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Feast Week Viewing Guide: Saturday, November 23, 2019

There are plenty of tournaments in action on this football Saturday; however, just one of these games will appear on actual television.

NCAA Basketball: Vermont at Virginia Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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Schedule and TV/streaming info from MattSarzSports.com.

Chronological Schedule

Saturday, November 23

Tip Time (ET) Event Matchup Teams TV/Streaming
Tip Time (ET) Event Matchup Teams TV/Streaming
11 a.m. Bahamas Showcase Consolation Semifinals Morgan State vs. Milwaukee FloHoops.com ($)
11:30 a.m. Maui Invitational Mainland Semifinals Southern Utah vs. Charleston Southern No TV
12 p.m. Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Naismith Semifinals Virginia vs. UMass ESPN News
1 p.m. D.C. Classic Day 2 FIU vs. UNCW FloHoops.com ($)
2 p.m. Bahamas Showcase Consolation Semifinals George Washington vs. Evansville FloHoops.com ($)
2 p.m. (approx.) Maui Invitational Mainland Semifinals Delaware State at ETSU ESPN3
2:30 p.m. (approx.) Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Naismith Semifinals Arizona State vs. St. John's ESPN3
3 p.m. Paradise Jam Consolation Semifinals Grand Canyon vs. Fordham FloHoops.com ($)
3:30 p.m. (approx.) D.C. Classic Day 2 Eastern Kentucky vs. Cleveland State FloHoops.com ($)
5 p.m. Bahamas Showcase Semifinals Liberty vs. Rice FloHoops.com ($)
5 p.m. (approx.) Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Springfield Semifinals Rider vs. Columbia ESPN3
5:30 p.m. (approx.) Paradise Jam Consolation Semifinals Illinois State vs. Western Kentucky FloHoops.com ($)
7:30 p.m. (approx.) Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Springfield Semifinals Vermont vs. Central Connecticut State ESPN3
8 p.m. Bahamas Showcase Semifinals East Carolina vs. Kansas City FloHoops.com ($)
8 p.m. 2K Empire Classic Subregional Consolation Central Arkansas vs. Prairie View A&M FloHoops.com ($)
10:30 p.m. (approx.) 2K Empire Classic Subregional Championship Georgia State at Cal Baptist FloHoops.com ($)

Islands of the Bahamas Showcase Semifinals

Championship

Liberty Flames (6-0, ASUN) vs. Rice Owls (5-2, C-USA), 5 p.m.
Kansas City Roos (3-3, WAC) vs. East Carolina Pirates (2-3, American), 8 p.m.

Consolation

Morgan State Bears (3-3, MEAC) vs. Milwaukee Panthers (4-2, Horizon), 11 a.m.
George Washington Colonials (1-4, A 10) vs. Evansville Purple Aces (3-2, MVC), 2 p.m.

(Bracket)

Things didn’t go to plan for some of the favorites in Friday’s quarterfinals in Nassau, as Evansville was unable to build on a win at Kentucky in the Bahamas, falling to East Carolina by an 85-68 score in the final game of the night. They’ll now take on a GW team that dropped its game to unfancied Kansas City in the consolation bracket. However, the top half of the Islands of the Bahamas bracket was chalk, as Liberty blew out Morgan State and Rice, who has already defeated Penn and UC Santa Barbara, took down Milwaukee.

Maui Jim Maui Invitational Mainland Semifinals

Southern Utah Thunderbirds (2-2, Big Sky) vs. Charleston Southern Buccaneers (1-4, Big South), 11:30 a.m.
Delaware State Hornets (0-4, MEAC) at ETSU Buccaneers (3-1, SoCon), approx. 2 p.m. (ESPN3)

It would be a major surprise if any team other than the host Buccaneers won two games at East Tennessee’s Freedom Hall.

Air Force Reserve Hall of Fame Tip-Off presented by Citi Semifinals

Naismith (Host) Bracket

Virginia Cavaliers (4-0, ACC) vs. UMass Minutemen (5-0, A 10), 12 p.m. (ESPN News)
Arizona State Sun Devils (2-1, Pac-12) vs. St. John’s Red Storm (4-1, Big East), approx. 2:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

Springfield (Visitor) Bracket

ESPN3 will stream both games.

Rider Broncs (2-2, MAAC) vs. Columbia Lions (1-4, Ivy), approx. 5 p.m.
Vermont Catamounts (4-1, AE) vs. Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (0-5, NEC), approx. 7:30 p.m.

Similarly, both Virginia and Vermont, who played a tight contest in Charlottesville on Tuesday night, should both pick up a pair of wins this weekend at the Mohegan Sun. St. John’s, in its first season under Mike Anderson, will look to avenge ASU’s 74-65 win in the First Four last March.

D.C. Classic Day 2

FloHoops.com ($) will stream both Washington, D.C. games.

FIU Panthers (3-2, C-USA) vs. UNCW Seahawks (3-3, CAA), 1 p.m.
Cleveland State Vikings (2-4, Horizon) vs. Eastern Kentucky Colonels (3-3, OVC), approx. 3:30 p.m.

I forgot about this one yesterday, but won’t make the mistake for the final day of this new event, which is played at the Wizards’ practice facility/Mystics home arena in Southeast D.C. UNCW will return to this venue for the CAA Tournament in March, though the Seahawks will hope their first game in that event goes better than their 47-46 loss to Cleveland State yesterday. That was the Vikings’ first win over a D1 opponent this season. CSU and FIU have the opportunity to go 2-0 in the Nation’s Capital—the Panthers took down EKU 89-70 on Friday.

U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam Consolation Semifinals

FloHoops.com ($) will stream both games.

Grand Canyon Antelopes (3-3, WAC) vs. Fordham Rams (3-1, A 10), 3 p.m.
Illinois State Redbirds (2-2, MVC) vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (4-1, C-USA), approx. 5:30 p.m.

While Fordham lost to Nevada (3-3, MW) as expected, Grand Canyon couldn’t pick up a key win for the WAC, as the Antelopes fell to Valparaiso (4-1, MVC) 78-74. It was heartbreak city in the bottom half of the bracket, however, as Illinois State dropped its second straight close decision (while scoring 65 points) to an AAC opponent, 66-65 to Cincinnati (3-1, American). That result ended the possibility of an early Valley matchup between the Redbirds and Crusaders. ISU will take on WKU, stunned by Bowling Green (4-1, MAC), 77-75, in a blow to the Hilltoppers’ at-large hopes.

(Bracket)

2K Empire Classic Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project Subregional Finals

FloHoops.com ($) will stream both games.

Championship: Prairie View A&M Panthers (1-5, SWAC) vs. Central Arkansas Bears (Southland, 1-5), 8 p.m.
Consolation: Georgia State Panthers (2-3, Sun Belt) at Cal Baptist Lancers (3-2, WAC, transitional), approx. 10:30 p.m.

Both favorites took their semifinals but not without some drama. Georgia State winning the “Battle of the Panthers” by an 83-74 score, while UCA took hosts CBU to overtime before falling 104-98.

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