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AD WATCH ON THE NCAA FINALS
Published April 4, 1995
There were 100 spots on CBS' three hour telecast of the NCAA Finals last night, according to THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY survey. OFFICIAL SPONSORS: Motorola, Honda, Chevrolet, Nike, Bud Light, Mazda, UPS, AT&T, Oldsmobile, Mountain Dew, and Goodyear. Pennzoil was an official sponsor of "At the Half" and their ads reflected their NCAA sponsorship. Motorola and Honda both ran three ads during the pregame. The Ad Count: Mazda (4), Nike (2), Budweiser (3), Pizza Hut (2) -- one each with Dennis Rodman and David Robinson and the Trumps. Other notables: Nolan Ryan for Advil, Ken Griffey, Jr. for All-Sport, AT&T Phone Card with John Thompson, Starter "It's About Team," and Arnold Palmer, Fred Couples and Lee Trevino for Cadillac (THE DAILY).