Versus tips off its 2008-09 college basketball coverage Dec. 13 at 4 p.m., with New Mexico hosting Mississippi.
All told, the network will air nine Mountain West Conference college basketball games, as well as the men's and women's conference championship contests, which will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas March 14.
Tim Neverett will serve as the lead play-by-play announcer for Versus' telecasts. Neverett currently announces for FSN Rocky Mountain, CSTV, the mtn. and the University of Denver's hockey, basketball and lacrosse teams.
Tim McCormick, a former NBA player and current basketball analyst for FSN Detroit, will serve as the lead analyst. Craig Ehlo, a 14-year NBA veteran who currently works as an analyst for FS Northwest, will serve in that capacity for the Feb. 21 game between San Diego State University and New Mexico.