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2017-18 Men’s College Basketball Week 10 TV and Announcer Schedule

Heading into this week, the Villanova Wildcats returned to the top spot in Monday’s new poll after an upset-filled week of Jan. 1 that included losses by No. 1 Michigan State and No. 2 Duke.

The second-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers — which beat then-No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners and star freshman Trae Young last week — earned 12 first-place votes and secured the program’s highest ranking since December 1959 during Jerry West’s senior season. They have not lost since falling to Texas A&M on opening night. That run includes a December home win against Virginia and Saturday’s win against the aforementioned Sooners.

No. 8 Texas Tech (14-1) was the week’s biggest climber in the AP Top 25 poll. It jumped up 10 spots after earning its first win at Kansas’ Allen Fieldhouse in 18 tries along with a win against Kansas State for the program’s best ranking since being seventh in March 1996.

Fifth-ranked Purdue (15-2) moved up eight spots for its highest ranking since February 2010 and carries an 11-game winning streak into Tuesday’s game at Michigan.

No. 13 Seton Hall (14-2) also moved up eight spots, matching the biggest one-week AP Top 25 jump in its history.

The following is the Week 10 men’s college basketball regular season schedule featuring the Top 25 teams (according to the weekly Associated Press poll), including dates, start times, TV networks and scheduled announcers.

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

7:00 p.m.: Texas A&M @ [21] Kentucky (ESPN)
Announcers: Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas, Laura Rutledge

7:00 p.m.: Baylor @ [2] West Virginia (ESPN2)
Announcers: Jon Sciambi, Tom Crean

7:00 p.m.: [8] Texas Tech @ [9] Oklahoma (ESPNU)
Announcers: Clay Matvick, Tim Welsh

8:00 p.m.: Boston College @ [20] North Carolina (ACC Network)
Announcers: Tim Brando, Mike Gminski

8:00 p.m.: Syracuse @ [3] Virginia (ACC Network)
Announcers: Wes Durham, Dan Bonner

8:30 p.m.: Butler @ [25] Creighton (FS1)
Announcers: Justin Kutcher, Nick Bahe

9:00 p.m.: [5] Purdue @ Michigan (ESPN)
Announcers: Dave Flemming, Dan Dakich, Molly McGrath

9:00 p.m.: [24] Tennessee @ Vanderbilt (SEC Network)
Announcers: Dave Neal, Daymeon Fishback

9:00 p.m.: Ole Miss @ [22] Auburn (ESPNU)
Announcers: Rich Hollenberg, Debbie Antonelli

9:00 p.m.: [13] Seton Hall @ Marquette (CBS Sports Network)
Announcers: Tom McCarthy, Jordan Cornette, Allie LaForce

9:00 p.m.: Iowa State @ [12] Kansas (ESPN2)
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Fran Fraschilla, Holly Rowe

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

7:00 p.m.: [7] Duke @ Pitt (ESPN2)
Announcers: Karl Ravech, LaPhonso Ellis

7:00 p.m.: Rutgers @ [4] Michigan State (Big Ten Network)
Announcers: Kevin Kugler, Shon Morris

8:00 p.m.: [10] Xavier @ [1] Villanova (FS1)
Announcers: Gus Johnson, Bill Raftery

9:00 p.m.: Louisville @ [23] Florida State (ACC Network)
Announcers: Tom Werme, Jason Capel

9:00 p.m.: [16] TCU @ Texas (ESPNU)
Announcers: Clay Matvick, Tim Welsh

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

9:00 p.m.: [19] Clemson @ NC State (ESPN)
Announcers: Mike Couzens, Cory Alexander

9:00 p.m.: Portland @ [15] Gonzaga (ESPN3)
Announcers: Greg Heister, Richard Fox

9:00 p.m.: [5] Wichita State @ East Carolina (ESPN2)
Announcers: Kevin Brown, Chris Spatola

9:00 p.m.: Oregon State @ [17] Arizona (Pac-12 Network)
Announcers: JB Long, Eddie House

10:00 p.m.: Oregon @ [11] Arizona State (FS1)
Announcers: Aaron Goldsmith, Jim Jackson

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018

12:00 p.m.: Wake Forest @ [7] Duke (ACC Network)

12:00 p.m.: Michigan @ [4] Michigan State (Fox)
Announcers: Gus Johnson, Jim Jackson, Lisa Byington

12:00 p.m.: [5] Purdue @ Minnesota (ESPN2)
Announcers: Jason Benetti, Dan Dakich

12:00 p.m.: Georgetown @ [13] Seton Hall (FS1)
Announcers: Brian Custer, Sarah Kustok

12:00 p.m.: Kansas State @ [12] Kansas (ESPN)
Announcers: Rich Hollenberg, Fran Fraschilla

1:00 p.m.: [16] TCU @ [9] Oklahoma (ESPNU)
Announcers: Lowell Galindo, Reid Gettys

2:00 p.m.: Syracuse @ [23] Florida State (ACC Network)

2:00 p.m.: Oregon @ [17] Arizona (ESPN2)
Announcers: Dave Pasch, Bill Walton

2:00 p.m.: [25] Creighton @ [10] Xavier (Fox)
Announcers: Tim Brando, Donny Marshall

2:00 p.m.: [2] West Virginia @ [8] Texas Tech (ESPN)
Announcers: Mark Neely, Robbie Hummel

3:00 p.m.: [18] Miami @ [19] Clemson (ESPNU)
Announcers: Mike Couzens, Cory Alexander

3:30 p.m.: [22] Auburn @ Mississippi State (SEC Network)
Announcers: Richard Cross, Mo Williams

4:00 p.m.: [21] Kentucky @ Vanderbilt (ESPN)
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Dick Vitale, Allison Williams

6:00 p.m.: [20] North Carolina @ Notre Dame (ESPN)
Announcers: Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas, Maria Taylor

6:00 p.m.: Texas A&M @ [24] Tennessee (SEC Network)
Announcers: Kevin Fitzgerald, Sean Harrington

6:00 p.m.: Oregon State @ [11] Arizona State (Pac-12 Network)

7:00 p.m.: [14] Cincinnati @ South Florida (ESPNews)
Announcers: Jay Alter, Mark Adams

7:30 p.m.: [5] Wichita State @ Tulsa (ESPNU)
Announcers: Drew Fellios, Mark Wise

8:00 p.m.: [1] Villanova @ St. John’s (Fox Business Network)
Announcers: Aaron Goldsmith, Len Elmore

9:30 p.m.: [15] Gonzaga @ San
Francisco
(ESPNU)
Announcers: Eric Rothman, Adrian Branch

Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018

6:00 p.m.: NC State @ [3] Virginia (ESPNU)
Announcers: Anish Shroff, Cory Alexander

Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

7:00 p.m.: [7] Duke @ [18] Miami (ESPN)
Announcers: Sean McDonough, Dick Vitale, Allison Williams

7:00 p.m.: [23] Florida State @ Boston College (ESPNU)
Announcers: Taylor Zarzour, Dino Gaudio

9:00 p.m.: [12] Kansas @ [2] West Virginia (ESPN)
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Jay Bilas, Holly Rowe

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

7:00 p.m.: Wisconsin @ [6] Purdue (ESPN or ESPN2)
Announcers: Dave Flemming, Dan Dakich, Molly McGrath

7:00 p.m.: [19] Clemson @ [20] North Carolina (ACC Network)

9:00 p.m.: [21] Kentucky @ South Carolina (ESPN)
Announcers: Joe Tessitore, Sean Farnham, Laura Rutledge

9:00 p.m.: [9] Oklahoma @ Kansas State (ESPNU)
Announcers: Matt Schick, Jason Capel

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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