    Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio                            OR

1:30 – 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Sat., Jan. 21                 Alabama @ Kentucky                                    12:00 – 2:00 PM         National

                                    Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.                                     

                                                                                               

                                   

                                    Michigan @ Arkansas                                     2:00 – 4:00 PM

                                    Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Ark.

 

                                                                                                           

 

                                    Kansas @ Texas                                              4:00 – 6:00 PM           Regional

                                    Erwin Center, Austin, Texas    

  

                                           AND

 

                                    UConn @ Tennessee

                                    Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

                                               

 

Sat., Jan. 28                 Texas @ Baylor                                              1:00 – 3:00 PM           National

                                    Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas

 

 

Sun., Jan. 29                Michigan @ Ohio State                                  1:00 – 3:00 PM           National

                                    Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio   

 

 

                                               

Sat., Feb. 4                  Marquette @ Notre Dame                              1:00 – 3:00 PM           Regional

                                    Purcell Pav. at Joyce Ctr., Notre Dame, Ind.

 

                                                AND

 

                                    Vanderbilt @ Florida

                                    O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Fla.

 

                                   

Sun., Feb. 5                 Michigan @ Michigan State                           1:00 – 3:00 PM           National

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

                                                                                                                       

 

 

Sat., Feb. 11                UConn @ Syracuse                                        1:00 – 3:00 PM           National         

                                    Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y.                                                                                   

 

 

Sun., Feb. 12               Illinois @ Michigan                                        1:00 – 3:00 PM           National

                                    Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, Mich.                   

 

 

 

Sat., Feb. 18                UCLA @ St. John’s                                       1:00 – 3:00 PM           Regional

                                    Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.     

           

                                                AND

 

                                    UNLV @ New Mexico

                                    The Pit/Bob King Court, Albuquerque, N.M.

 

 

Sun., Feb. 19               Big Ten Wildcard                                          1:00 – 3:00 PM           National

                                    Michigan State @ Purdue                  

                                    Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Ind.

                                                OR

                                    Indiana @ Iowa

                                    Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa

                                                OR     

                                    Penn State @ Wisconsin

                                    Kohl Center, Madison, Wisc.

                                     

 

 

Sat., Feb. 25                Vanderbilt @ Kentucky                                 12:00 – 2:00 PM         National

                                    Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.

 

 

                                    UCLA @ Arizona                                          2:00 – 4:00 PM           Regional

                                    McKale Center, Tucson, Ariz.

           

                                                AND

           

                                    Villanova @ Georgetown

                                    Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.

 

 

                                    Missouri @ Kansas                                         4:00 – 6:00 PM           National

                                    Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kan.

 

                                   

Sun., Feb. 26               Pittsburgh @ Louisville                                  2:00 – 4:00 PM           National

                                    KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.

                                   

Big Ten Wildcard                                         4:00 – 6:00 PM            National         

Wisconsin @ Ohio State

Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio

            OR

Indiana @ Minnesota

Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minn.

            OR

Purdue @ Michigan

Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, Mich.

 

 

Sat., March 3               Memphis @ Tulsa                                           12:00 – 2:00 PM         National

                                    Donald W. Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Okla.

 

                                          

                                    LSU @ Auburn                                               2:00 – 4:00 PM          Regional                                 

Auburn Arena, Auburn, Ala.

 

                                                AND

 

 

                                    Pac-12 Wildcard                                            2:00 – 4:00 PM           Regional

                                   

Washington @ UCLA

                                    Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, Calif.

                                                OR

                                    Utah @ Oregon

                                    Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore.

                                                OR

                                    Colorado @ Oregon State

                                    Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Ore.

                                                OR

                                    Washington State @ USC

                                    Galen Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

 

                                    Louisville @ Syracuse                                    4:00 – 6:00 PM           National

                                    Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y.

                       

 

Sun., March 4              Kentucky @ Florida                                       12:00 – 2:00 PM         National

                                    O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Fla.

 

 

Missouri Valley Championship                    2:00 – 4:00 PM           National

Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Mo.

 

 

Sun., March 4              Big Ten Wildcard                                          4:00 – 6:00 PM           National

                                   

Ohio State @ Michigan State

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

                                                OR                                                                             

                                    Michigan @ Penn State

Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pa.

            OR

                                    Illinois @ Wisconsin  

                                    Kohl Center, Madison, Wisc.

           

 

Sat., March 10             Conference USA Championship                 11:30 – 1:40 PM         National

                                    FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tenn.

 

                                    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-12 Championship                                   6:00 –  8:00 PM          National

                                    Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

 

Sun., March 11            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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