Kansas-Michigan State Game Part of ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon
July 11, 2012
Kansas’ men’s basketball game against Michigan State on Tuesday, Nov. 13, will be part of ESPN’s College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon, ESPN announced Wednesday.
The Jayhawks-Spartans contest is part of the Champions Classic – featuring Kansas, Michigan State, Duke and Kentucky – that will be played at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The KU-MSU game will air at 6 p.m. (Central) followed by the Duke-Kentucky contest. ESPN’s College GameDay, originating from the Georgia Dome at 5 p.m. (Central), will lead into the Kansas-Michigan State contest.
This is the second year of a three-year cycle for the Champions Classic and the second-straight year the event has been part of the ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. Last year the Kansas-Kentucky game in Madison Square Garden in New York was part of ESPN’s 24-hour coverage. In Nov. 2013, the Champions Classic moves to the United Center in Chicago. Kansas will play Duke and Michigan State will face Kentucky.
2012 ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon Schedule – ESPN
Tuesday – November 13, 2012 (ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN)
12 a.m.: West Virginia Gonzaga
2 a.m.: Davidson New Mexico
4 a.m.: Houston Baptist Hawaii
6 a.m.: Stony Brook Rider
8 a.m.: Northern Illinois Valparaiso
10 a.m.: Harvard Massachusetts
12 p.m.: Temple Kent State
2 p.m.: Detroit St. John’s
4 p.m.: Butler Xavier
6 p.m.: College GameDay covered by State Farm (live from the Georgia Dome – Atlanta, GA)
7 p.m.: KANSAS vs. Michigan State (Champions Classic, Georgia Dome – Atlanta, Ga.)
(Approx 30 min following MSU/KU): Duke vs. Kentucky (Champions Classic, Georgia Dome – Atlanta, Ga.)