Thursday, January 19, 2012

College Hoops Tripleheader on tap Saturday on CBS

From CBS Sports -


CBS SPORTS’ COLLEGE BASKETBALL TRIPLEHEADER HIGHLIGHTED BY
NO. 2-RANKED KENTUCKY VS. ALABAMA AND
 NO. 7-RANKED KANSAS VS. TEXAS ON SATURDAY, JAN. 21

CBS Sports’ college basketball schedule continues with a tripleheader on Saturday, Jan 21 (12:00 NOON-6:00 PM, ET) featuring four of the nation’s top 25 teams and his highlighted by national coverage of *No. 2-ranked Kentucky hosting Alabama (12:00 NOON, ET).  National coverage of *No. 19-ranked Michigan at Arkansas (2:00 PM, ET) follows.  Regional coverage of *No. 7-ranked Kansas taking on Texas and *No. 11-ranked Connecticut playing Tennessee (4:00 PM, ET) follows.

Ian Eagle and analyst Jim Spanarkel will be on hand at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. to handle the call for Alabama-Kentucky. Steve Scheer produces and Jim Cornell directs.

Kevin Harlan and Bill Raftery are courtside for Michigan-Arkansas from Budd Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Victor Frank produces and Mark Grant directs.

Verne Lundquist joins CBS Sports’ lead college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg to handle the call from the Erwin Center in Austin, Texas for Kansas-Texas. Bob Dekas, CBS Sports’ coordinating producer for college basketball, produces and Chris Svendsen directs.

Tim Brando and analyst Greg Anthony call the action from Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. for UConn-Tennessee.  Bob Mansbach produces and Mark Burghart.    

AT THE HALFÒ, CBS Sports’ halftime studio show, hosted by Tracy Wolfson along with Sports Illustrated’s Seth Davis, provides all the day’s news, scores and highlights live from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. Vin DeVito produces and Linda Malino directs. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

*Coaches Poll as of 1/16/12

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