Kelly Tripucka

Kelly Tripucka

Kelly Tripucka is an analyst for NCAA Basketball and the NCAA Tournament on Westwood One Sports.

Tripucka was a four-year starter at Notre Dame and led the Irish to the NCAA Tournament in each of his four seasons. He was selected in the first round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons and went on to play 10 years in the NBA with Detroit, Utah and Charlotte.

After finishing his playing career, Tripucka began a career in broadcasting and has worked for the Detroit Pistons, New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks over the past two decades.

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First Round Highlights: Cyclones out-race Wolf Pack 84-73

17 March 2017 No Comments
MILWAUKEE, WI – Fifth-seeded Iowa State survived an up-and-down track meet, defeating twelfth-seeded Nevada 84-73 to advance to the Second Round. Senior guard Monte Morris led a balanced Cyclones attack with 19 points, 8 assists, and 8 rebounds. The Wolf Pack were paced by the sophomore tandem of Cameron Oliver and…
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First Round Highlights: Butler Handles Winthrop

16 March 2017 No Comments
MILWAUKEE – Behind 18 points from Avery Woodson, who tied a career-high with six made 3-pointers, fourth-seeded Butler downed No. 13-seed Winthrop 76-64 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks led all scorers with 23 points. Brandon Gaudin and Kelly Tripucka called the action on Westwood One…
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