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Commentators for SEC Network's men's basketball revealed

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- SEC Network will televise 118 Southeastern Conference men's basketball games in its inaugural season and surround coverage with sportscasters, former coaches and former players with extensive SEC expertise. The experience of Dave Baker, Barry Booker, Joe Dean Jr., Daymeon Fishback, Tom Hart, Darrin Horn, Dave Neal, Will Perdue and Jon Sundvold highlight the SEC Network's basketball commentating roster. In addition, the network has hired former SEC men's basketball players Dane Bradshaw (Tennessee) and Tony Delk (Kentucky) as SEC Network analysts.

SEC Network Basketball Play-by-Play Commentators:
Dave Neal - the two-time EMMY Award winner has been covering SEC sports for nearly 15 years and worked with ESPN since 2009
Tom Hart - play-by-play for SEC Network's college football coverage, a Missouri graduate covering a span of college sports including women's basketball and baseball
• Dave Baker - sportscaster for men's and women's SEC basketball for more than two decades

SEC Network Basketball Analysts:
• Barry Booker -played guard at Vanderbilt University from 1985-89 and has been a college basketball analyst on ESPN networks for the past five seasons. Booker will now cover games as analyst for SEC Network
• Dane Bradshaw - new to ESPN networks, Bradshaw is a former Tennessee guard he will cover games and appear in SEC Network's studio coverage
• Joe Dean Jr. - former Mississippi State basketball player and assistant coach at two SEC schools, Dean joins SEC Network after covering SEC basketball games for more than 20 years
• Tony Delk - new to ESPN networks, Delk was a Kentucky point guard for the 1996 National Championship team. He will be an analyst for SEC Network's studio coverage
• Daymeon Fishback - former Auburn player, Fishback will contribute as a game analyst for SEC Network
• Darrin Horn - previously coached at South Carolina, Horn has been covering basketball at ESPN for the last two years and will continue to do so for multiple ESPN networks including SEC Network
• Jon Sundvold - former Missouri guard, Sundvold was an All-American and a first round draft pick. He has contributed his analytic expertise at ESPN for more than a decade including covering the SEC the last two years. He will now also cover games for SEC Network
• Will Perdue - a former Vanderbilt basketball player, Perdue was a first round NBA draft pick and played on four NBA Championship teams. He will contribute to SEC Network studio programming and games as an analyst

The SEC Network's first regular season men's basketball game - William & Mary at Florida on Friday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. ET - will feature ESPN commentators Dave O'Brien and analyst Sean Farnham. In addition to the 118 televised games, more than 40 games will be carried as digital exclusive events on SEC Network +, available on WatchESPN and SEC Network + schedule