The NCAA Finals on CBS: Grant Hill was assertive, taking a lead role at times; Nantz and Raftery solid

Gonzaga – Baylor Championship game: Comments and notes watching Monday night’s men’s championship on CBS. […]


Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery and Grant Hill get an A for their effort in title game; Analysts hit the keys spot-on

CBS hosted the NCAA national championship game on Monday night and this is how I […]


TV trio of Dick Enberg, Al McGuire and Billy Packer was the best ever; Otherwise, 3 voices are tricky

Three voices behind the March Madness microphones are one too many, unless their names are Dick […]


CBS and Turner list times, networks and talent for first three days of NCAA Tourney, starting Thursday

CBS and Turner quickly announced the times, the networks and talent for the first three […]


Voices: Fox’ Raftery, ESPN’s Wischusen and Fraschilla shine; Gus Johnson needs to do his homework

It’s the conference tournament weekend across the landscape. On Thursday, I had a chance […]


Halby’s Morsels: Calling games in empty arenas? It’s happened; In ’81, Reagan was shot day of finals

Yesterday, the NCAA followed what the NBA, MLB and NHL did earlier. It cancelled both […]


CBS and Turner conclude a brilliantly produced NCAA Tournament; Nantz excelled, Hill made good points

Random review and capricious notes: First, congrats to CBS and Turner. The tale is often […]


Jim Nantz, a class act and on-air minimalist, leads CBS into tonight’s telecast of the NCAA title game

There’s a reason that Jim Nantz is at the very top rung of CBS Sports […]


CBS schedule set; Jim Nantz will call his 29th Final Four, joined by glib Bill Raftery and terse Grant Hill

So here we go. The final weekend of college basketball. Minneapolis in April is generally […]


CBS runs both regional finals today; Jim Nantz’ A team has Michigan St.-Duke after Auburn-Kentucky

A gripping night of basketball. Too bad Saturday is historically the lowest night of the […]


Sunday’s March Madness, CBS and Turner schedules; ranking of today’s play-by-play voices and analysts

Announcer rankings for today’s NCAA Tournament broadcasts (Sunday, March 24, 2019) First this from […]


CBS and Turner release their March Madness announcer assignments for the first week of games

CBS and Turner announced their line-up of game announcers for the first week of the […]