Johnny Dawkins and Kevin Stallings to Join NCAA Tournament Coverage as Guest Studio Analysts
CBS Sports and Turner Sports have added Johnny Dawkins and Vanderbilt University men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings as guest studio analysts for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship airing across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. Dawkins will join the New York studio team on Saturday, March 19, while Stallings will join the Atlanta team on March 19 and Sunday, March 20.
Dawkins spent eight seasons as head coach of the Stanford Cardinal (2008-16), going 156-115 and guiding the program to the fifth Sweet 16 appearance in school history in 2014. Before taking the helm at Stanford, Dawkins was associate head coach (2000-08) and assistant coach (1998-99) at Duke University.
Stallings just completed his 16th season as Vanderbilt’s head coach, where he has taken the Commodores to seven NCAA Tournaments. A two-time SEC Coach of the Year (2007 and 10), Stallings began his coaching career at Illinois State (1994-99) where he went to two NCAA Tournaments and posted a 123-63 record.
Second round game coverage will be held Saturday and Sunday (Noon-Midnight ET both days) with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks for the sixth consecutive year – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and via NCAA March Madness Live. This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 2, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 4, will be televised by TBS.