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Eye On College Basketball

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CBS Sports’ official college basketball podcast is the most entertaining and informative of its kind. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander bring the sport into your ears at least three times per week with commentary, reporting, insider information and statistical analysis throughout college basketball all year long.

CBS Sports’ official college basketball podcast is the most entertaining and informative of its kind. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander bring the sport into your ears at least three times per week with commentary, reporting, insider information and statistical analysis throughout college basketball all year long.

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CBS Sports’ official college basketball podcast is the most entertaining and informative of its kind. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander bring the sport into your ears at least three times per week with commentary, reporting, insider information and statistical analysis throughout college basketball all year long.

Language:

English


Episodes

Chet Holmgren is the obvious No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft; Iowa State reloads in the transfer portal (College Basketball 05/16)

5/16/2022
Does it matter how the NBA Draft lottery shakes out to determine who will be the No. 1 pick in the draft? Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone says it shouldn't -- that Chet Holmgren is the obvious top pick in the draft. Plus: the Iowa State Cyclones raid the A-10 for some reinforcements. Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers!...

Duration:00:36:55

Tennessee takes a jump with big 5-star commitment; Mike Brey tells coaches to shut up; remembering Adreian Payne (College Basketball 05/12)

5/12/2022
Julian Phillips commits to the Vols; where does that put them in GP's rankings? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander dig in. Plus: Mike Brey wants coaches and ADs to stop complaining about the changing landscape in college sports. Does he have a point? And: Norlander and GP remember the legacy of former Michigan State star/NBA player Adreian Payne. (00:45) - Julian Phillips commits to Tennessee (20:50) - Mike Brey tells coaches to put a sock in it. (33:18) - Remembering Adreian Payne Eye on...

Duration:00:46:14

Bonus Pod: NEW 2022 NBA Mock Draft: Pre-Lottery Edition, with a pick-by-pick breakdown of the 1st round (College Basketball 05/11/22)

5/11/2022
If you took the names off the front of the jerseys, threw age out the window and discarded recruiting accolades, it would be interesting to see how perceptions around the top of the 2022 NBA Draft class would change. Kyle Boone invites David Cobb on the show to complete this thought experiment. Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your...

Duration:00:53:49

The 10 college basketball players who shape next season's Top 25 — or the back of the first round in this year's NBA Draft (College Basketball 05/09/22)

5/9/2022
Everyone knows about the Jabari Smiths, Chet Holmgrens and Paolo Bancheros of this year's NBA Draft. However, who are the guys on the fence who have yet to make a draft decision yet that could the NBA Draft ... or college basketball? Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone do a deep dive on 10 prospects you need to know. (2:07) -Patrick Baldwin Jr (7:55) - Shaedon Sharpe (11:02) - Max Christie (16:15) - Justin Lewis (20:21) - Julian Strawther and Drew Timme Eye on College Basketball is available on...

Duration:00:57:48

The February noncon scheduling plan that could change college hoops; Calipari speaks out on NIL; Creighton flies up Top 25 (College Basketball 05/05)

5/5/2022
Earlier this week, Matt Norlander reported on the nonconference change that could potentially change how mid-major teams get at-large bids. So we brought the topic on the pod and discussed in depth. It stands to be a sport-changing idea. Also, John Calipari made some interesting comments on NIL. Does he have a point? Plus: Gary is on Version 8.0 of the Top 25 And One. What spurred this change? READ Norlander: The bold, new college basketball flex scheduling model that would bring big...

Duration:01:02:47

Isaiah Wong exposes the truth of how NIL is being done; transfer portal deadline notes; Iverson Classic recap (College Basketball 05/02)

5/2/2022
Isaiah Wong renegotiated his NIL deal in public and the entire college basketball media landscape went nuts. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the story behind that story, as Norlander's reporting illuminated a LOT of what is happening behind the scenes. PLUS: who are the uncommitted players in the transfer portal you need to pay attention to? Lastly, Parrish shares the player that many thought was the most NBA-ready prospect at last weekend's Iverson Classic. The name might...

Duration:00:42:59

Mark Emmert was a bad NCAA president. Can the job be salvaged? Also: Iverson Classic preview, other CBB notes (College Basketball 04/28)

4/28/2022
NCAA President Mark Emmert is stepping down from the job no later than June of 2023. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander take a look at Emmert's legacy and come to one conclusion: it was pretty bad. The guys also wonder if the job can be salvaged and what that job might look like in 18 months. Where is the NCAA headed? PLUS: a preview of this weekend's Allen Iverson Classic, and a heartfelt farewell to one of the greatest basketball SIDs ever, Kenny Klein, who is retiring. Eye on College...

Duration:00:55:39

Caleb Love returns to UNC, are the Tar Heels the best team in the country?; Nijel Pack secures $400k to transfer to Miami; Hunter Dickenson, Yuri Collins return to school (College Basketball 04/25/22)

4/25/2022
On Sunday afternoon, UNC point guard Caleb Love announced his return to the Tar Heels. Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone break down why the Heels are likely the No. 1 team headed into the '22-23 season. Plus, Nijel Pack makes a lucrative transfer and the guys explain why NIL is here to stay — and why it's a great thing for college basketball. Boone and Parrish also keep up with the latest in transfer portal news, including Hunter Dickinson (Michigan) and Yuri Collins (Saint Louis). Learn more...

Duration:00:55:12

🚨🚨 JAY WRIGHT RETIRES FROM VILLANOVA🚨🚨

4/20/2022
We thought there would only be one emergency episode on Wednesday. Shortly after that, rumblings that legendary coach Jay Wright would retire emerged. And then it actually happened. So you're getting a second emergency podcast. You're welcome. Norlander takes you behind the scenes of how this decision came to be, and Parrish puts Wright's career into perspective. The guys also have a few good Wright stories to share. What a stunner this was. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:59:18

🚨🚨 Breaking News: Oscar Tshiebwe returns to Kentucky; Johnny Juzang and Kofi Cockburn declare for the NBA Draft (College Basketball 04/20/22)

4/20/2022
The Naismith Player of the Year has decided to return to the world of college basketball. What does Oscar's return mean for the Kentucky and the rest of the sport? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss. (01:02) - Oscar Tshiebwe returns (20:38) - Johnny Juzang and Kofi Cockburn head for the NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:59

Transfer portal melodrama, but is it actually hurting the sport? And: North Carolina gets Leaky Black back! OK, Bacot too. (College Basketball 04/19)

4/19/2022
The transfer portal is still active, and some fans are upset. But should they be? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander examine if the transfer portal has done more to help college basketball than hurt it. A long discussion with a lot of context than any fan should be aware of as guys continue to go into the portal. Plus: is there a new number one team in college basketball? Could it be North Carolina is making its way toward the top? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:17

Big coaching carousel recap: Scheyer takes over at Duke, Miller to X, Matta to Butler, Payne to L’ville and more (College Basketball 04/12)

4/12/2022
During the NCAA Tournament, a crazy thing happened: schools started filling all of their coaching vacancies. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander go through all of the hires in power conferences and give out superlatives and predictions for most of them. (02:58) - Which coaching hire will be the best three years from now? (18:14) - The SEC has six new coaches; we rank them. (31:03) - Todd Golden headlines the three first-time power-conferences coaches. Is he best set up to succeed? (48:20) - Thad...

Duration:01:20:29

Why Coach K can’t come back; putting Kansas’ title in historical perspective; full way-too-early Top 25 And 1 team-by-team rundown (College Basketball 04/07)

4/7/2022
It's the offseason for college basketball, and Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander introduce said offseason in style. Here's how we begin ... (03:12) - Coach K is really retired. For real. No take-backs. (15:05) - Kansas! (24:10) - The Mitchell twins committed to Arkansas. Hogs moving up? (29:15) - A complete run through the 1.0 edition of GP's Top 25 And 1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:47

Kansas beats Carolina to win the national title; postgame recap and early look at GP’s Top 25 And 1 (College Basketball 04/05)

4/5/2022
The Kansas Jayhawks are your NCAA men's basketball champions, defeating the University of North Carolina Tar Heels 72-69. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander take you through the entire game, ponder what's next for Bill Self and the Jayhawks AND give you a way-too-early look at Gary's Top 25 And 1. (00:41) - The Kansas Jayhawks are your national champions! (12:47) - Bill Self is the best coach in college basketball (38:20) - The first look at the 2022-2023 Top 25 And 1! Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:45:06

One more look at Duke-UNC, Kansas-Carolina title game preview + picks, plus: Norlander+Guster’s viral moment, and his Sunday photo with … Leaky Black! (College Basketball 04/03)

4/3/2022
There's less than 24 hours away from the improbable National title game that is Kansas and North Carolina. The band is back together as Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down last night's UNC/Duke game, wax poetically about a Guster laptop sticker and preview the National Championship game. (4:17) - About that Guster laptop sticker... (16:39) - A look back at Coach K's final game (30:00) - Kansas/UNC preview (59:40) - Matt got a photo with Leaky Black Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:13:08

UNC sends Coach K into retirement in epic Final Four game; Kansas routs Villanova setting up classic National Championship game (College Basketball 04/03)

4/3/2022
The long coaching tenure of Coach K is over at the hands of his biggest rival. The Kansas Jayhawks have turned the corner and routed everyone on their way to a national championship game. The games were epic and it sets up for a potentially classic title game. Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone recap Saturday Night's games and do a way too early preview of Monday's championship game. (0:51) - Coach K's career is over (27:56) - Kansas obliterated Villanova (37:45) - Championship game preview Learn...

Duration:00:48:15

Stories from NOLA, (final) Final Four picks, our end-of-year awards, LaVall Jordan out at Butler( CBB 04/01)

4/1/2022
The Friday before the Final Four is officially upon us and it's time to make FINAL picks on what happens on Saturday night. But first, LaVall Jordan was terminated from his post over at Butler. Matt Norlander and Kyle Boone break all of that down. Plus make their final decision on Naismith player of the year and break the games down. (2:34) - LaVall Jordan out at Butler. (7:41) - Naismith Player Of The Year discussion (25:30) - Kansas/Nova Game Breakdown (44:06) -Duke/UNC Breakdown Learn...

Duration:00:56:10

Inside Carolina Podcast - On the Beat: The Biggest Rivalry on the Biggest Stage

4/1/2022
Big games mean big roundtables and this week’s On the Beat Live! has you covered as the InsideCarolina.com crew of Tommy Ashley, Gregory Hall, Joey Powell, Taylor Vippolis, Sean Moran and Sherrell McMillan get together to make sense of what is coming to college basketball on Saturday night. One could say that the National Semifinal between Duke and Carolina might be the biggest college basketball game in decades. And if one did say that, there is little doubt that the assertion would be...

Duration:01:24:14

Hello from NOLA! Setting the scenes for the Final Four bluebloods (yes, Nova included): Kansas-Villanova, Duke-North Carolina (College Basketball 03/30)

3/30/2022
It is Final Four week and the Eye on College Basketball Podcast is taking the show on the road to the Big Easy! Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander begin by going over the great history of the Final Four in New Orleans. Then ask a question that many have asked this week -- is Villanova a blue blood program. And they finish off the show with previews of both Villanova-Kansas and UNC Duke! (04:21) - There's a long history with the Final Four and New Orleans (09:55) - Is Villanova a blue blood...

Duration:01:00:31

See ya, Saint Peter’s; Elite Eight recaps; Plus: is Duke/North Carolina/Villanova/Kansas the best Final Four twin bill ever? (College Basketball 03/27)

3/28/2022
The Final Four is set! UNC dispatched St. Peter's to punch their ticket and Kansas thrashed Miami to punch their ticket as well. Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish set the stage for what looks like an epic Final Four In New Orleans (3:45) Kansas beat Miami to make the Final Four. (18:30) UNC beat Saint Peter's to make the Final Four. (41:30) So the Final Four is set. Game 1: Kansas vs. Villanova Game 2: Duke vs. North Carolina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:05