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ESPN Hoops Marathon Coming Tonight

Beginning at midnight tonight, the ESPN College Basketball Opening Night Marathon takes off, as the network gives you 24 straight hours of college basketball coverage to get you ready for the new season. I LOVE the idea and think it is a great kickoff to the year, especially since the Cats are front and center. Here is a look at the lineup:

Midnight ESPN/ESPN360.com UMass vs. Memphis

2 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Fresno State vs. Saint Mary’s

4 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Idaho State vs. Hawaii

6 a.m. ESPN SportsCenter Special: College Hoops Tip-Off

10 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Penn vs. Drexel

Noon ESPN/ESPN360.com Iowa vs. Kansas (women)

2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Liberty vs. UNC-Asheville

4 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Centenary vs. Baylor

6 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com CBE Classic: Richmond vs. Syracuse

7 p.m. ESPNU NIT Regional Final (from Purdue)

7:30 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com NIT Regional Final (from Boston College)

8 p.m. ESPN College GameDay (from Chapel Hill)

9 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Kentucky vs. North Carolina

9 p.m. ESPNU CBE Classic: Florida Gulf Coast vs. Kansas

9:30 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com NIT Regional Final (from Oklahoma)

11:30 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com NIT Regional Final (from Arizona)

Article written by Matt Jones