This column appeared in the Arizona Daily Sun.
Headline: AND YOU THINK YOU WATCH A LOT OF HOOPS …
You turn on the TV in March and college basketball games are on the air almost 24/7. And Bob Valvano is one of the guys who is working almost non-stop this time of year.
I had a chance to chat with Valvano at the Skydome Wednesday evening before the Big Sky Conference Men’s Tournament title game between NAU and Montana. He covered the game for ESPN2 along with Terry Gannon.
Before we began our short discussion, Valvano, who coached college basketball for 19 years before becoming an analyst, finished jotting down a few statistics on his notepad.
Then he was ready to offer a few anecdotes about what he does from October to April.
How many college games have you seen since October? I…
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