South Carolina vs. Florida with Verne Lundquist on the call for CBS? Sunday’s Elite Eight matchup in the 2017 NCAA Tournament is going to feel almost like a college football Saturday for the SEC.
Because of that, perhaps CBS is going to be giving the contest against SEC foes more of a Saturday-like feel.
According to Pat Dooley of The Gainesville Sun, Lundquist said CBS is considering using the SEC football theme song it plays before broadcasts in the fall for Sunday’s matchup between the Gamecocks and Gators.
Verne Lundquist just told me they are toying with the idea of playing SEC football theme music to open tomorrow's game.
— Pat Dooley (@pat_dooley) March 25, 2017
It’s been a banner tournament for the SEC, which features three teams in the Elite Eight (Kentucky is in it as well). The conference is also guaranteed at least one Final Four team, and could perhaps have two if the Wildcats beat North Carolina on Sunday.
The Gamecocks and Gators tip off Sunday at 2:20 p.m. ET on CBS. And if you hear that familiar SEC football theme song, don’t be surprised. It is sort of a conference game, after all.