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All the best podcast takes from SBNation's Mid-Major Madness

All the best podcast takes from SBNation's Mid-Major Madness
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All the best podcast takes from SBNation's Mid-Major Madness

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Mid-Major Madness Coaches' Show: Transfers have hit Oakland hard and Greg Kampe is not holding back

6/10/2019
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Oakland has lost four players this offseason to transfer, including Jaevin Cumberland — a guard who averaged 17 points per game last season and, at first, told coaches and fans that he would return to the Grizzlies. The sudden changes have forced coach Greg Kampe to quickly adjust his roster, and when he joined the Coaches' Show, he had some things to say. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:01

Mid-Major Madness Coaches' Show: John Becker inherited a regional power and has made Vermont even better

5/20/2019
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An America East school that plays in an old gym with wooden bleachers in the middle of snowy New England should not be nationally competitive. But the Vermont Catamounts are perennial NCAA Tournament contenders and routinely play power conference teams tough. Head coach John Becker talks about the basketball tradition in Burlington and what he expects from his team next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:51

Mid-Major Madness Coaches' Show: Dana Ford is finding the right pieces at Missouri State

5/15/2019
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Dana Ford is just 34 years old, but he's on his second head coaching job and has learned from the best in the business, including Wichita State's Gregg Marshall. The head man at Missouri State joins the pod to talk about what to expect from his team, how he's mastered the transfer market, and the challenges that face the Missouri Valley going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:29

Mid-Major Madness Coaches' Show: Bob Richey has kept Furman rolling

5/7/2019
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Going into last season, Furman had to replace half of its offensive production. Few could have blamed the Paladins for taking a step back. But instead, head coach Bob Richey led his group to a 12-0 start, complete with a win at Villanova. Richey joins the Coaches Show' to discuss how it happened, what lies ahead for the program, and what he needs to see from his returners in order to reach the NCAA Tournament in 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:52

Mid-Major Madness Coaches' Show: Casey Alexander takes the reins at Belmont

4/30/2019
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Casey Alexander has the daunting task of following a coaching legend. The new Belmont head coach played and learned under Rick Byrd, and now takes over one of the most consistent programs in mid-major basketball. He joins the Coaches' Show to talk about the challenges he will face, how he plans to recruit, and what he wishes the NCAA would do to try and clean up the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:01

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Live from the First Four in Dayton

3/20/2019
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We're in Dayton for the First Four and will break down our experience so far and preview a little bit of what's to come in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. We have notes and quotes from players and coaches, including how Belmont players feel about people criticizing their inclusion, a suggestion from Levelle Moton to make the tournament better, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:48

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Instant bracket reactions, First Round picks and Final Four predictions

3/18/2019
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Russ, Chris and Cam break down the NCAA Tournament bracket, give their picks for the First Round of games and make their Final Four and National Championship predictions. They also riff on Jeff Boals' name for some reason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:30

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Highlighting the 4 teams that have punched their ticket and other conference tournaments

3/11/2019
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We have automatic bids! The group gets together to discuss the OVC, ASUN, Missouri Valley and Big South champions as well as looking ahead to Week 2 of conference tournament action. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:36

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Making sense of Nevada, Utah State, and some conference tournaments

3/4/2019
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While most reasonable people were sleeping on Saturday, Jordan Caroline snapped and punched some glass. Then the Nevada coaching staff had some harsh words for...somebody. It was a heated situation, and we break it down. Plus, you know, we talk about the game itself. After that, we preview the conference tournaments that tip off at the beginning of this week and share our Jerome picks. They will be wrong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:56

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Making sense of conference races as the regular season winds down

2/28/2019
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Russell and Chris highlight all of the conferences that finish up their regular seasons today. They talk about seeding implications, who should be the favorites, and teams that have the most to gain as we move to the postseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:07

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Stephen Thompson talks the MEAC and SWAC

2/21/2019
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Two of mid-major basketball's most electric conferences are also, perhaps, the two most under-reported. While schools in the MEAC and SWAC boast devoted fanbases and have plenty of star power, they're not exactly headlining SportsCenter. Our own Stephen Thompson joins the pod to talk about both conferences as well as the unique circumstances surrounding HBCUs in Division I. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:40

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Give me Liberty or give me a 2-bid ASUN

2/15/2019
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Russell, Greg and Chris discuss the aftermath of Liberty's win over Lipscomb. They also talk about the greatness of Chris Clemons and their other favorite bucket getters. Greg returns for the WAC Minute and also highlights a Sam Houston State program that's in the midst of its best season in a while. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:29

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Abducted in NET Sight

2/12/2019
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Have you guys seen that bonkers documentary on Netflix, Abducted in Plain Sight? Well, the Mid-Major Madness Podcast, which covers sports AND pop culture, provides a spoiler-ful review before delving into everything going on in west coast mid-major basketball. That includes the New Mexico State vs. Grand Canyon showdown, Utah State, the WCC, and more ramblings about the NET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:58

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Loyola and Utah State are trending up

2/7/2019
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Don't look now, but Loyola is alone in first place in the Missouri Valley and playing its best basketball of the season. Out west, Utah State is also on a roll. Are these two teams destined for the NCAA Tournament? The gang talks about both teams, previews the committee's Top 16 reveal, discusses George Mason's struggles, ogles over a healthy Harvard, and makes some weekend picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:53

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Patriots vs. Rams recap with some bracketology talk on the side

2/4/2019
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The gang gets together to discuss the big Patriots vs. Rams game from over the weekend. We also talk about Buffalo's latest hiccup, and some other teams that are trying to build a resume to make it to the Big Dance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:04

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Mid-Major Camness

1/11/2019
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After an inexcusably long break, the gang returns to talk about the start of conference play. First, we touch on Brown, Hofstra, and Georgia State, then we let Rick Byrd historian Cam Newton rant for a bit about the Ohio Valley Conference and his love for spiders. At some point, we even get wildly off-topic and shout out Kenny George. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:34

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: The All-SoCon Special

12/13/2018
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The Southern Conference is perhaps the most interesting league in the country this year, so it helps that we have walking SoCon encyclopedia John Hooper on staff. He joins the pod to talk about Furman, Wofford, UNC Greensboro, and more in this special all-SoCon edition of the Mid-Major Madness podcast. We also hear from Jordan Lyons and Bob Richey after Furman's win over Charleston Southern earlier in the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:02

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: All hail the Mississippi University for Women

11/30/2018
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Hey, it's been a while! We had some technical issues and some scheduling problems, but we're back! On this podcast, we discuss Florida Gulf Coast's struggles, the Nevada vs. Loyola game and what it means for both teams, and then the conversation goes completely off the rails. We spend an inordinate amount of time talking about the Mississippi University for Women and the hapless Greensboro College Pride, while squeezing in a WAC Minute somewhere along the way. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:01:01:22

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: Takeaways from Opening Night

11/9/2018
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College basketball is finally here. Finally. After well over 100 games on Tuesday and a few more throughout the week, Russ and Chris sat down to make sense of it all. From the expected (Chris Clemons dropping buckets) to the shocking (looking at you, George Washington), there was a lot to digest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:42

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: 2018-19 Season Preview Edition

11/4/2018
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We are back! The college basketball season tips off on Tuesday and we're here to preview the first week and give you an idea of what to expect overall this year. We discuss: - What Gonzaga and Nevada need to do to secure No. 1 seeds in March - The Nevada-BYU game on opening night - Milestones to track this year - Who is the best team in Pittsburgh? And more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:38