CBS Selection Sunday broadcast sent well wishes to absent Greg Gumbel

CBS Selection Sunday Broadcast Shares Warm Wishes for Greg Gumbel During His Absence

Greg Gumbel was noticeably absent from this year’s Selection Sunday, a moment that didn’t go unnoticed by his colleagues. They took the opportunity to express their well wishes as he takes a break to address family health matters.

For countless college basketball enthusiasts, Greg Gumbel’s presence on Selection Sunday is a cherished ritual. However, during the announcement of the 68 teams for the 2024 NCAA tournament, Gumbel was missing from the scene alongside his CBS team. According to Richard Deitsch of The Athletic, Gumbel had to step aside to focus on some pressing family health concerns. With Gumbel away, it’s expected that Ernie Johnson will have more time in the spotlight.

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Despite his absence, Gumbel’s colleagues didn’t miss the chance to send him messages of support, emphasizing his importance to them and their eagerness to welcome him back in 2025.

CBS kicked off the NCAA Tournament Selection Show by dedicating their best wishes to Greg Gumbel, acknowledging his absence this year due to family health issues.

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