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Televised by Fox Sports West on March 7th. Women's game at 5 PM and men's game at 8 PM.
Basketball - Thu, Mar. 2, 2017

Fox Sports West and Fox College Sports (FCS) will televise the GSAC Men's and Women's Basketball Championship games live on Tuesday, March 7 being played on the campus of Hope International University.

The GSAC Men's Basketball Championship game will be televised live at 8:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The Men's game will feature some of the top teams in the nation as the conference has four teams ranked in the top-20 in the country. Allen Hopkins will handle play-by-play duties for the men's game and will be joined by Josh Perigo. 

Hopkins is a veteran college basketball announcer who has worked for FOX Sports and ABC/ESPN.  In addition to his basketball coverage, Hopkins worked for FOX Soccer Channel for eight seasons as the play-by-play or lead analyst voice for many soccer broadcasts.  Hopkins is also a graduate of Westmont College, where he played on the men's soccer team.

The GSAC Women's Basketball Championship game will be televised live at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. The Women's game will be highly competitive as well. Entering the GSAC tournament, the conference has the fourth, seventh, 14th, and 19th ranked teams in the nation. Dave Caldwell will handle play-by-play duties and be joined by Maryalyce Jeremiah.

Caldwell is very familiar with the GSAC and is the current play-by-play announcer for The Master's University men's and women's basketball teams.  He has done work with Cal State Northridge as well.  Caldwell was named one of the Top Ten Play-By-Play sportscasters in Southern California by the Los Angeles Daily News.

Jeremiah is currently on staff at Hope International and is the former women's basketball coach at Cal State Fullerton.  A member of four Hall of Fames, Jeremiah's teams have appeared in the NCAA Tournament every place she has coached.  She took Indiana to the Sweet Sixteen and won a National Championship with the University of Dayton.

This is the fifth consecutive year the GSAC has had its conference championship games televised live on a regional or national platform.

"Our relationship with FCS presents tremendous opportunities for the Golden State Athletic Conference to gain national and regional exposure for its universities," said Golden State Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Daniels. "We have made great strides as a conference to showcase the talent we have at the NAIA level."

The GSAC consists of nine NAIA schools based in California and Arizona and is one of the premier conferences in the NAIA.  Currently, eight universities are ranked in the NAIA top 25 for both the men and the women. The GSAC is in its 31st year of existence.

To see the tournament schedule, results, links to live stats and more, go to 2017 GSAC Basketball Tournaments.