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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich give you an all-access pass inside the world of college basketball.

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich give you an all-access pass inside the world of college basketball.

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United States

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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich give you an all-access pass inside the world of college basketball.

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English


Episodes

Born in Pressure and Dan Hurley Edition

5/5/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with UConn head coach Dan Hurley to discuss starting his career as a high school basketball coach, coaching at a large public university versus a city school, getting the pro-sports treatment in Connecticut, retaining players with the transfer portal, failing publicly and the Hurley family coaching tree.

Duration:00:39:04

Sardinia Vacation and Tommy Lloyd Edition

4/30/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Dan’s appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Mark Emmert’s contract extension, if second-time transfers will create another issue in college basketball and Kevin Durant’s efficiency. Then, Seth talks to new Arizona head coach Tommy Lloyd about leaving Gonzaga, navigating relationships at a new school, his love of Italy, putting together his staff and the advice Mark Few gave him when he took the job.

Duration:00:41:57

Hair Looks Good and Shaka Smart Edition

4/21/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast talking to new Marquette head coach Shaka Smart. They discuss his wild March that entailed four road games to close the regular season, winning the Big 12 tournament, losing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and accepting the Marquette job. They also get into what’s it been like traveling to meet his team, re-recruiting Joey Rodriguez at VCU and Marquette’s passion for basketball.

Duration:00:30:19

Perpetually Hoarse and Chris Beard Edition

4/15/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Dakich discussing comments he made on radio after his friend Bobby “Slick” Leonard passed and Arizona hiring Tommy Lloyd. Then the guys talk to new Texas head coach Chris Beard about roster construction in the age of the transfer portal, putting together his staff, the plan for his first 100 days in Austin, changing the fan culture, his friend Shaka Smart and meeting his players who he previously coached against.

Duration:00:41:40

National Championship Recap Edition

4/7/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast applauding the NCAA and the state of Indiana for pulling off an exciting tournament in the middle of a pandemic. Then the guys discuss Baylor’s domination of Gonzaga in the national championship, knowing Gonzaga had a problem from the first possession, Baylor doing whatever it wanted on offense, Davion Mitchell suffocating Corey Kispert, Scott Drew’s 18-year journey to the top of the sport and how much fun it was to watch Gonzaga chase a...

Duration:00:25:59

Final Four Recap and Championship Preview Edition

4/4/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Gonzaga’s last second overtime win over UCLA, Jalen Suggs’ shot, the Bruins playing nearly a perfect game, Drew Timme taking a charge at the end of the game, Baylor playing its best basketball against Houston, if Davion Mitchell played himself into the lottery, if fatigue will be a factor for the Bulldogs, how the teams match up and their national championship picks. Plus, the guys talk about Porter Moser going to Oklahoma and...

Duration:00:37:24

Final Four Preview Edition

3/31/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich are nearing the end of the college basketball season and are here to preview the Final Four. They discuss Gonzaga’s defense being better than advertised, Houston's offensive rebounding, Davion Mitchell being the most exciting player left in the tournament, the unlikelihood of UCLA’s run and how the Bulldogs stack up against the other great undefeated teams.

Duration:00:15:36

Welcome Home Mike Woodson Edition

3/31/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast talking to new Indiana head coach Mike Woodson about the reception to his hiring in Bloomington, meeting with the players still on the team, recruiting in the NBA, getting used to a different style of play in the college game and if Larry Brown will join his staff.

Duration:00:20:08

Sweet 16 Preview Edition

3/24/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich preview the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, discussing how offensive rebounding could be the deciding factor in Oral Roberts-Arkansas, Baylor’s ability to turn teams over, Oregon State changing defenses, if Houston will try to prevent Buddy Boeheim from catching the ball, how Oregon can deal with USC’s length, if Creighton has any chance against Gonzaga, why Florida State-Michigan is the best game of the weekend and the opposite styles in UCLA-Alabama.

Duration:00:33:43

NCAA Tournament First Weekend Recap Edition

3/23/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich recap the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, discussing if Iowa was ever good enough, Creighton bouncing back, not giving USC enough credit throughout the season, if Alabama is the most dangerous team in the tournament, the fighting Leonard Hamiltons, Syracuse’s improved defense, Loyola Chicago shutting down Ayo Dosunmu, Oral Roberts’ star power and this year’s tournament being about teams rather than players.

Duration:00:31:43

Coaches Getting Whacked and Second Look at the Bracket Edition

3/17/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the coaching carousel and Dan delivering his definitive take on Indiana firing Archie Miller. Then, the guys take a second look at the bracket and talk about if a shorthanded Kansas can hang, LSU’s potential, Michigan without Isaiah Livers, locking up Georgetown over Colorado, James Bouknight vs. Darryl Morsell, betting on Virginia Tech and Mount Saint Mary’s, Seth’s Jim Boeheim impression, and why they love Rutgers to beat Clemson.

Duration:00:42:09

NCAA Tournament West Preview (Part 1)

3/15/2021
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the West region of the NCAA Tournament, including USC’s defense, a good draw for Iowa, Gonzaga likely to reach the Final Four and if Ohio could be a problem for Virginia. Plus, the guys share their thoughts on Championship Week.

Duration:00:20:04

NCAA Tournament South Preview (Part 2)

3/15/2021
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the South region of the NCAA Tournament, including if they have any concerns with Baylor, Wisconsin-UNC is one of the most interesting first round games, Why they won’t pick against Villanova in the first round, North Texas being an elite defensive team and their thoughts on Virginia Tech.

Duration:00:21:14

NCAA Tournament East Preview (Part 3)

3/15/2021
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the East region of the NCAA Tournament, including Georgetown rolling through the Big East, Rick Pitino returning to March Madness, and Shaka Smart and Texas feeling confident after winning the Big 12 tournament.

Duration:00:19:42

NCAA Tournament Midwest Preview (Part 4)

3/15/2021
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the Midwest region of the NCAA Tournament, including The Ramblin’ Trophy, if Oregon State can keep up its lights out shooting, Jim Boeheim feeling red hot, Kelvin Sampson coaching in Assembly Hall and Illinois playing the best basketball in the country right now.

Duration:00:18:00

Championship Week and Joe Lunardi Edition

3/8/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing championship week, the Big Ten tournament, the biggest opening round game in the ACC tournament and Virginia snapping up the regular season title from Florida State. Then, Joe Lunardi hops on to talk about his new book “Bracketology: March Madness, College Basketball, and the Creation of a National Obsession,” which “play-in” games he's watching this week, Drake, the Big 12 pecking order, why he might pick all four No. 1 seeds to...

Duration:00:51:09

Final Regular Season Weekend Edition

3/5/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Greg McDermott’s suspension at Creighton, Villanova losing Collin Gillespie, Michigan’s remarkable season, throwing a sock at Indiana, being all in on West Virginia, Oklahoma State playing with joy, Illinois-Ohio State, the race for the ACC regular season title, why a Mid-American Conference team could win in the tournament, and their thoughts on finishing a regular season during the pandemic.

Duration:00:45:48

Francon 12 and Luka Garza Edition

2/24/2021
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Michigan State’s improvement, Juwan Howard as the coach of the year, if Virginia can get out the first weekend and why they wouldn’t want to see Kentucky in the SEC tournament. Then, Iowa’ Luka Garza joins the show to talk about the 2020 season ending early, coming back for his senior season, Chuck and Lefty Driesell, the Hawkeyes’ improved defense in the last three games, and this week’s games against Michigan and Ohio State.

Duration:00:48:45

Opting Out and Bill Self Edition

2/16/2021
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Jalen Johnson’s decision to leave Duke, the unrealistic expectations of players, the Fighting Leonard Hamiltons sending a message that they’re for real, Michigan beating Wisconsin on the road after a three week pause, Drake’s big win over Loyola Chicago, if Belmont will make the tournament, how the committee will evaluate teams this season and a big game between Ohio State-Michigan. Then, Kansas head coach Bill Self stops by to discuss...

Duration:01:00:31

Vacuums, Leaf Blowers and Martin Cuonzo Edition

2/9/2021
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Iowa’s fragility, Ohio State’s toughness, the Duke-UNC scrimmage, why Seth doesn’t think anyone is playing well, how the Pac-12 continues to be mediocre and Gonzaga as the old Marquette. Then, Missouri head coach Martin Cuonzo hops on to talk about his love of vacuums and leaf blowers, life advice from Purdue legend Gene Keady, LaPhonso Ellis stories from their playing days in West Lafayette, not having to worry about his players...

Duration:01:00:25