ESPN Announces 2011 Schedule for Expanded Basketball College GameDay

Aug. 25, 2010

ESPN's College GameDay Driven by State Farm, the popular eight-week Saturday morning and evening college basketball program originating from the site of ESPN’s Saturday Primetime Presented by DIRECTV telecast, will expand to include an extra hour of analysis, news and features. ESPNU will air the new first hour of College GameDay – returning for its seventh season beginning Saturday, Jan. 15 – at 10 a.m. ET and ESPN will continue to televise the show at 11 a.m. and a one-hour edition at 8 p.m. (except Jan. 15 when the show will air on ESPN at 10 a.m. and ESPNU at 11 a.m.). The Saturday Primetime game-of-the-week series will be aired at 9 p.m. (except for Jan. 15 and Jan. 29).

Blacksburg, Va., will be a stop on the show's basketball tour for the first time this season. The Duke at Virginia Tech game on February 26 is the seventh of eight stops in 2011. Tip-off for the game is 9 p.m.

College GameDay will feature show host Rece Davis with returning analysts Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Hubert Davis and Bob Knight.

ESPNU will televise the first hour of College GameDay with ESPN continuing coverage at 11 a.m. except Jan. 15 when ESPN will televise the first hour and ESPNU continuing coverage at 11 a.m. ESPN will televise the evening edition each week.