NBCSN Presents ‘Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic’ This Weekend

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Coverage Begins Saturday with James Madison-Hampton at 3 p.m. ET


Virginia Tech Faces VCU in Second Half of Tournament Doubleheader


Former NBA Head Coach Stan Van Gundy To Serve As Analyst Alongside Play-By-Play Announcer Terry Gannon


STAMFORD, Conn. – December 19, 2012 – NBCSN continues its coverage of the 2013-14 college basketball with the second annual Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic from Richmond Coliseum, in Richmond, Va., this Saturday, Dec. 21, starting at 3 p.m. ET.


The four-team tournament features James Madison and Hampton in the first game of the doubleheader at 3 p.m. ET, followed by Virginia Tech and VCU at 5:30 p.m. ET. Saturday’s doubleheader marks the second installment of the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic, which held its inaugural tournament on NBCSN last season. The tournament features four Virginia-based institutions, representing the ACC, CAA, MEAC and Atlantic 10 conferences.


The Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic is the third college basketball tournament to be presented on NBCSN this season, following the Barclays Center Classic and Battle 4 Atlantis, the latter of which included Villanova’s upset of Andrew Wiggins and then-No. 2-ranked Kansas.


Former NBA head coach Stan Van Gundy will serve as game analyst for both matchups, and will be joined by play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon.




NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream both matchups in the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.


For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.


Games airing on NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.




Date Game Time (ET)
Sat., December 21 James Madison vs. Hampton 3 p.m.
Sat., December 21 Virginia Tech vs. VCU 5:30 p.m.


Click here for more information on NBCSN’s 2013-14 college basketball coverage.



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