05 March 2012

2012 NCAA Tournament: Predicting Announcer Assignments for Rounds 2-3 (3rd Edition)

Selection Sunday is this Sunday, ladies and gentlemen. And I know you all out there are really excited, as am I, particularly since I will be able to watch the Selection Show which I was not able to next year. Here is my third and final look at where the announcing crews will be assigned for rounds 2-3 in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

2012 NCAA Tournament announcers


This is utilizing the most accurate bracketology of the past three years, Bracketville.

Thursday/Saturday:

Albuquerque (The Pit Arena)
W: (4) Georgetown vs. (13) Oral Roberts, (5) UNLV vs. (12) BYU
W: (3) Baylor vs. (14) Denver, (6) Creighton vs. (11) Washington
Crew guess: Tim Brando, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston

Louisville (KFC Yum! Center)
S: (1) Kentucky vs. (16) Miss Valley State/Savannah State, (8) Cincinnati vs. (9) Memphis
MW: (3) Marquette vs. (14) Akron, (6) Florida vs. (11) Colorado State
Crew guess: Kevin Harlan, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller, Marty Snyder

Pittsburgh (Consol Energy Center)
E: (1) Syracuse vs. (16) UNC Asheville/Stony Brook, (8) Iowa State vs. (9) Virginia
MW: (2) Ohio State vs. (15) Belmont, (7) Kansas State vs. (10) Southern Miss
Crew guess: Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Lesley Visser

Portland (Rose Garden)
E: (4) Temple vs. (13) Long Beach, (5) Vanderbilt vs. (12) TCU
MW: (4) Wisconsin vs. (13) Nevada, (5) Wichita State vs. (12) Tennessee/St. Joe's
Crew guess: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner,  Jenn Hildreth (confirmed)

Friday/Saturday:

Columbus (Nationwide Arena)
S: (3) Michigan vs. (14) Loyola (MD), (6) San Diego State vs. (11) Mississippi State
W: (2) Michigan State vs. (15) Valparaiso, (7) Louisville vs. (10) Saint Louis
Crew guess: Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson

Greensboro (Greensboro Coliseum)
E: (2) Duke vs. (15) Bucknell, (7) Notre Dame vs. (10) Harvard
W: (1) North Carolina vs. (16) Long Island, (8) Purdue vs. (9) West Virginia
Crew guess: Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, Tracy Wolfson

Nashville (Bridgestone Arena)
E: (3) Indiana vs. (14) Davidson, (6) New Mexico vs. (11) California
S: (4) Murray State vs. (13) Drexel, (5) San Diego State vs. (12) Seton Hall/Xavier
Crew guess: Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel, Jaime Maggio

Omaha (CenturyLink Center)
S: (2) Missouri vs. (15) Montana, (7) Gonzaga vs. (10) UConn
MW: (1) Kansas vs. (16) Texas-Arlington, (8) St. Mary's vs. (9) Alabama
Crew guess: Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager (confirmed)

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