Re: Dwayne Schintzius dead at age 43
Originally Posted by Blimpie
It was obvious that Marty loved doing NCAA basketball games. In fact, he has mentioned publically that he very much would have loved to become the UK play-by-play announcer after the death of Cawood Ledford.
Apparently, when Jim Host selected Ralph Hacker as the on-air replacement, Marty cried conspiracy and has not had much nice to say about Hacker ever since.
I don't think Marty's personality would have gone over with UK and its fans. He's way too critical and over the top. I think that was one reason he didn't stay on longer as UK's TV voice.
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