Westwood One To Tap Into March Madness
March 12, 2015 at 3:52 AM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE will once again present exclusive coverage of the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship beginning on TUESDAY, MARCH 17th. Full play-by-play action from all 67 men’s basketball games includes the First Four, games from all eight second-round and third-round sites, plus the regional semifinals and finals.
In addition, WESTWOOD ONE will broadcast the NCAA Men’s Final Four on SATURDAY, APRIL 4th, and the National Championship Game on MONDAY, APRIL 6th, live from LUCAS OIL STADIUM in INDIANAPOLIS. Complete NCAA Men's tournament coverage can be heard on more than 500 radio stations nationwide and via SIRIUSXM Radio. All 67 Division I Men’s games will also be streamed online for free at NCAA.com/MarchMadness and on westwoodonesports.com. Additionally, the broadcasts will be available for fans on mobile devices via NCAA MARCH MADNESS LIVE, TUNEIN.COM and the TUNEIN RADIO app.
CLARK KELLOGG joins the WESTWOOD ONE broadcast crew this season as a game analyst for the Final Four and National Championship. He will simultaneously serve as a studio analyst for CBS SPORTS and TURNER SPORTS’ television coverage. Immediately following the pregame show TV broadcast, KELLOGG will partner with KEVIN KUGLER and Hall of Fame Coach JOHN THOMPSON for the WESTWOOD ONE radio broadcast of the game action. Then he will rejoin TV for halftime before repeating the process in the second half and postgame.
"I am excited and grateful to be joining WESTWOOD ONE and partnering with Hall of Famer JOHN THOMPSON as an analyst for the Final Four next month,” said KELLOGG. “My broadcasting career started on the radio 28 seasons ago with the INDIANA PACERS, so this is a wonderful opportunity to go back to the future.”
In addition to KELLOGG and THOMPSON, WESTWOOD ONE'S COVERAGE also features a wealth of renowned commentators and analysts, including former players JIM JACKSON, KELLY TRIPUCKA, KEVIN GREVEY, WILL PERDUE and DONNY MARSHALL; coaches MIKE MONTGOMERY, BILL FRIEDER and P.J. CARLESIMO; and Hall of Famer BILL WALTON.
The roster of tournament play-by-play announcers includes KUGLER, IAN EAGLE, GARY COHEN, TOM MCCARTHY, DAVE SIMS, SCOTT GRAHAM, WAYNE LARRIVEE, KEVIN CALABRO, BRANDON GAUDIN and JOHN SADAK.
JASON HOROWITZ and ALAA ABDELNABY will anchor the coverage from WESTWOOD ONE's NEW YORK CITY studios. JIM GRAY will serve as courtside reporter at The Final Four.