CBS Sports Network tips-off coverage of college basketball conference championship week on Saturday with the Patriot League Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals. Lehigh visits Lafayette at 2:00 p.m. at Allan P. Kirby Sports Center in Easton, Pa. in the first semifinal, followed by Army-Bucknell at 4:30 p.m. at Sojka Pavilion in Lewisburg, Pa. Don Criqui and Vince Curran announce the first game, while Bob Socci and Chris Spatola handle the call for the later matchup. Patriot League action returns to CBS Sports Network on Wednesday, March 13 with the Championship game at 7:30 p.m.PM for an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Conference Tournament coverage continues on Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. with the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinals at Michael J. Hagan Arena in Philadelphia.
On Wednesday, March 13, CBS Sports Network features the Mountain West Basketball Championship Quarterfinals at 3:00 p.m. , 5:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and midnight at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Play-by-play announcers Rich Cellini and Andrew Catalon call the action, along with analysts Doug Gottlieb, Steve Lappas and reporter Lauren Gardner. The Conference USA Basketball Championship Quarterfinals at 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. follow on Thursday, March 14 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. James Bates and Wally Szczerbiak, and Dave Ryan and Pete Gillen call the action.
College basketball action continues Friday, March 15 with the C-USA Women’s Championship Semifinals at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and the C-USA Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals at 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Mountain West Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals follow at 9:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
On Saturday, March 16, Atlantic 10 play returns with the Men’s Basketball Championship Semifinals at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Tom McCarthy and Steve Wolf announce. The Patriot League Women’s Basketball Championship at 6:00 p.m., C-USA Women’s Basketball Championship at 8:00 p.m. and Mountain West Women’s Basketball Championship at 10:00 p.m. wrap up conference basketball championship week on CBS Sports Network.
In addition to live game coverage, the Network’s studio show Inside College Basketball: Bracket Week, keeps fans updated with the latest news, highlights and analysis leading up to Selection Sunday. Adam Zucker, Brent Stover and Dana Jacobson host and are joined by analysts Alaa Abdelnaby, Mateen Cleaves, Swin Cash, insider Jon Rothstein and CBSSports.com Bracketology expert Jerry Palm.
CBS Sports Network is available on most Tampa Bay area cable systems usually as part of a sports tier package.
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