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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NIT Semifinal Highlights: Valparaiso holds off BYU, advances to NIT final

29 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
NEW YORK, NY – Top-seeded Valparaiso was in control for most of the game, until a late-second half comeback gave the Cougars a brief one-point lead with under two minutes to play.  David Skara would come off the Crusader bench, though, to hit a tie-breaking three with 20 seconds left, and then Shane…
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First Round Highlights: 14-seed Stephen F. Austin cuts down 3-seed West Virginia 70-56

18 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
BROOKLYN, NY – There’s an oft-tossed-around adage that “pressing teams don’t like to get pressed themselves…”  Well, maybe there is some truth to that aphorism, as fourteenth-seeded Stephen F. Austin forced 22 Mountaineer turnovers on their way to a frenetic 70-56 upset over third-seeded West Virginia. There was no mystery in the…
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