Bethesda, Md. (Jan. 7, 2011) Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, the regions premier source for television and online sports coverage, announced it will present a special half-hour edition of Geico SportsNet Central to preview the Maryland at Duke NCAA mens basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The pregame show will lead in to Comcast SportsNets live coverage of the Atlantic Coast Conference match-up, which is part of the networks ACC Sunday Night Hoops schedule, which begins at 8 p.m.
The special SportsNet Central presentation will be led by host Chick Hernandez and analyst Ron Thompson, who will be live from Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. The pregame coverage will be highlighted by special guests, including former Terps guard Greivis Vasquez, and a one-on-one interview with Terps Head Coach Gary Williams. The program will also provide complete pregame news and analysis and present a detailed history of the rivalry.
CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com will continue to provide expanded coverage of the Terrapins all season. Led by Terps Insider Chris Knoche and a stable of experienced local reporters, Comcast SportsNet is the one-stop source for online news, videos, blogs and interactive features surrounding the Maryland Terrapins.