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2018-19 Men’s College Basketball Week 1 TV and Announcer Schedule

The State Farm Champions Classic will be college basketball’s opening night, bringing top teams Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 6. On ESPN, it’s a battle of the blue bloods that will feature Michigan State against Kansas at 7 p.m. ET, followed by Duke facing Kentucky at 9:30 p.m. ET.

The following is the Week 1 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. All times Eastern.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

6:30 PM: Chicago State at Indiana (Big Ten Network)

7:00 PM: Michigan vs. Kansas (ESPN)

7:00 PM: North Carolina at Wofford (ESPN2)

7:00 PM: Lenoir-Rhyne at Tennessee (SEC Network)

7:00 PM: Morgan State at Villanova (FS1)

7:00 PM: Sacred Heart at Holy Cross (Patriot League Network)

7:00 PM: Marist at Army West Point (Patriot League Network)

7:00 PM: Johnson and Wales at Air Force (Mountain West Network)

8:00 PM: Eastern Illinois at Texas (Longhorn Network)

8:00 PM: Cal State Fullerton at Arizona State (Pac-12 Network)

8:00 PM: Westcliff at Loyola Marymount (TheW.tv)

8:30 PM: Norfolk State at Michigan (Big Ten Network)

9:00 PM: South Alabama at Auburn (SEC Network)

9:00 PM: Florida at Florida State (ESPN2)

9:00 PM: Maryland-Baltimore County at Marquette (FS1)

9:00 PM: Purdue-Fort Wayne at UCLA (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: UC-Riverside at Oregon State (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: Idaho State at Gonzaga (TheW.tv)

9:30 PM: Duke vs. Kentucky (ESPN)

10:00 PM: Seattle at Stanford (Pac-12 Network)

10:00 PM: UC Santa Barbara at Wyoming (Mountain West Network)

10:00 PM: Weber State at San Diego (TheW.tv)

10:00 PM: University of Alaska Anchorage at Fresno State (Mountain West Network)

10:00 PM: Multnomah at Portland (TheW.tv)

10:30 PM: Western Kentucky at Washington (ESPNU)

11:00 PM: BYU at Nevada (CBS Sports Network)

11:00 PM: Portland State at Oregon (Pac-12 Network)

11:00 PM: Robert Morris (Pa.) at USC (Pac-12 Network)

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

6:00 PM: Ohio State at Cincinnati (ESPN2)

7:30 PM: Bethune-Cookman at DePaul (FS1)

9:00 PM: Houston Baptist at Arizona (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: Colorado Christian at Colorado State (Mountain West Network)

10:00 PM: Life Pacific at San Jose State (Mountain West Network)

10:00 PM: CSU Dominguez Hills at Pepperdine (TheW.tv)

10:00 PM: McNeese State at Saint Mary’s (TheW.tv)

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

8:00 PM: New Orleans at Northwestern (Big Ten Network)

9:00 PM: Maine at Utah (Pac-12 Network)

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

6:00 PM: Providence vs. Wichita State (CBS Sports Network)

7:00 PM: Arkansas vs. Texas (ESPN)

7:00 PM: Southern Illinois at Kentucky (SEC Network)

7:00 PM: North Carolina at Elon (ESPNU)

7:00 PM: Monmouth at Colgate (Patriot League Network)

7:00 PM: Vermont at Boston University (Patriot League Network)

8:00 PM: Montana State at Indiana (Big Ten Network)

8:30 PM: Maryland at Navy (CBS Sports Network)

9:00 PM: Buffalo at West Virginia (ESPNU)

9:00 PM: Eastern Washington at Oregon (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: McNeese State at Arizona State (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: Hartford at Utah State (Mountain West Network)

9:30 PM: Washington at Auburn (SEC Network)

10:00 PM: Pacific at Nevada (ESPN3)

10:00 PM: Prairie View A&M at Santa Clara (TheW.tv)

11:00 PM: Yale vs. California (ESPNU)

11:00 PM: Long Beach State at UCLA (Pac-12 Network)

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

3:00 PM: Wyoming at Oregon State (Pac-12 Network)

4:00 PM: Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Colorado State (Mountain West Network)

5:00 PM: Maine at San Francisco (TheW.tv)

7:00 PM: Fairfield at Bucknell (Patriot League Network)

8:00 PM: Ball State at Purdue (Big Ten Network)

10:00 PM: Loyola Marymount at UNLV (Mountain West Network)

10:00 PM: CSUN at Pepperdine (TheW.tv)

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

1:00 PM: Army at Duke (ESPN)

4:00 PM: Southeastern Louisiana at Nebraska (ESPNU)

5:00 PM: Hartford at Mississippi State (SEC Network)

5:00 PM: Cal-Poly at Arizona (Pac-12 Network)

7:00 PM: Appalachian State at Alabama (SEC Network)

7:00 PM: Nicholls at Washington State (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: Vanderbilt at USC (Pac-12 Network)

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

7:00 PM: Stanford at North Carolina (ESPN2)

7:00 PM: North Carolina A&T at Maryland (ESPNU)

8:00 PM: Louisiana-Monroe at Texas (Longhorn Network)

9:00 PM: Vermont at Kansas (ESPN2)

9:00 PM: Long Beach State at Arizona State (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: Utah at Minnesota (Big Ten Network)

11:00 PM: San Diego at Washington (Pac-12 Network)

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

7:00 PM: Memphis at LSU (SEC Network)

7:00 PM: Stephen F. Austin at Miami (ESPNU)

8:00 PM: Drake at Colorado (Pac-12 Network)

9:00 PM: Georgia Tech at Tennessee (ESPN2)

10:00 PM: Hampton at Cal (Pac-12 Network)

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  1. The schedule has a typo:

    Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 6:30 PM:
    7:00 PM: Michigan vs. Kansas (ESPN)

    It’s supposed to say:

    7:00 PM: Michigan State vs. Kansas (ESPN)

    Thank you and GO GREEN!

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