This just in from CBS Sports, we learn that college basketball returns for a 30th season on the Tiffany Network. In addition, Screamin’ Gus Johnson will be on the call for Kentucky-North Carolina this Saturday with regular college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg. Let’s check out the press release.
“THEN, NOW, ALWAYS…”CBS SPORTS TIPS OFF OF 30th YEAR OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL ON SATURDAY, DEC. 4 WITH *NO. 8-RANKED KENTUCKY AT *NO. 25-RANKED NORTH CAROLINACBS Sports’ 30th consecutive season of college basketball tips-off with a national broadcast on Saturday, Dec. 4 (12:30 PM, ET) with No. 8-ranked Kentucky taking on *No. 25-ranked North CarolinaClark Kellogg, only the second lead college basketball analysts for CBS Sports over the past 30 years, begins his third year as lead analyst calling the game with Gus Johnson, live from the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bob Dekas, the Network’s coordinating producer of college basketball, produces, and Chris Svendsen directs. Dekas has been involved in the production for all of CBS Sports’ 30 years of college basketball, first as an associate director and has served as producer since 1985.Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.*AP Poll as of 11/29/10* * * * *THEN, NOW, ALWAYS…30 YEAR OF NCAA BASKETBALL ON CBS SPORTSNovember 28, 1981 – CBS Sports’ first regular-season of college basketball tips-off with a split-national broadcast with Arkansas playing Michigan and Georgia visiting San Francisco. Gary Bender and lead analyst Billy Packer call the Arkansas-Michigan game and Frank Glieber and Steve Grote handle the call for Georgia-San Francisco.
To check out CBS’ full 2010-11 college basketball schedule, go here. That will do it.