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10.09.2012

CBS SPORTS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2012-2013 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTED BY TOP TEAMS FROM 10 CONFERENCES

FIVE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS HIGHLIGHT

CBS SPORTS’ 32nd CONSECUTIVE REGULAR-SEASON

CBS Sports’ 32nd consecutive season of college basketball tips off on Saturday, Dec. 1 (12:30 PM, ET) with a national broadcast featuring Baylor taking on Kentucky. CBS Sports’ 2012-2013 schedule includes 42 games featuring top teams from 10 conferences, including five Conference Championships.    

CBS Sports’ lead college basketball announce team is Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg for the fifth consecutive year. Mark Wolff 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 16-week Regular-Season schedule include:

 

42 Regular-Season Match-Ups – 10 Conferences:

  • 40 men’s contests and two women’s games featuring teams from top conferences including the Big Ten, Big East, Atlantic Coast, SEC, Pac-12, Big 12 and Atlantic 10.

 

Outstanding Non-Conference Games:

  • Baylor at Kentucky – Saturday, Dec. 1
  • Kansas at Ohio State – Saturday, Dec. 22
  • Kentucky at Louisville – Saturday, Dec. 29
  • Temple at Kansas  Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

 

Key Conference Contests:

  • Michigan at Ohio State – Sunday, Jan. 13
  • Maryland at Duke – Saturday, Jan. 26
  • Michigan State at Indiana – Sunday, Jan. 27
  • Ohio State at Wisconsin – Sunday, Feb. 17
  • Georgetown at Syracuse – Saturday, Feb. 23
  • Florida State at North Carolina – Sunday, March 3
  • Florida at Kentucky – Saturday, March 9

 

Wildcard Weekends Big Ten (Sunday, Feb. 24; Sunday, March 3; Sunday, March 10).


         Women’s National Doubleheader
highlighted by:

  • Notre Dame at Connecticut  Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

 

Five Conference Championships on CBS Sports:

  • Championship Weekend Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2013, where the Big Ten, Conference USA, Mountain West and Atlantic 10 crown their regular-season champions and earn automatic bids to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.
  • CBS Sports also broadcasts the Missouri Valley Conference Championship game on Sunday, March 10, 2013.

 

In addition, CBS Sports Network returns to the court for its 10th season of college basketball programming with its most extensive slate of games ever. In all, CBS Sports Network airs 172 contests tipping-off the Network’s schedule on Friday, Nov. 16.  Throughout the season, CBS Sports Network showcases action from 16 conferences including the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Big East, SEC, Pac-12, Atlantic 10, Mountain West, Conference USA, Patriot League, Colonial Athletic Association and Ivy League.

 

The complete 2012-2013 broadcast schedule follows.

 

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2012-2013 CBS SPORTS COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

(All Times ET)

 

 

Sat., Dec. 1  Baylor @ Kentucky                         12:30 – 3:00 PM   

                    Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY 

 

 

Sat., Dec. 8  Arkansas @ Michigan                     12:00 – 2:30 PM  

                    Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

Sat., Dec. 15  Indiana vs. Butler                            2:00 – 4:30 PM   

                     Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN

 

       

Sat., Dec. 22  Kansas @ Ohio State                     4:00 – 6:00 PM  

                     Value City Arena, Columbus, OH

 

 

Sat., Dec. 29  Kentucky @ Louisville                     4:00 – 6:00 PM   

                     KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY

   

 

Sat., Jan. 5  Purdue @  Nebraska (Women’s)         2:00 – 4:00 PM  

                   Devaney Center, Lincoln, NE 

   

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

                   Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, CT

 

 

Sun., Jan. 6  Temple @ Kansas                             4:30 – 6:30 PM    

                    Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, KS                OR

                                                                           1:30 - 4:00 PM

 

 

Sun., Jan. 13 Michigan @ Ohio State                      1:30-4:00 PM   

                     Value City Arena, Columbus, OH            OR

                                                                              4:30-6:30 PM

 

Sat., Jan. 19  West Virginia @ Purdue                      2:00 – 4:00 PM / Regional

                     Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, IN

                                 AND

                     Kansas @ Texas                               2:00 – 4:00 PM / Regional

                     Erwin Center, Austin, TX          

 

                     Oregon @ UCLA                                4:00 – 6:00 PM

                     Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Sat., Jan. 26  Maryland @ Duke                                1:00 – 3:00 PM  

                     Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, NC

   

 

Sun., Jan. 27  Michigan State @ Indiana                    1:00 – 3:00 PM  

                      Assembly Hall, Bloomington, IN

 

 

Sat., Feb. 2  Miami @ North Carolina State                4:00 – 6:00 PM / Regional     

                   PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC

                                AND

                    St. John’s @ Georgetown                      4:00 – 6:00 PM / Regional

                    Verizon Center, Washington, DC

 

       

Sat., Feb. 9  Ole Miss @ Missouri                             1:00 – 3:00 PM            

                   Mizzou Arena, Columbia, MO       

 

 

Sun., Feb. 10  Indiana @ Ohio State                           1:00 – 3:00 PM  

                      Value City Arena, Columbus, OH

 

 

Sat., Feb. 16  Kentucky @ Tennessee                         1:00 – 3:00 PM / Regional    

                      Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN

                                 AND     

                     Pittsburgh @ Marquette                         1:00 – 3:00 PM / Regional

                     BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI

 

 

Sun., Feb. 17  Ohio State @ Wisconsin                       1:00 – 3:00 PM  

                      Kohl Center, Madison, WI  

  

   

Sat., Feb. 23  South Carolina @ Georgia                      2:00 – 4:00 PM    

                     Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, GA

 

                      Georgetown @ Syracuse                      4:00 – 6:00 PM

                      Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY

 

 

Sun., Feb. 24  Cincinnati @ Notre Dame                      2:00 – 4:00 PM    

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

 

  

                    Big Ten Wildcard                                 4:00 – 6:00 PM

 

                    Michigan State @ Ohio State

                    Value City Arena, Columbus, OH

                                 OR

                    Illinois @ Michigan

                    Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI

                                 OR

                     Northwestern @ Purdue

                     Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, IN

 

 

Sat., March 2  Louisville @ Syracuse                        12:00 – 2:00 PM  

                      Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY

 

 

                      West Virginia @ Kansas                      2:00 – 4:00 PM

                      Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, KS

 

 

                       Kentucky @ Arkansas                        4:00 – 6:00 PM

                       Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, AR

 

 

Sun., March 3  Florida State @ North Carolina            2:00 – 4:00 PM  

                       Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, NC

  

   

                        Big Ten Wildcard                                     4:00 – 6:00 PM

 

                        Michigan State @ Michigan

                         Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI

OR

                        Purdue @ Wisconsin

                        Kohl Center, Madison, WI

                                   OR

                        Penn State @ Minnesota

                        Williams Arena, Minneapolis, MN

 

Sat., March 9    Florida @ Kentucky                           12:00 – 2:00 PM  

                        Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY 

 

 

                          UCLA @ Washington                        2:00 – 4:00 PM      

                          Alaska Airlines Arena at

                          Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle, WA

 

 

                           Notre Dame @ Louisville                   4:00 – 6:00 PM

                           KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY

 

 

Sun., March 10     VCU @ Temple                                12:00 – 2:00 PM  

                           Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

                           Missouri Valley Championship        2:00 – 4:00 PM

                            Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO

 

 

                           Big Ten Wildcard                             4:00 – 6:00 PM

                           Indiana @ Michigan

                           Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI

                                        OR

                            Illinois @ Ohio State

                            Value City Arena, Columbus, OH

                                       OR

                             Northwestern @ Michigan State

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

 

 

Sat., March 16       C-USA Championship                   11:30 AM – 1:40 PM  

                            BOK Center, Tulsa, OK

 

 

                             Big Ten Semifinal #1                       1:40 – 3:40 PM  

                             United Center, Chicago, IL

 

 

                             Big Ten Semifinal #2                       4:00 – 6:00 PM

                             United Center, Chicago, IL

 

 

                             Mountain West Championship      6:00 – 8:00 PM  

                             Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV

 

Sun., March 17       Atlantic 10 Championship              1:00 – 3:30 PM  

                             Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

 

                             Big Ten Championship                   3:30 – 6:00 PM  

                             United Center, Chicago, IL

 

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dsabreen@cbs.com