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2014-04-04 08:24:04

Legendary Coach Tom Izzo Participates in TV Commercial in Connection with Werner's Sponsorship of the National Association of Basketball Coaches GREENVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner announced today that it will again partner with the NCAA® to provide a custom stepladder for the student-athletes and coaches during the net-cutting ceremony of the NCAA Men's Championship Game hosted in North Texas on April 7. As the official ladder of the NCAA Men's Basketball...

2012-04-02 02:24:45

NEW ORLEANS, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal is bringing his DOVE® Men+Care® "Journey to Comfort" campaign to New Orleans during Final Four Weekend, to show sports fans that he understands the importance of taking care of himself and others. O'Neal has been giving guys a look beyond his on-court achievements through his 'Journey to Comfort' stories airing throughout the NCAA tournament, which share key moments that have helped him become comfortable in...

2012-03-07 08:24:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DOVE® Men+Care®, a Unilever men's personal care brand, is giving sports fans a look inside the lives of basketball legends just in time for the start of the 2012 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship. Larger-than-life player and personality Shaquille O'Neal, eight-time All-Star and two-time MVP Steve Nash as well as Michigan State University Head Coach Tom Izzo (also known as "Mr. March" by fans) are part of the next...

2011-05-02 14:43:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today presented a $100,000 check in the name of University of Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan's designated charity, the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, for winning the inaugural Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. Donovan received an astonishing 51 percent of the fan-based voting over a six-week period. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110502/CL93482 ) (Logo:...

2011-03-26 13:42:00

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Join "Hall of Fame" coaches Jim Boeheim, Lute Olson, Bob Hurley Sr. and outstanding coaches Bill Self, P. J. Carlsimo, Ben Howland, Tom Izzo, Tubby Smith, Jim Larranaga and Bobby Cremins, plus special guests Hall of Famer Bill Walton and Bill Raftery, CBS College Basketball analyst at the first Coaching Legends Fantasy Basketball Camp scheduled to take place at Wynn Las Vegas from August 13-16, 2011. As a group, campers and coaches will play...

2011-02-08 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Upper Deck Company, the longtime industry leader in sports trading cards, is proud to announce today's release of a comprehensive, 375-card set which includes a variety of sports including basketball, baseball, swimming, skiing, ice hockey, figure skating, golf, lacrosse and mixed martial arts. Entitled "World of Sports," the far-reaching collection includes hundreds of different athletes and coaches from a host of countries and is packed...

2011-01-20 07:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti is proud to announce The Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge and its collaboration with ESPN as the lead-in sponsor of the NCAA® Men's Basketball Primetime TV Game of The Week. The marketing campaign theme for NCAA Men's Basketball is "Inspiration is Contagious." The campaign includes special programming features during the regular season NCAA Men's Basketball where fourteen opposing coaches will be featured in the...

2010-11-17 03:00:00

MAUI, Hawaii, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A mere 1,000 yards from the Pacific Ocean, an eight-team field will take center court in the 27th edition of the nation's premier early-season college basketball tournament - the EA SPORTS(TM) Maui Invitational®. Featuring three teams ranked in the AP and ESPN/USA Today Coach Poll preseason top 25, the action will tip-off at Maui's famed Lahaina Civic Center during Thanksgiving week from Nov. 22-24. To view the multimedia...

2010-08-05 13:00:00

MAUI, Hawaii, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The EA SPORTS(TM) Maui Invitational® today announced the official bracket for the 2010 edition of the nation's premier early-season college basketball tournament. This is the 27th year of tournament basketball in paradise. Maui's oceanfront Lahaina Civic Center will again be the venue for the eight-team competition during Thanksgiving week from Nov. 22-24, 2010. This November, three teams with a combined 11 national championships,...

2010-03-12 14:12:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether they win or lose in the upcoming NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, one outcome is certain: coaches will follow predictable patterns in what they say after the game. Wake Forest professor John Llewellyn has studied those patterns for years and calls it coachtalk. "There is much more to the game than the numbers on the scoreboard," says Llewellyn, an associate professor of communication. "Coaches are called upon to...