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Jay Bilas to call Wizards-Warriors game during ESPN’s ‘Crossover’ coverage

It takes a lot to render ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas speechless, but announcing Wednesday’s Wizards-Warriors game at Verizon Center alongside Mike Breen and Doug Collins could do the trick. Bilas has previously announced an NBA game as part of ESPN’s “Crossover” coverage — a mixing and matching of the network’s pro and college […]
Via DC Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN College GameDay headed to Notre Dame next weekend

ESPN College GameDay will head to South Bend next weekend and be on campus for the much anticipated matchup between No. 2 North Carolina and No. 25 Notre Dame on February 6, according to ESPN. This marks the third time that Notre Dame will host the basketball version of the program, having also hosted in 2009 and 2013. Per usual, the morning show will tip off at 11 a.m. ET and the...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin High School Students Protest WIAA’s Chant Guidelines (Photos)

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s recent move to promote sportsmanship appears to have blown up in its face. WIAA communications director Todd Clark sent an email in late December to state high school administrators to remind them of the organizations sportsmanship guidelines as it pertains to fans, particularly schools’ student sections. “We want to address...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN College GameDay basketball to return to Michigan State Jan. 23

ESPN’s College GameDay will be returning to East Lansing Jan. 23 to cover the matchup betweek no.5 Michigan State and no. 3 Maryland. The morning show will start at 11 am EST on ESPN. GameDay is hosted by Reece Davis and joining him are analysts Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams. Dan Shulman, Bilas and reporter Shannon Spake will call the Michigan State-Maryland game...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA Has A New Incredibly Idiotic Reason Not To Pay Athletes

Oh look, the NCAA is making themselves look stupid again. NCAA executive vice president of regulatory affairs Oliver Luck spoke at the Intercollegiate Athletics Forum in New York City on Thursday when the topic of paying student-athletes came up. NCAA's Oliver Luck on why there's an open market for coaches pay and not athletes: Coaches are adults. — Michael Casagrande (@ByCasagrande...
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg Involved In Heated Debate About Paying College Athletes

With Monday’s National Labor Relations Board decision to punt on Northwestern football’s attempt to unionize, the debate over paying college athletes is back in the forefront. One of the most vocal supporters of paying players is ESPN college basketball analysts Jay Bilas. His colleague, former Virginia Tech men’s basketball coach Seth Greenberg, is less keen on the idea. Over...
Via College Spun
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU Basketball: Jay Bilas On Ben Simmons: “He’s Ridiculous,” Compares Him Favorably To Okafor, Towns, Wiggins

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas is the best in the business, and heading into the 2015-16 season, he is pretty enamored with the nation’s top incoming freshman. Bilas watched LSU signee Ben Simmons at the Nike Basketball Academy, and has some serious praise for the talented wing. Watched LSU’s Ben Simmons for 3 straight days at the Nike Basketball Academy. He’s ridiculous...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s a Picture of Young Jay Bilas on The White Shadow

The Bilastrator, as a young lad, appearing on The White Shadow in 1979. — Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) March 27, 2015 Jay Bilas shared this photo from over 35 years ago of a cameo on The White Shadow as, you guessed it, a basketball player.  But all I can think about when I see Young Jay Bilas is just how spooky it is that he looks exactly like Dandy from...
Via Awful Announcing
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Check Out The Recruiting Letter Kansas Sent Jay Bilas In 1981

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas will be in Lawrence, Kansas, Saturday evening, calling the Jayhawks game against Texas at Allen Fieldhouse.  In honor of his trip to Kansas, the 51-year-old expert took a stroll down memory lane.  Here’s the recruiting letter the Jayhawks sent Bilas back in 1981. It apparently wasn’t enticing enough, as the 6-foot-8 forward opted to...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bilas March Madness Bracket Predictions 2014: Picks Michigan State To Win Title

ESPN analyst Jay Bilas rolled out his March Madness bracket predictions for the 2014 NCAA Tournament on Monday. He picks Michigan State to win the tourney.
Via Gamedayr
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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