2008-2009 Schedule Released!

Here’s the much-anticipated schedule for the 2008-2009 NCAA season. For now I’ll just list the games and TV matchups, but some analysis/discussion will follow in a later post (probably this weekend once I get a chance to really look at the schedule). Home games are in bold, TV coverage is in parenthesis (if announced) and Big East games are italicized.

Sunday, November 2- Seton Hill (Exh.)….4pm
Sunday, November 9th- La Roche College (Exh.)….1pm
Friday, November 14th- Fairleigh Dickinson…..7pm
Monday, November 17th- Miami (Ohio)…..7pm
Friday, November 21st- Akron (Legends Classic)…..7pm
Saturday, November 22nd- IUP (Legends Classic)….7pm
Tuesday, November 25th- Belmont……7pm
Friday, November 28th- Semifinals of Legends Classic…..7:30pm
Saturday, November 29th- Consolation/Championship of Legends Classic….5:30/7:30pm
Wednesday, December 3rd- Duquesne…..7pm
Saturday, December 6th- Vermont…….7pm
Saturday, December 13th- UM Baltimore County….7pm
Wednesday, December 17th- Siena (ESPN2)……9:30pm
Sunday, December 21st- Florida State (FSN National)…..5:30pm
Wednesday, December 31st- Rutgers……..2pm
Saturday, January 3rd- Georgetown (ESPN)…..Noon
Sunday, January 11th- St. John’s…..Noon
Wednesday, January 14th- South Florida….7pm
Saturday, January 17th- Louisville (ESPN)…..6pm
Monday, January 19th- Syracuse (ESPN)….7pm
Sunday, January 25th- West Virginia….4pm
Wednesday, January 28th- Villanova…..7pm

Saturday, January 31st- Notre Dame (ESPN)….Noon
Monday, February 2nd- Robert Morris….TBA
Saturday, February 7th- DePaul……2pm
Monday, February 9th- West Virginia (ESPN)….7pm
Saturday, February 14th- Cincinnati (ESPN)….4pm
Monday, February 16th- Connecticut (ESPN)….7pm
Saturday, February 21st- DePaul….7pm
Tuesday, February 24th- Providence….7pm
Saturday, February 28th- Seton Hall….8:30
Wednesday, March 4th- Marquette (ESPN2)….7:30pm
Saturday, March 7th- Connecticut (CBS)…..Noon
Tuesday-Saturday, March 10-14- Big East Championship (Madison Square Garden, ESPN)
March 19-22nd- NCAA 1st and 2nd Rounds
March 26-29- NCAA Regionals
April 4-6- NCAA Final Four (Detroit, Michigan)

That’s right, 11 nationally televised games, including a great one after New Year’s at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. I’ll write again shortly with some analysis, but feel free to leave your own comments. Also, shoot us an email at TheZooBlog@gmail.com.


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One Response to “2008-2009 Schedule Released!”

  1. Brian McElhinny Says:

    meh….non/con looks kind of lame (though some of those teams are probably better than people think) and no home college gamedays, I think (Saturday at either 9 or TBA..i’m not seeing any except DePaul which obviously wouldn’t happen). Kind of surprising with such a high ranking. Love all the TV games though.


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