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Mr. Syd

Producer for the Steve Harvey Morning Show, Sundays 4 pm to 9 pm

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 23: Chet Holmgren #34 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs drives to the basket against Jaime Jaquez Jr. #24 and Myles Johnson #15 of the UCLA Bruins during the championship game of the Good Sam Empire Classic basketball tournament at T-Mobile Arena on November 23, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Bulldogs defeated the Bruins 83-63. [Ethan Miller] via Getty Images

Hoops fans rejoice!

There is a full slate of college basketball tournaments in town for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

The number one ranked team in the country, Gonzaga, topped number two UCLA 83-63 last night in the finals of the Good Sam Classic at T-Mobile Arena and the action continues today with the Maui Invitational at Michelob Ultra Arena. The third and fourth place game is at 11:30am this morning followed by the championship game at 2pm. The four teams left are Wisconsin, Texas A & M, St. Mary’s and Notre Dame.

The Las Vegas Invitational takes place at Orleans Arena with New Mexico playing UAB at 4pm on Thanksgiving day followed by San Francisco vs. Towson at 6:30pm. The championship game will be on Friday at 8:30pm. A consolation game will be played at 6:30pm.

The Las Vegas Classic is also at the Orleans Arena with San Diego playing South Alabama on Thanksgiving morning at 10:30am followed by UIC vs. Hawaii at 1pm. The championship game will be on Friday at 1pm with a consolation game at 10:30am.

In another marquee matchup, Gonzaga will play Duke in the Continental Tire Challenge on Saturday at 7:30pm at T-Mobile Arena.

Born in New York City but also consider myself a native of Detroit. Attended college at Michigan State University. Started radio career in Detroit in 1980. Moved to Vegas in 1989. Worked 14 years at KCEP 88.1 before getting hired at Beasley with 105.7 in 2014.