Dick Vitale Will Announce Final Four To Over 150 Countries On ESPN International
DICK VITALE will call the NCAA Final Four games on ESPN Int'l, marking the first time a "voice synonymous with college basketball will be heard only outside" the U.S., according to the AP. Vitale will work a semifinal and the championship for ESPN Int'l, his first time announcing the Final Four. The telecasts go to 150 countries and territories across 35 broadcast networks in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Canada. BRAD NESSLER will handle play-by-play from Atlanta alongside Vitale on April 6 and 8. JAY BILAS will be the analyst for the other semifinal (AP, 2/5).