Tip times, TV assignments announced for Maryland men’s basketball

COLLEGE PARK, MD – With the 2023-24 Maryland men’s basketball season just over a month away from starting, the Big Ten Conference announced today its league-wide television assignments as well as tip-off times.

In addition to coverage by the Big Ten Network and FS1, four games will be carried nationally on CBS and FOX, while both games at the Asheville Championship Tournament will be on the ESPN family of networks. Two Maryland games will also appear on Peacock, while two others will be streamed on B1G+.

The season will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 7 as the Terps host Mount St. Mary’s for a 7 PM tip on BTN+.

Maryland will appear twice on CBS this season, both home games, against Michigan State (Jan. 21, 12 PM) and against Indiana (March 3, 2 PM). The Terps will also have two games on FOX – at Michigan State on Feb. 3 (5:30 or 8 PM) and at home against Illinois on Feb. 17 (5:30 PM). With three games from the XFINITY Center on CBS and FOX, Maryland has the second-most home nationally televised games in the league behind Michigan State (4).

The Terps will receive major national exposure for both its basketball teams on Feb. 3 as the women’s team will also appear on FOX when it hosts Iowa at the XFINITY Center.

The Asheville Championship Tournament will be held Nov. 10-12 in Asheville, N.C. Maryland’s opening game against Davidson will be carried on ESPNU starting at 7 PM, while the Terps will then take on either Clemson or UAB on Sunday on ESPN2 (12:30 or 3 PM).

The Gavitt Tip-Off Game at Villanova will be carried on FS1 (8:30 PM) on Nov. 17, while the time and television assignment for the game at UCLA on Dec. 22 is still yet to be announced.

The Terps will also have three games on FS1 with all other games on BTN except for Rider on Nov. 28 which will be carried on B1G+.

The full schedule can be found here.

A total of 21 games this year will be against teams who were in the 2023 postseason. Eight teams on the upcoming schedule made the NCAA Tournament highlighted by UCLA and Michigan State both reaching the Sweet Sixteen. Seven teams on the docket played in the NIT with Wisconsin reaching the semifinals and UAB narrowly falling in the championship game.

Maryland is coming off a 22-win campaign which saw the Terps reach the NCAA Tournament second round in head coach Kevin Willard’s first season at the helm.

The Terps return the bulk of its top performers from 2022-23 led by All-Big Ten selection and preseason All-American honoree Jahmir Young as well as fifth-year senior Donta Scott and Julian Reese who will be one of the top post players in the league this season. Additionally, the Terps have brought in the No. 15 recruiting class in the country paced by DeShawn Harris-Smith, Jaime Kaiser, and Jahnathan Lamothe, while adding redshirt junior forward Jordan Geronimo who played three seasons at Indiana.

Season tickets for the 2023-24 season are currently on sale now and can be purchased online at www.UMTerps.com, by calling the Terrapin Ticket Office at 800-462-TERP, or by emailing for more information at terptix@umd.edu.

All games will be carried live on the Maryland Sports Radio Network anchored by WJZ-FM 105.7 (Baltimore) and The TEAM 980 AM (Washington, D.C.). Legendary Voice of the Terrapins Johnny Holliday returns for his 45th year calling games, while analyst Chris Knoche returns for his 24th. For home games, Walt “The Wizard” Williams joins the crew for his 15th season on air.

Day Date Opponent TV Arena Location Time (ET)
Tue. Nov. 7 Mount St. Mary’s B1G+ XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Fri. Nov. 10 Davidson – Asheville Championship ESPNU Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville, NC 7 PM
Sun. Nov. 12 Clemson/UAB – Asheville Championship ESPN2 Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville, NC 12:30/3 PM
Fri. Nov. 17 at Villanova – Gavitt Tip-Off Games FS1 Finneran Pavilion Philadelphia, PA 8:30 PM
Tue. Nov. 21 UMBC BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Sat. Nov. 25 South Alabama BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Tue. Nov. 28 Rider B1G+ XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Fri. Dec. 1 at Indiana* BTN Assembly Hall Bloomington, IN 7 PM
Wed. Dec. 6 Penn State* BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Tue. Dec. 12 Alcorn State BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Tue. Dec. 19 Nicholls State BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 8:30 PM
Fri. Dec. 22 at UCLA Pauley Pavilion Los Angeles, CA TBA
Thur. Dec. 28 Coppin State BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Tues. Jan. 2 Purdue* Peacock XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Sun. Jan. 7 at Minnesota* BTN Williams Arena Minneapolis, MN TBA
Thur. Jan. 11 Michigan* FS1 XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Sun. Jan. 14 at Illinois* BTN State Farm Center Champaign, IL 2/6 PM
Wed. Jan. 17 at Northwestern* BTN Welsh-Ryan Arena Chicago, IL 9 PM
Sun. Jan. 21 Michigan State* CBS XFINITY Center College Park, MD 12 PM
Wed. Jan. 24 at Iowa* BTN Carver-Hawkeye Arena Iowa City, IA 7 PM
Sat. Jan. 27 Nebraska* BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 12 PM
Sat. Feb. 3 at Michigan State* Fox Breslin Center East Lansing, MI 5:30/8 PM
Tue. Feb. 6 Rutgers* BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 6:30 PM
Sat. Feb. 10 at Ohio State* FS1 Value City Arena Columbus, OH 4 PM
Wed. Feb. 14 Iowa* BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 8:30 PM
Sat. Feb. 17 Illinois* FOX XFINITY Center College Park, MD 5:30 PM
Tue. Feb. 20 at Wisconsin* Peacock Kohl Center Madison, WI 9 PM
Sun. Feb. 25 at Rutgers* BTN Jersey Mike’s Arena Piscataway, NJ 12 PM
Wed. Feb. 28 Northwestern* BTN XFINITY Center College Park, MD 7 PM
Sun. Mar. 3 Indiana* CBS XFINITY Center College Park, MD 2 PM
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