Bill Raftery's BIG EAST Preview Show Debuts Sunday on FOX Sports 1
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- FOX Sports 1 and lead college basketball game analyst Bill Raftery go in-depth on the BIG EAST Conference with BILL RAFTERY’S BIG EAST PREVIEW, debuting Sunday, Nov. 3 (9:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.
The show re-airs on Nov. 4 (8:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 1), Nov. 5 (7:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 1), Nov. 6 (1:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 1) and Nov. 7 (7:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 2), as well.
Raftery is joined by studio host Rob Stone and analysts Austin Croshere, an All-BIG EAST selection at Providence, and Tarik Turner, a standout guard at St. John’s. The analysts break down each team’s roster and schedule and hear from coaches and players around the conference.
During the one-hour program, Raftery hosts a roundtable with Creighton head coach Greg McDermott, Georgetown head coach John Thompson III and Villanova head coach Jay Wright, and sits down for a 1-on-1 interview with Bluejays’ Player of the Year candidate Doug McDermott. Raftery also names his preseason All-Conference team, and the analysts offer their predictions on which teams will surprise the conference, how many BIG EAST squads will make the NCAA Tournament and more.
FOX Sports is home to BIG EAST basketball with more than 100 men’s games on FOX Sports 1 this season, including the entire BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Tournament from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Game coverage begins Friday, Nov. 8, as Providence hosts Boston College (6:00 PM ET), and conference play gets underway Tuesday, Dec. 31, with a five-game New Year’s Eve marathon from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM ET on FOX Sports 1.
BILL RAFTERY'S BIG EAST PREVIEW. ALL TIMES EASTERN.
1) Sun 11/03/2013 9:00 PM Fox Sports 1
2) Mon 11/04/2013 8:00 PM Fox Sports 1
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5) Thu 11/07/2013 7:00 PM Fox Sports 2