Georgetown Selected to Host ESPN Gameday on March 9 Against Syracuse

Aug. 8, 2012

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's basketball team will host College GameDay, it was announced by ESPN today.

The Hoyas will play long-time BIG EAST rival Syracuse at Verizon Center on Saturday, March 9, with tipoff slated for noon.

Prior to the game, ESPN GameDay will air on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ESPNU and from 11 a.m. to noon on ESPN.

This will be the first time Georgetown has served as a host for ESPN GameDay.

ESPN's College GameDay is an eight-week Saturday morning and evening college basketball studio program originating from the site of ESPN's Saturday Primetime Presented by DIRECTV telecast. The ninth season begins on Saturday, Jan. 19 on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis and closes out on Saturday, March 9 with a split site, starting at Verizon Center. The GameDay crew will begin at 10 a.m. in Washington, D.C. and then depart for an evening game featuring Duke and North Carolina at 9 p.m.

Jalen Rose joins the College GameDay crew this season. Rose will be a featured analyst on GameDay, as well as additional college basketball studio programming and games. Rose has been ESPN NBA analyst, primarily as part of the network's studio coverage since 2007, and will continue NBA studio analysis during the Playoffs.

For the ninth year, Rece Davis will serve as host for College GameDay, and will be joined by analysts Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps and Rose to preview all the day's action and discuss the biggest storylines in college basketball.

 

 

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Schedules

January 20
12:00 PM
St. Johns
Capital One Arena

FS1
99.1 WNEW-FM
January 24
8:30 PM
DePaul
Capital One Arena

FS1
106.7 WJFK-FM
January 27
8:00 PM
Creighton
Omaha, Neb.

CBSSN
99.1 WNEW-FM
February 3
6:00 PM
Xavier
Cincinnati, Ohio

CBSSN
99.1 WNEW-FM
February 6
8:30 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I.

FS1
99.1 WNEW-FM
February 10
4:00 PM
Seton Hall
Capital One Arena

CBSSN
106.7 WJFK-FM
February 13
6:30 PM
Butler
Indianapolis, Ind.

CBSSN
99.1 WNEW-FM
February 21
6:30 PM
Xavier
Capital One Arena

FS1/FSN
99.1 WNEW-FM
February 24
12:00 PM
Providence
Capital One Arena

CBSSN
99.1 WNEW-FM
February 26
7:00 PM
Marquette
Capital One Arena

FS1
99.1 WNEW-FM
March 3
TBA
Villanova
Philadelphia, Pa.

FOX
TBD