Wayne Larrivee returns to Westwood One Sports as a play-by-play announcer for regular season and NCAA Tournament basketball games. Larrivee has served as the Voice of the Green Bay Packers since 1999, and grew up as a fan of the team in his native Lee, Massachusetts. Larrivee has spent more than three decades broadcasting NFL games, including 14 seasons as the radio voice of the Chicago Bears (1985-98) and seven years calling play-by-play for Kansas City Chiefs games (1978-84).
Larrivee’s more-recent credits also include play-by-play for Big Ten Conference football and basketball for the Big Ten Network, co-host of the nationally syndicated Pro Football Weekly radio program the past 20 years, and Chicago Cubs baseball. He also served as play-by-play announcer of Chicago Bulls basketball on WGN-TV from 1991-2008. A 1977 graduate of Emerson College in Boston, he was awarded the school’s Alumni Achievement Award in June 2005.
LONDON, UK – Blake Bortles threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for another as the Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Indianapolis Colts 30-27 at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Wayne Larrivee and Mark Malone called the action…Read More »
ST. LOUIS – Bronson Koenig’s three-pointer at the buzzer gave Wisconsin a 66-63 win over Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night. The Badgers are headed to the Sweet 16 for the fifth time in six years, where they will meet the Notre Dame Fighting…Read More »
ST. LOUIS, MO – Tenth-seeded Syracuse extended the hot run of Atlantic Coast Conference schools to 12-1 in the first week of the NCAA Tournament, as the Orange pulled away in the second half to beat fifteenth-seeded Middle Tennessee State 75-50 and punched their ticket to the Sweet 16 for the first time since…Read More »
ST. LOUIS, MO – The final score might tell a different story, but there was nothing easy about second-seeded Xavier’s 71-53 victory over fifteenth-seeded Weber State. The Minutemen took advantage of a short-handed Wildcat squad, as the the Big Sky Champions played most of the game without their starting point…Read More »
ST. LOUIS, MO – In a game that neither team will want to watch on tape ever again, the No. 7-seeded Wisconsin Badgers did just enough to beat the tenth-seeded Pitt Panthers 47-43 and advance to the Second Round. Ethan Happ led all scorers with 15 for the Badgers in…Read More »
ST. LOUIS, MO – Fifteenth-seed Middle Tennessee State never trailed on their way to a shocking 90-81 First round upset over second-seeded Michigan State. The Blue Raiders–winners of the Conference USA Tournament–were spurred by all five starter scoring in double figures, including 21 points from Reggie Upshaw and another 19 from…Read More »
ST. LOUIS – Freshman Malachi Richardson scored 21 points, and Tyler Roberson added 10 points and 18 rebounds to lead Syracuse to a 70-51 first-round win over Dayton. The Orange commanded a 48-28 rebounding edge to upset the No. 7-seed Flyers. Richardson led five double-figure scorers for Syracuse and Roberson…Read More »
ST. LOUIS – Big Ten tournament champion Michigan State has won a league-record five conference tournament championships. So it is not unusual for Tom Izzo to address his team playing well as it heads to the NCAA Tournament. The No. 2 seed in the Midwest Regional, the Spartans face No.…Read More »