Relive the best of Gus — and join him & Bill for our NYE marathon
Who says college football owns New Year’s Eve?
Not Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery, that’s for damn sure. And these guys are ready to prove it — twice.
It’s a new era in college basketball, and we’ve got a powerhouse schedule for you Tuesday as the Big East Conference and FOX Sports 1 serve up a five-game New Year’s Eve marathon.
And just to show how hardcore we are, Gus & Bill will be pulling double duty, starting with the game at Xavier and then bussing it to Indiana for Villanova at Butler.
And then there are those other three games, all primed and ready to help you ring in the new year.
All of which means you get twice as many chances to enjoy college hoops’ hottest team in action, and to perhaps catch one more of Gus’ best calls from 2013:
And if that isn’t enough to get you amped, maybe this will help:
Our guys are so good, they can make delivering a baby a miracle made for March magic. Enjoy this one:
As for today’s action, here’s the schedule:
• Marquette (8-5) at Creighton (9-2), 10 p.m
The quintupleheader marks the official conference debut for new members Butler, Creighton and Xavier.
Pregame coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. ET with host Rob Stone, analysts Austin Croshere and Tarik Turner and college basketball insider Reid Forgrave, who’ll provide analysis at halftimes and between games.
Tiffany Greene and LaChina Robinson call Seton Hall at Providence, followed by Dick Stockton and Bob Wenzel on DePaul at Georgetown. Justin Kutcher and Donny Marshall wrap up the day with Marquette against Creighton.