Winkler Productions had a busy season, traveling around to produce 24 NCAA Men’s basketball games in a total of 12 cities.
Nebraska beat Butler (80-76) last week during the National Invitational Tournament game in Lincoln, NE. We had a great time producing the game! Here are a few shots from behind the scenes. In the photo on the bottom left are announcers Kevin Lehman and Jordan Bernfield. On the bottom right is Bill Conerly, Jim Mueller, and Kent Samul.
Winkler Productions produced the Men’s 2019 Southland Conference Tournament Championship game this past Saturday. Abilene beat New Orleans 77-60, earning a spot in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. Abilene will play Kentucky on March 21.
Here are a few photos from the FedExForum in Memphis, TN where we produced the Tulane/Memphis game last week. Memphis won big over Tulane with a final score of 102-76. Memphis guard, Jeremiah Martin, scored a career-high 43 points and became the first player in the American Athletic Conference and U of M history to score 40+ points twice in a career.
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be producing the 2019 Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Championship Game! The game will take place on March 16 at 9:30 PM Eastern in Katy, TX and will air on ESPN2. Stay tuned to see who will make it to the final.
Loyola beat SIU 75-50 last Sunday to maintain their lead in the MVC. The game was called by our talented announce team of Mitch Holthus (PXP) and Malcolm Huckaby (Analyst) and was preceded by Sister Jean giving the pre-game prayer wearing her Final Four ring from Loyola’s NCAA Tournament run last season!
We were thrilled to be able to spend a couple of hours with West Virginia coach, Bob Huggins, on Friday as we prepped for Saturday’s game against Oklahoma State. Thank you, Bob, for showing us around your amazing facility.
While we’ve enjoyed having a break over the last couple of weeks, we are anxious to dive into NCAA Basketball season—starting this Sunday (Jan. 6), right here in our hometown of St. Louis! Tune in to ESPNU at 4 PM Eastern to catch the Saint Louis vs Rhode Island game.
The West Virginia vs Oklahoma State game has just been added to the Winkler Productions lineup. Be sure to tune in to ESNP, ESPN2, or ESPNU at 12 PM Eastern on January 12th to catch it. Check out our calendar to see all of our upcoming production dates.
We had a great time producing the Nevada vs. Loyola game earlier this week. Nevada (ranked #5 in the country) came out with the win, the final score being 79-65. The season has just begun—we look forward to producing 19 more 2018-2019 NCAA basketball games.