ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm
Feb. 11, 2012 Memorial Gym
Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky
ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm will be on campus Saturday prior to Vanderbilt's home game against Kentucky at 8 p.m. CT.
The national broadcast will air from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. CT on Saturday from inside Memorial Gym. The first hour will air on ESPNU and the second hour will be carried on ESPN.
The College GameDay telecast will include host Rece Davis and analysts Hubert Davis, Jay Bilas and Digger Phelps.
Calling the actual game will be Dan Shulman (play-by-play), Dick Vitale (analyst) and Erin Andrews (sideline).
Vitale's last appearance at Memorial Gym was for the Kentucky game in 2010.
The live telecast is free to attend and open to the public with the doors to the gym opening at 7 a.m. CT.
The student section will be reserved for Vanderbilt students who will enter through the Vanderbilt student entrance on the southeast side of Memorial Gym.
Commodore fans are encouraged to wear their black and gold to the morning show.
Non-students can enter the gym through the same entrance they typically would for a game, but are encouraged to enter through the southeast corner of Memorial.
Free parking will be available in the 25th Ave. Garage and the Medical Center flat lots.
Thursday, February 9th - Women's Basketball vs. Tennessee 8 p.m.
The first 1,000 students at Thursday's women's game will receive priority access to seating at the ESPN GameDay telecast and the Kentucky men's basketball game.
Students can begin lining up at 2 p.m.
The first 1,000 students will receive a sticker on their student ID, this sticker will be good for a wristband at the end of the game.
At the end of the game, students with a sticker will be asked to stay in the student section while the gym clears out.
All students with a sticker will need to exit the gym through the student gate and they will receive their wristband as they exit.
Saturday, February 11th - ESPN GameDay Broadcast Covered by State Farm
Students can begin lining up at 5 a.m. (camping overnight is NOT allowed)
Students that received a wristband on Thursday will need to line up at the West entrance of Memorial Gym
- Students must present their student ID with wristband
- These students will be able to enter the gym from 6-6:30 a.m.
- All students with a wristband MUST be in line at the West entrance by 6:30 a.m.
- Each student with a wristband will receive a t-shirt
- All students with this t-shirt will be let in first for the Kentucky game that night
If any of the 1,000 t-shirts are not claimed by the students with a wristband by 6:30 a.m., they will then be distributed to those students at the front of the general student line.
General student line will be able to enter the gym from 6:30-7 a.m.
***The gym and outside areas will be completely cleared at the completion of ESPN GameDay***
Saturday, February 11th - Men's Basketball vs. Kentucky 8 p.m.
Student line up will begin at noon
Students that received a t-shirt will line up at the West entrance ramp
- Students must present their student ID with t-shirt
- Students with t-shirt will enter the gym from 6-6:30 pm
- All t-shirt students must be in line by 6:30pm