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During ESPN.com's live, Internet-only audio broadcast, ESPN Radio's Bob Valvano, Jim's brother, will provide play-by-play with ESPN.com senior writer Andy Katz providing color commentary. Valvano and Katz, the nation's premier college basketball writer, will take user questions throughout the game to be answered during breaks in the action.
"The Jimmy V Classic is a great basketball event for us, and we're excited to take advantage of our resources at ESPN.com and bring the games to our users in a unique way and allow them to interact with the broadcasters," said John Marvel, vice president and executive editor, ESPN.com. "This type of broadcast really opens the door for us to interact with sports fans in a way that no other site is doing right now."
The Jimmy V Classic will kick off at 7 p.m. EST with #4 Tennessee vs. #14 Virginia, with #10 Seton Hall vs. #2 Michigan State tipping off at 9 p.m.
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