Steve Bardo: Behind the scenes
Photographer: Robert O'Daniell
The production truck keeps a close eye on ESPN's talent.
It's game time.
The end of a long day. All to be repeated the next day.
Former Illini Steve Bardo meets and greets outside the arena before working an ESPN game at Southern Illinois earlier this season.
Heading to the production truck.
Before the game at SIU Arena.
Bardo grew up in Carbondale and remains popular in the area.
Bardo and Eric Collins called the game for ESPN.
Getting ready for the Creighton-SIU game.
Before the game, Bardo got comfortable with the SIU student cheering section.
It's not all business all the time for Bardo.
Fans young and old can relate to the former Carbondale star.
Lights, camera, action!
Broadcasting has its perks - like a front-row seat.
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