Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Calipari To Be on "NCAA Men of March"



Series Features John Calipari, Billy Donovan, Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino, 
Shaka Smart and Roy Williams


CBS Sports’ Greg Anthony, Bill Raftery and Clark Kellogg Host


CBS Sports is debuting an original series, NCAA MEN OF MARCH, featuring some of the most successful and influential college basketball coaches in today’s game.  The series profiles top college coaches, including John Calipari (Kentucky), Billy Donovan (Florida), Tom Izzo (Michigan State), Rick Pitino(Louisville), Shaka Smart (VCU) and Roy Williams (North Carolina).  


CBS Sports’ lead college basketball analyst Greg Anthonysits down with Pitino and Calipari; lead studio analyst Clark Kellogg visits with Izzo and Smart; and CBS Sports’ Bill Raftery raps with Williams and Donovan.  The six half-hour programs are a blend of all-access footage and at-home interviews, each one a unique showcase of the life, philosophy, and style behind some of the best coaches in college basketball. 


The series debuts Saturday, Dec. 28 (1:00-1:30 PM, ET) with NCAA MEN OF MARCH: RICK PITINO and NCAA MEN OF MARCH: JOHN CALIPARI (1:30-2:00 PM, ET).   The schedule is as follows:


Saturday, Feb. 8 (12:30-1:00 PM, ET) – NCAA MEN OF MARCH: TOM IZZO
Saturday, Feb. 15 (12:30-1:00 PM, ET) – NCAA MEN OF MARCH: ROY WILLIAMS
Saturday, March 1 (1:00-1:30 PM, ET) – NCAA MEN OF MARCH: SHAKA SMART
Saturday, March 1 (1:30-2:00 PM, ET) – NCAA MEN OF MARCH: BILLY DONOVAN

In addition, CBS Sports Network will air encore presentations of the shows with featuring on-demand video content, profiles of the coaches, fan polling and a look at the men of March as recruiters on


CBS Sports is in its 33rd consecutive season of college basketball and this season will broadcast 40 games, including five Conference Championships. 

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