The college basketball season is here, and ESPN will showcase many of the team’s the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon by providing more than 24 hours of consecutive basketball coverage over Monday, Nov. 11 and Tuesday, Nov. 12. The schedule includes 16 men’s matchups and two top-25 women’s games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU, ending with the third installment of the State Farm Champions Classic. There will be a total of nine teams in the men’s ESPN.com preseason top 25 are playing in this year’s marathon.
Here are some of the biggest games and events during the Marathon highlights:
The No. 18 Gonzaga Bulldogs are at home against the Colorado State Rams at 9 p.m.
No. 13 Wichita State hosts Western Kentucky at 1 a.m. on ESPN2
The defending NIT Champion and No. 19 Baylor Bears face the South Carolina gamecocks at 3 p.m. on ESPN
No. 14 VCU travels to the Virginia Cavaliers at 7 p.m. on Tuesday
The No. 7 Florida Gators will face the Wisconsin Badgers at 9 p.m.
There will seventeen men’s teams who participated in the 2013 NCAA Championship in action during the marathon, including Akron, Cincinnati, Duke, Florida, Florida Gulf Coast, Gonzaga, Kansas, La Salle, Michigan State, New Mexico State, NC State, Saint Mary’s, Temple, VCU, Western Kentucky, Wichita State and Wisconsin.