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"To be honest with you, when I originally looked at our schedule, I saw Saturday night, Dan Shulman, 'GameDay' crew, Notre Dame at UConn, I'm thinking, 'Luke Harangody comes to Connecticut,'" Vitale said. "And then I'm told, 'No, it's the women's game.' I thought they were teasing me.
"But when they told me it was real, I said, 'Absolutely, I'd love to do it. I want to be part of this.' I am a fan of women's basketball. I am by no means an expert. I said make sure Doris Burke is there; Doris is the expert."