MIAMI, FL, Sporting Alert – College basketball ESPN3 schedule on Thursday, January 3. It’s another busy day of fixtures with the schedule showing no less than 15 games streaming across the network that is available at both ESPN3.com and the WacthESPN App.
THE ESPN3 SCHEDULE ON THURSDAY
Six games on the ESPN3 schedule are slated to tip-off at 7:00 pm ET, with another four going off at 7:30 pm.
Games will also get going at 8 and 8:30 with the matchup between Cal State Fullerton and Hawai’i at Titan Gym, Fullerton in California, the last on the list at 10 pm.
In our highlighted battle taking place on the day, Samford (11-4, 2-0 SoCon) and Furman (9-6, 2-0 SoCon) will take undefeated records this season into their conference clash at Pete Hanna Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
The two teams currently sit atop the Southern standings after opening league play with two wins.
The Bulldogs are also on a four game winning streak after beating Western Carolina 70-65 on Monday night to open Southern Conference play with two straight wins for the first time in school history.
Demetrius Denzel-Dyson scored 15 points and Wyatt Walker added a double-double with 11 and grabbed 12 rebounds in the win over Western Carolina.
Furman, meanwhile, has won two straight games and three of the last four overall entering this clash.
The Paladins held off Mercer 71-69 on Monday night with Devin Sibley scoring 23 points and Matt Rafferty (14) and Daniel Fowler (13) also scoring in double figures.
It was the sixth time this season Sibley was tallying at least 20 points for Furman and he remains a dangerman against Samford.
Meanwhile, the battle between No. 4 UCLA and California is also available on the ESPN3 schedule but the live action will be in Spanish, starting at 9:00 pm.
In other games streaming live on the ESPN3 schedule on Thursday, Youngstown State travels to face Northern Kentucky, North Dakota State will entertain IUPUI, while New Orleans is at Lamar and North Texas hosts UAB.
ESPN3 SCHEDULE ON THURSDAY, JAN. 5
Games Time: ET
7:00 PM Binghamton vs. UMBC ESPN3
7:00 PM Vermont vs. Maine ESPN 3
7:00 PM Albany vs. UMass Lowell ESPN 3
7:00 PM East Tennessee State vs. The Citadel ESPN 3
7:00 PM Stony Brook vs. New Hampshire ESPN 3
7:00 PM Wofford vs. Chattanooga ESPN3
7:30 PM Cleveland State vs. Wright State ESPN3
7:30 PM VMI vs. Mercer ESPN3
7:30 PM Fisk vs. Lipscomb ESPN 3
8:00 PM IUPUI vs. North Dakota State ESPN 3
8:00 PM Furman vs. Samford ESPN 3
8:00 PM UAB vs. North Texas ESPN 3
8:00 PM Fairfield vs. Manhattan ESPN 3
8:30 PM New Orleans vs. Lamar ESPN 3
9:00 PM In Spanish – California vs. No. 4 UCLA ESPN3
10:00 PM Hawai’i vs. Cal State Fullerton ESPN 3