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Gus Johnson’s Announcing Schedule for NCAA March Madness

Gus Johnson has become a bit of a cult figure. His exuberant calls have become instant YouTube and talk radio classics. College basketball fans may be in for more classic Gus Johnson this weekend as he and partner Len Elmore will be among the announcing teams calling the action for the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Gus will be behind the mic for First Round (don’t call it a play in) games between UT-San Antonio and Alabama St., and USC and VCU in Dayton, Ohio. Sadly, Thursday & Saturday will be a Gus free days. Gus and partner Len Elmore will T-it-up for 4 games on Friday and 2 more on Sunday. CBS unfortunately has them stuck in cable purgatory of TNT/TruTV, but you can catch them online if you don’t have one or both of those channels.

The complete schedule is below but we’ve highlighted Gus Johnson’s games and included a direct link to watch them online with March Madness on Demand. In the meantime, here’s Gus Johnson’s call from last weekend’s Pac 10 Championship to tide you over.

We’ll be adding the rest of Gus Johnson’s March Madness schedule as it is announced.


6:40, truTV, Dayton — UTSA vs. Alabama St. (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

9:10, truTV, Dayton — Southern California vs. VCU  (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)


2:10, TNT, Cleveland — George Mason vs. Villanova (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

4:40, TNT, Cleveland — Ohio St. vs. UTSA/Alabama St. (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

7:27, truTV, Cleveland — Xavier vs. Marquette (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

9:57, truTV, Cleveland — Syracuse vs. Indiana St. (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

Sunday, MARCH 20

5:15 PM | CBS | Cleveland, OH |  (1) Ohio State vs. (8) George Mason (Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Marty Snider)

7:45 PM | Tru TV | Cleveland, OH |  (3) Syracuse vs. (11) Marquette –   Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Marty Snider

Thursday, March 24

7:15 p.m | CBS | San Diego State vs. Connecticut | Lundquist, Raftery, Visser

7:27 p.m | TBS | Florida vs. BYU | Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller

9:45 p.m. | CBS: Duke vs. Arizona| Lundquist, Raftery, Visser

9:57 p.m. | TBS | Wisconsin vs. Butler | Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller

Friday, March 25

7:15 p.m. | CBS | North Carolina vs. Marquette | Nantz, Kellogg, Wolfson

7:27 p.m. | TBS | Kansas vs. Richmond | Albert,Kerr, Sager

9:45 p.m. | CBS | Ohio State vs. Kentucky | Nantz, Kellogg, Wolfson

9:57 p.m. | TBS | Florida State vs. VCU | Albert, Kerr, Sager

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