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Courtside with Greenberg & Dakich


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




Francon 12 and Luka Garza Edition

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.


Opting Out and Bill Self Edition

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...


Vacuums, Leaf Blowers and Martin Cuonzo Edition

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...


Ultimate Excuse Guy and LaPhonso Ellis Edition

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with their takeaways from the Big 12-SEC Challenge, including Texas Tech looking strong, Baylor stopping Sharife Cooper and Kansas’ inability to attack and protect the rim. Then, LaPhonso Ellis joins the pod to talk about Tennessee’s offense getting stuck, Duke losing to Miami, the emotional drain of the pandemic on athletes, which teams are gritty, Virginia losing to Virginia Tech, Rutgers looking dangerous again and if there are any scary...


Microwave Society and Tony Bennett Edition

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Virginia as the hottest non-Baylor/Gonzaga team in the country, Auburn’s Sharife Cooper is having the biggest impact of anyone in college basketball, where Illinois stands, Oklahoma and Florida coming to life, and the undefeated Drake Bulldogs. Then, Tony Bennett joins the podcast to talk about how he changed his team’s offensive approach this season, his thoughts on recruiting one-and-dones, and playing for and coaching under his dad....


Pay with Kittens and Chris Holtmann Edition

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Kim Mulkey’s comments about playing college basketball during a pandemic, if there’s a home court advantage this season, not panicking over Michigan’s loss, Auburn’s Sharife Cooper bursting onto the scene, Gonzaga Watch and Iowa’s roster construction. Then, Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann joins the show to talk about Kyle Young’s throwback style, an update on Seth Towns, Dakich wanting to take a bullet for Holtmann, Jae’Sean...


Greg Gard, The Bachelor Matt James and Tyler Cameron Edition

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard to discuss how he turned around the 2019-2020 season, how last season’s turnaround factored into his decision to keep his players off campus, D'Mitrik Trice’s clutch play, the patience of his big men and cussing during a game in an empty gym. Then, The Bachelor Matt James and The Bachelorette runner-up Tyler Cameron stop by to talk about having dinner at the Greenberg’s, Matt watching the show with his mom,...


The NCAAT Goes to Indy and Shaka Smart Edition

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with NCAA SVP of Basketball Dan Gavitt to discuss Indianapolis hosting the entire NCAA Tournament, the living and practice set-up for teams, family’s being allowed to attend, and the difference between a controlled environment and a bubble. Then, the guys get into their thoughts on a very down ACC, the top-four conferences, Drake’s 13-0 start and if it makes sense to play conference tournaments. Later, Texas head coach Shaka Smart stops by to...


Happily Miserable Edition

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing why they have no problem with the NCAA’s “Mask Madness,” the strength of the Big Ten, Iowa losing big games, their worry for Michigan State, Baylor and Gonzaga versus the field, and blue blood not flowing through the sport this year.


Little Engine That Could Edition

Seth Greenberg and Jay Bilas, filling in for a vacationing Dan Dakich, tip off the podcast discussing position-less basketball, how much fun Gonzaga is, Rutgers looking like a Jim Calhoun UConn team, Tennessee and Missouri being the best teams in the SEC, and COVID stress impacting teams on the court.


Running for Office Edition

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Florida’s Keyontae Johnson collapsing during a game and Mike Krzyzewski questioning whether college basketball should be played at all. Then the guys get into if they’re buying or selling Rutgers, Missouri, Michigan, Syracuse, Marquette, Clemson and San Diego State. Later, Florida State is looking like the best team in the ACC, should conferences should create bubbles for league play and socks are thrown.


Can I Finish Edition

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Kentucky’s poor form, holding coaches on a pedestal, why Seth was disappointed in a well-played Cincinnati-Xavier game and Texas’ defense. Then the guys preview the Big Ten-ACC challenge including, North Carolina-Iowa, Illinois-Duke, Indiana-Florida State, Virginia-Michigan State and Louisville-Wisconsin.


When in South Dakota Edition

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the first week of college basketball, including Richmond upsetting Kentucky, Clemson taking out Purdue and Mississippi State, Memphis’ volume shooter problem, where things stand with Virginia after losing to San Francisco, Gonzaga playing at another level, Michigan State’s versatility, Dakich’s love affair with Derek Culver, the A10, and why there’s no need to be concerned with Villanova.


College Hoops Begins, Big Ten Preview, Pac-12 Preview, Steve Pikiell

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).


NBA Draft Recap, Mid-Major Preview, Porter Moser

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast recapping the NBA Draft, talking about the advantage overseas players have playing in professional leagues, being moved by the emotion of draft night, James Wiseman going to Golden State, Jalen “Stix” Smith jumping up to No. 10 and second round guys that could have long NBA careers. Then the guys shift gears to preview a slew of mid-major teams, including Northern Iowa, Richmond, Saint Louis, Bowling Green, Austin Peay, UNC Greensboro, San Diego...


ACC Preview, Roy Williams, SEC Preview, Eric Musselman

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolina’s Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his team’s strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, it’s SEC preview time with...


MEGAPOD: Tom Izzo on Contracting COVID-19, Big East Preview, Kevin Willard, Big 12 Preview, Bob Huggins

Greenberg and Dakich tip off an absolutely loaded show with Tom Izzo, talking about his COVID-19 diagnosis and giving an update on his team as the season approaches. Then, the guys preview the Big East (17:34) and talk to Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard (32:23). Later, they preview the Big 12 (52:50) and are joined by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins (1:10:23).


NBA Draft Edition with Mike Schmitz

Greenberg and Dakich preview the 2020 NBA Draft with ESPN draft expert Mike Schmitz, discussing LaMelo Ball and the Ball family, talent vs. intangibles, Luka Dončić’s success impacting international scouting, Anthony Edwards’ scoring ability, the depth in this draft, Obi Toppin’s “it” factor, which college players he’s excited to watch this season, and the importance of pick-and-roll defense.


Woke Up Bald and Jay Bilas Edition

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Dan Mullen’s role in the Florida-Missouri brawl, Justin Turner breaking COVID-19 protocol and celebrating on the field after the World Series, and Jim Harbaugh losing to Michigan State. Then, Jay Bilas stops by to discuss his concerns with the college basketball season, the continued slog of nonconference scheduling, why now isn’t the time for the amateurism debate, why this season makes the path to a future super conference even...


The Hamilton Effect and Mike Boynton Edition

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the lack of accountability in college basketball, the rampant cheating and the need for self-policing among coaches to save the sport. Then, Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton hops on to discuss walk-on Dee Mitchell working a full-time job while playing basketball and going to school, what’s surprising him about the former No. 1 recruit Cade Cunningham, if there’s any jealousy in the locker room with a potential one-and-done...