Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14
During the CBS Sports pregame introduction to Saturday's NCAA basketball matchup between Dayton and Xavier, announcer James Bates was just getting started when the stool he was sitting on broke into pieces as he turned around towards the court, causing him to fall on the ground.



To his credit, Bates didn't miss a beat as he dusted himself off and continued on like a true professional. Bates was even able to make a joke out of the broken stool.

Bates isn't the first guy to be embarrassed after breaking a chair by sitting on it. Last November, Ole Miss defensive lineman Terrell Brown had a similar mishap while sitting on a folding chair on the sideline.

H/T Last Angry Fan.
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