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03.01.2012

CBS SPORTS MARCHES ON WITH FOUR TOP TEN TEAMS HIGHLIGHTED BY #1 KENTUCKY VS. #16 FLORIDA AND #2 SYRACUSE VS. #19 LOUISVILLE

Big Ten Battle Between #5 Michigan State vs. #10 Ohio State Also Featured

            CBS Sports’ college basketball schedule continues with a full slate of top games on Saturday, March 3, starting with Memphis at Tulsa (12:00-2:00 PM, ET).  Regional coverage follows with LSU at Auburn and Washington at UCLA (2:00-4:00 PM, ET).  The day concludes with *#19-ranked Louisville at *#2-ranked Syracuse (4:00-6:00 PM, ET) in a Big East battle.

           CBS Sports broadcasts a tripleheader on Sunday, March 4 tipping-off with *#1-ranked Kentucky at *#16-ranked Florida (12:00-2:00 PM, ET), followed by the Missouri Valley Conference Championship (2:00-4:00 PM, ET).  The day concludes with *#5-ranked Michigan State hosting *#10-ranked Ohio State (4:00-6:00 PM, ET) in a Big 10 showdown.

          Spero Dedes and Bill Raftery handle the call for Memphis-Tulsa live from Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla.  Mark Wolff produces and Suzanne Smith directs. Turner Sports’ Brian Anderson and Dan Bonner team up for LSU-Auburn live from Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala.  Craig Silver produces and Mark Grant directs.

          Turner Sports’ Reggie Miller joins Kevin Harlan and Bob Wenzel to broadcast Washington-UCLA live from the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, Calif.  Steve Scheer produces and Mike Arnold directs.  Ian Eagle and Jim Spanarkel are courtside for Louisville-Syracuse live from the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.  Bob Mansbach produces and Chris Svendsen directs. 

         Marv Albert and Turner Sports’ Steve Kerr announce Kentucky-Florida live from Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.  Ken Mack produces and Jim Cornell directs.  Tim Brando and Mike Gminski are on hand for the Missouri Valley Conference Championship live from Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.  Ross Schneiderman produces and Andy Goldberg directs.  Verne Lundquist joins CBS Sports lead college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg for Ohio State-Michigan State live from the Breslin Center in Lansing, Mich.  Bob Dekas, CBS Sports’ coordinating producer for college basketball, produces and Bob Fishman directs.

        AT THE HALF(R), CBS Sports’ halftime studio show, hosted by Greg Gumbel alongside Greg Anthony and Sports Illustrated’s Seth Davis, provides all the day’s news, scores and highlights live from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.  Eric Mann produces and Bob Matina directs. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

*AP Poll as of 2/27/12

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CBS Sports Contact:

Dan Sabreen                212-975-5936             dsabreen@cbs.com

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Dan Sabreen
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