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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.




S04E67 - We're Number 1

Still no sports, but plenty of sports-adjacent. Andy and Steve break down an embarrassing performance, POTY awards, and the fallout from the ongoing David Beaty lawsuit against KU. Topics Include: Choking on Trivia Marcus Garrett wins Naismith DPOTY, Udoka Azubuike wins NABC DPOTY Player-of-the-Year awards remain. Should Devon Dotson be getting more pub for POTY? David Beaty deposition revelations Implications of the news. #GameMinute Send us your best/favorite moments from the year! Follow...


S04E66 - What About Teahan's Hair?

With no actual sports happening, it's time to lean on great games from the past. CBS Sports played the 2008 championship game this weekend, and Bill Self sat down with fans on Twitter to share his thoughts about the game as it was unfolding on his TV. Andy and Steve share their reaction to the tweets and the game, and then take a peek ahead to next year. Topics Include: COVID-19 infects the podcast (allegedly). Bill Self live-tweeting the 2008 Championship replay. Quality of play in 2008...


S04E65 - Cancelled One By One

The 2019-2020 academic sports calendar is over, as the NCAA has canceled all sports for the rest of the year due to COVID-19. We process what's happening (or not) in the world of sports and then try to look back on some of our favorite moments of the year. Topics Include: COVID-19 PSA time Biggest storyline of the season. Should the NCAA award a national champion? Surprising player seasons. Who do you feel the worst for? Emergence of Marcus Garrett this season. #RandomBingeMinute Twitter Q&A...


S04E64 - Short And Squatty

Kansas prepares to face Oklahoma State, who advanced past Iowa State in the first round of the Big 12 tournament. Andy is joined by Joel Penfield of Cowboys Ride For Free to preview the game and talk about the huge story of the day: COVID-19 Topics Include: Exciting finish to OSU-ISU OSU takeaways Fans no longer allowed. How will lack of fans affect the games and broadcasts? With the NBA suspending all activities, will the NCAA Tournament actually happen? Any chance for OSU to win this game?...


S04E63 - Shoot The Ball More

Kansas has won the Big 12 regular season title by two full games, after winning at Texas Tech and West Virginia's upset of Baylor. Andy and Steve talk about the game and what it means for seeding, and then get into the Big 12 Conference Awards. Topics Include: How exciting is the conference title? How scary is this team? Standouts from the game. .Ochai Agbaji and Christian Braun Texas Tech seeding Big 12 Conference Awards Coach of the Year (and Not) Breaking down the award teams Any pressure...


S04E62 - Get Some Run

Kansas pulled off the win on Senior Night thanks to a huge game by Udoka Azubuike. Andy and Steve talk about the game, how the team wrapped up at least a share of the Big 12 title, and look ahead to the weekend. Topics Include: Is there any story other than Dok? Any concern about the close game? PPP numbers NCAA Seeding talk Is Texas Tech a bubble team? Can TTU replicate the success they had last time in limiting Dok? How much will Silvio De Sousa play? Response to the ANOA. Follow Andy on...


S04E61 - Take A Night Off

A crazy weekend put Kansas alone in first place in the Big 12. Andy and Fetch talk about the hero of the weekend as they both recap the weekend and look ahead to Senior Night. Topics Include: Surprised that TCU was the one to beat Baylor? Do injuries explain all of what happened against KSU? Which is better: great offense or great defense? Turnovers an issue again. How should playing time be managed for Devon, Marcus and Dok? Predictions #CurlingMinute The Jerome! Follow Andy on Twitter:...


S04E60 - Go To Town Down Low

The Jayhawks travel to Manhattan on Saturday for the return game of the Sunflower Throwdown, and Andy is joined by Ryan Gilbert of the 10/12 Podcast to break down the game and look around the rest of the conference. Topics Include: Any expectations for this game? Why should we watch? Prepping the freshman class for next year What will KSU look like next year? Predictions for the game Best game from the Big 12 slate Big 12 Bracketology Udoka is gonna clean up. Follow Andy on Twitter:...


S04E59 - Smart Enough To Not Take The Bait

It's time to break down the huge win over Baylor in Waco, and Andy and Steve hit it all. Plus, the quick turnaround for Oklahoma State didn't prevent the Jayhawks from making progress. Topics Include: Did we learn anything about these teams? Scott Drew's coaching What's up with Ochai Agbaji? Is this the Udoka Azubuike we can expect the rest of the year? Most encouraging/surprising stat from the OSU game Stand-out performance from Christian Braun. David McCormack - Foul Machine Big concern...


S04E58 - More Than One Way To Party Hearty

Kansas hosts Oklahoma State tonight, who is coming off a huge win in Bedlam. This team is a lot different since the last time these two teams met, so I brought in Phillip Slavin of Cowboys Ride For Free and the Ten 12 Podcast to preview the game. But first, we have to talk about the big weekend in the conference. Topics Include: Thoughts from Kansas-Baylor Most shocking results from the conference this weekend. Looking ahead to tournament seeding. What's different for OSU from the last...


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...