Chris Knoche, a former player and head coach at American University who has worked in radio and television for the past twelve years, is in his 15th season as the color analyst for the Terps men’s basketball radio broadcasts. Knoche spent 17 seasons at American, playing the 1979-80 and 1980-81 seasons under former Terrapin coach Gary Williams before moving into an assistant coaching position and later servicing seven seasons (1991-1997) as the Eagles’ head coach.
Prior to joining Maryland’s broadcast crew, he worked 40-50 games each of the previous two seasons as a color commentator, including stints on the Ivy League Game of the Week on Westwood One/CBS Radio and Ivy League Game of the Week for DirecTV and for HDTV. He has also worked telecasts for ESPN and CSN, in addition to doing radio and television analysis for George Mason University games. Currently he makes regular guest appearances on the highly rated “The Sports Reporters” on ESPN 980 in Washington, DC.