Alltel Contest Seeks 'Chief Basketball Officer'

  • January 14, 2008
Alltel Wireless is giving hoops fans a chance to compete for college basketball's dream "job" in its "My Circle Pick & Roll Challenge." As the competition's grand prize winner, one lucky fan will earn a six-figure "salary" and spend a weekend "on-the-job," traveling by private jet to college basketball's conference tournaments as the first Chief Basketball Officer (CBO) of Fans.

Fans can sign up at to test their college basketball IQ in a free, weekly pick 'em game. The more games a fan picks correctly, the more points are earned. On March 12, the three fans with the highest point total will travel to Charlotte, N.C. to compete in an interview process conducted by a panel of celebrity judges, including legendary college basketball analyst Dick Vitale.

The fan who displays the most spirit and basketball savvy will land the coveted position CBO of Fans.

--Nina M. Lentini



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