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

NCAA Tournament Elite 8 Recap: Villanova tops Texas Tech 71-59

25 March 2018 Comments are off for this post.
BOSTON, MA – Top-seeded Villanova rode five players scoring double digits to advance to their 2nd Final Four in three years with a 71-59 victory over Texas Tech. The Wildcats overcame a hot start by the Red Raiders, who led by 9-1 at one point, to lead at halftime and…
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MAAC Championship Highlights: Iona wins third straight title

05 March 2018 Comments are off for this post.
ALBANY, NY – For the third straight year and fifth time in the past seven, Iona is heading to the NCAA Tournament. The Gaels topped Fairfield 83-71 on Monday night to capture the MAAC title. Gary Cohen and Jim Jackson had the call on Westwood One.
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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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