Harvard-Penn Men's Basketball Hits the Hardwood at Historic Palestra on NBC Sports Network
PRINCETON, N.J. -- A key late-season battle in Ivy League men's basketball anchors NBC Sports Network's college basketball tripleheader for Saturday, March 2.
Harvard (17-8, 9-2 Ivy League) comes into The Palestra to face Penn (7-20, 4-6 Ivy) and a chance to keep its hopes alive for a third-straight Ancient Eight title. The two teams tip off at 6 p.m. with Randy Moss handling the play-by-play duties with Dalen Cuff providing the analysis.
The network's tripleheader begins on Saturday at 2 p.m., when Delaware hosts George Mason in a key Colonial Athletic Association contest at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Del. with Mike Corey and Ron Thompson on the call.
Prior to the Harvard-Penn game, an important Mountain West Conference matchup takes place at 4 p.m. with Nevada hosting UNLV. Play-by-play commentator Steve Schlanger will call the action with analyst Blaine Fowler from Lawlor Events Center in Reno, Nev.
Manning all the action from the studio throughout Saturday's games will be Carolyn Manno and former New Jersey Nets and Connecticut forward Donny Marshall.
Ivy League men's basketball was also in the national television spotlight on Friday night with second-place Princeton welcoming the first-place Crimson to Jadwin Gymnasium for a 7 p.m. tilt on ESPNU. The game was also seen live online at WatchESPN.com. Bram Weinstein and Malcolm Huckaby called the action.
The remaining Ancient Eight schedule for Saturday has Dartmouth at Princeton getting underway at 6 p.m. with Brown at Columbia and Yale at Cornell both starting at 7 p.m.
NBC SPORTS NETWORK COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 2
All times ET
||George Mason at Delaware
|4 pm||UNLV at Nevada
|6 pm||Harvard at Penn