Kevin Calabro is a play-by-play announcer for NCAA Basketball. Calabro spent 21 seasons as the radio and television announcer for the Seattle SuperSonics and now hosts a weekday show on 710 ESPN Seattle. In addition to his talk show, Kevin also does play-by-play for the NBA on ESPN Radio and Pac-12 basketball on Fox Sports Net.
Calabro is a graduate of, to use his words, “the greatest basketball factory in the country, Butler University.” He is married and has four children: Anthony, Nick, Lauren and Joe.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The only Pac-12 team remaining in the tournament field, top-seeded Oregon overcame a late 7-point deficit to edge St. Joseph’s 69-64 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament of Sunday night. The Ducks…Read More »
SPOKANE, WA – After getting off to a slow start, fifth-seeded Maryland used a 14-0 run with under eight minutes to play to pull away from thirteenth-seeded Hawai’i, as the Terrapins defeated the Rainbow Warriors 73-60. The Terps shot a whopping 28-31 as a team from the charity stripe and were…Read More »
SPOKANE, Wash. – No. 13-seed Hawaii got past fourth-seeded California, 77-66, in NCAA first-round action on Friday. As reward, first-year Hawaii coach Eran Ganot gets a shot at No. 5-seed Maryland. Friday’s victory by Ganot and the Rainbow Warriors was the first NCAA Tournament win in program history. Kevin Calabro…Read More »
SPOKANE, WA – Octavius Ellis thought he had thrown down a dunk just before the final buzzer to tie the game for his Bearcats and send it into overtime, but after a replay review moments later, officials waved off the basket–ruling the ball was still touching Ellis’s fingers when the final light…Read More »
SPOKANE, WA – The Pac-12 champion and No. 1-seeded Oregon Ducks made it look easy in their opening game of the tournament, besting Holy Cross 91-52. Chris Boucher led the Ducks with 20 points while Robert Champion led all scorers with 22. Kevin Calabro and Dan Dickau called the action…Read More »
SPOKANE, Wash. – Jake Layman scored 27 points and Melo Trimble had a season-high 19 to lead No. 5-seed Maryland past South Dakota State, 79-74, in NCAA first-round action. The Terrapins led by 18 points before a frantic rally twice brought the Jackrabbits within two in the final minute. Before…Read More »
SPOKANE, WA – Thirteenth-seeded Hawai’i–playing in their first NCAA Tournament since 2002–did not waste any opportunities on their way to a 77-68 upset victory over fourth-seeded Cal. It marked the Oahu school’s first ever NCAA Tournament win in five tries, dating back to 1972. Guards Quincy Smith and Roderick Bobbitt sparked…Read More »
SPOKANE, Wash. – Oregon coach Dana Altman has taken the Ducks (27-6) to the NCAA Tournament in a record four straight seasons, this year capitalizing on a dominant performance in the Pac-12 championship game to earn the first No. 1 seed in school history. The Ducks’ first-round matchup, however, was…Read More »