ESPN Airs Second Spherical and Semifinals in Prime Time; ESPNU Presents First Spherical and Quarterfinals
Primetime protection begins with the second spherical on Thursday, March 18, and continues with the semifinals on March 19, at 8 p.m. On Thursday and Friday, ESPNU may also air the primary spherical and quarterfinals at 11 a.m.
Championship Saturday Night time
ESPN’s Championship Saturday evening protection will conclude the three-day occasion, with the community airing every nationwide championship match starting at 7 p.m. ET. Earlier within the day, ESPN2 and ESPN3 will start the ultimate day of competitors with protection of the Medal Spherical at 11 a.m.
Recognizable Voices within the Sports activities Complement ESPN Protection
Tim Johnson: The “voice of school wrestling” returns as soon as once more to ESPN’s protection, having been part of it for greater than a decade. Johnson was named the 2007 broadcaster of the yr by the Nationwide Wrestling Media Affiliation. His broadcasting and management roles within the sport of wrestling span greater than 30 years, together with being the director of wrestling for the Los Angeles Olympic Video games in 1984. He was inducted into the Nationwide Wrestling Corridor of Fame because the recipient of the distinguished Order of Benefit award honoring a lifetime of contributions to the game of wrestling.
Jim Gibbons: A former NCAA Wrestling Coach of the Yr, he received an NCAA Nationwide Championship because the Cyclones head coach following a collegiate wrestling profession the place he was a three-time All-American and two-time Massive Eight winner at Iowa State. He was inducted within the Iowa Wrestling Corridor of Fame in 2003.
For the fourth yr, Mike Couzens will name the motion on the wrestling championships, dealing with all of the prime-time periods. Shawn Kenney returns to the protection and can deal with the play-by-play for the primary Spherical, quarterfinals and medal spherical. Quint Kessenich would be the reporter on all telecasts.
For extra data on the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships: http://www.ncaa.com/wrestling.