MIAMI, FL — ESPN3 schedule and AP Top 25 fixtures of games listed for Thursday, Jan. 11.
There are 18 games on the ESPN3 schedule for today and five contests involving ranked teams.
Among the ranked teams in action today is No. 5 Wichita State, which travels to Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina to take on East Carolina.
The Shockers (13-2, 3-0 American Athletic Conference) head into this conference battle on a five-game winning streak and are coming off a 95-57 blow out win over South Florida last Sunday.
They have also won nine of the past 10 games.
Meanwhile, the Pirates (7-8, 1-3) have won just once in their opening four American conference fixtures are will be hoping to upset the Shockers at home.
Wichita State enters this game with 96 percent chance to win, according to ESPN’s Basketball Power Index.
Live coverage is on ESPN2 and WatchESPN with tip-off time set for 9:00 PM ET.
The top game on the ESPN3 schedule on Thursday is No. 15 Gonzaga against Portland at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Washington.
Johnathan Williams and the Bulldogs (14-3, 4-0 West Coast Conference) have opened conference play with four successive victories and have won seven on the last eight games overall.
Portland (6-11, 0-4) has lost four straight and will aim to pick up its first conference win of the season.
In other AP Top 25 fixtures on Thursday, No. 11 Arizona State will host Oregon, No. 17 Arizona entertains Oregon State and No. 19 Clemson travels to NC State.
In the meantime, the ESPN3 schedule will tip-off at 6:00 pm ET with The Citadel hosting Samford with the last game tipping off at 10:00 PM, with UC Davis going to UC Riverside.
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
6:00 PM Samford vs. The Citadel ESPN3
7:00 PM UNC Greensboro vs. East Tennessee State ESPN3
7:00 PM Wright State vs. Northern Kentucky ESPN3
7:00 PM Manhattan vs. Fairfield ESPN3
7:00 PM Siena vs. Iona ESPN3
7:00 PM Kennesaw State vs. Jacksonville ESPN3
7:00 PM South Carolina Upstate vs. Florida Gulf Coast ESPN3
7:00 PM Lipscomb vs. North Florida ESPN3
7:00 PM NJIT vs. Stetson ESPN3
7:00 PM Marshall vs. Charlotte ESPN3
7:00 PM Saint Francis (PA) vs. Robert Morris ESPN3
8:00 PM Oral Roberts vs. South Dakota State ESPN3
8:00 PM Denver vs. North Dakota State ESPN3
9:00 PM Pepperdine vs. BYU ESPN3
9:00 PM Portland vs. No. 15 Gonzaga ESPN3
9:00 PM New Mexico State vs. Grand Canyon University ESPN3
10:00 PM Texas-Rio Grand Valley vs. CSU Bakersfield ESPN3
10:00 PM UC Davis vs. UC Riverside ESPN3
11:00 PM In Spanish – Utah vs. UCLA ESPN3
AP TOP 25 FIXTURES
9:00 PM East Carolina vs. No. 5 Wichita State ESPN2 and WatchESPN
9:00 PM No. 15 Gonzaga vs. Portland ESPN3
9:00 PM No. 15 Arizona vs. Oregon State
9:00 PM NC State vs. No. 19 Clemson
10:00 PM No. 11 Arizona State vs. Oregon