Comcast SportsNet Profiles Local College Basketball Stars

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PHILADELPHIA - Comcast SportsNet, the region's leading source for local sports coverage, profiles the men leading the charge for the local basketball programs' charge toward an NCAA Tournament berth in the series "Big Men on Campus."

The six-part series -- beginning Monday, Nov. 16 during SportsNite -- looks at what is expected of the City 6's top performers. For Penn, sophomore guard Zack Rosen spent time with the SportsNite crew; his profile will air on Saturday, Nov. 21.

Schedule for SportsNite profiles:
Monday, Nov. 16 - Saint Joseph's University's Darrin Govens and Garrett Williamson
Tuesday, Nov. 17 - Drexel University's Kenny Tribbet
Wednesday, Nov. 18 - Villanova University's Scottie Reynolds and Corey Fisher
Thursday, Nov. 19 - Temple University's Ryan Brooks
Friday, Nov. 20 - La Salle University's Rodney Green
Saturday, Nov. 21 - University of Pennsylvania's Zack Rosen

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, a panel of college basketball experts will gather in the SportsNet studios for a live roundtable discussion on the state of college basketball in Philadelphia. Comcast SportsNet's hour-long special will premiere at 6:30 p.m. Host Neil Hartman will be joined by Sixers broadcaster and former Villanova standout Ed Pinckney; The Philadelphia Daily News' Mike Kern; and college basketball expert Michael Bradley. They will break down what lies ahead for Philadelphia's Division1 basketball programs this season.

After Tuesday's debut airing, "Big Men on Campus" will replay on Thursday, November 19 at 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.; Sunday, November 22 at 9 p.m.; Thursday, November 26 at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, December 13 at 9 p.m. The program will also air on The Comcast Network on Monday, November 23 at 10 p.m.; Thursday, November 26 at 10 p.m.; Wednesday, December 2 at 10 p.m.; Thursday, December 17 at 9 p.m.; and Saturday, December 19 at 6 p.m. "Big Men on Campus" will also be available on Comcast On Demand.