Pac-12 Networks announces roster of on-air broadcasters and expert analysts for 2018-19 season of men's and women's basketball coverage
Former Arizona Wildcat and NBA Veteran Richard Jefferson and longtime play-by-play announcer Barry Tompkins join Pac-12 Networks team for men’s basketball
SAN FRANCISCO – With the 2018-19 season for men’s and women’s basketball underway, Pac-12 Networks today announced its roster of on-air broadcasters and expert analysts as the networks plan for its most coverage yet of both sports. Included in today’s announcement is the addition of former Arizona Wildcat and NBA Veteran Richard Jefferson, as well as longtime play-by-play announcer Barry Tompkins to the Pac-12 Networks team.
Having played parts of 17 seasons in the NBA, including for the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, the former first-round selection Jefferson will take part in several game broadcasts for Pac-12 Networks’ coverage of men’s basketball, as well as shoulder programming for studio analysis. The Wildcat played under Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson at Arizona from 1998-2001 and was inducted into the Pac-12 Basketball Hall of Honor in 2012.
Tompkins, a native of San Francisco, has a long history of calling Pac-12 football and men’s basketball broadcasts. The play-by-play veteran’s resume also includes notable work with Fox Sports, Showtime Boxing, HBO, ESPN and Time Warner Sports Network.
For a complete list of on-air broadcasters and expert analysts covering men’s and women’s basketball on Pac-12 Networks this season, for both game coverage as well as shoulder coverage with hosts Ashley Adamson and Mike Yam, see below:
On-air Broadcasters for Women’s Basketball
Providing on-air coverage for over 100 women’s basketball games on Pac-12 Networks will feature a returning cast of veteran announcers and expert analysts along with Tracy Warren who joins the Pac-12 Networks team for a number of game broadcasts this season. The entire roster includes:
|Thad Anderson||Tammy Blackburn|
|Anne Marie Anderson||Joan Bonvicini|
|Krista Blunk||Layshia Clarendon|
|Cindy Brunson||Rosalyn Gold-Onwude|
|Ann Schatz||Maylana Martin Douglas|
|Kate Scott||Mary Murphy|
|Jim Watson||Tracy Warren|
On-air Broadcasters for Pac-12 Men’s Basketball
Providing on-air coverage for 149 men’s basketball games on Pac-12 Networks will feature a returning cast of veteran announcers and expert analysts, including:
|Roxy Bernstein||Dan Belloumini|
|Rich Burk||Ben Braun|
|Aaron Goldsmith||P.J. Carlesimo|
|Guy Haberman||Dan Dickau|
|Greg Heister||Eddie House|
|J.B. Long||Casey Jacobsen|
|Ted Robinson||Richard Jefferson|
|Daron Sutton||Steve Lavin|
|Barry Tompkins||Don MacLean|
|Jim Watson||Mike Montgomery|
About Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks is the innovative TV and multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference and is the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites and the Pac-12 Now app. Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events, making it one of the top live sports producers in the country. In addition, Pac-12 Networks creates extensive original programming, provides visibility for marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports. Pac-12 Networks also provides training and paid internships for thousands of students of the Pac-12’s member universities, preparing them for careers in media. With headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA District, Pac-12 Networks draws on the creative, entrepreneurial and technological culture of the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. For more information, go to Pac-12.com.
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