Nov. 1, 2007
PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team will have at least 14 games televised this season, as the broadcast schedule was announced. The complete list of outlets is still being finalized, while more telecasts may still be added.
The Hawks have five scheduled nationally-televised games, against Gonzaga at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse on November 29 (ESPNU); at Temple on January 26 (ESPNU); versus Villanova at the Palestra on February 4 (CSTV); against Saint Louis at the Fieldhouse on February 28 (ESPN or ESPN2); and the final regular-season home game versus Xavier on March 6 (ESPN or ESPN2).
In addition, the Hawks could have more ESPN or ESPN2 telecasts depending on their advancement in the NIT Season Tip-Off. The East Region Championship game on November 13 from Syracuse's Carrier Dome, will be seen on ESPN at 7 p.m. The NIT Semifinals on November 21 from Madison Square Garden are slated for ESPN2 telecasts (7 and 9 p.m.) while the championship game on November 23 will be shown on ESPN2 (7 p.m.). The NIT Consolation game will be broadcast on ESPN on November 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Saint Joseph's will have a minimum of six conference games produced and broadcast regionally by CSTV, with the outlets to be announced. These games are: against Fordham on February 2; at Xavier on February 10; against La Salle at the Palestra on February 18; at Rhode Island on February 24; versus Temple at the Palestra on March 2; and the regular-season finale at Dayton on March 8.
CN8, the Comcast Network, will show three non-conference road games, beginning with the November 17 contest at Boston University. Two Palestra games, against Drexel on New Year's Eve (6 p.m.) and Penn on January 19 (7:30 p.m.) will also be televised by CN8.
The 2007 Atlantic 10 Tournament from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will be televised with the quarterfinals (March 13) and semifinals (March 14) to be broadcast by CSTV Regional. ESPN will televise the A-10 title game on March 15.