Gary Cohen

Gary Cohen

Gary Cohen is a play-by-play announcer for NCAA Basketball and the NCAA Tournament on the Westwood One Radio Network.

A native of Queens, New York, Cohen has spent a quarter century with the New York Mets organization and is currently the television voice of the team on SNY. Prior to joining SNY, Cohen was a member of the Mets’ WFAN Radio team for 17 years.

In addition to his work with the Mets, Cohen has been the radio voice for Seton Hall University since 2003 and served in the same capacity for St. John’s University basketball from from 1995-2002. Cohen also called Olympic hockey for CBS Radio (now Westwood One Sports) in 1992, 1994 and 1998.

A graduate of Columbia University, Cohen lives in Connecticut with his wife, Lynn, their children Trevor, Kira, Jess, Jaclyn and Zach and their dogs Wryly, Cubby and Angie.

Gary Cohen's Posts

Sweet 16 Highlights: Fox, Kentucky top UCLA 86-75

25 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
MEMPHIS, TN – De’Aaron Fox scored 39 points – an individual high in this year’s tournament – as Kentucky defeated UCLA 86-75 to advance to the Elite Eight. The victory sets up a rematch of a game earlier this season, when Kentucky defeated North Carolina 103-100 in Las Vegas. Gary…
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Sweet 16 Highlights: UNC shooting rampage leads Heels past Butler, 92-80

24 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Top-seeded North Carolina shot 54 percent from the floor and buried 8-of-17 3-pointers in the first half to shoot its way past No. 4-seed Butler, 92-80, in regional final action from Memphis. Joel Barry scored 26 points and Justin Jackson had 24 to pace the Tar Heels…
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Interview: UCLA’s Steve Alford on big-program expectations, coaching his son

24 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
MEMPHIS, TN – With rumors and speculation about the future of Steve Alford buzzing around this week, the UCLA head coach is doing his best to ignore all of the distractions and instead focus on his third-seeded Bruins’ challenge at-hand: a huge Sweet Sixteen matchup with second-seeded Kentucky. Above everything else, Alford…
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