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Monday, April 7, 2014
Digger Phelps leaving ESPN news services

ESPN college basketball analyst Digger Phelps announced during Monday night's "College GameDay" that he is leaving ESPN.

"I spent 20 years at Notre Dame as a coach and now 20 years here at ESPN doing a great job with all you people. And now it's time for me to move forward, and this will be my last time on TV," Phelps said.

Phelps added: "It's been a great run. Twenty years is always my target for everything, and it's time to move forward."

In his final pick, Phelps chose Kentucky to beat UConn 72-68 in Monday's national championship game.

"We wish Digger the very best as he explores his next chapter," ESPN said in a statement.