CBS Sports’ Verne Lundquist took a basketball to the face as he and broadcast partner Jim Spanarkel sat courtside and prepared for Sunday’s Notre Dame vs. West Virginia NCAA Tournament game in Buffalo.
Verne took a basketball off the noggin, but don’t worry, he’s still on the call. pic.twitter.com/k99S5cyEPr— March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV) March 18, 2017
West Virginia guard Teyvon Myers, apparently responsible for the errant ball, apologized to the veteran play-by-by man, per Awful Announcing.
No need to worry about Uncle Verne. He was just fine after the incident and called the game as scheduled.