Championship Week tips off

ESPN’s plans for 2016 Championship Week Presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods is set to include 148 men’s college basketball conference tournament games across 23 Division I conferences. Games run across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, SEC Network and ESPN3 starting today with four Atlantic Sun quarterfinal matchups on ESPN3 and conclude Sunday, March 13, with the SEC, Sun Belt and American title games. Conferences are set to include the ACC (13), America East (7); American (9); Atlantic Sun (7); Big South (7); Southland (7); Big 12 (9); Horizon (9); MEAC (11); SEC (13); Southern (9) and Sun Belt (7). On the tech front, ‘ESPN Virtual 3’ –which illuminates the 3-point line for every 3-point shot attempt – will debut on a college telecast from the New York Life ACC Basketball Tournament on March 8.

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