Donny Marshall

Donny Marshall

Donny Marshall is an NCAA Basketball analyst for Westwood One.

Marshall is also a Brooklyn Nets color commentator and studio analyst for the YES Network, having started in that role in October 2013.

A 6’7″ forward, Marshall was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the 1995 NBA Draft out of Connecticut. He played five seasons in the NBA, and was a member of the Nets’ back-to-back NBA Finals teams (2001-02 and 2002-03).

A native of Seattle, Marshall played his high school basketball at Federal Way High School in Federal Way, Wash. He played for the University of Connecticut from 1991-95 and was co-captain his junior and senior years, later being named to UConn’s All-Century Team.

Marshall is also an NBA and college basketball analyst for FOX Sports 1’s FOX Sports Live studio show and for FOX Sports, covering the networks’ BIG EAST games.

Marshall called men’s basketball games in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London for NBC. From 2005 to 2013, he was a Boston Celtics analyst for Comcast SportsNet New England, broadcasting from the studio or courtside for over 600 games. He covered the team during their 2008 championship season, their 17th NBA Championship. Marshall previously did color commentary on NBC Sports, NBA TV, and on ESPN and ESPN2’s college basketball telecasts.

Marshall received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Connecticut. He serves on the Board of Trustees at the university, and is a board member of First Tee of Connecticut. Marshall conducts basketball camps in Massachusetts and Connecticut during the summer months.

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Interview: Oklahoma Head Coach Lon Kruger trusts his experienced team to play with poise

26 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
ANAHEIM, CA – Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger has confidence in his senior-laden squad and their high level of experience heading into Saturday’s West Regional Final at the Honda Center.  If the second-seeded Sooners can replicate the play that carried them to the Elite Eight–with key contributions coming from everyone in the rotation–they will likely earn…
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Anaheim Preview: Oregon and Oklahoma to duel out west for first Final Four spot

26 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
ANAHEIM, CA – Saturday’s Elite Eight action kicks off in Anaheim at 6:09 PM ET, with top-seeded Oregon set to do battle with second-seeded Oklahoma. All eyes will assuredly be on two foreign-born players who can really light up the scoreboard: the Sooners’ senior Player of the Year candidate, Buddy Hield (Bahamas) and…
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Anaheim Preview: A&M-Oklahoma and Duke-Oregon out West

24 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
ANAHEIM, CA – The top four seeds in the West Regional have all made their way to Anaheim for Thursday night’s action, but it was far from an easy journey. Duke was pushed hard by Yale, Oregon needed to hold on late against St. Joseph’s and, of course, Texas A&M required…
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Second Round Highlights: Duke survives late drama to get past Yale

19 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Grayson Allen had 28 points and Brandon Ingram scored 25 to help No. 4-seed Duke hold off upset-minded Yale in NCAA second-round action from Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Allen had five 3-pointers for the Blue Devils who advance to next week’s regional action in Anaheim. But it was…
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