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Dash to the Desert Covers NCAA Tournament and Final Four in Arizona

Dash to the Desert

As the college basketball conference tournaments wrap up, the entire country focuses in on one of the most exciting times of the sports calendar: March Madness and the NCAA Tournament.

With this in mind, YurView will feature a 30-minute weekly show covering the tourney from the announcement of the 68-team field on Selection Sunday, through the Final Four April 1st-3rd in Glendale, Arizona. It’s the Dash to the Desert.

With its debut episode set for Selection Sunday and new episodes every Sunday throughout the tournament, host Vin Parise and Analyst Scott Williams will break down the bracket from all angles. Dash to the Desert will also spotlight teams in various YurView markets, bringing on guest analysts who cover your favorite local teams.

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A former assistant coach at Rutgers, Iona and Fairleigh Dickinson, Parise covers college basketball for ESPN, Fox Sports, SNY and YurView, both calling games and in studio. He can be found on Twitter at @VinParise.

Williams was a 15 year NBA veteran who won three world championships with the Chicago Bulls. In addition to coaching in the league, he’s served as an NBA TV analyst. Prior to his NBA days, he played under legendary coach Dean Smith at North Carolina, giving him a unique perspective on the Tar Heels and the ACC with its rich history. On Twitter his handle is @scottwill42.

Joining the show from New England will be Adam Finkelstein and Chris DiSano. Finkelstein is a former NBA and college scout who founded the New England Recruiting Report in 2006 and has been a national recruiting analyst since 2011. On Twitter he goes by @AdamFinkelstein.

DiSano writes a weekly College Chalktalk column for Atlantic10.com and has served as a studio and color commentator. In addition to writing tournament previews for espn.com, he has been named the top follow on Twitter for Atlantic 10 basketball coverage by NBC Sports, and his musings can be seen at @CDiSano44.

Covering the Midwest is Mark Ewing, a former Kansas player who has covered the Jayhawks, Wichita State and the rest of the region for Cox Sports. He can be found at @MarkEwing22.

Dash to the Desert will air multiple times each week, all starting after the tournament field is selected. Check your local listings for YurView and air times, and let YurView help you get those brackets ready!