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What does a researcher for College GameDay do?

Well, among many things, Bryan "Saint" Ives answers commentators' basketball questions at all hours. Learn why he's considered the crew's "secret weapon."

ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm covers an array of storylines, players, stats and more each week during the season. Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams work tirelessly to ensure they are educated and knowledgeable about teams – but they don’t do it alone.

Senior researcher Bryan “Saint” Ives travels with the team each week, and is the show’s secret weapon, keeping everyone informed and introducing new ideas and a different perspective. Learn more about him in the video above.

Special editions of College GameDay Covered by State Farm will air prior to the ACC Men’s Tournament Championship Game on Saturday, March 16, at noon and 8 p.m. on ESPN, from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Shelby L. Lacy and Anna Negron produced the video.

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