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Based in Atlanta, GA - Rick Limpert is an award-winning writer, a best-selling author, and a featured sports travel writer.

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Tuesday
Nov172009

One more game to go.

The basketball marathon is almost over.  I feel like I've ran a marathon.  Let's finish it up with a heavyweight matchup.  Kansas an Memphis.  I feel Kansas could be good, really good this year.

Tuesday
Nov172009

Down the stretch I come

It's almost 8.  I had dinner and am settling into the stretch run.

Duke is beating Charlotte by 40 right now.  Gonzaga and Michigan St. are on deck.  Hoping for some good games to finish off the night.  ESPN should do this more often.  I don't know if I could do this again.

Tuesday
Nov172009

High Noon and 12 hours into the Basketball Marathon

12 down and 12 to go.  Siena down to Northeastern right now with Bill Rafftery calling the game.  Wow I need a nap.

  

ESPN 360

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday
Nov172009

7am and still going strong - Going on 8 hrs of basketball

7am update:

St. Peters up on Monmouth.  Evening started with UCLA getting upset, and Hawaii losing on its home floor.

6am tip off in New Jersey went off as planned.  Announcers giving New Jersey traffic reports.  Pretty good crowd for the early start.

Games will continue to be goos as the day goes on.  Time for some Cocoa Pebbles.

 

 

Monday
Nov162009

My Plan is to Watch 24 hrs of College Basketball on ESPN

At midnight tonite, ESPN starts airing its second annual "24 Hours of College Basketball", and I plan to be there for everyone of the games.  ESPN games will tip off every two hours, starting at midnight ET with Cal State Fullerton at UCLA.  I will update my progress on Twitter and here to let you know how it's going. 

ESPN's Andy Katz will be giving commentary for the entire 24 hours as well.  He's getting paid so he has to be more on point and alert than I have to be.

Commentator Dave Pasch and analyst Doris Burke will call the first and last games of the 25-plus hours: Cal State Fullerton at UCLA on ESPN at midnight and a Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off matchup from Tempe, Ariz., at 11:30 p.m. on ESPN2.

Here's the schedule: