KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Clark Kellogg and Doug Gottlieb, two of college basketball’s most prominent on-air personalities, will serve as masters of ceremonies at the 2018 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration presented by Nike.
The Class of 2018 induction celebration – recognizing the 13th class in the Hall of Fame’s history – will take place on Sunday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. (CT) at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland in downtown Kansas City.
“The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration is annually one of college basketball’s marquee evenings,” said Jim Haney, executive director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and the NABC Foundation. “Clark Kellogg and Doug Gottlieb are two of our game’s most respected commentators and are fitting choices to help us showcase the impressive Class of 2018.”
Kellogg has been a mainstay of CBS Sports’ college basketball coverage for more than two decades, serving as both an in-game and studio analyst for the network. The former Ohio State and Indiana Pacers player holds a prominent role as a studio analyst on CBS and Turner Sports’ joint coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
Gottlieb, who has enjoyed a successful media career after playing at Oklahoma State, currently works as a basketball analyst for FOX Sports and hosts The Doug Gottlieb Show on FOX Sports Radio. Gottlieb previously held television and radio positions at ESPN, CBS Sports and CBS Sports Radio, and on multiple occasions has served as a game and studio analyst for Turner and CBS during the NCAA Tournament.
The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 features former players Otis Birdsong (Houston), Sean Elliott (Arizona), Sidney Moncrief (Arkansas), Sam Perkins (North Carolina), Paul Westphal (USC) and the late Marvin Webster (Morgan State), along with former Charleston coach John Kresse and former Oregon Tech coach Danny Miles.
The Class of 2018 Induction Celebration tips off Hall of Fame Weekend in Kansas City, which also includes the Hall of Fame Classic Powered by ShotTracker on November 19-20 at Sprint Center. Tickets for both events are available now at www.halloffameweekend.com.