Game & studio coverage set for Pac-12 Networks' coverage of Men's Basketball Tournament

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The March to the championship is on with eight live games from MGM Grand in Las Vegas March 11-13

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (Mar. 4, 2015) – For collegiate men’s hoops programs across the nation, the ‘March’ to postseason glory has arrived and Pac-12 Networks will have full coverage of 2015 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, Presented by New York Life, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas March 11-14.

2015 marks the third straight year Pac-12 Networks will bring the excitement and electric atmosphere of #pac12hoops from the MGM Grand to a national audience with eight live games and more than eight hours of pre, half and postgame studio programming.

Kevin Calabro and Don MacLean, plus Ted Robinson and Bill Walton split broadcasting duties for the Networks’ eight live game telecasts, with Lewis Johnson joining both pairs to provide sideline reports. Host Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd and Matt Muehlebach will provide complementary coverage from San Francisco with the Pac-12 Basketball Pregame Show, Presented by New York Life, State Farm Halftime Show and Mercedes-Benz Postgame Show surrounding each game. 

From now through March 17, DISH Network, Time Warner Cable and Comcast Northern California will all offer a free preview of Pac-12 Network to all their subscribers. Additionally on March 12th, fans will get free access to watch quarterfinal action from the tournament on Pac-12.com and the Pac-12 Now app.

Pac-12 Networks complete postseason men’s basketball coverage includes:

  • Eight live game telecasts from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
  • On-air broadcasters Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean, Ted Robinson and Bill Walton providing live game coverage from Las Vegas
  • Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd and Matt Muehlebach contributing pre, half and postgame analysis from San Francisco
  • Free online access to Pac-12 Networks’ three quarterfinal telecasts on March 12 via Pac-12.com and the Pac-12 Now app
  • Game recaps and opportunistic features on Pac-12.com
  • Definitive, up-to-date bracket with live scores and links to game highlights on Pac-12.com
  • Fans can watch every Pac-12 Network game live on their desktop, tablet or mobile device using Pac-12.com or Pac-12 Now with TV authentication
  • One-hour Pac-12 Sports Report: Men’s Basketball Selection Special Sunday, March 15 at 6:00 p.m. PT
  • Encore showing of Pac-12 Tournament Championship game Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. PT
  • Final two episodes of The Drive: Pac-12 Basketball, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes access from the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas debut back-to-back Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. PT

Final seedings for all 12 programs vying for the Conference title will be settled Saturday, March 3 as eight of 12 teams play their final games of the regular season, including a tripleheader on Pac-12 Networks starting at 11:30 a.m. PT. The day begins with California at Arizona State, followed by Washington visiting Utah and Colorado at Washington State. Immediately following the outcome of Saturday’s contests, the official Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket on Pac-12.com will have all the up-to-date seed and tournament information. 

 

2015 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament Telecast Schedule

 

Wednesday, March 11

Time (PT)

Show/Game

Talent

11:30 a.m.

Pac-12 Basketball Pregame Show, Presented by New York Life

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd

12:00 p.m.

Tournament Game #1 – No. 8 vs. No. 9

Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean, Lewis Johnson

2:00 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd

2:30 p.m.

Tournament Game #2 – No. 5 vs. No. 12

Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean, Lewis Johnson

4:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd

5:30 p.m.

Pac-12 Basketball Pregame Show, Presented by New York Life

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd

6:00 p.m.

Tournament Game #3 – No. 7 vs. No. 10

Ted Robinson, Bill Walton, Lewis Johnson

8:00 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd

8:30 p.m.

Tournament Game #4 – No. 6 vs. No. 11

Ted Robinson, Bill Walton, Lewis Johnson

10:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd

Thursday, March 12

11:30 a.m.

Pac-12 Basketball Pregame Show, Presented by New York Life

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

12:00 p.m.

Quarterfinal Game #1 – TBD vs. TBD

Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean, Lewis Johnson

2:00 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

2:30 p.m.

Quarterfinal Game #2 – TBD vs. TBD

Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean, Lewis Johnson

4:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

5:30 p.m.

Pac-12 Basketball Pregame Show, Presented by New York Life

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

6:00 p.m.

Quarterfinal Game #3 – TBD vs. TBD

Ted Robinson, Bill Walton, Lewis Johnson

8:00 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

10:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

Friday, March 13

5:30 p.m.

Pac-12 Basketball Pregame Show, Presented by New York Life

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

6:00 p.m.

Semifinal Game #1 – TBD vs. TBD

Ted Robinson, Bill Walton, Lewis Johnson

8:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

10:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Postgame Report

Mike Yam, Lamar Hurd, Matt Muehlebach

Sunday, March 15

6:00 p.m.

Pac-12 Sports Report: Men’s Basketball Selection Show Special

Mike Yam, Kevin O’Neill, Don MacLean