Andrew Catalon announced his first NCAA Tournament for CBS this weekend. Also known as the voice of curling during NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics, Catalon has been named by this site and many other media observers as one of the top young announcers in the industry. However, he found his name in the headlines for the wrong reasons after his first day calling the tournament...
After Oklahoma State on Friday continued to foul Gonzaga’s center and Poland native Przemek Karnowski, CBS announcer Andrew Catalon called it a “Hack-a-Polack.” Catalon issued an apology later on.
CBS announcer Andrew Catalon wants to 'sincerely apologize for my poor choice of words and insensitive remark during the Gonzaga-Oklahoma St game.' Catalon described fouling Przemek Karnowski as “Hack-a-Polack” and later apologized on the air. [Awful Announcing]Up next? A line of 'How does a Polish guy blow a layup?' joke books.Mr. @AndrewCatalon has just apologized...
I’m sure CBS announcer Andrew Catalon wishes he could take back his comment about Gonzaga’s center Przemek Karnowski. With Gonzaga up and Oklahoma State resorting to fouling, Karnowski, a Polish native and 50% free-throw shooter, Catalon dropped the comment that OK State was going for the “Hack-a-Polack” strategy. To make matters worse, his color-commenting partner, Mike...
CBS announcer Andrew Catalon apologized twice during the ending of the Gonzaga-Oklahoma State game for referring to the Cowboys’ strategy of fouling a Zags player as a “Hack-a-Polack” plan. The Cowboys were fouling Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski (pictured) late in the game to try and close the 10-point margin. In an off-the-cuff remark, Catalon called it […]
Andrew Catalon is one of the top young broadcasters in the industry who is calling his first NCAA Tournament, but this is a poor choice of words he would desperately like to have back. In the closing minutes of Oklahoma State-Gonzaga, the Cowboys fouled Przemek Karnowski, who is from Poland. Catalon described it as “Hack-a-Polack” and later apologized on the air. Yikes. H/T No Laying Up
Mephis' 6-foot-1 Joe Jackson blocks Gonzaga's 7-foot-1 Przemek Karnowski.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Joe Jackson is 6’1”. Przemek Karnowski is 7’1”. Who ever said that size matters?! I hope that Jackson makes it to the NBA next year so that we can see him participate in the Dunk Competition one day. Such a talented athlete. [.GIFDSPORTS] The post Joe Jackson comes up with ridiculous block on Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski appeared first on Diehardsport.
While he was growing up in Poland, 7-foot-1 Przemek Karnowski played in youth basketball games where he blocked 10 shots.
So it was no big deal that he blocked seven shots in leading No. 24 Gonzaga to a 73-51 victory over archrival Saint Mary's on Thursday night.
"Obviously it does not compare," said the sophomore center who led the Zags with 15 points and nine rebounds...
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January 03, 2014
Gonzaga basketball team (Photo credit: AP Photo/George Frey)
The 2013-1014 Gonzaga Bulldogs will be a very different team from just a season ago. After losing three seniors in Elias Harris, Guy Edi and Mike Hart as well as junior Kelly Olynyk, the Zags have some fresh faces coming in. They will have four new players eligible for this season two transfers, and two freshmen.