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Championship Drive Basketball gives you an all-access pass inside the world of college basketball, utilizing ESPN's stable of reporters and analysts.

Championship Drive Basketball gives you an all-access pass inside the world of college basketball, utilizing ESPN's stable of reporters and analysts.
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Bristol, CT

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ESPN

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Championship Drive Basketball gives you an all-access pass inside the world of college basketball, utilizing ESPN's stable of reporters and analysts.

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@espnu

Language:

English

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ESPN Viewer Response ESPN Plaza Bristol, CT 06010 1-888-549-3776


Episodes

Mount Zion

2/13/2019
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Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter share their thoughts on the wild ride that the Duke Blue Devils have had in the last week with wins over Louisville (4:52) and Virginia (10:27), as well as update on the Big Ten (15:23) and SEC (20:46) after Michigan and Kentucky get upset. Plus, they answer questions from the #StudentSection (29:49) and pick the best games to come this weekend (36:27).

Duration:00:41:14

Steve Wojciechowski, Marquette

2/6/2019
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich weigh in on Michigan State after suffering their third-straight loss at the hands of Illinois (1:05), Tennessee as an under-the-radar #1 (7:08), the level of quality in this year's Kansas team (12:43) as well as why the Pac-12 is continuing to underwhelm (15:56). Plus, Marquette HC Steve Wojciechowski joins (22:17) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (40:05).

Duration:00:51:29

Seth's Tiers & Tom Izzo

1/31/2019
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After Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter react to the news of Michigan State G Joshua Langford's season-ending injury, including how it will affect to balance of the Big Ten (0:51), they chatted with Spartans HC Tom Izzo (26:59). Plus, Seth gives his "tiers" for the SEC (10:45), Big East (15:53) and ACC (20:31) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (47:53).

Duration:00:58:28

Jay Bilas

1/24/2019
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich dish on strong play from Ja Morant at Murray State (1:13), who the best team in the country is on back of Duke's win over Virginia (5:35), which teams are on the "come up' after not getting much attention previously (10:41) and the impact of one-and-done kids on their programs (16:13). Plus, Jay Bilas joins to dive into his new ranking of the top 68 teams in the country (25:48) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (44:38).

Duration:00:52:11

Jeff Capel, Pittsburgh

1/17/2019
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Seth and Chris Cotter discuss #1 Duke hosting #4 Virginia this Saturday for College Gameday after losing Trey Jones to injury (2:45), the crazy balance in the Big 12 after Iowa State's win over Texas Tech (14:34) as well as the controversial ejections of Danny Hurley and Frank Haith (21:19). Plus, Pitt HC Jeff Capel joins (30:02) and the guys pick the biggest matchups coming this weekend (45:30).

Duration:00:53:43

Kermit Davis, Ole Miss

1/10/2019
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Before chatting with Ole Miss HC Kermit Davis (22:10), Seth, Dan and new member of the crew Chris Cotter of ESPN discuss the recently released Wooden Award "watch list", including who the snubs are as well as who the frontrunners should be coming off of monster performances by Zion Williamson and Markus Howard (1:15). Plus, the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (35:18).

Duration:00:49:03

RIP Tyler Trent & Changes at UCLA

1/2/2019
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich reconvene in the new year to pay their respects to the dearly departed Tyler Trent (1:37) and wonder what's next for UCLA after firing Steve Alford over the holiday period (7:40). Plus, on that note, does the Pac-12 need fixing (19:05) as well as some surprise teams on the guys' minds (33:15).

Duration:00:45:59

Nate Oats, Buffalo

12/20/2018
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the beef between Tennessee's Rick Barnes and Memphis' Penny Hardaway (1:20), the state of things at UNC after their win over Gonzaga and Roy Williams' extension (6:45), the disappointing play of Arizona State (12:41) as well as Syracuse (16:20). Plus, Buffalo HC Nate Oats joins (20:48) and the guys pick the biggest matchups coming up this weekend (39:44).

Duration:00:49:21

Rock Fight

12/13/2018
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Before catching up with Tennessee coach Rick Barnes (23:08), Seth Greenberg & Dan Dakich discuss the chemistry at UNC (3:20), health concerns for Gonzaga (7:10) and more. Plus, the guys pick the best games of the weekend (45:16).

Duration:00:52:26

Chris Holtmann, Ohio State HC

12/6/2018
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Before chatting with Ohio State HC Chris Holtmann about building his program (25:55), Seth and Dan discuss which teams they are buying and which teams they are selling one month into the season as conference play gets started (3:24). Plus, they share their picks for the best games of the week, including Nevada-ASU and Tennessee-Gonzaga (44:10).

Duration:00:50:09

ACC-Big Ten & Bill Self

11/29/2018
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Before chatting with Kansas HC Bill Self about the Jayhawks' offense (30:01), Seth and Dan discuss what you can take away from the biggest results of "Feast Week" (1:45) and share their thoughts on the ACC-Big Ten challenge (10:58). Plus, they offer their picks for the best games of the weekend, including Wisconsin-Iowa and Purdue-Michigan (47:13).

Duration:00:54:35

Eric Musselman & 'Feast Week'

11/19/2018
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Before Seth's conversation with Nevada HC Eric Musselman (13:21) he and Dan chat about Villanova's rough run of games, Syracuse's loss and Iowa's win in NYC as well as why the Big Ten is proving to be deep and the Pac-12 shallow (1:51). Plus, picking the winners of the Battle 4 Atlantis, Maui Invitational and NIT tournaments of "Feast Week" (27:38).

Duration:00:37:27

Dan Hurley

11/14/2018
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Before chatting with UConn HC Dan Hurley about getting settled in at Storrs (25:09), Seth and Dan discuss which teams they are most impressed with at the start of the season and who has the best win (1:13). Plus, they share their picks for the best games of the week, including Michigan-Villanova and Syracuse-UConn (42:17).

Duration:00:51:02

Shaka Smart & Chris Beard

11/8/2018
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Before conversations with Texas HC Shaka Smart (24:03) and Texas Tech HC Chris Beard (37:48) about their expectations for the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions to the "Champions Classic", including Duke's big win over Kentucky (1:45) as well as Kansas' nail-biter over Michigan State (13:29).

Duration:00:54:34

Bruce Pearl & Steve Alford

11/1/2018
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Before conversations with Auburn HC Bruce Pearl (23:59) and UCLA HC Steve Alford (36:30) about their preparations for the start of the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich give you some under-the-radar teams to keep an eye on (2:39) and preview next Tuesday's "Champions Classic" with Michigan State-Kansas and Duke-Kentucky (8:40).

Duration:00:53:32

Mike Brey & Roy Williams

10/25/2018
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to the conclusion of the "pay-for-play" scheme across college basketball trial (1:19) and discuss the mood at ACC Media Day (19:42). Plus, interviews with Notre Dame HC Mike Brey (29:15) and North Carolina HC Roy Williams (48:55) on how their respective teams are preparing for the season.

Duration:01:03:51

Emergency G-League News Pod

10/19/2018
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich convene for an emergency edition of the podcast after the news that the G League will offer top high school prospects a highly paid alternative to "one-and-done" (0:57). Plus, interviews with Villanova's Jay Wright (27:56) and Michigan State's Tom Izzo (49:20) on the road to the start of the season.

Duration:01:06:27

Miss Me?

10/15/2018
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich catch up on their travels from the preseason, including Seth's time at Auburn and Dan at Big Ten Media Day (2:55). Plus, they discuss the ongoing trial regarding impermissible benefits for student-athletes in college basketball and the involvement of shoe companies in recruiting (21:59).

Duration:00:48:26

Jay Wright, Villanova

10/2/2018
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Mike Greenberg talks to Villanova coach Jay Wright about the importance of "attitude" in his program (5:45), how his life has changed with success (17:50), a wild story from inside the locker room during the 2016 National Championship (21:19), what he'd change about the game (34:10) and more.

Duration:00:50:12

Everybody, Calm Down

8/22/2018
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Are Seth and Dan impressed by what they've seen from Kentucky (1:49) and Duke (13:58) so far this preseason? Plus, clarification is needed on new NCAA rules (23:43) and we hear from listeners in the student section (38:39)!

Duration:00:54:04