College basketball television schedule and game previews
Looking for the television channel a college basketball game is on today? Here's the complete broadcast schedule and previews of some of the top games, updated every week by NCAA.com.
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Wednesday Feb. 3
Illinois at Rutgers, 6:30 p.m., BTN
St. John's at No. 6 Xavier, 6:30 p.m., FS1
PREVIEW: St. John’s attempts to avenge an earlier loss while squaring off against No. 6 Xavier in a Big East clash. The Musketeers enter on a three-game winning streak.
Arkansas at Florida, 7 p.m., SEC Network
Notre Dame at No. 17 Miami (Fla.), 7 p.m., ESPN2
PREVIEW: The 17th-ranked Hurricanes (16-4) own a 5-3 mark in conference, but are coming off a discouraging 85-69 setback at North Carolina State. Notre Dame has won five of its last six games, surging into a four-way tie for third place in the ACC at 6-3.
Penn State at No. 5 Iowa, 7 p.m., ESPNU
PREVIEW: The fifth-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes are hoping to avoid a major upset at home against the Penn State Nittany Lions on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes lost on Thursday to the then-No. 8 Maryland Terrapins and are 17-4 overall and 8-1 in the Big Ten. The Nittany Lions are 11-11 overall and 2-7 in the Big Ten.
Boston College at No. 9 Virginia, 7 p.m., ESPN3
PREVIEW: No. 9 Cavaliers have won four straight, including an impressive 16-point victory at Louisville this past Saturday. The Eagles have lost all eight of their conference matchups to this point and own a 7-14 overall record.
UMass Lowell at Hartford, 7 p.m., ESPN3
Evansville at Northern Iowa, 7 p.m., ESPN3
Creighton at No. 3 Villanova, 8 p.m., CBS Sports
PREVIEW: In order for Creighton to remain in the NCAA Tournament picture, it will need to snap its current two-game losing streak soon. Unfortunately, the Bluejays face a tough Big East road test on Wednesday, when they visit No. 3 Villanova. Creighton enters the contest 14-8 overall (5-4 Big East), while the Wildcats are 18-3 overall (8-1 Big East).
Omaha at Western Illinois, 8 p.m., ESPN3
Illinois State at Loyola (CHI), 8 p.m., ESPN3
No. 4 Maryland at Nebraska, 8:30 p.m., BTN
PREVIEW: The Cornhuskers upset No. 11 Michigan State on the road on Jan. 20 and are 12-10 overall (4-5 in the Big Ten). Maryland is looking to win its third straight game. The Terrapins are 19-3 overall and 8-2 in the Big Ten.
Marquette at Seton Hall, 8:30 p.m., FS1
Ole Miss at Missouri, 9 p.m., SEC Network
Oklahoma State at Texas Tech, 9 p.m., ESPNU
Kansas State at No. 7 Kansas, 9 p.m., ESPN2
PREVIEW: The Jayhawks have dominated the all-time series, 188-93, but Kansas State has won two of the past three against Kansas, with both coming at home. he Jayhawks won the last meeting in Allen Fieldhouse during conference play last year, 68-57.
Southern Illinois at No. 21 Wichita State, 9 p.m., ESPN3
PREVIEW: Southern Illinois and Wichita State meet for the 92nd time as the programs clash Wednesday at Charles Koch Arena. The Shockers have won 11 straight games and are 10-0 at home. Southern Illinois saw its eight-game road winning streak end Sunday against Northern Iowa.
CSU Northridge at UC Riverside, 10 p.m., ESPN3
No. 23 Arizona at Washington State, 10 p.m., PAC12
PREVIEW: Arizona may have dropped to No. 23 in the polls, but its host on Wednesday night, Washington State, has lost seven games in a row and is desperate for a win. The Wildcats come in at 17-5 (5-4 Pac-12), while the Cougars are 9-12 overall (1-8 Pac-12).
Arizona State at Washington, 11 p.m., ESPNU