Thursday, August 28, 2008

ESPNGameDay is coming for Men's Basketball!


ESPN GameDay Coming to Haas Pavilion
National Show to Visit Campus for Feb. 28 Cal-UCLA Men's Basketball Game
Aug. 27, 2008

BERKELEY - ESPN's College GameDay and Saturday Primetime will make its Berkeley debut when the television road show comes to Haas Pavilion for the Feb. 28 Cal-UCLA men's basketball game.

The college basketball version of the popular College GameDay football series - featuring two one-hour shows at 8 a.m. and approximately 5 p.m. PT - will originate from Newell Court on campus before and after the Bears' final home game of the 2008-09 campaign.

Sponsored by State Farm, GameDay and Saturday Primetime return for a fifth season Jan. 17 and will run for eight consecutive weeks. The year will tip off in Chapel Hill, N.C., site of the ACC showdown between Miami and North Carolina. The program will make first-time stops at Cal, Notre Dame, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Scheduled sites for College GameDay and Saturday Primetime:

Jan. 17 Chapel Hill, N.C. Miami at North Carolina
Jan. 24 South Bend, Ind. Connecticut at Notre Dame
Jan. 31 Knoxville, Tenn. Florida at Tennessee
Feb. 7 Spokane, Wash. Memphis at Gonzaga
Feb. 14 Madison, Wis. Ohio State at Wisconsin
Feb. 21 Austin, Texas Oklahoma at Texas
Feb. 28 Berkeley, Calif. UCLA at California
March 7 Morgantown, W.V. Louisville at West Virginia

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