Summit Saturdays to Debut Today on Fox College Sports

Summit Saturdays to Debut Today on Fox College Sports

Basketball eSource // @summithoops

ELMHURST, Ill. – Summit Saturdays (#summitsaturdays) debuts today with a Summit League doubleheader on Fox College Sports. This afternoon's games begin at 3 p.m. ET and feature the top four teams in The Summit League standings with North Dakota State (7-1 Summit League) at South Dakota State (6-2) and Western Illinois (8-1) at Oakland (4-4).

Summit Saturdays is a series of four nationally-televised Summit League doubleheaders. Additional dates include Feb. 2 and Feb. 16 and primetime tournament play featuring the top two seeds on March 9.

Today's games both air on Fox College Sports' Atlantic Channel. Fox College Sports channels include Atlantic, Central and Pacific and are packaged together rather than geographically. To locate Fox College Sports on your cable or satellite provider, use the FCS channel finder.

2012-13 Summit Saturdays Schedule

Jan. 26

North Dakota State at South Dakota State

3 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Atlantic)

Western Illinois at Oakland

5 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Atlantic)

Feb. 2

Western Illinois at IUPUI

3 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Atlantic)

Kansas City at South Dakota State

5 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Atlantic)

Feb. 16

Western Illinois at South Dakota State

5 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Pacific)

Oakland at Kansas City

7:15 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Pacific)

March 9

 

Summit League Quarterfinal #1: 1 vs. 8

7 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Atlantic)

Summit League Quarterfinal #2: 2 vs. 7        

9:30 p.m. ET

Fox College Sports (Atlantic)

ABOUT SUMMIT LEAGUE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Entering its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from nine member institutions: Fort Wayne, IUPUI, Kansas City, North Dakota State, Oakland, Omaha, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois. Known as the Mid-Continent Conference until 2007, The Summit League enjoyed unprecedented success during a 2011-12 campaign that included an all-time best final RPI ranking, the highest home attendance in league history, the most teams in postseason tournaments, a record total of all-district honorees and the NCAA scoring champion. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit www.thesummitleague.org and follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.

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