MIAMI, FL (December 2) —— A pair of games on the AP Top 25 schedule will highlight the college basketball fixtures on Friday night, December 2. No. 6 Baylor will take on No. 14 Gonzaga, while No. 16 Illinois and No. 22 Maryland will meet in the other featured game.
Baylor (5-2) enters this game looking to rebound from the 96-70 loss to the unranked Marquette team on Tuesday night. Live coverage of this game will come from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and it will be on Peacock TV and Peacock.com in the USA. The start time is set for 8:00 pm ET. Read more: Week 4: AP Top 25 Rankings- College basketball poll
The Bulldogs (5-2) beat Xavier 88-84 on Sunday in the third-place game of the 2022 Phil Knight Legacy men’s tournament, but have dropped eight places in the AP Top 25 rankings after losing to Purdue in the same week. On Friday, Gonzaga starts as a 2.5-point favorite to beat Baylor and has a 50.2% chance to win the game according to the ESPN Basketball Power Index.
Meanwhile, at the XFINITY Center in College Park, No. 22 Maryland will entertain No. 16 Illinois at 9:00 pm ET. You can watch live coverage of this game on the Big Ten Network.
Elsewhere on the AP Top 25 college basketball schedule tonight, No. 15 Auburn will take on Colgate at Neville Arena, starting at 8 pm, while No. 24 San Diego State faces Occidental at 10 pm at Viejas Arena
AP Top 25 Schedule – College Basketball
All Times EST
Friday’s Games – December 2, 2022
- No. 6 Baylor vs. No. 14 Gonzaga at Sioux Falls, S.D., 8 p.m. – Peacock TV
- No. 15 Auburn vs. Colgate, 8 p.m. – ESPN+ / SECN+
- No. 16 Illinois at No. 22 Maryland, 9 p.m. – Big Ten Network
- No. 24 San Diego St. vs. Occidental, 10 p.m.