USD Men's Basketball 2003-2004 West Coast Conference

RADIO & TELEVISION COVERAGE - - ~:Ir-I I 1;r;f •It •l=t ,1,1 SAN DIEGO

Gross & Brogan Tea111 Up Again For Radio Broadcasts

Winner of the 2002 March of Dimes Achievement in Radio "Best Play-by-Play Award," Jerry Gross returns for his 5th year as the "Voice of the Toreros." This season nonconference games wi ll air on ESPN 800 AM, with WCC contests on San Diego-based KCBQ-1170 AM. All games can be heard via the internet for webcasts at and Gross is nationally known as a basketball broadcaster with credits as the NBA Game of the Week announcer on ABC-TV and CBS-TV spanning 8 seasons. The first NBA announcer with a San Diego franchise (Rockets/Clippers), he also worked with the Hawks (7 years) , Warriors (2 years) and Pacers ( I year). He shared NBA All-Star telecasts with the late Chick Heam and radio with the late Jack Buck on KMOX in St. Louis. A pioneer in the San Diego sportscasting market, besides his NBA work, Jerry was the first

Jerry Gross, Play-by-Play Padres play-by-play man with Duke Snider, and he was Sports Director ofKFMB-TV (CBS). He hosted the city's first live TV talk show with Kellen Winslow on KUSI-TV and handled broadcasts with the Aztecs in both basketball and football. Regionally Gross was ·a St. Louis Cardinals baseball radio/TV announcer for 7 years and did play-by-play in football and basketball at USC in Los Angeles with Mike Garrett on the Trojans radio and television networks. A former San Diego Chargers radio/ TV play-by-play man, Jerry was on ESPN during its first football cablecast and worked 2 years on its network in basketball also. Currently the KCBQ Sports Director, Jerry hosts a talk show each Saturday (5:00-6:00 pm) talking sports, politics and religion. Jerry and his wife Gretchen, who reside in Carmel Valley, have two grown children, Jeff and Suzy, and three grandchildren who all live in San Diego. Jim Brogan returns for his 5th season as color analyst for the radio broadcasts with Jerry Gross. Brogan is a former NBA player with the Golden State Warriors (1980) and San Diego Clippers (I 981-83). He is a 1980 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College where he earned degrees in Business and Psychology. Jim is President of Youth Solutions Unlimited ( in

San Diego. With his Youth Solutions Unlimited company, Jim's Making A Difference Pro– gram is an exciting new approach to teaching and motivating children ages 9-16 to choose success now and throughout their lives. For over a decade, Jim Brogan has successfully influenced thousands of young people in determining and ultimately achieving their academic and personal goals with his uniquely effective Making A Difference Program. He also travels across the U.S. as a keynote speaker to corporations, companies and businesses talking about his program and how it can help give today's youth the proper tools to make them successful and future leaders. Additionally, since 1985, he has run The Brogan Program. He has developed a very unique way of teaching basketball and life skills to children of various ages to develop strong well-rounded individuals on and off the court. In 1988, with the U.S. Olympic Committee, he published a book titled, "Inspiring Others To Win." Jim and his wife CJ reside in Sorrento Valley.


Jim Brogan, Color Analyst

Once again Channel 4 San Diego will be onboard to televise USD men's basketball

games this season. They are slated to televise five Torero home games against San Diego State (Dec. 3rd), SW Missouri State (Dec. 9th), Gonzaga (Jan. 29th), Santa Clara (Feb. 7th) and Saint Mary's (Feb. 18th). Jim Laslavic, local sports director for KNSD 7/39 TV is back to call the play-by-play. TORERO TELEVISION SCHEDULE Wed. Dec.3 San Diego State Ch. 4SD @7pm SaL Feb.14 atLMU Fox West @Spm Tue. Dec. 9 SWMissouri SL Ch.4SD @7pm Wed. Feb.18 SaintMary's Ch. 4SD @7pm SaL Jan.17 Pepperdine Fox West @3pm Thu. Feb. 26 at Gonzaga ESPN2 @8pm Thu. Jan. 29 Gonzaga Ch. 4SD @7pm Sun. Mar. 7 * 2nd Semifinal ESPN @9pm SaL Feb. 7 Santa Clara Ch. 4SD @7pm Mon. Mar. 8 * Championship ESPN @9pm Thu. Feb.12 at Pepperdine FW.2 @7:30pm * denotes WCC Basketball Championships

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