NCAA Coaches Face Off at LG Home Court Challenge
Bobby Hurley, former All-American guard at Duke and current assistant coach of the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team, and Travis Ford, two-time SEC tournament MVP at Kentucky and current Oklahoma State University head coach, traded in their playbooks for chore lists at the “LG Home Court Challenge” during the NCAA Final Four weekend.
LG Electronics USA, an official Corporate Partner of the NCAA, hosted the competition and donated a total of $20,000 in the participating coaches’ names to Coaches vs. Cancer and the MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital.
Both coaches, appearing on behalf of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), brought their competitive spirit off the court and into the LG Home Court Challenge.[ Also Read: NCAA March Madness Comes to Digital Screens ]
CBS Sports college basketball analyst Greg Anthony served as head referee and emcee for the event featured at Bracket Town Refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero, the NCAA Final Four ultimate fan fest.
After some buzzer-beating household tasks including laundry, baking and watching sports in 3D, Anthony tallied the coaches’ scores and crowned Coach Ford as the winner. LG made this announcement Monday, April 2.