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Two Tickets to the 2020 NCAA Final Four Semifinal Games

(1) one lucky WINNER will receive (2) two tickets to the 2020 NCAA Final Four Semifinal games, a behind-the-scenes tour of ESPN’s College GameDay set, and more!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: JIMMY DYKES

Jimmy Dykes is best known as a college basketball analyst for ESPN and the SEC Network and is now in his 22nd season with the company. Dykes joined ESPN at the start of the 1995-96 men’s college basketball season as a game and studio analyst. Over the course of his broadcasting career, Dykes has been the lead analyst for SEC Super Tuesday games on ESPN, ABC’s coverage of the men’s SEC Tournament, and has had a major presence across the country in several early season tournaments such as the Maui Invitational, The ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Battle 4 Atlantis, The SEC/Big12 Challenge, and is a consistent presence on all ESPN platforms covering The SEC men’s basketball season.

Before making the transition to ESPN, Dykes served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Arkansas, the University of Kentucky, Oklahoma State University, Appalachian State, Sacramento State and The University of Arkansas-Little Rock to name a few. He also served as a college scout for the NBA Seattle Sonics franchise for three seasons.

Dykes was a college football sideline reporter for ESPN for four seasons from 2004-2008.

From 2014-2017, Jimmy Dykes was the Head women’s basketball coach at his alma mater the University of Arkansas. His overall record was 43-49, leading the Razorback program to the NCAA Tournament and an opening round win in 2015.

In 2001, Dykes was named as one of People Magazine’s “America’s Top 50 Bachelors” list.

He is the author of the book titled, “The Film Doesn’t Lie” scheduled for release in 2020. Dykes is a highly sought after motivational speaker for companies, organizations, sports teams, and faith based groups across the country. Known for his authentic style and unflinching attitude toward doing what is right, Jimmy possesses a unique ability to relate to people from all walks of life.

He currently resides in Springdale, Arkansas with his wife Tiffany and daughter Kennedy.

The world’s best athletes, coaches, businesses & leaders understand that winning isn’t enough.

Real success comes from the constant drive to improve. By taking stock of their teams and organizations, they identify areas of concern and implement changes to achieve new heights.

In Jimmy Dykes: The Film Doesn’t Lie: Evaluating Your Life One Play at a Time (Triumph Books, March 3, 2020), ESPN broadcaster and former college basketball coach Jimmy Dykes explores how these same lessons can be applied on an individual level. Dykes demonstrates how, by approaching life as a coach approaches game film, with honest, forthright and sincere scrutiny, people can strengthen their relationships with one another and pursue an authentic walk with God. This great new title invites readers to appraise their own game film and offers insights for making meaningful life changes.

Highlights include

  • A heartfelt foreword from ESPN’s Rece Davis highlighting the impact of Dykes’ words to inspire and change the hearts of men
  • How to make honest, difficult evaluations of your personal game film, and the importance of following through with the actions to affect change
  • Personal stories of overcoming and an unflinching faith in God
  • Anecdotes and insights from athletes and sports personalities on commitment, perseverance, forgiveness, obedience and more
  • Establishing “nonnegotiables” to maintain commitments to family, God and oneself

Jimmy masterfully communicates the importance of evaluating where you are in crucial areas of your life.

~ Rick Barnes, University of Tennessee Head Basketball Coach

Wisdom from the scripture

“Jimmy not only delivers interesting anecdotes from his playing, coaching, and broadcasting of college sports, but he also brings wisdom from the scripture and authentic passion while fixating on loving God and his family.”

~ Dr. Sam Hannon, Congregational Leader, Fellowship Bible Church of Northwest Arkansas

Take an honest, open look at your life

“Jimmy Dykes: The Film Doesn’t Lie allows you to take an honest, open look at your life and wholeheartedly pursue God with genuine passion and conviction”

~ Cuonzo Martin, University of Missouri Head Basketball Coach

You will not be left the same

“If you are looking to grow as a man of God, this is a must-read for you. Get ready to search your heart and allow God to work in the depths of your soul. You will not be left the same.”

~ Dr. Noe Garcia, Senior Pastor, North Phoenix Baptist Church