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Encyclopedia > One Shining Moment

"One Shining Moment" is an inspirational song written by David Barrett, about the Men's College Basketball Championship (at the end of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament). A song is a relatively short musical composition for the human voice (possibly accompanied by other musical instruments), which features words (lyrics). ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ...


"One Shining Moment" is traditionally played at the end of CBS Sports' coverage of the championship game of the tournament. The song is played as the winning team's players cut down the nets. It has been re-made by a few well-known artists, including Luther Vandross and Teddy Pendergrass. In American broadcasting, CBS Sports a division of the CBS Television Network, and airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States. ... Luther Vandross Luther Vandross (born Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. ... Theodore DeReese (Teddy) Pendergrass, Sr. ...


CBS began using the song in a post-tournament montage following the 1987 NCAA championship game, in which Indiana defeated Syracuse. Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are crimson and cream, though red and white has been used at times in the past. ... Syracuse University Logo. ...


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