The Road to Champ Week presented by Wendy’s begins as ESPN’s industry leading men’s college basketball coverage continues this week with more than 200 matchups featuring 18 ranked teams in action. Games are available across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network (SECN) and ACC Network (ACCN), as well as Big 12 Now on ESPN+, ESPN3, ESPN+, SEC Network+ and ACCNX on the ESPN App.
College GameDay Covered by State Farm is headed to Waco, Texas, this weekend for its second visit to Baylor University in three years. Host Rece Davis will be joined by analysts Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and LaPhonso Ellis for the one-hour live show at 11 a.m. ET, at Ferrell Center ahead of the top-10 matchup between No. 5 Kansas and reigning NCAA Champion and No. 10 Baylor (8 p.m., ESPN).
Saturday Primetime presented by H&R Block features that Big 12 rematch as the fifth-ranked Jayhawks face the 10th-ranked Bears at 8 p.m. Kansas defeated Baylor, 83-59, in the two teams’ first meeting this season on Feb. 5. The game, slated for ESPN with the commentator crew of Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas and Holly Rowe, will also be delivered live in 4K resolution on DIRECTV, Comcast, YouTube TV and Verizon FiOS.
- Wednesday’s slate of games includes appearances by No. 6 Kentucky and No. 7 Duke on ESPN. The seventh-ranked Blue Devils travel to Charlottesville, Va., for rematch with Virginia at 7 p.m. The Cavaliers stunned Duke, 69-68, at Cameron Indoor earlier this season on Feb. 7. LSU at No. 6 Kentucky follows at 9 p.m.
- Saturday Showcase Presented by 5-Hour ENERGY tips off at noon on Saturday, providing all-day hoops action for fans. The slate begins with No. 4 Purdue playing at Michigan State at noon on ESPN. Additional matchup highlights include No. 17 Tennessee hosting No. 3 Auburn (4 p.m., ESPN), No. 7 Duke visiting Syracuse (6 p.m., ESPN) and No. 23 Saint Mary’s facing West Coast Conference rival and top-ranked Gonzaga (10 p.m., ESPN).
- Big Monday Presented by LinkedIn on ESPN on Monday, Feb. 28 includes Syracuse at North Carolina (7 p.m.), followed by No. 10 Baylor at No. 20 Texas (9 p.m.).
Another episode of the Our Time series exclusively on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ featuring the Baylor men’s and women’s basketball teams premieres Thursday, Feb. 24. COVID rescheduling has the Baylor women facing the same opponent in back-to-back games. Meanwhile, the Baylor men must address the void left by Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua’s season-ending injury. Freshman phenom Jeremy Sochan’s family visits from England and gets the opportunity to watch him play in-person at Baylor for the first time.
Ranked teams appearing on ESPN networks: No. 1 Gonzaga, No. 3 Auburn, No. 4 Purdue, No. 5 Kansas, No. 6 Kentucky, No. 7 Duke, No. 9 Texas Tech, No. 10 Baylor, No. 12 UCLA, No. 14 Houston, No. 16 USC, No. 17 Tennessee, No. 18 Arkansas, No. 19 Murray State, No. 20 Texas, No. 23 Saint Mary’s, No. 24 Alabama and No. 25 Iowa.
|Tue, Feb. 22||7 p.m.||Michigan State at No. 25 IowaJason Benetti, Robbie Hummel||ESPN|
|No. 18 Arkansas at FloridaKarl Ravech, Jimmy Dykes, Marty Smith||ESPN2|
|Georgia at Texas A&MKevin Fitzgerald, Joe Kleine||ESPNU|
|No. 17 Tennessee at MissouriTom Hart, Dane Bradshaw||SECN|
|8 p.m.||Miami at PittDave O’Brien, Cory Alexander||ACCN|
|Oklahoma at No. 9 Texas TechTed Emrich, Bryndon Manzer||Big 12 Now on ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||Kansas State at No. 5 KansasRich Hollenberg, Fran Fraschilla||ESPN|
|No. 24 Alabama at VanderbiltDave Neal, Daymeon Fishback||SECN|
|Wed, Feb. 23||6:30 p.m.||Mississippi State at South CarolinaRoy Philpott, Mark Wise||SECN|
|7 p.m.||No. 7 Duke at VirginiaDan Shulman, Jay Bilas||ESPN|
|TCU at No. 20 TexasMark Neely, Chris Spatola||ESPN2|
|West Virginia at Iowa StateChuckie Kempf, King McClure||ESPNU|
|Syracuse at Notre DameRece Davis, Debbie Antonelli||ESPNEWS|
|7 p.m.||Wake Forest at ClemsonMike Monaco, Malcolm Huckaby||ACCN|
|8:30 p.m.||Ole Miss at No. 3 AuburnMike Morgan, Jon Sundvold||SECN|
|9 p.m.||LSU at No. 6 KentuckyKarl Ravech, Jimmy Dykes||ESPN|
|Cincinnati at UCFDrew Carter, Sean Harrington||ESPNU|
|Virginia Tech at Georgia TechAnish Shroff, Jordan Cornette||ACCN|
|11 p.m||Washington at Washington StateEric Rothman, Adrian Branch||ESPNU|
|Thu, Feb. 24||7 p.m.||Temple at MemphisMike Corey, Mark Adams||ESPN2|
|South Carolina Upstate at WinthropMatt Schick, David Padgett||ESPNU|
|9 p.m.||No. 1 Gonzaga at San FranciscoDave Flemming, Sean Farnham, Molly McGrath||ESPN2|
|Belmont at No. 19 Murray StateRobert Ford, Richie Schuler||ESPNU|
|9:30 p.m.||No. 12 UCLA at OregonDave Pasch, Bill Walton||ESPN|
|11 p.m.||No. 16 USC at Oregon StateRoxy Bernstein, Corey Williams||ESPN2|
|Fri, Feb. 25||7 p.m.||Saint Louis at RichmondMike Corey, Mark Adams||ESPN2|
|7 p.m.||Harvard at Princeton Dalen Cuff, Noah Savage||ESPNEWS|
|7 p.m.||Manhattan at MaristMatt Martucci, Sean Harrington||ESPNU|
|9 p.m.||Texas State at TroyRoy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod||ESPNU|
|Sat, Feb. 26||Noon||No. 4 Purdue at Michigan StateJason Benetti, Robbie Hummel, Myron Medcalf||ESPN|
|Florida at GeorgiaTom Hart, Carolyn Peck||ESPN2|
|Miami (Ohio) at ToledoRobert Lee, David Padgett||ESPNU|
|1 p.m.||Vanderbilt at Mississippi StateKevin Fitzgerald, Dane Bradshaw||SECN|
|2 p.m.||North Carolina at NC StateAnish Shroff, Paul Biancardi||ESPN|
|No. 20 Texas at West VirginiaRich Hollenberg, Fran Fraschilla||ESPN2|
|Iowa State at Kansas StateChuckie Kempf, King McClure||ESPNU|
|3 p.m.||Clemson at Boston CollegeWes Durham||ACCN|
|3:30 p.m.||Texas A&M at Ole MissRoy Philpott, Mark Wise||SECN|
|4 p.m.||No. 3 Auburn at No. 17 TennesseeKarl Ravech, Jimmy Dykes, Kris Budden||ESPN|
|Florida State at VirginiaBob Wischusen, Chris Spatola||ESPN2|
|5 p.m.||Georgia Tech at Notre DameMike Monaco, Randolph Childress||ACCN|
|6 p.m.||No. 7 Duke at SyracuseDave O’Brien, Cory Alexander||ESPN|
|No. 9 Texas Tech at TCUMark Neely, Tim Welsh||ESPN2|
|Loyola Chicago at Northern IowaClay Matvick, Kevin Lehman||ESPNU|
|South Carolina at No. 24 AlabamaMike Morgan, Joe Kleine||SECN|
|7 p.m.||Louisville at Wake ForestJay Alter, Malcolm Huckaby||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||No. 5 Kansas at No. 10 BaylorDan Shulman, Jay Bilas, Holly Rowe||ESPN|
|Arizona at ColoradoDoug Sherman, Corey Williams||ESPN2|
|Pepperdine at BYUEric Rothman, Dane Bradshaw||ESPNU|
|8:30 p.m.||Missouri at LSUDave Neal, Jon Sundvold||SECN|
|10 p.m.||No. 1 Gonzaga at No. 23 Saint Mary’sDave Flemming, Sean Farnham, Molly McGrath||ESPN|
|No. 16 USC at OregonRoxy Bernstein, Ben Braun||ESPN2|
|Arizona State at UtahDave Feldman, Adrian Branch||ESPNU|
|Sun, Feb. 27||12 a.m.||Long Beach State at UC IrvineEric Rothman, Richie Schueler||ESPNU|
|12:30 p.m.||SMU at No. 14 HoustonKevin Brown, Mark Adams||ESPN|
|2:30 p.m.||Wichita State at MemphisMike Corey, Sean Harrington||ESPN|
|3 p.m.||Tulane at TempleJohn Schriffen, Perry Clark||ESPNU|
|5 p.m.||Montana State at MontanaEric Rothman, Richie Schuler||ESPNU|
|6 p.m.||Indiana at MinnesotaJason Benetti, Robbie Hummel||ESPN2|
|Mon, Feb. 28||7 p.m.||Syracuse at North CarolinaDan Shulman, Cory Alexander, Andraya Carter||ESPN|
|9 p.m.||No. 10 Baylor at No. 20 TexasJon Sciambi, Fran Fraschilla, Kris Budden||ESPN|
|Kansas State at No. 9 Texas TechMark Neely, Chris Spatola||ESPN2|
|Jackson State at Prairie View A&MDerek Jones, Lance Blanks||ESPNU|
|11 p.m.||UCLA at WashingtonDave Pasch, Sean Franham||ESPN2|
|Washington State at Oregon StateRoxy Bernstein, Ben Braun||ESPNU|
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