Exclusive Interview to air on CBS Sports Network Sunday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. ET from the NCAA Men’s Final Four in New Orleans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Head coaches from both NCAA Division I men’s national championship game participants will take part in the AT&T NABC Championship Coaches Chat on CBS Sports’ WE NEED TO TALK on Sunday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.
The AT&T NABC Championship Coaches Chat will feature an exclusive joint interview with both head coaches on the night before the national championship game. During the segment, the coaches will look back at their programs’ runs through March Madness and share insight on the upcoming title game. WE NEED TO TALK will originate from the CBS Sports Network set in New Orleans, site of the NCAA Men’s Final Four, and be hosted by Swin Cash, Jamie Erdahl, Lisa Leslie and Renee Montgomery.
“Reaching the national championship game is a crowning achievement for any coach,” said NABC Executive Director Craig Robinson. “The NABC is excited to collaborate with AT&T and CBS Sports to showcase these two coaches and the accomplishments of their teams in front of a national audience.”
WE NEED TO TALK offers a unique take on the world of sports through the eyes of some of the most influential women in the business. The roster of commentators on this award-winning program includes prominent sports broadcasters Tracy Wolfson, Dana Jacobson, Tina Cervasio, and Sarah Kustok; accomplished journalists Lesley Visser, Andrea Kremer, and Aditi Kinkhabwala; pioneering executives Katrina Adams and Amy Trask; and elite athletes Lisa Leslie, Swin Cash, Summer Sanders, Dara Torres, and Laila Ali. Between them, they have collected 22 Olympic medals, 11 Emmy Awards, two NFL Hall of Fame inductions, and dozens of groundbreaking firsts in the world of sports.
WE NEED TO TALK airs once per month on CBS Sports Network, along with multiple airings per year on the CBS Television Network.
The collaboration between the NABC, AT&T, the NCAA and CBS Sports was led by LEARFIELD, which manages brand relationships on behalf of the NABC.
About the NABC
The National Association of Basketball Coaches was founded in 1927 by Phog Allen, the legendary coach at the University of Kansas. Allen, a student of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, organized coaches into this collective group to serve as Guardians of the Game. Guided by the core values of leadership, advocacy, service, education and inclusion, the NABC works to further the best interests of the game of basketball and the players and coaches who participate in the sport. Nearly 5,000 coaches representing all levels of collegiate, scholastic and youth basketball hold NABC memberships. For more information about the NABC, visit www.nabc.com.
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