Jason Benetti is a play-by-play announcer for NCAA Football broadcasts on Westwood One Sports.
Benetti has also called the action for the NCAA Lacrosse championship weekend on the network, as well as the regional finals of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. He also anchored updates during Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia.
In addition, Benetti handles play-by-play for college football games on ESPN and college basketball on both ESPN and Fox Sports. Benetti currently works as an adjunct professor at Syracuse University, where he teaches sports broadcasting. He’s also a 2011 graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Law.
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Coby White led the way with 27 points as one of five Tar Heels in double figures as North Carolina defeated Virginia Tech 103-82 on Monday night. Jason Benetti and Clark Kellogg called…Read More »
MORGANTOWN, WV – For the second straight season, a double-digit second-half lead wasn’t enough for West Virginia against Kansas as the Jayhawks rallied past the Mountaineers for a 71-66 win on Monday night. Jason Benetti and Will Perdue called the action on Westwood One Sports.Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Trailing by three points at halftime, third-seeded UCLA recovered to defeat sixth-seeded Cincinnati 79-67 on Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. With the win, the Bruins earn a trip to the Sweet 16 for the third time in the last four years. Lonzo Ball…Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Oregon’s Tyler Dorsey hit a 3-pointer in the final minute that proved to be the difference as the third-seeded Ducks defeated the 11th-seeded Rhode Island Rams 75-72 Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to earn a berth in the Sweet 16. Dorsey led…Read More »
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Second Round heats up in the Golden State’s capital Sunday evening, when two Pac-12 three-seeds take on two high-octane challengers, with a couple of spots in the Sweet Sixteen on the line. Tipping things off at 7:10 PM Eastern, under-the-radar Rhode Island–the Midwest Regions’s eleven-seed–will look to contain Pac-12 Player…Read More »
SACRAMENTO, CA – Third-seeded UCLA did what it does best, scoring early and often to take an early lead and eventually pulling away from fourteenth-seeded Kent State 97-80. Freshman TJ Leaf led the Bruins with 23 points on an efficient 8-of-shooting effort. Sophomore Jaylin Walker hit five three-pointers on his way to 23…Read More »
SACRAMENTO, CA – Cincinnati shot 63 percent from the field to pull away from Kansas State 75-61 and become the only sixth-seed to advance to the Second Round in the 2017 edition of the NCAA Tournament. Senior Troy Caupain led the Bearcat attack with 23 points to go along with his seven…Read More »
SACRAMENTO, CA – Eleventh-seeded Rhode Island took control early and kept Creighton at arm’s length throughout the affair, on their way to an 84-72 First Round upset. All five ram starters scored in double figures, led by freshman Jeff Dowtin’s 23 points. Dowtin and E.C. Matthews also each managed to shoot a…Read More »