Key local matchups, top-ranked programs and exciting tournament action will be part of the extensive Division I basketball schedule this winter on MASN, the region's leader in live sports entertainment. Utilizing both MASN and MASN2, more than 100 men's and women's games will be broadcast during the 2013-14 season, including MASN's annual airing of the BB&T Classic in December.
The 2013-14 schedule tips off on Friday, Nov. 8 with a doubleheader on MASN2 featuring Alabama-Oklahoma at 5 p.m. and Colorado-Butler at 10 p.m. That same evening, Virginia Commonwealth hosts Illinois State at 7 p.m. on MASN.
For the seventh consecutive season, MASN will offer live coverage of the BB&T Classic, an annual showcase of local college basketball talent held at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. This year's 19th annual BB&T Classic will air on Sunday, Dec. 8 and features games between Oklahoma and George Mason at 1 p.m., and Maryland and George Washington at 3:30 p.m.
MASN enters its eighth season as the official cable network of the George Mason University Patriots, who are beginning their first season in the Atlantic 10, and will broadcast eight games. George Mason's first televised game of the season is Saturday, Nov. 30, when the Patriots host Rhode Island at 4 p.m.
Women's action on MASN will feature coverage of the Big 12, including the conference tournament in March, and Conference USA, including games featuring Old Dominion and Charlotte.
Regional favorites such as UMBC, Mt. St. Mary's, Loyola and West Virginia will also play on MASN.
"With a schedule stretching from November through conference tournaments, MASN will once again be a hoop fan's destination for NCAA basketball action this season," said Jim Cuddihy, MASN's executive vice president for marketing, programming and affiliate relations. "Whether fans want to check out heated local rivalries or some of the top programs in the country, they can find them on MASN."
In total, six conferences will be featured on MASN, including the Atlantic 10, America East, Big 12, Conference USA, Northeast Conference and Patriot League.
MASN will also carry college magazine and coaches' shows, including "Inside Basketball With Duke's Coach K," "Inside N.C. State Basketball with Jeff Gottfried," "Inside East Carolina Basketball with Jeff Lebo," "Inside Rutgers Basketball" and "Penn State Basketball Inside the Paint."
DAY DATE TIME TEAMS MASN/MASN2 Fri 11/08/13 5:00PM CBK: Big 12/Alabama vs. Oklahoma MASN2 Fri 11/08/13 7:00PM CBK: A-10/Illinois St @ VCU MASN Fri 11/08/13 10:00PM CBK: Big 12/Colorado vs. Baylor MASN2 Mon 11/11/13 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/North Texas @ Oklahoma MASN2 Fri 11/15/13 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Arkansas-PB @ Oklahoma St MASN2 Sat 11/16/13 8:00PM CBK: Patriot League/Fairfield @ Loyola MASN Sun 11/17/13 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Long Beach St @ Kansas St MASN2 Mon 11/18/13 8:00PM WBK: Big 12/Rice @ Baylor MASN2 Wed 11/20/13 7:00PM CBK: Big 12/Charleston S @ Baylor MASN2 Wed 11/20/13 7:30PM CBK: America East/Loyola @ UMBC MASN Fri 11/22/13 8:00PM WBK: Big 12/USC @ Oklahoma St MASN2 Sat 11/23/13 1:30PM WBK: Big 12/Stanford @ Texas MASN2 Fri 11/29/13 3:00PM CBK: Big 12/Arkansas-LR @ Oklahoma MASN2 Sat 11/30/13 4:00PM CBK: A-10/Rhode Island @ George Mason MASN Sun 12/01/13 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Cntrl Arkansas @ Kansas St MASN2 Mon 12/02/13 7:00PM CBK: Big 12/Loyola @ West Virginia MASN Wed 12/04/13 7:00PM CBK: A-10/South Florida @ George Mason MASN Thu 12/05/13 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas A&M-CC @ Oklahoma MASN2 Sat 12/07/13 11:00AM CBK: La Salle vs. Stony Brook MASN2 Sat 12/07/13 2:00PM CBK: NEC/Loyola @ Mount St. Mary's MASN Sun 12/08/13 1:00PM CBK: BB&T/Oklahoma vs. George Mason MASN Sun 12/08/13 3:30PM CBK: BB&T/GW vs. Maryland MASN Tue 12/10/13 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/South Dakota @ Kansas St MASN2 Sat 12/14/13 5:00PM CBK: Big 12/Tulsa @ Oklahoma MASN2 Sun 12/15/13 6:00PM CBK: Big 12/Troy @ Kansas St MASN2 Tue 12/17/13 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/UT-Arlington @ Oklahoma MASN2 Wed 12/18/13 9:30PM CBK: Big 12/Northwestern St @ Baylor MASN2 Sat 12/21/13 12:00PM CBK: Big 12/Tulsa @ TCU MASN2 Sat 12/21/13 2:00PM CBK: Florida St vs. UMass MASN2 Sat 12/21/13 4:30PM CBK: Fresno St vs. Florida MASN2 Sun 12/22/13 5:00PM CBK: Big 12/Southern @ Baylor MASN2 Sun 12/29/13 2:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Southern @ TCU MASN2 Mon 12/30/13 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Louisiana Tech @ Oklahoma MASN2 Tue 12/31/13 3:00PM CBK: Big 12/GW @ Kansas St MASN2 Fri 01/03/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Savannah St @ Baylor MASN2 Sat 01/04/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Iowa St @ Texas Tech MASN Sat 01/04/14 4:30PM CBK: Big 12/West Virginia @ TCU MASN Sun 01/05/14 4:00PM WBK: Big 12/Kansas @ Baylor MASN2 Tue 01/07/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Kansas St @ TCU MASN Thu 01/09/14 9:00PM WBK: Big 12/Tulane @ Marshall MASN2 Sat 01/11/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/TCU @ Baylor MASN Sat 01/11/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Oklahoma St @ WestVirginia MASN Sat 01/11/14 4:00PM WBK: C-USA/UTSA @ Southern Miss MASN2 Sun 01/12/14 12:00PM WBK: Big 12/Texas @ West Virginia MASN2 Wed 01/15/14 7:00PM CBK: A-10/UMass @ George Mason MASN Wed 01/15/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/TCU @ Oklahoma St MASN2 Thu 01/16/14 7:00PM CBK: NEC/Wagner @ Mt. St. Mary's MASN Sat 01/18/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/West Virginia @ Kansas St MASN Sat 01/18/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Iowa St @ Texas MASN Sat 01/18/14 6:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ TCU MASN2 Wed 01/22/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ West Virginia MASN Sat 01/25/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Texas @ Baylor MASN Sat 01/25/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Kansas St @ Iowa St MASN2 Sat 01/25/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Oklahoma @ Texas Tech MASN Sun 01/26/14 4:00PM WBK: Big 12/Baylor @ Oklahoma St MASN2 Tue 01/28/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Kansas St MASN Wed 01/29/14 8:00PM WBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Baylor MASN2 Sat 02/01/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Kansas St @ West Virginia MASN Sat 02/01/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/TCU @ Texas Tech MASN2 Sat 02/01/14 3:30PM WBK: Oklahoma St @ Oklahoma (L-JIP) MASN2 Sat 02/01/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Oklahoma @ Iowa St MASN Sat 02/01/14 7:30PM WBK: Big 12/Texas @ Baylor MASN2 Tue 02/04/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas @ TCU MASN Wed 02/05/14 7:00PM CBK: A-10/Dayton @ George Mason MASN Thu 02/06/14 9:00PM CBK: NEC/Mt. St. Mary's @ Sacred Heart MASN Sat 02/08/14 1:00PM WBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ TCU MASN2 Sat 02/08/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Texas @ Kansas St MASN Sat 02/08/14 3:00PM WBK: Old Dominion @ North Texas MASN2 Sat 02/08/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/TCU @ Iowa St MASN Wed 02/12/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Oklahoma MASN Thu 02/13/14 9:00PM WBK: C-USA/Charlotte @ LA Tech MASN2 Sat 02/15/14 12:00PM Middle Tennessee @ Florida Atlantic MASN2 Sat 02/15/14 1:30PM Big 12/Texas Tech @ Iowa St MASN Sat 02/15/14 4:00PM Big 12/TCU @ Kansas MASN Sat 02/15/14 6:00PM A-10/St. Bonaventure @ George Mason MASN Sat 02/15/14 8:00PM CBK: Patriot League/Boston U @ Loyola MASN Tue 02/18/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Kansas @ Texas Tech MASN Wed 02/19/14 7:30PM WBK: Big 12/Texas @ Oklahoma MASN2 Thu 02/20/14 7:00PM CBK: NEC/Mt. St. Mary's @ CCSU MASN Sat 02/22/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Baylor @ West Virginia MASN Sat 02/22/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Oklahoma St MASN2 Sat 02/22/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Kansas St @ Oklahoma MASN Sat 02/22/14 4:00PM WBK: C-USA/Charlotte @ Middle Tennessee MASN2 Sat 02/22/14 8:00PM WBK: Big 12/Kansas @ Oklahoma MASN2 Sun 02/23/14 3:00PM WBK: Big 12/Oklahoma St @ Texas Tech MASN2 Wed 02/26/14 7:00PM CBK: A-10/Richmond @ George Mason MASN Wed 02/26/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/West Virginia @ Iowa St MASN2 Sat 03/01/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Baylor MASN2 Sat 03/01/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas @ Oklahoma MASN2 Sat 03/01/14 8:00PM WBK: Big 12/Iowa St @ Kansas MASN2 Mon 03/03/14 8:00PM WBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Oklahoma MASN2 Wed 03/05/14 8:00PM CBK: Big 12/Texas Tech @ Kansas MASN Sat 03/08/14 12:00PM WBK: Big 12/Big 12 Women's Tournament MASN2 Sat 03/08/14 1:30PM CBK: Big 12/Baylor @ Kansas St MASN Sat 03/08/14 2:30PM WBK: Big 12/Big 12 Women's Tournament MASN2 Sat 03/08/14 4:00PM CBK: Big 12/Oklahoma @ TCU MASN Sat 03/08/14 7:00PM CBK: A-10/Duquesne @ George Mason MASN2 Sat 03/08/14 9:30PM WBK: Big 12/Big 12 Women's Tournament MASN2 Wed 03/12/14 TBD CBK: Big 12/Big 12 Tournament MASN Wed 03/12/14 TBD CBK: Big 12/Big 12 Tournament MASN Thu 03/13/14 TBD CBK: Big 12/Big 12 Tournament Game MASN Thu 03/13/14 TBD CBK: Big 12/Big 12 Tournament Game MASN Fri 03/14/14 TBD CBK: Big 12/Big 12 Tournament Game MASN Fri 03/14/14 TBD CBK: Big 12/Big 12 Tournament Game MASN