Via Awful Announcing...if you're a college basketball fan, it looks like Tuesday November 18th is officially booked. The College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon is here.
The games open at midnight ET with national championship game runner-up Memphis hosting Massachusetts, where Tigers head coach John Calipari once coached. It wraps up with the two winningest programs in college hoops history -- Kentucky and North Carolina -- meeting in Chapel Hill at 9 p.m. ET.Of note to you, Syracuse fan, is that the marathon include the Orange's matchup with Richmond at 6pm on ESPN. That game is immediately followed by Kentucky-North Carolina. Sufficed to say, you're busy that night.
There are games featuring teams in 14 conferences and one women's game (Iowa at Kansas, 2 p.m. ET on ESPN). It also includes four NIT semifinals and two games in the CBE Classic, including defending national champion Kansas hosting Florida Gulf Coast (9 p.m. ET, ESPN U).
Every game on ESPN and ESPN2 will be simulcast on ESPN360.com.