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12.17.2009

CBS SPORTS' COLLEGE BASKETBALL DOUBLEHEADER FEATURES TOP 20 CLASH AS NO. 15 GONZAGA TAKES ON NO. 7 DUKE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ON SATURDAY, DEC. 19

UCLA Battles Notre Dame to Tip-off Coverage

  Spero Dedes Joins CBS Sports' NCAA Basketball Line-up

  

CBS Sports' college basketball schedule continues with a national doubleheader on Saturday, Dec. 19 as UCLA takes on Notre Dame (2:00 PM, ET) to tip off the day, followed by *No. 15-ranked Gonzaga taking on *No. 7-ranked Duke (4:00 PM, ET).

  

Play-by-play announcer Spero Dedes joins CBS Sports' regular-season college basketball announcer line-up and teams this week with Greg Anthony to call the action from the Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind. for UCLA-Notre Dame.  Steve Scheer produces and Jim Cornell directs

  

Verne Lundquist joins CBS Sports' lead college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg to call the action from Madison Square Garden in New York City for Gonzaga-Duke.  Bob Dekas, CBS Sports' coordinating producer for college basketball, produces and Chris Svendsen directs.

 

AT THE HALFÒ, CBS Sports' halftime studio show, hosted by Tim Brando, 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 Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 

*AP Poll as of 12/14/09

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CBS Sports Contact:   

Jen Sabatelle      (212) 975-4120         jsabatelle@cbs.com