CBS College Sports outlines its plans for the Final Four beginning Thursday.
CBS COLLEGESPORTS NETWORK-THE OFFICIAL CABLE HOME OF THE NCAA® DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP-COVERS ALL THE ACTION IN SURROUNDING THE 2010 MEN’S FINAL FOUR® INDIANAPOLISNetwork’s Programming to Include Live Coverage of Final Four Friday™ Team Practices, All Press Conferences, Official Highlight Show and National Championship Pre-game ShowNetwork to Broadcast 2010 NCAA Men’s Final Four Salute Presentation on Thursday, April 1Greg Anthony, Seth Davis, Wally Szczerbiak, Steve Lappas, Adam Zucker and Tracy Wolfson Anchor CoverageCBS College Sports Network, the official cable network of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, provides the most comprehensive coverage of the Men’s Final Four semi-final and championship games in complement to CBS Sports’ exclusive live game broadcasts, as it extends coverage to Indianapolis bringing fans all the action, excitement and sights from around the city.CBS College Sports Network tips-off coverage in with the 2010 NCAA MEN’S FINAL FOUR SALUTE PRESENTATION, live from The Hilbert Circle Theatre. CBS Sports’ lead play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz hosts, as the NCAA honors the coaches and players participating in the Final Four and looks back at their road to Indianapolis. IndianapolisCBS College Sports Network broadcasts FINAL FOUR PRACTICE on Friday, April 2 (12:00 NOON-4:30 PM, ET) live from Lucas Oil Stadium during Final Four Friday team practices. The program brings viewers the latest news and press conferences for all four teams. Adam Zucker anchors the coverage along with CBS Sports analysts Greg Anthony, Seth Davis, Wally Szczerbiak, Steve Lappas and guest coaches and analysts. Tracy Wolfson serves as reporter.In addition, CBS College Sports Network broadcasts the official highlight show of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, NCAA MARCH MADNESS HIGHLIGHTS, airing immediately following the conclusion of Final Four semi-final games and the National Championship on CBS Sports. The program features a recap of the action with scores, news, highlights and analysis. Zucker hosts along with Anthony, Davis, Szczerbiak and Lappas.Also on Friday (4:30-7:00 PM, ET) CBS College Sports Network broadcasts the 2010 COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAME, live from Lucas Oil Stadium. Dave Ryan and Pete Gillen handle the call with Wolfson reporting.The countdown to tip-off officially begins with the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRE-GAME SHOW live from Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday, April 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET). CBS Sports’ Greg Gumbel hosts, along with Anthony and Davis breaking down the game.The complete CBS College Sports Network 2010 NCAA Men’s Final Four and Championship programming schedule follows. SPORTS NETWORK 2010 NCAA TOURNAMENT PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE CBS COLLEGEThur., April 1 – 6:30 – 7:30 PM, 2010 FINAL FOUR SALUTE PRESENTATIONFri., April 2 – 12:00-4:30 PM, FINAL FOUR PRACTICE
Fri., April 2 –4:30-7:00 PM, 2010 COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAMESat., April 3 – 8:30-9:00 PM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRAL
Sat., April 3 -11:00-11:30 PM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRALSat., April 3 – 11:30 PM-12:00 AM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS HIGHLIGHTS
Sat., April 3 –12:00-12:30 AM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRALSun., April 4 – 12:00-2:00 PM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRAL
Mon., April 5 – 6:00-7:00 PM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRAL
Mon., April 5 -8:00-9:00 PM, NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRE-GAME SHOWMon., April 5 – 11:00-11:30 PM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRALMon., April 5 – 11:30 PM-12:00 AM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS HIGHLIGHTS
Mon., April 5 –12:00-12:30 AM, NCAA MARCH MADNESS CENTRAL