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Keeping It 100: ESPN's Basketball "College GameDay" Celebrating Milestone Episode

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 17 / 17

ESPN’s “College GameDay” basketball edition will celebrate its 100th episode Saturday as the show travels to Chapel Hill for Virginia-North Carolina. Rece Davis, Jay Williams, Seth Greenberg and Jay Bilas will kick off the show at 11:00am ET. During the broadcast they will highligh...

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