Atlantic 10 Conference Schedule Announced For URI Men’s Basketball

Uri Knocks Off Saint Joseph's In Atlantic 10 Home Opener For Rams

University of Rhode Island Press Release

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Rhode Island’s 2022-23 schedule is complete and the Rams will open conference play at Duquesne on New Year’s Eve, according to a release from the Atlantic 10 Wednesday morning.Now a 15-team league with the addition of Loyola Chicago, the Atlantic 10 will have a record 135 total conference games this season. There will be 79 nationally televised and digitally produced games across the league’s three media partners: ESPN, CBS Sports, and NBC Sports.Six of Rhode Island’s league games will be nationally televised, starting with a Jan. 25 home game against Dayton on CBSSN. Also on national television will be games at Saint Louis (CBSSN, Feb. 7,); home against Massachusetts (ESPN Networks, Feb. 18); at Fordham (USA Network, Feb. 25); at Loyola Chicago (CBSSN, March 1) and home against Davidson (CBSSN, March 4). Rhody’s non-conference game against in-state rival Providence also will air nationally on ESPN Networks on Dec. 3.All home games and away conference games that are not nationally televised will stream on ESPN+. Through the course of the 2022-23 season, there will be 57 televised conference games, eight televised non-conference games and three conference games on NBC digital as part of the A-10’s package. Each of the league’s 15 teams will make at least three appearances on national TV. For the 14th straight year, the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship Final will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network and will also stream live on Paramount+ as a part of the network’s overall NCAA Selection Sunday coverage. In total, 11 games of the 2023 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship at Barclays Center will be nationally broadcast with the opening round games streaming live, exclusively on ESPN+. NBC Sports will carry the second round and the quarterfinals on USA Network, and CBS Sports Network will air the Saturday semifinal games. “Announcing our conference and TV schedule always means that the start of A-10 Basketball is right around the corner! The addition of Loyola Chicago has enhanced an already robust schedule and television package,” stated Atlantic 10 Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade. “This should be an exciting season for our fans, with every game available thanks to our three media partners, ESPN, CBS Sports and NBC Sports.” For the eighth straight year, ESPN and the Atlantic 10 will once again present A-10 Friday Night Showcase, featuring eight Friday primetime conference games. The eight league games begin Jan. 13 with VCU at Dayton and continue every Friday through the end of the season, concluding with Dayton at Saint Louis on Friday, March 3. In all, six different league teams will make at least one appearance on an ESPN Friday night game. ESPN networks will carry 14 conference matchups and one non-league game. All A-10 games across ESPN networks will also be available via the ESPN App, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.CBS Sports Network will carry 27 games, including 20 conference contests, five non-conference matchups and the two championship semifinals. The Atlantic 10 is again partnering with CBS Sports to televise a doubleheader on Monday, Jan. 16, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The special Monday twin bill will feature rivals La Salle at Saint Joseph’s and George Mason at George Washington, blanketed by wraparound programming produced by CBS Sports in collaboration with the A-10 Commission on Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. In addition to the game coverage, CBS Sports Network will air four episodes of “INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL, A-10 TIP-OFF.”  A special edition of CBS Sports Network’s popular college basketball news and analysis show, “INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL,” the four episodes will be dedicated exclusively to Atlantic 10 coverage. In addition to cable subscribers, CBS Sports Network is available via major OTT streaming services, and a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app by authenticating with select providers. NBC Sports’ A-10 schedule will again feature 36 total games on USA Network, of which 23 are conference matchups, and two are non-conference games, with three additional league games set for streaming on an NBC Universal digital platform. NBC Sports will also carry eight A-10 Championship games, airing the second round and quarterfinals. All games televised on USA Network and the three digital-exclusive games will be available live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app through authentication with select providers.The Atlantic 10 extended its long-standing agreements with all three media partners in 2021. The 2022-23 season will mark the 10th year of the continuing agreements with ESPN, CBS Sports and NBC Sports. The Atlantic 10 institutions reside in states that comprise 39.9 million television households, 33 percent of the total national market. The A-10 is in seven of the top 30 media markets, including New York (1), Chicago (2), Philadelphia (4), Washington (9), Charlotte (22), St. Louis (23) and Pittsburgh (26). All 15 institutions are within or adjacent to the top 60 media markets.2022-23 Atlantic 10 Schedule

DAY/DATE OPPONENT NETWORK/STREAM
Saturday, Dec. 31 at Duquesne ESPN+
Wednesday, Jan. 4 Fordham ESPN+
Saturday, Jan. 7 at La Salle ESPN+
Wednesday, Jan. 11 St. Bonaventure ESPN+
Saturday, Jan. 14 at Massachusetts ESPN+
Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Richmond ESPN+
Saturday, Jan. 21 George Mason ESPN+
Wednesday, Jan. 25 Dayton CBSSN
Saturday, Jan. 28 La Salle ESPN+
Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Saint Joseph’s ESPN+
Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Saint Louis CBSSN
Saturday, Feb. 11 at George Mason ESPN+
Wednesday, Feb. 15 VCU ESPN+
Saturday, Feb. 18 Massachusetts ESPN Networks
Wednesday, Feb. 22 George Washington ESPN+
Saturday, Feb. 25 at Fordham USA Network
Wednesday, March 1 at Loyola Chicago CBSSN
Saturday, March 4 Davidson CBSSN

About the Atlantic 10 ConferenceThe Atlantic 10 Conference was founded in 1975 and consists of 15 diverse members across eight states and Washington, D.C. The mission of the Atlantic 10 is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 22 nationally competitive championship sports. The basketball-centric conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for its student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. The membership consists of Davidson College, the University of Dayton, Duquesne University, Fordham University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, Loyola University Chicago, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph’s University, Saint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information, visit www.atlantic10.com.

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