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2017-18 Men’s College Basketball Week 2 TV and Announcer Schedule

Four legendary men’s college basketball programs battle each other on Nov. 14 in the annual State Farm Champions Classic, held this year in Chicago and will air on ESPN.

The top two ranked teams according to preseason polls, No. 1 Duke Blue Devils and No. 2 Michigan State Spartans, will face off first. Then, it’ll be No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks versus No. 5 Kentucky Wildcats in the nightcap.

The following is the Week 2 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.

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

6:30 p.m.: Gavitt Tipoff Games: [15] Minnesota @ Providence (FS1)

7:00 p.m.: Maui Jim Maui on the Mainland: Mount Saint Mary’s @ [14] Notre Dame (ACC Network)

7:00 p.m.: Gardner-Webb @ [8] Florida (ESPNU)
Announcers: Roy Philpott (play-by-play), Brooke Weisbrod (analyst)

7:00 p.m.: West Carolina @ [12] Cincinnati (ESPN3)

8:30 p.m.: Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational – Campus Game: Rider @ [17] Xavier (FS1)

9:00 p.m.: Charleston @ [7] Wichita State (CBS Sports Network)

11:00 p.m.: North Dakota State @ [10] USC (Pac-12 Network)

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

6:30 p.m.: Nicholls @ [6] Villanova (FS1)

7:00 p.m.: State Farm Champions Classic: [1] Duke @ [2] Michigan State (ESPN)

8:30 p.m.: Gavitt Tipoff Games: [20] Purdue @ Marquette (FS1)

9:00 p.m.: Howard @ [18] Gonzaga (ESPN3)

9:30 p.m.: State Farm Champions Classic: [5] Kentucky @ [4] Kansas (ESPN)

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

6:30 p.m.: Gavitt Tipoff Games: Indiana @ [23] Seton Hall (FS1)

8:00 p.m.: PK80 – Campus Game: Bucknell @ [9] North Carolina (ACC Network)

9:00 p.m.: Gavitt Tipoff Games: Creighton @ [19] Northwestern (Big Ten Network)

11:00 p.m.: Hall of Fame Classic – Campus Game: Central Arkansas @ [21] UCLA (FS1)

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

7:00 p.m.: Chicago State @ [14] Notre Dame (ACC Network)

7:00 p.m.: Florida A&M @ [13] Miami (ACC Network)

7:00 p.m.: North Florida @ [8] Florida (SEC Network)

7:00 p.m.: Coppin State @ [12] Cincinnati (ESPN3)

8:30 p.m.: Gavitt Tipoff Games: [17] Xavier @ Wisconsin (FS1)

10:00 p.m.: CSU Bakersfield @ [3] Arizona (Pac-12 Network)

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

7:00 p.m.: Southern @ [1] Duke (ACC Network)

7:00 p.m.: Omaha @ [16] Louisville (ACC Network)

7:00 p.m.: Adolph Rupp Classic: East Tennessee State @ [5] Kentucky (SEC Network)

8:00 p.m.: Legends Classic – Regional Game: UCSB @ [25] Texas A&M (SEC Network)

8:00 p.m.: Lafayette @ [6] Villanova (FS2)

8:00 p.m.: South Dakota State @ [4] Kansas (ESPN3)

9:00 p.m.: Hall of Fame Classic – Campus Game: South Carolina State @ [21] UCLA (Pac-12 Network)

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

2:30 p.m.: Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off: La Salle @ [19] Northwestern (ESPN3)

4:00 p.m.: NJIT @ [23] Seton Hall (FS2)

11:00 p.m.: Utah State @ [18] Gonzaga (ESPN3)

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

4:00 p.m.: PK80 – Campus Game: Stony Brook @ [2] Michigan State (Big Ten Network)

4:30 p.m.: Barclays Center Classic – Campus Game: West Carolina @ [15] Minnesota (FS1)

6:00 p.m.: PK80 – Campus Game: New Hampshire @ [8] Florida (SEC Network)

8:00 p.m.: [10] USC @ Vanderbilt (SEC Network)

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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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