ESPN announced their coverage today of various Midnight Madness practices around the country and Kentucky will have the entirety of the practice on ESPN3.
Here is portion of the press release:
ESPNU Midnight Madness 2012 highlights:
- In-studio coverage and analysis provided by ESPNU host Dari Nowkhah and college basketball analyst Jay Bilas, Jalen Rose, Katz, as well as contributions from Dick Vitale.
- On-site commentators will provide coverage of various elements including scrimmages, player introductions, skill and dunk contests, team skits, head coach and player interviews, along with season previews. ESPN analysts on-site: Stephen Bardo, Doris Burke, Jimmy Dykes, Sean Farnham, Fran Fraschilla, Len Elmore, Miles Simon, Tim Welsh and more.
- No.4 Kentucky, No.6 NC State, No.14 Syracuse, No.11 North Carolina, No. 25 Missouri, Pitt and FSU will all be featured live and in their entirety on ESPN3 with additional highlights and analysis on ESPNU throughout the evening
Jimmy Dykes will be driving the nail in Lexington as he will be doing the commentary along with an announcer to be named later.
The Big Blue Madness coverage will begin on Friday, Oct. 12th at 7:30pm on ESPN3.