Coverage Includes Games From Cancun Challenge, Great Alaska Shootout and Corpus Christi Challenge
CBS Sports Network airs a slate of 19 college basketball games this week, beginning with the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday, Nov. 26 (6:00 PM, ET) as West Virginia faces Old Dominion and Saint Louis meets *No. 10-ranked Wisconsin (8:30 PM, ET) at Aventura Palace in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Thad Anderson and Steve Wolf announce. Tuesday’s live action wraps up with Illinois at UNLV (10:30 PM, ET). Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas and Doug Gottlieb handle the call from Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev.
Coverage of the Cancun Challenge concludes on Wednesday, Nov. 27 (7:00 and 9:30 PM, ET) with the Consolation and Championship Games. Wednesday’s action continues with Tulsa vs. Indiana State (11:30 PM, ET) and TCU vs. University of Alaska-Anchorage in the Great Alaska Shootout. Brent Stover and Pete Gillen call the action from Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska. CBS Sports Network also returns its in-depth interview series ONE2ONE on Wednesday at 9:00 PM, ET, featuring Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker.
The Great Alaska Shootout continues on Thursday, Nov. 28 (9:30 PM, ET) as Pepperdine meets Wisconsin-Green Bay and Denver faces Harvard (12:00 MIDNIGHT, ET).
On Friday, Nov. 29 CBS Sports Network features a quadrupleheader of games, beginning with Virginia vs. SMU (7:30 PM, ET) and Texas A&M vs. Missouri State (10:00 PM, ET) in the Corpus Christi Challenge. Rich Waltz and Steve Lappas announce from American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. The semifinals of the Great Alaska Shootout follow at 12:00 MIDNIGHT, ET (live) and 2:00 AM, ET (same day delay).
College hoops action on Saturday, Nov. 30 (1:00 PM, ET) features a matchup between cross-town rivals Pittsburgh and Duquense from Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Brad Johansen and Steve Wolf announce. The Corpus Christi Challenge returns at 6:30 PM, ET with the Consolation Game, followed by the Championship at 9:00 PM, ET. The Great Alaska Championship airs at 12:30 AM, ET (live), followed by the Consolation Game (2:30 AM, ET, same day delay).
The week’s college basketball action concludes on Sunday, Dec. 1 (1:00 PM, ET). when No. 12-ranked Wichita State visits Saint Louis. John Sadak and Doug Gottlieb call the action from Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Mo.
Throughout the week, CBS Sports Network’s college basketball studio programming is hosted by Adam Zucker and Dana Jacobson, who are joined by analysts Wally Szczerbiak and Alaa Abdelnaby, as well as insider Jon Rothstein.
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
*AP Poll as of 11/25/13