Kansas fans will be able to hear some familiar voices when the Jayhawks face Villanova in the Final Four on Saturday.
Turner Sports has announced its commentators for the TeamCast for each team in the Final Four. In addition to traditional broadcast on TBS during each game, fans of can watch another telecast that focuses on their favorite team on either TNT or TruTV. The Kansas TeamCast will be headlined by local sportscaster Dave Armstrong, former Kansas player Scot Pollard, and actor Rob Riggle.
Dave Armstrong, play-by-play – Armstrong has served as TV play-by-play announcer for Jayhawks games since 1993. He has also been a play-by-play announcer for the Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks.
Scot Pollard, analyst – Pollard, a Kansas alum, appeared in an Elite 8 and three Sweet 16s in his four years as a Jayhawk, finishing his career in the school’s top-5 in rebounds and blocked shots. He won an NBA title with the 2008 Boston Celtics, capping a 12-year NBA career.
Rob Riggle, reporter – Riggle, a Kansas alum, is currently an actor – appearing in dozens of films and television shows – and a sports fanatic. He has appeared on NFL pregame show coverage for FOX since 2012.
Kansas and Villanova are scheduled to tip off at approximately 7:49 p.m. CT on Saturday, following the first game between Loyola-Chicago and Michigan. Fans can watch the Kansas TeamCast on TNT.