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Steve Lavin was certainly beloved on ESPN for his analyst work, and he’ll soon have a chance to get back in that specific media game. Lav, the current head coach at St. John’s will serve as a guest analyst in the New York studio for third round coverage on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18, joining analysts Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony, Kenny Smith and hosts Greg Gumbel and Ernie Johnson.
Lav is currently undergoing treatment for prostrate cancer, and we wish him a speedy recovery in that process. This has to no doubt be a good sign of progress.
Villanova coach Jay Wright will also similarly take time out of his Big East offseason to join the college basketball tv analysis.
Wright will contribute to coverage of the First Four® on truTV from the Atlanta studio on Wednesday, March 14, along with second round action on Thursday, March 15, and Friday, March 16. Wright will appear alongside Steve Smith, Seth Davis and Matt Winer on truTV’s Inside March Madness presented by Buic...
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St. John's coach Steve Lavin and Villanova's Jay Wright will serve as guest studio analysts for NCAA tournament coverage this week.
CBS and Turner Sports said Wednesday that Wright would join the Atlanta studio Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Lavin will be in the New York studio Saturday and Sunday with Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony and Kenny Smith.
Wright worked the regional...
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As is tradition, current college coaches will stop by the CBS/Turner Sports studios for NCAA Tournament coverage. Former ESPN college basketball analyst and current St. John’s head men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin will join Ernie Johnson Jr., Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Greg Gumbel and Greg Anthony in CBS’ New York studios for this weekend’s NCAA Tournament coverage,...
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