Jim Nantz, Bill Fattery, and Grant Hill to call the Final Four
Apr 8, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; CBS broadcasters Bill Raftery (left) Grant Hill (center) Jim Nantz (right) prior to the game between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Virginia Cavaliers in the championship game of the 2019 men’s Final Four at US Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

On this week’s Episode 40 of the “Announcer Schedules Podcast,” guest host T.J. Rives and Phil de Montmollin break down the announcing teams for “March Madness,” while also taking a dive into the NIT and the Women’s NCAA Tournament.

Throughout the show, a multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned with an array of topics discussed including:

*** March Madness announcer pairings by site, including the top team of Jim Nantz, Grant Hill and Bill Raftery, who will eventually call the Final Four in Houston, TX.

*** Turner Sports’ NBA talent shifting over to the NCAA Tournament

*** Which Announcers carried a big College Basketball workload in regular season?

*** We take a look back at conference tourneys, including Mike Gill and T.J. Rives calling the MAAC Championship won by Rick Pitino’s Iona last Saturday night in Atlantic City.

*** Hear the thrilling call of ESPN’s Dave Pasch and Bill Walton on the Pac-12 Championship

*** Also we have announcers assigned to NIT hoops coverage on ESPN

*** More on ESPN’s women’s NCAA Tournament announcers

*** Why the NBA coverage steps aside for NCAA Tourney?

*** The NHL on Saturday primetime

*** Who are the World Baseball Classic announcers?

*** That includes, a coming out party in Taiwan

*** Also, Rest in Peace Pat McGrath, legendary talent statistician

*** And, we cap with an all-time classic call to remember the magic of March Madness

Hear it all on the “Announcer Schedules Podcast” as part of the” Last Word on Sports Media” podcast feed by clicking play on the link below,

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