Barton road basketball doubleheader with Emmanuel (Ga.) to be showcased on ESPN3

The Barton men’s and women’s basketball teams will be showcased on ESPN3 on Saturday, January 25, against Emmanuel (Ga.).  Photo by Matt Proseus
The Barton men’s and women’s basketball teams will be showcased on ESPN3 on Saturday, January 25, against Emmanuel (Ga.). Photo by Matt Proseus

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Barton women's and men's basketball teams will be featured as part of the NCAA Division II Basketball Showcase on ESPN3 when the Bulldogs take on Emmanuel (Ga.) on the road in Franklin Springs, Ga., on Saturday, January 25, 2020.  The women's game will tip at 2:05 p.m., while the men's contest is scheduled to begin at 4:05 p.m.

Now in its second year, the division's media agreement features two distribution models for basketball and football. For basketball, 18 games will stream exclusively on ESPN3, available on espn.com and the ESPN App.

"The basketball season is off to an exciting start," said Terri Steeb Gronau, Vice President of Division II. "We're looking forward to another great Division II Basketball Showcase that highlights our student-athletes' achievements on and off the court. Before we know it, we'll be celebrating the women's Elite Eight in Birmingham and the men's national championship game in Atlanta as part of combined championships with Divisions I and III."

An additional eight games as part of four flex doubleheaders will be finalized in February. The games are expected to highlight premier and pivotal matchups toward the end of the regular season.

ESPN3 is ESPN's live multiscreen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible on espn.com and the ESPN App across computers, smartphones, tablets and connected streaming devices.

The network is available at no additional cost to fans who receive a pay TV subscription from an affiliated provider. The network is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.

Barton returns to the floor on Saturday, November 23, when the Bulldogs host Erskine in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader beginning at 2:00 p.m., with the women's contest at Wilson Gymnasium.  The men's game follows at 4:00 p.m.

2019-20 NCAA Division II Basketball Showcase Schedule
(all times are Eastern)

Sunday, Nov. 24
East Stroudsburg at Indiana (PA) (Women) — Hybrid - 1:05 p.m.
East Stroudsburg at Indiana (PA) (Men) – Hybrid - 3:05 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 13
MSU Denver at Colorado Mesa (Women) – Hybrid - 7:35 p.m.
MSU Denver at Colorado Mesa (Men) – Hybrid - 9:35 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 14
Southeastern Okla. at Southern Nazarene (Women) – ESPN3 - 2:05 p.m.
Southeastern Okla. at Southern Nazarene (Men) – ESPN3 - 4:05 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 11
Cedarville at Walsh (Women) – ESPN3 - 1:05 p.m.
Cedarville at Walsh (Men) – ESPN3 - 3:05 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18
Jefferson at Dominican (N.Y.) (Women) – Hybrid - 2:05 p.m.
Jefferson at Dominican (N.Y.) (Men) – Hybrid - 4:05 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18
Lenoir-Rhyne at Catawba (Women) – ESPN3 - 2:05 p.m.
Lenoir-Rhyne at Catawba (Men) – ESPN3 - 4:05 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 25
Barton at Emmanuel (Ga.) (Women) – ESPN3 - 2:05 p.m.

Barton at Emmanuel (Ga.) (Men) – ESPN3 - 4:05 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 30
Virginia Union at Bowie State (Women) – Hybrid - 5:35 p.m.
Virginia Union at Bowie State (Men) – Hybrid - 7:35 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 1
Texas A&M International at Midwestern State (Women) – ESPN3 - 3:05 p.m.
Texas A&M International at Midwestern State (Men) – ESPN3 - 5:05 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 8
Charleston (W.Va.) at West Liberty (Women) – Hybrid - 2:05 p.m.
Charleston (W.Va.) at West Liberty (Men) – Hybrid - 4:05 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 14
St. Thomas Aquinas at Daemen (Women) – Hybrid - 6:05 p.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas at Daemen (Men) – Hybrid - 8:05 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 15
Florida Southern at Nova Southeastern (Women) – ESPN3 - 2:05 p.m.
Florida Southern at Nova Southeastern (Men) – ESPN3 - 4:05 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 20
Lee at Union (Tenn.) (Women) – ESPN3 - 6:35 p.m.
Lee at Union (Tenn.) (Men) – ESPN3 - 8:35 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 22
Lewis at Southern Indiana (Women) – Hybrid - 2:35 p.m.
Lewis at Southern Indiana (Men) – Hybrid - 4:35 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 24-Sunday, March 1 – TBA
Monday, March 2-Sunday, March 8 - TBA