Legendary college basketball analyst Dick Vitale has been undergoing treatment for lymphoma and melanoma, which has kept him from calling games for ESPN so far this season.
Well, Dickie V is back!
On Thursday, Vitale announced that he is not only coming back for his 43rd season as an analyst but he will start things off by calling No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 UCLA next Tuesday on ESPN.
Welcome back Dickie V!
ESPN college basketball analyst @DickieV gets clearance from his doctor to start his 43rd season at ESPN
After undergoing treatment for lymphoma & melanoma, Dick Vitale will be on the call for No. 1 @ZagMBB vs. No. 2 @UCLAMBB on Tuesday (10p ET, ESPN)https://t.co/0JkPUfBaEd pic.twitter.com/4BzVu7c6aR
— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) November 18, 2021