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The official home for audio programming from Rock Chalk Talk, SB Nation's community for fans of the Kansas Jayhawks.

The official home for audio programming from Rock Chalk Talk, SB Nation's community for fans of the Kansas Jayhawks.


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The official home for audio programming from Rock Chalk Talk, SB Nation's community for fans of the Kansas Jayhawks.




S04E57 - Absolute Menace

1810 Andy welcomes Kendall Kaut of Our Daily Bears back to the podcast to preview the biggest game in recent memory for both Kansas and Baylor. Topics Include: Biggest game since when? Biggest storyline of the game Team defense Will Baylor's defensive gameplan against Udoka Azubuike need to change? How big is the loss of MaCio Teague if he can't go? How much can we actually learn from the last game? Offensive Rebounding Shot Blocking #Big12Refs Predictions Anyone other than these two in the...


S04E56 - Chicken and Egg Scenario

Scott Chasen of 24/7 Sports joins Andy to recap the last two games, but they can't avoid talking about the biggest game in all of college basketball this year to start. Topics Include: Biggest game since? NCAA Seeding implications Best against Oklahoma - Marcus Garrett Defense of Udoka Azubuike Great defenses across the board. Best against Iowa State - Devon Dotson "Quiet" big games from Ochai Agbaji and Christian Braun How big is the loss of MaCio Teague? Defending Dok and entry passes....


S04E55 - Let The Animosity Go

Kansas hosts Iowa State tonight, and with so much uncertainty surrounding the Cyclones, I brought in Levi Stevenson of Wide Right Natty Lite to help figure them out. Topics Include: Down year for the Cyclones. The loss of Tyrese Haliburton Who does this team turn to? What the biggest difference for this team without Haliburton? Strengths of ISU. Matching up with Kansas How could ISU win this game? Big 12 race Is there any shot for ISU to make the postseason? Follow Andy on Twitter:...


S04E54 - Don't Feel Like An Old Man (Yet)

Kansas pulled away down the stretch, and Andy and Steve recap all the big stories to come from the game. Plus, we look ahead briefly to the weekend and talk a bit of football. Topics Include: Geeking out over retro jerseys. Biggest story of the night Is the offense actually bad? Is this a "normal" game against West Virginia? Who was the MVP of the game? What makes this upcoming Oklahoma game different from the last one? Baylor-West Virginia #XFLMinute Tony Hull leaving Kansas Follow Andy on...


S04E53 - Make The Other Team Look Good

The game was very ugly, but ultimately the Jayhawks pulled out a win on the road against TCU. Andy and Steve recap that game and look ahead at what to expect against West Virginia. Topics Include: Were you ever really worried about the outcome of this game? Defensive Dominance Who disappeared? Evaluating this TCU team. Whipping around the conference results. Previewing the frontcourt matchup. 3-point shooting #OscarsMinute 700 Wins for Self Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Steve...


S04E52 - Wild Swings

There were two closer-than-expected games this weekend for the Kansas Jayhawks, and Andy and Steve break them both down. Topics Include: What does the nailbiter tell us about this team? Offensive explosion (without Dok) 3-point luck for Texas Tech Surprise start for David McCormack against Texas. Most surprising stat Best player against Texas Matt Coleman MVP for Kansas Super-quick TCU scout #SuperBowlMinute Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Steve on Twitter: @phogfc We want your...


S04E51 - In Case Of Emergency

Andy and Steve look at the two David McCormack-less wins over Tennessee and Oklahoma State. Then, with the Super Bowl looming Sunday, we take a look at both the Saturday game against Texas Tech and the Big Monday game against Texas. Topics Include: What did we learn from these two games? No denying Braun's importance McCormack's role is now clear. Two different ways of winning were on display The case for Kansas as this year's "dominant" team Any worries about either of these two games...


S04E50 - You Gotta Shoot It

It's the first Big Monday appearance of the season for the Kansas Jayhawks, and Andy welcomes Micah Allen from Cowboys Ride For Free to help preview the game. Topics Include: What is going on with this Oklahoma State team? Is Lindy Waters the problem? Does this team have a run in conference play left in them? Big 12-SEC Challenge Can the Cowboys take advantage of McCormack's suspension? Play through the post or through the guards? Mike Boynton in the Big 12 hierarchy Boynton's job security...


S04E49 - Live In Infamy

Kansas blew out Kansas State, as expected. But we got a little extracurriculars, and Brendan Dzwierzynski joins Andy to help break it all down. Topics Include: How did the brawl affect your night? What narrative is going to stick from the night? Breaking down the brawl. Gigantic game from Christian Braun. 5th "starter": Braun or Isaiah Moss? Can Jalen Wilson have an impact? What's the real story for Tennessee? Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Brendan on Twitter: @BrendanDzw We...


S04E48 - Athletic Bubble Wrap

Kansas looks to be back on track with a win against the Longhorns. Andy and Kyle recap that game and look ahead to tonight's Sunflower Showdown. Topics Include: Which player's performance jumped out to you? Three point attempts Playing Devon Dotson off-ball What's going on with Ochai Agbaji? What worries you about this Kansas State team? Where is KU's biggest advantage? Final thoughts looking ahead. Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Kyle on Twitter: @kyledavis21 We want your...


S04E47 - Three Is More Than Two

Kansas took their first Big 12 loss convincingly to the Baylor Bears, then bounced back against Oklahoma. Andy and Steve recap the games and look ahead. Topics Include: Does Baylor result change your thoughts about either team? Thoughts on the Big 12 race. Importance of winning the conference. Most impressive player against Oklahoma. What might the team look like when Dotson gets back? Shutting down Brady Manek. Anything about Texas that has you concerned? Shaka's fit in Austin....


S04E46 - Weirdo

It's the biggest conference game of the year so far, as #3 Kansas hosts #4 Baylor in the Snowpocalpyse. Andy is joined by Kendall Kaut of Our Daily Bears to break down the action. Topics Include: Surprised to have a marquee matchup this early in the conference schedule? What drives the Baylor offense, and how does Kansas defend it? Why is Baylor so good at getting second chances? Baylor defensive strengths. Most important matchups for this game. Horrendous history for Baylor in Allen...


S04E45 - Pretty Good Against Everybody

It's been an eventful week, and Andy and Steve break down all the action for the Jayhawks in the last two games. Topics Include: Most Impressive Players The emergence of Christian Braun. Does this team rely on Devon Dotson too much? What sparked the comeback? Shutting down Tyrese Haliburton Other standouts against ISU. Previewing Baylor #NFLPlayoffsMinute Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Steve on Twitter: @phogfc We want your input on the podcast. If you have something you would...


S04E44 - One Winner, One Loser

Today's episode previews the entire conference, as Andy is joined by Ryan Gilbert of the 10 of 12 Podcast. Topics Include: Excitement for Big 12 basketball TCU, Iowa State and Kansas State at the bottom. Coaching style of Bruce Weber Texas' finish will be determined by how much Shaka Smart can avoid underperforming. Oklahoma is the epitome of average in the Big 12. Oklahoma State overachieving a bit, Texas Tech not quite as good as expected How good is Chris Beard? Parsing the differences...


S04E43 - The Right Stuff

In the first episode of the New Year, Andy and Fetch recap the first two road games for Kansas and then sneak a peek ahead at West Virginia. Topics Include: Takeaways from the Villanova game? Huge Three Point Attempt disparity. Is Marcus Garrett the key cog for the offense? Breakout of Christian Braun Worried about how Stanford stifled the KU offense? Quality Wins ESPN+ West Virginia Preview #NFLPlayoffsMinute Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Steve on Twitter: @phogfc We want...


S04E42 - Victims Of Hyperbole

Andy and Mike are back to recap National Signing Day for the Kansas Jayhawks. Topics Include: Biggest surprises of NSD Multiple recruits had scholarship offers pulled. Big-time recruiting sucks. CB Johnquai Lewis Top-50 class even without highest commits signing. CB Karon Prunty doesn't flip. TCU flips Khari Coleman Scholarships available Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Mike on Twitter: @mikevilleKS We want your input on the podcast. If you have something you would like to talk...


S04E41 - One-Off Thing

Andy and Fetch recap a couple blowouts, and sneak a peek at the next two games. Topics Include: Which game was more interesting? Standout players in the Milwaukee game. Were you expecting UMKC to get blown out so bad? Huge breakout by David McCormack Should KU be #1? Quick Villanova Preview Quick Stanford Preview Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Steve on Twitter: @phogfc We want your input on the podcast. If you have something you would like to talk about on the podcast, or any...


S04E40 - Free Two Points

Andy and Fetch recap an uncompetitive game against Colorado, and then look briefly ahead to the next week of games. Topics Include: Surprised this wasn't competitive? Big takeaways from this performance Is this sustainable? MVP of the game? Plus/Minus for Isaiah Moss Strong performances from Ochai Agbaji and Marcus Garrett. Quick look at Milwaukee and UMKC #CricketMinute Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Steve on Twitter: @phogfc We want your input on the podcast. If you have...


S04E39 - Creative Scheming

Andy is joined by Jack Barsch of the Ralphie Report podcast At The Buzzer. He shares some knowledge about Kansas' Top-20 opponent tomorrow. Topics Include: Drivers of Colorado's early success Sustainability of this defense. How will CU handle Udoka Azubuike AND David McCormack? Why don't they shoot many 3s? How will they attack the Jayhawks? Expectations for Colorado this year? X-factor for the game. Predictions Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Jack on Twitter: @JackBarsch We...


S04E38 - Knock On Wood

Andy and Fetch recap the Maui Invitational, focusing on the last two games for the Kansas Jayhawks. They also do a quick scout of Saturday's game Top-20 matchup against Colorado. Topics Include: Recapping BYU Are the Jayhawks going inside TOO much? Development of David McCormack TJ Haws and Kolby Lee Was Devon Dotson the MVP against Dayton? Does this team have defined roles? What's going on with Isaiah Moss? Dominance of Udoka Azubuike Scouting Colorado #CFLSecond Follow Andy on Twitter:...