College basketball fans, rejoice.
The season is almost upon us.
Beginning the evening of Monday, Nov. 14 and extending into the late night of Tuesday, Nov. 15, ESPN’s Ninth-Annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon will feature 13 games in order to kick-off the 2016-17 college basketball season.
The official press release and schedule, from ESPN’s MediaZone, can be found here.
The first two games are two top-15 women’s basketball clashes, as No. 4 UCONN plays No. 15 Florida State and No. 6 Texas plays No. 10 Stanford, while everything thereafter is men’s basketball.
16 conference will be represented during the event, with the first men’s game of the event featuring Princeton and BYU.
The marathon comes to a conclusion with the State Farm Champions Classic, the crown jewel of the special which features No. 3 Kentucky taking on No. 13 Michigan State in the first game of the double-header and No. 1 Duke matching up with No. 4 Kansas in the nightcap.
The games will all be televised on ESPN2, with the exception of the anticipated Champions Classic that will be televised on ESPN.