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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.

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English


Episodes

🚂🚂🚂 Purdue has a massive weekend at the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament, the UConn Huskies the new favorites in the Big East and UNC is floundering to start the season.. again (College Basketball 11/28)

11/28/2022
The Boilermakers went to Portland and came away with utter beatdowns of Gonzaga and Duke on their way to winning the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament. Were the Boilermakers too underrated to start the season? Gary and Kyle Boone discuss. »Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. »Follow our team: @EyeonCBBPodcast @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe »You can...

Duration:00:46:22

PK85 update from Norlander in Portland; Arizona wins Maui; weekend picks/preview (College Basketball 11/25)

11/25/2022
Norlander's in Portland covering the Phil Knight tournaments, and so the guys spend the first bit talking about how unimpressive UNC and Duke have been to start the season. Then a tour through Thursday's PK85 results before moving on to Arizona. Is Tommy Lloyd's team better than they were last season despite losing three players to the draft? A speed Final Four And 1 wraps the show, with four Friday tilts highlighted. »Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify,...

Duration:00:46:43

🦃 Week is glorious: Maui delivers, PK85 preview + picks, Battle 4 Atlantis; Vegas gets a Final Four (College Basketball 11/23)

11/23/2022
We're in the middle of a glorious Feast Week! Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the Maui Invitational final AND help get you ready for PK85, with two eight-team men's brackets. Plus: The Final Fours through 2030 are out, and Vegas is finally on the list. We hope these podcasts bring you a little extra goodness to the holiday week. Thanks for subscribing; we are certainly thankful for you. »Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:59:03

Gonzaga-Kentucky; Virginia, Maryland weekend’s biggest winners; Maui preview (College Basketball 11/20)

11/21/2022
Gonzaga refuses to get punked, but how ticked off should Kentucky fans be with John Calipari? The guys also talk Virginia and Maryland as the two biggest winners of the weekend, and get into Baylor, UCLA, Illinois, Michigan State and plenty more. We've got a long Sunday night episode for you, which also includes predictions and a preview of the Maui Invitational and a story out of New Mexico that is tragic, strange and unresolved. »Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:01:17:43

Texas punks Gonzaga; Michigan ruined by Arizona St.; HUGE Friday slate leads our weekend picks/preview (College Basketball 11/18)

11/18/2022
Texas had its way with Gonzaga on Wednesday, but Norlander and Parrish are waiting until Sunday's big game with Kentucky before making any larger statements about Gonzaga. Still: What an encouraging W for Texas, which should be in the thick of the Big 12 chase. Elsewhere: Arizona State made Hunter Dickinson look foolish and Michigan even worse. The back end of the pod is beefed up with Final Four And 1 picks for the weekend, led by a great batch of ranked matchups going down on Friday night....

Duration:00:54:55

Sparty spoils Kentucky’s night; Kansas steals a W from Duke; ACC and Pac-12 taking on bad losses left and right (College Basketball 11/16)

11/16/2022
Those Champions Classic games were awesome, right?! Gary and Matt break down the Michigan State 2OT upset of No. 4 Kentucky. Plus, GP ranks Sparty in a spot you wouldn't believe! In the nightcap, Kansas' veteran leadership shined in its four-point victory over the Blue Devils. The guys tells you why would should be encouraged for both teams. Elsewhere, the ACC and Pac-12 are, well, a lot of teams have taken awful losses. Tuesday night was by far the best night of the young season so far, and...

Duration:00:55:50

Opening weekend takeaways: Zags rally vs. Sparty; Emoni Bates goes off; 3 ranked teams upset: Vols, Nova, Oregon (College Basketball 11/13)

11/13/2022
The first weekend of the college basketball season is done. So, what did we learn? Well, Gonzaga can win on an aircraft carrier, for one. (Michigan State is now 0-2 on huge ships.) Parrish and Norlander open on Friday night's big game, then turn their attention to Emoni Bates' huge game and near-win against Michigan. Three ranked teams were unseated over the weekend, too. Which was the most concerning: Nova falling to Temple, Oregon losing to UC Irvine or Tennessee getting run by Colorado?...

Duration:01:06:49

Our list of the 25 best coaches in CBB; Final 4 And 1 weekend picks led by Gonzaga-Michigan State on a 🛳 (College Basketball 11/11)

11/10/2022
Bellarmine upset Louisville; are there more warning signs for Kenny Payne? Plus, Gary and Matt debate the top 25 coaches in the sport (we welcome your feedback; contact the show at the email address below). The first weekend of the season isn't overloaded with tasty matchups, but we've still got plenty to talk about, including the debut of the Final Four And 1 picks for '22-23. Open: Bellarmine! (18:30) - Who are the top 25 coaches in college basketball (feel free to read along)? (36:00) -...

Duration:01:09:18

How to fix CBB’s opening week; Monday + Tuesday’s upsets and almost-upsets; Georgetown woes (College Basketball 11/09)

11/9/2022
Let's talk about the first two days of the season. Largely duds, right? What's that about? Norlander has some more background to know, while Parrish lays out the practical items that have to be prioritized in seasons moving forward. Beyond that, the guys get into the teams that did face embarrassing upsets and the ones who narrowly escaped. There's also a good Trivia Time! baked into the episode near the end. »Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher,...

Duration:00:58:02

🏀 IS BACK! Our surprise for you: Leaky Black joins the show. Plus: F4 picks, A-A teams + a dozen more ’22-23 season predix (College Basketball 11/06)

11/6/2022
We finally made it. The season is here! Thank you, as always, for listening. We've got a treat for you on this season-opening show: the one and only Leaky Black is here. From taking us inside the UNC locker room, to the Duke shade he tosses, to reflections on last year's run, we think you'll enjoy this rare EOCBB interview. But before Parrish and Norlander talk to Leaky, the guys set the table with their Final Four + title picks, share their All-America teams, and make a variety of...

Duration:01:22:12

Huge show: Louisville dodges the hammer, Kansas suspends Bill Self, Gonzaga-Big 12 rumors (College basketball 11/03)

11/3/2022
The college basketball news machine is working fast and furious ahead of Monday's season-openers. First, Louisville's IARP case is in — and there's nothing much to the punishment. Should that give schools like Kansas, Arizona and LSU hope in their IARP cases? Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish discuss. Additionally, Kansas announced a four-game suspension to start the season for Bill Self (and other punishments). Where does this put KU going into 2023? And another big headline: Gonzaga's AD...

Duration:01:18:00

Happy Halloween 🎃: Our best-of-the-rest deep dive highlights dozens of standout teams and Cinderella candidates from mid-major conferences

10/31/2022
We're wrapping our conference-preview portion of the preseason with a wide scan of all the best teams from outside the seven major conferences. Obviously, Gonzaga is the big (bull)dog, but there are two other preseason top 25-level teams worth knowing about: San Diego State and Dayton. Norlander and Parrish go well beyond those three, though, highlighting the teams with viable at-large hopes and laying out nearly 20 other mid-majors poised to have good seasons in '22-23. The bonus: we've got...

Duration:01:17:29

SEC Preview: Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee lead the way in a top-heavy league with crazy freshman talent (College Basketball 10/27)

10/27/2022
Shake Shack or Chick-Fil-A? Of course it's our SEC preview. And you need to answer that question. The favorites reside in Lexington but will have a multitude of challengers coming for the throne. Will the revamped roster in Arkansas or the Knoxville faithful make a deep run? Parrish sets the over/under 6.5 teams making the NCAA Tournament. Our longest conference preview pod yet, with a few unexpected tangents toss in. Plus: Norlander's top 101 teams in college casketball. Eye on College...

Duration:01:01:11

Pac 12 Preview: UCLA vs. Arizona for who wins the league. Can the conference land more than four teams in the NCAA Tournament? (College Basketball 10/24)

10/24/2022
The Pac-12 will be won by UCLA, or so say Parrish and Norlander. Arizona is a clear No. 2, followed by Oregon and then USC. After that ... it's a foggy mess. Our dive into what to expect out West is here. As is a debate, obviously, about which Carolina is the superior Carolina. »Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. »Follow our team: @EyeonCBBPodcast @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander...

Duration:00:49:45

Big 12 preview: Kansas tries to repeat, Baylor tries to 3-peat, Texas could steal the league, TCU could have its best team ever (College Basketball 10/20)

10/20/2022
The Baylor Bears are the two-time regular season champs in the Big 12. Can they make it three in a row? Or will the Texas Longhorns emerge? Kansas is trying to repeat, but there are valid reasons to slightly sell your KU stock. Plus: biggest storylines, a TCU conundrum, the league's dark horse and so much more. Matt and Gary break it all down in the Big 12 conference preview! Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever...

Duration:00:46:47

Big Ten preview: Does B1G have a “great” team or just 6-7 pretty good ones? Storylines, picks, awards (College Basketball 10/19)

10/19/2022
Our conference preview series spins toward the Big Ten, in which Gary and Matt ask an important question: Is there a great team in the league this year? How many bids should the league expect? Six seems the minimum. We've got our preseason awards and thoughts on all 14 teams. 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! Simply...

Duration:00:49:50

Biggest surprises, most overrated/underrated teams in preseason AP poll and KenPom ratings (College Basketball 10/17)

10/17/2022
The Preseason AP poll dropped on Monday; North Carolina is ranked No. 1. There were a couple of surprises, but where? Norlander and Parrish give you some facts and perspective. This comes on the heels of Sunday's reveal of KenPom's first rankings for the '22-23 season. You wanna talk surprises, there's a few doozies. The guys wanted to hop on and give you their reaction to both, as we are now three weeks out from opening day. Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:35:14

Big East preview, storylines, predictions, picks: At least 4 NCAAT teams—but Creighton a true favorite? Huge coaching swaps @ Nova, X, the Hall, Butler

10/13/2022
The Big East might be the strongest it's been in YEARS. And with that comes expectations, namely: Can Creighton emerge from the intense four-team race atop the league and win the conference? Or will Villanova, UConn or Xavier spoil the Bluejays' big season ahead? Plus: Is this Pat Ewing's last year at Georgetown, is St. John's going dancing, and what will Providence be a year after winning its first regular-season title in forever? Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:38:59

ACC preview: storylines, predictions, picks. UNC a clear favorite; Duke after K; UVA on its way back (College Basketball 10/12)

10/12/2022
Our conference previews roll on as the guys help preview the ACC! Is this North Carolina's conference to lose, or can Duke or Virginia make this a competitive race to the top? There's a clear top-three, and Norlander sets the over/under for ACC teams in the NCAA tourney at 6.5. Which side do you lean? Tap here to read Parrish's ACC preview on the CBS Sports app. Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen...

Duration:00:46:17

Conference-preview szn is here! We’re starting with the AAC—predictions, picks, biggest storylines (College Basketball 10/07)

10/7/2022
It's conference preview season, so we're opening with the American Athletic Conference! It seems overtly obvious this is Houston's title to lose. Over/under 2.5 NCAAT bids — which way are you leaning? The season is a month away. It's time to start hunkering. Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish get you ready with the first of 10-plus season-preview pods we'll be publishing over the next four weeks. Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:41:45