Men's Hoops Hosts NIT Action Monday and Tuesday
Nov. 15, 2009
The men's basketball team (1-0) takes on Texas State at 9 p.m. MT on ESPNU in the first round of the Dick's Sporting Good NIT Tip-Off Monday. The game will be on 860 AM, with Tim Healey and Brad Nahra calling the action. Steve Physioc and Miles Simon have the call for ESPNU. Cal State Northridge and TCU open the doubleheader at 6:30. On Tuesday, the consolation game begins at 7 with the West Regional championship game taking place at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN2, with Dave Pasch and Doris Burke on the call.
The winner of the West Regional will advance to the NIT semifinals held on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Madison Square Garden, with the finals and consolation game taking place Friday, Nov. 27. Duke, UCONN and LSU are the other regional hosts.
PLAYING WELL ON TV
In the past two years, ASU is 24-7 in national or network regional games (games on FOX Sports Net, CBS or any of the ESPN networks).