'A night I will always treasure': Dick Vitale back calling basketball games amid cancer treatment

The crowd gave the longtime sports analyst who’s battling cancer a standing ovation.

LAS VEGAS — It didn’t take long for longtime ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale to make his way back to the headset after his doctors approved him to return for his 43rd college basketball season, according to the sports network.

And what better time to get back to calling college basketball games than the highly anticipated matchup Tuesday night between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 UCLA at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Vitale, who has been documenting his journey through cancer treatments on his official Twitter account, said in a tweet

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