CBS Sports Network to Carry Eight Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout Games


Mike Kennedy

August 22, 2013, ANCHORAGE, Alaska (ISN) – Eight games from the 2013 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout are set for national television broadcasts on CBS Sports Network as the University of Alaska Anchorage unveiled the game times for its 36th annual college basketball showcase on Tuesday.

In its second year carrying the tournament, CBS Sports Network will show eight men’s games, with live broadcasts of all four first-round games, Friday’s late semifinal and Saturday’s championship. CBSSN will also have delayed broadcasts of Friday’s early semifinal and Saturday’s third-place contest.

CBS Sports Network coverage premieres with Tulsa vs. Indiana State on Nov. 27 at 9:30 p.m. MT, and Texas Christian against host Alaska Anchorage at 12 a.m. MT on Nov. 28. The other first-round contests will air Thanksgiving night, Nov. 28, with Pepperdine vs. Green Bay at 7:30 p.m. MT, and Harvard vs. Denver at 10 p.m. MT.

Friday’s semifinals are set for live tip times of 7:30 MT and 10 p.m. MT, with the early game to be shown tape-delayed at 12 a.m. MT. On Saturday, Nov. 30, CBS Sports Network will provide live coverage of the 10:30 p.m. MT championship game, plus a tape-delayed showing of the third-place game on Dec. 1 at 12:30 a.m. MT.

Started in 1978, the Shootout is the longest running regular-season tournament in men’s college basketball, featuring such past champions as North Carolina, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky, and a list of alumni that includes 10 NBA Draft No. 1 picks.

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Sullivan Arena – Anchorage, Alaska

All times Mountain Standard Time

Men’s Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 27 – First Round

9:30 p.m. – Tulsa vs. Indiana State (CBS Sports Network)

12 a.m. – Texas Christian vs. Alaska Anchorage(CBS Sports Network)

Thursday, Nov. 28 – First Round

7:30 p.m. – Pepperdine vs. Green Bay (CBS Sports Network)

10 p.m. – Denver vs. Harvard (CBS Sports Network)

Friday, Nov. 29 – Consolation Semifinals & Semifinals

2 p.m. – Tulsa/ISU loser vs. TCU/UAA loser

4 p.m. – Pepperdine/GB loser vs. DU/Harvard loser

7:30 p.m. – Tulsa/ISU winner vs. TCU/UAA winner (CBS Sports Network)*

10 p.m. – Pepperdine/GB winner vs. DU/Harvard winner (CBS Sports Network)

Saturday, Nov. 30

2 p.m. – 7th/8th-place: Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser

4 p.m. – 4th/6th-place: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner

8 p.m. – 3rd/5th-place: Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser (CBS Sports Network)**

10:30 p.m. – Championship: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner (CBS Sports Network)

*tape-delayed at 12 a.m. MT

**tape-delayed at 12:30 a.m. MT

Fans who are interested in men’s basketball season tickets for the 2013-14 Denver Pioneers season, please call the Pioneer Basketball Ticket Hotline at (303) 871-HOOP.

Individual game tickets will go on sale in October with prices starting at $9 for adults. DU students get into the game free with their Pioneer Card.