College basketball weekend TV schedule


Florida Gators’ Patric Young, left, and Casey Prather play for the top-ranked team in the nation. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

It’s the final stretch before March Madness. The first weekend of March games begins Saturday, with Selection Sunday just around the corner on March 16.

Here is the full lineup of games on TV this weekend:

Friday, Feb. 28 –

Time (all EST) Teams TV
7 p.m. Iona at Manhattan ESPN2
7 p.m. Campbell at High Point ESPNU
7 p.m. Providence at Seton Hall CBS Sports Network
7:30 p.m. Brown at Pennsylvania NBC Sports Network
9 p.m. Canisius at Rider ESPNU

Saturday, March 1 –

Time (all EST) Teams TV
11 a.m. Massachusetts at Dayton ESPNU
Noon Vanderbilt at Tennessee ESPN2
Noon Miami at North Carolina State WDCA (Channel 20), WNUV (Channel 54)
Noon Cincinnati at Connecticut ESPN
Noon South Florida at Rutgers ESPNews
1 p.m. Northern Iowa at Indiana State ESPNU
1:30 p.m. Texas Tech MASN2
1:30 p.m. Mississippi State at Missouri WDCW (Channel 50)
2 p.m. Bucknell at American CBS Sports Network
2 p.m. Pittsburgh at Notre Dame ESPN2
2 p.m. Louisville at Memphis WUSA (Channel 9), WJZ (Channel 13)
2 p.m. Missouri State at Wichita State ESPN
2 p.m. Richmond at Rhode Island Comcast SportsNet Plus
2:30 p.m. North Carolina at Virginia Tech WDCA (Channel 20)
3 p.m. Saint Joseph’s at St. Bonaventure NBC SPorts Network
3 p.m. Auburn at Alabama ESPNU
4 p.m. LSU at Florida WUSA (Channel 9), WJZ (Channel 13)
4 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma MASN2
4 p.m. Illinois at Michigan State ESPN2
4 p.m. Boston College at Wake Forest Comcast SportsNet Plus
4 p.m. Georgia at Arkansas WDCW (Channel 50)
4 p.m. Syracuse at Virginia ESPN
4 p.m. William & Mary at Towson Comcast SportsNet
4 p.m. Central Florida at Southern Methodist ESPNews
5 p.m. La Salle at Fordham NBC Sports Network
5 p.m. Creighton at Xavier Fox Sports 1
6 p.m. Kentucky at South Carolina ESPN
6 p.m. Saint Louis at Virginia Commonwealth ESPN2
6 p.m. Minnesota at Michigan Big Ten Network
6 p.m. Boise State at Wyoming CBS Sports Network
7 p.m. Iowa State at Kansas State ESPNU
8 p.m. UC Santa Barbara at UC Davis ESPN2
9 p.m. Kansas at Oklahoma State ESPN
9 p.m. Houston at Temple ESPNU
10 p.m. Gonzaga at Saint Mary’s (Calif.) ESPN2
10 p.m. San Diego State at Fresno State CBS Sports Network
11 p.m. Cal Poly at UC Irvine ESPNU

Sunday, March 2 –

Time (all EST) Teams TV
Noon Wisconsin at Penn State Big Ten Network
Noon DePaul at St. John’s CBS Sports Network
1 p.m. Maryland at Clemson WDCA (Channel 20)
1:30 p.m. George Mason at George Washington NBC Sports Network
2 p.m. Purdue at Iowa Big Ten Network
2 p.m. Marquette at Villanova WUSA (Channel 9), WJZ (Channel 13)
4 p.m. Ohio State at Indiana WUSA (Channel 9), WJZ (Channel 13)
6 p.m. Georgia Tech at Florida State ESPNU
8 p.m. Stanford at Arizona ESPNU
9 p.m. Oregon State at UCLA Fox Sports 1

AP poll:

Rankings as of 2/24/2014
Rank School Record Votes Prev Rank
1 Florida Gators 26-2 1606 (47) 2
2 Wichita State Shockers 30-0 1549 (14) 3
3 Arizona Wildcats 26-2 1494 (4) 4
4 Syracuse Orange 26-2 1410 1
5 Kansas Jayhawks 22-6 1310 8
6 Duke Blue Devils 23-6 1286 5
7 Louisville Cardinals 23-4 1152 11
8 Villanova Wildcats 25-3 1113 9
9 Creighton Bluejays 23-4 1103 11
10 Saint Louis Billikens 25-2 1047 10
11 Cincinnati Bearcats 24-4 921 7
12 Virginia Cavaliers 24-5 909 14
13 San Diego State Aztecs 24-3 886 6
14 Wisconsin Badgers 23-5 818 16
15 Iowa State Cyclones 22-5 709 17
16 Michigan Wolverines 20-7 653 20
17 Kentucky Wildcats 21-6 629 18
18 Michigan State Spartans 22-6 552 13
19 North Carolina Tar Heels 21-7 440 NR
20 Iowa Hawkeyes 19-8 418 15
21 Memphis Tigers 21-6 288 22
22 Ohio State Buckeyes 22-6 253 24
23 SMU Mustangs 22-6 155 NR
24 Texas Longhorns 21-7 129 19
25 New Mexico Lobos 22-5 113 NR

USA Today coaches poll:

Rankings as of 2/24/2014
Rank School Record Votes Prev Rank
1 Florida Gators 26-2 791 (24) 2
2 Wichita State Shockers 30-0 771 (8) 3
3 Arizona Wildcats 26-2 727 4
4 Louisville Cardinals 23-4 660 5
5 Syracuse Orange 26-2 625 1
6 Kansas Jayhawks 22-6 619 8
7 Duke Blue Devils 23-6 594 6
8 Saint Louis Billikens 25-2 563 10
9 Villanova Wildcats 25-3 538 11
10 Creighton Bluejays 23-4 514 12
11 Virginia Cavaliers 24-5 480 13
12 Cincinnati Bearcats 24-4 460 9
13 San Diego State Aztecs 24-3 452 7
14 Wisconsin Badgers 23-5 358 18
15 Kentucky Wildcats 21-6 343 16
16 Michigan Wolverines 20-7 315 20
17 Iowa State Cyclones 22-5 291 19
18 Michigan State Spartans 22-6 275 14
19 Iowa Hawkeyes 19-8 229 15
20 Ohio State Buckeyes 22-6 166 23
21 North Carolina Tar Heels 21-7 153 NR
22 Memphis Tigers 21-6 124 24
23 Texas Longhorns 21-7 102 17
24 SMU Mustangs 22-6 57 NR
25 Oklahoma Sooners 20-8 52 NR
Kelyn Soong is a news aide and blogger and covers high school tennis for The Washington Post sports section.

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