South Carolina State's Tuesday Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament opener against Florida A&M will be televised live by ESPN3.
The seventh-seeded Bulldogs and the Rattlers, seeded 10th, will meet at 6 p.m. in the second men's contest of the day.
Veteran broadcaster Charlie Neal will call the play-by-play, with former SC State head coach Cy Alexander as the analyst. Alexander spent 16 years as Bulldog head coach and also served head coaching stints at Tennessee State and North Carolina A&T, as well as an assistant at Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
A win by the Bulldogs will send Coach Murray Garvin's team to Wednesday's quarterfinals against Norfolk State, the number two seed, at 8 p.m.