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Werner Presents Exclusive Interview Content from the Coaches of the 2016 NCAA® Men’s Basketball Championship Game

Mar 30, 2016


Greenville, PA, March 30, 2016 – Werner, the official ladder of the NCAA Basketball® Championships, announced today that they will be sharing clips from the only interview featuring the two NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship coaches together before the big game. The interview will take place at the AT&T NABC Guardians of the Game Awards Show that will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2016, the eve of the NCAA® men’s basketball championship game in Houston.


This event will include both coaches and provide their perspective leading into the championship game. Apart from seeing these talented coaches on opposite sides of the court, this is a unique opportunity to share the excitement and enjoy the interaction, sportsmanship and mutual respect displayed by these competitors. Each coach will have the opportunity to share their personal journey through the tournament and aspirations to climb the Werner Ladder in the net-cutting ceremony the following day.


“Through our partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), we are able to provide such unique access to the coaches during the precious moments before the championship game as they prepare to lead their teams to victory,” said Chris Filardi, Vice President of Marketing at WernerCo. “This behind the scenes access will only be available through Werner and will include video and audio clips to help share this exciting experience with basketball fans everywhere prior to the big game.”


The interview and awards show will take place at the Cullen Theater at Wortham Center in Houston on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. CDT.  Reggie Minton, the Deputy Executive Director of the NABC and John Salley, retired NBA player and talk show host will facilitate the conversation.  Tickets to this exclusive event are still available and can be purchased online.


The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball championship game will air the following day, Monday, April 4, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. CDT on TBS. For additional information on how to obtain this exclusive content, follow @wernerladderco or like Werner atwww.facebook.com/wernerladderco. Content will be available shortly following the interview.


To view clips from the previous year’s interview, visit this link and to make arrangements to request a dedicated FTP link for the video and audio files from the interview, please email angie@seedfactorymarketing.com

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