By Harry Allison

Once again, the A-10 will be playing its tournament in Brooklyn’s Barclay Center while the Big East is a subway ride away in Madison Square Garden.

Both begin tomorrow, with the early-round A-10 action seen on the NBC Sports Network. The semifinals will be shown on the CBS Sports Network. The championship will be Sunday. March 15, at 1 p.m. Eastern, and will be shown on CBS.

First Round, Wed., March 11

No. 12 Fordham Rams (9-20, 4-14) vs. No. 13 George Mason Patriots (9-21, 4-14), 6:30 p.m., A-10 Network/SNY
No. 11 Duquesne Dukes (11-18, 6-12) vs. No. 14 Saint Louis Billikins (11-20, 3-15), 9 p.m., A-10 Network/SNY

Second Round, Thurs., March 12

No. 8 Massachusetts Minutemen (17-14, 10-8) vs. No. 9 La Salle Explorers (16-15, 8-10), noon, NBC Sports Network
No. 5 VCU Rams (22-9, 12-6) vs. Fordham / George Mason winner, 2:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network
No. 7 St. Bonaventure Bonnies (17-12, 10-8) vs. No. 10 St. Joseph’s Hawks (13-17, 7-11), 6:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network
No. 6 George Washington Colonials (20-11, 10-8) vs. Duquesne / Saint Louis winner, 9 p.m., NBC Sports Network

Quarterfinals, Fri., March 13

No. 1 Davidson Wildcats (23-6, 14-4) vs. Massachusetts / La Salle winner, noon, NBC Sports Network
No. 4 Richmond Spiders (19-12, 12-6) vs. VCU / Fordham / George Mason winner, 2:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network
No. 2 Dayton Flyers (23-7, 13-5) vs. St. Bonaventure / St. Joseph’s winner, 6:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network
No. 3 Rhode Island Rams (21-8, 13-5) vs. George Washington / Duquesne / Saint Louis winner, 9 p.m., NBC Sports Network

Semifinals, Sat., March 14

Davidson game winner vs. Richmond game winner, 1:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Dayton game winner vs. Rhode Island game winner, 4 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Championship, Sun., March 15, 1 p.m., CBS