Canadians Andrew Wiggins, Tyler Ennis, and Nik Stauskas Headline TSN & TSN2’s NCAA Basketball Conference Championship Coverage

— March 12, 2014

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TORONTO (March 12, 2014) – In the final countdown to NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, Canada’s Sports Leader showcases Canadian college basketball stars Andrew Wiggins, Tyler Ennis, and Nik Stauskas – all Wooden Award finalists for the top college basketball player of the year –  as they lead their teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Big Ten, and Big 12 conference playoffs.

Coverage begins tomorrow (Thursday, March 13) at 2:30 p.m. ET on TSN2 and TSN GO with Wiggins – a projected top pick leading into the NBA Draft – and the Kansas Jayhawks looking to defend their Big 12 title beginning with the quarter-final game.

TSN then showcases Mississauga, Ont.’s Stauskas, who was recently named the Big 10 Player of the Year, as Michigan hits the hardcourt in the Big Ten quarter-final on Friday, March 14 at 12 noon ET on TSN and TSN GO. On Friday night, Brampton, Ont.’s Ennis, who was selected to both the All-ACC second team and the all-freshman team, leads Syracuse in their ACC quarter-final game at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2 and TSN GO.

Following the NCAA basketball conference championships, TSN platforms will deliver exclusive live coverage of every round from NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®.

Fans can also follow all of the network’s NCAA basketball coverage on the newly launched TSN GO (currently available to Bell TV and Rogers customers), which gives TSN subscribers the freedom to live stream the network’s programming from their smartphones, tablets, and computers at no additional charge – just as they would watch Canada’s Sports Leader on TV at home.

Broadcast Schedule*
Thursday, March 13

  • NCAA College Basketball: Big 12 Quarter-final: Kansas vs. TBD  at 2:30 p.m. ET on TSN2

Friday, March 14

  • NCAA College Basketball: Big Ten Quarter-final: Michigan vs. TBD at 12 noon ET on TSN
  • NCAA College Basketball: ACC Quarter-final: North Carolina vs. TBD at 2 p.m. ET on TSN
  • NCAA College Basketball: Big 12 Semifinal at 7 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • NCAA College Basketball: ACC Quarter-final: Syracuse vs. TBD at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2 (tape delay)
  • NCAA College Basketball: ACC Quarter-final: Duke vs. TBD at 11 p.m. ET on TSN2 

Saturday, March 15

  • NCAA College Basketball: ACC Semifinal at 6 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • College GameDay at 8 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • NCAA College Basketball: Big 12 Championship at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • NCAA College Basketball: ACC Semifinal  at 11 p.m. ET on TSN2

Sunday, March 16

  • NCAA College Basketball: ACC Championship at 4 p.m. ET on TSN2

*Schedule subject to change

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