Dave Sims is returning to Sunday afternoons for a second season in 2014, after serving seven years as Westwood One’s play-by-play announcer for Sunday Night Football. Sims also called NFL playoff games and served as an announcer for the network’s coverage of NCAA basketball and the NCAA Tournament for nearly a decade.
Sims is also currently the TV play-by-play voice for the Seattle Mariners. The two-time Emmy Award winner also called the Big East Football TV Game of the Week for many years, and has written for the New York Daily News.
COLUMBUS, OH – West Virginia punched their ticket to the Midwest Regional Semifinals with a 69-59 victory against Maryland Sunday night. Devin Williams had 16 points and ten rebounds for the Mountaineers, who will face Kentucky next Thursday…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – Dayton rode a home crowd atmosphere to a second half lead but was unable to close out the game as Oklahoma ran off an 11-0 run in the closing minutes to claim their spot in the Sweet 16 with a 72-66 victory. They’ll face Michigan State next Friday…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – The 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers glide into the Third Round to play their sixth game in ten days. You would never think that–nor that they only have seven scholarship players on their roster–by the way they have been playing–with such high energy and poise for forty minutes. They…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – We had to wait until the last of sixteen games on Friday’s second-round docket to get our first “upset” of the night, as the 11th-seeded Flyers held off the 6th-seeded Friars 66-53. Archie Miller’s squad only had to make a short trip from Dayton–where they were able…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – Oklahoma avoided Thursday’s plague of No. 3-seeded upsets with a 69-60 win against the 14th-seeded Albany Great Danes on Friday. TaShawn Thomas led all scorers with 18 points and five rebounds for Oklahoma alongside Buddy Hield who dropped in 15 points of his own. With the win,…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – 4th-seeded Maryland continued Friday’s theme of “chalk” surviving an upset by a double-digit seed in a tight contest, as they held on to defeat 13th-seeded Valparaiso 65-62. Dez Wells extended the Terrapins’ lead to two possessions with a gritty three-point play with 1:44 to play. Then an…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – Buffalo’s NCAA Tournament debut fell short of an upset, as the more experienced West Virginia Mountaineers held off the Bulls to advance with a 68-62 victory. The Mountaineers will face the winner of Maryland-Valparaiso on Sunday for a chance at the Sweet 16. Devin Williams led all…Read More »
COLUMBUS, OH – Bobby Hurley returns to the NCAA tournament–this time as a head coach, riding his 12th-seeded Buffalo Bulls–champions of the Mid-American Conference–into Columbus to do battle with Bob Huggins’s 5th-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers. Both teams muddled through early conference struggles before hitting their respective strides to play their…Read More »