ESPN will broadcast SportsCenter from the football stadium at St. John's University on the morning of next Saturday's game between St. John's and the University of St. Thomas. The show will run from 6 a.m. until 8 a.m.
The network made the announcement Saturday morning.
According to a news release on the St. John's website: "ESPN is expected to arrive in Collegeville Thursday night, Sept. 24, and construct its set throughout the day Friday, Sept. 25. The SportsCenter on the Road bus is a mobile production facility that carries the equipment needed for doing a SportsCenter broadcast at a remote location."
The show is the kickoff to ESPN's college football coverage, which also includes College GameDay, which also broadcasts from remote sites. GameDay has aired from North Dakota State twice in the past.
SportsCenter on the Road has been broadcast from Notre Dame, Michigan and Boston College this season, as well as from other events including the NBA Finals and NFL draft.
According to the St. John's website, the stadium will open at 5 a.m. and then be cleared before the 1 p.m. game, which will match two of the top teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in a game that typically draws overflow crowds.