Meant to post this earlier, but I’ve been caught up in the Chile earthquake coverage. This is what CBS is ariging this weekend. It’s mostly college basketball as the network ramps up for the NCAA Tournament, but it’s also showing other stuff as well.
First, the college basketball games and we get a Dick Enberg sighting!
CBS SPORTS’ “ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR” HEATS UP WITH NATION’S TOP THREE TEAMS ON SATURDAY, FEB. 27 AND SUNDAY, FEB. 28No. 1
KansasTakes on on Saturday and No. 18 Oklahoma State Takes on No. 3 Purdue on Sunday to Highlight Weekend Line-up Michigan StateCBS Sports’ ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR heats up with three of the nation’s top ranked teams taking the court on Saturday, Feb. 27 (12:00-6:00 PM, ET) and Sunday, Feb. 28 (2:00-6:00 PM, ET). Saturday’s live action tips off with regional coverage as *No. 2-ranked Kentuckytakes on Tennesseeand Notre Dame battles *No. 11-ranked (12:00 NOON, ET). A national ACC match-up between Georgetown North Carolinaand follows (2:00 PM, ET). The day concludes with a Big 12 showdown between *No. 1-ranked Wake Forest Kansasplaying (4:00 PM, ET). Oklahoma StateSunday’s doubleheader tips-off with a live Big East national broadcast, as Louisvilletakes on (2:00 PM, ET). The weekend’s action wraps up with national coverage when *No. 14-ranked Connecticut takes on *No. 3-ranked Purdue (4:00 PM, ET). Michigan StateAT THE HALF, CBS Sports’ halftime studio show hosted by Greg Gumbel, along with Greg Anthony and Sports Illustrated’s Seth Davis, provides all the day’s news, scores and highlights live from the CBS Broadcast Centerin . Eric Mann produces and Bob Matina directs. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports. New York City(*AP poll rankings as of 02/22/10)Following are the talent assignments for this weekend’s action:Saturday, Feb. 27 – Tripleheader, ET Kentuckyat – Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel TennesseeNotre Dame at – Tim Brando/ Georgetown Mike Gminski2:00-4:00 PM, ET North Carolinaat – Kevin Harlan/Dan Bonner Wake Forest
4:00-6:00 PM, ET
Kansasat – Dick Enberg/Bob Wenzel Oklahoma State
Saturday, Feb. 28 – Doubleheader2:00-4:00 PM, ET
Louisvilleat – Gus Johnson/Bill Raftery Connecticut4:00-6:00 PM, ET at Purdue – Verne Lundquist/Clark Kellogg Michigan State
And CBS also shows motorcross on Sunday.
CBS SPORTS BULLETIN BOARD
“FOUR LEGENDS” HIGHLIGHT CBS SPORTS MONSTER ENGERGY AMA SUPERCROSS ON SUNDAYFor almost 40 years the stadiums of
have been home to action and excitement of Supercross. For most of the last 20 years the sport has been dominated by four riders who have earned the right to be called legends. Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart have all battled their way to the top. Highlighting their earliest beginnings, to their biggest on-track battles and rivalries, CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR presents the MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS FOUR LEGENDS on Sunday, Feb. 28 (1:00-2:00 PM, ET). CBS Sports’ Steve McKee serves as coordinating producer. America
That’s it. I have three more press release posts coming up.