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Three Guys Before The Game is exactly what it sounds like. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe and Nathan Adrian talk about the next BIG game and much more.

Three Guys Before The Game is exactly what it sounds like. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe and Nathan Adrian talk about the next BIG game and much more.
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Three Guys Before The Game is exactly what it sounds like. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe and Nathan Adrian talk about the next BIG game and much more.




Three Guys Before The Game - Joe Alexander- Episode (43)

He's still dunking. Ten years after departing West Virginia as the eighth pick of the NBA draft, Joe Alexander continues a highly successful professional career that has taken him across the world. Alexander has always been honest and extremely introspective and he continues that in this episode. Now ten years removed from WVU, he tells the story of the naive freshman who enrolled in school with absolutely no understanding of how the game was played. He details how John Beilein, Bob...


Three Guys Before The Game - DaSean Butler - Episode (42)

DaSean Butler is one of the greatest players in the history of West Virginia University basketball. His Mountaineer career is a story of overcoming unexpected challenges to reach the 2010 Final Four. In this episode, Butler takes us for an introspective look at transitioning from coach John Beilein to Bob Huggins. Yes, there was a time, that Butler felt it may be best to transfer. However, his first ever meeting with Huggins ended those thoughts and paved the way for a record setting...


Three Guys Before The Game - Episode (41)Jeff Hostetler

Folks, we've got you a dandy of a show. Super Bowl champion and Mountaineer great Jeff Hostetler is our guest for a wide-ranging and reflective look at a career that was built upon patience and perseverance. Hoss admits he used the ultimate pressure play on Joe Paterno to receive his transfer from Penn State, how Bill Parcells never congratulated him after the Super Bowl, and the day he drilled Bill Belichick with a pass. Jeff's current work involves fundraising among former WVU athletes...


Three Guys Before The Game - Tarik Phillip Edition

Several former Mountaineer basketball players make Morgantown their summer home. It's an opportunity for them to practice and play with current Mountaineers before heading overseas to resume their professional careers. On this episode, Tony and Brad are joined by a player who epitomizes the Press Virginia brand; guard Tarik Phillip. The Brooklyn native gives the fellas his read on WVU's incoming players. Just how big of an impact will Jordan McCabe make? How did he become a dual citizen?...


Three Guys Before The Game : Special Sports Betting Edition

Massive news! After a 128 day hiatus, Hoppy Kercheval returns to Three Guys Before The Game. Hoppy's return runs in concert with Monday's Supreme Court decision to legalize sports betting in the United States. Hoppy, Brad Howe, and Tony discuss the initial decision and its impact on the state of West Virginia. The Mountain State is at the forefront of the discussion as one of six states with a law in place for sports betting. The who, what, why, and how comes your way on this special...


Three Guys Before The Game: Summer Edition 1

They found him! After weeks of traveling overseas, Nathan Adrian has returned. The fellas are back with their first episode of the summer season. The Mountaineers may not be playing, but they're making major news with roster additions and subtractions. What does it all mean? Listen in as they guys discuss personnel, possibilities, and performance. Spread the word, subscribe, and review. Now available on iTunes, iHeart, Google Play, and Stitcher. Enjoy


Three Guys Before The Game; Off-Season Edition 1

Two Mountaineers are sniffing the NBA. At least four new recruits are heading to town. You might think the season is over, but the fellas (Nathan Adrian, Brad Howe, Tony Caridi) say these are extremely important days for the WVU program. What's the realistic statistical projection for returning players and the newcomers? Those questions and the immediate eligibility of transfers is discussed on this edition of Three Guys. Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, and iHeart Radio. Leave the guys a...


Three Guys Before The Game - Post NCAA Tournament Edition

The WVU basketball season may be over, but the fellas on Three Guys are NOT. On this episode, Nathan Adrian, Brad Howe, and Tony Caridi dig deep into the Mountaineers Sweet 16 showdown with top seeded Villanova. Where does this season rank? Where does Jevon Carter rate among WVU's all-time greats? Will Press Virginia ever be as productive? Why do Jamie Dixon's shirt collars always stick out? The answer to these questions and more come your way on this episode. The fellas plan to continue...


Three Guys Before The Game - Sweet 16 Edition

Rain, sleet, snow and hail cannot keep the fellas from their appointed task of talking hoops with you. In a Three Guys first, we go remote with Tony joining us from Boston. He left town early with the Mountaineers because of the impending snow. They're expecting 6 to 8 inches in Boston. This week's episode looks back at WVU's San Diego success and looks ahead to Friday's big boy battle against number one seed Villanova. ESPN says the 'Cats have the best chance to win the national title...


Three Guys Before The Game - Pre NCAA Tournament Edition

The fellas are back in session with March's Madness ready to tip. Before looking ahead to WVU's west coast trip to battle the Pacers of Murray State, the fellas put a wrap on last week's Big 12 Championship. The Senator, Brad Howe, comes very strong with perhaps the best factoid of the season. WVU doesn't lose when four players score in double figures. Tony wonders outloud if Nathan Adrian remembers Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup's name. Yeah, Nate remembered him. Will WVU fall victim...


Three Guys Before The Game - Pre Big 12 Tournament

Before heading to Kansas City, the fellas got together for a look back at the loss at Texas and a look ahead to this week's Big 12 Championship. After 31 games, has it become a given that this WVU team will consistently be inconsistent? After falling in the last two Big 12 championship games, is this the year that the Mountaineers leave KC with a title? Plus, Nathan Adrian agrees to wear his jersey and headband in the stands for a moderate fee. Join the guys for a preview of tournament...


Three Guys Before The Game - Preview Texas

An early morning recording session for the fellas after a late-night game inside the Coliseum. Like a perfectly planned wedding reception, seniors Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles combined for a wonderful last dance on the Coliseum hardwood. The talented tandem has positioned the Mountaineers for a second place finish in the Big 12 provided they win Saturday at Texas. Why does Senior Night make some players play poorly? What would have happened if WVU hadn't taken a 16-0 lead? The answers to...


Three Guys Before The Game - Pre Iowa State Edition

Just three games remain in regular season for the West Virginia University basketball team. However, the fellas are still trying to answer the unanswerable question. What's the deal with this Mountaineer team? A meltdown in Kansas left many thinking WVU would implode at red-hot Baylor. Instead, the Mountaineers build a four touchdown lead in Waco before gently sashaying to a 71-60 win. The guys also do a deep dive on the officiating at the Kansas game, and possible solutions to bring more...


Three Guys Before The Game Preview Kansas & Baylor

They lose, they win, they leave us shaking our head. This is Mountaineer basketball 2018. The fellas (Nathan Adrian, Brad Howe, Tony Caridi) return for a deep-dive on the week that was and the week that's coming up for Bob Huggins' squad. Also, Nathan reveals for the first time the record he's most proud of during his WVU career. (You'll be surprised) Join us for West Virginia's fastest growing podcast and subscribe on iTunes and Google Play.


Three Guys Before The Game - Post Oklahoma Edition

Well, well, well. Somebody went out and found the Mountaineer basketball team. Despite reports and fears that the team and its identity had been kidnapped, Press Virginia rose from the ashes of a three game losing streak to post record breaking performances in victories over Kansas State and Oklahoma. The fellas (Nathan Adrian, Brad Howe, Tony Caridi) answer the question of how and why the Mountaineers were able to break from the darkness and despair of the Iowa State loss. Subscribe on...


Three Guys Before The Game - Post Iowa State

Whaaatttttt's Happening? The fellas are as confused as you as to what's happening with the Mountaineer basketball team. Wednesday's loss at Iowa State produced a bevy of negative statistics that have laid dormant for years. The question everyone is asking is WHY is this happening? Join Brad, Nathan, and Tony as they try to assemble the pieces to a broken puzzle. Is it too late? Subscribe on iTunes and Google Play to have each episode delivered to your favorite device.


Three Guys Before The Game - Pre Kentucky Edition

The most anticipated non-conference game in decades takes place at the WVU Coliseum on Saturday when Kentucky and the Mountaineers clash. All Big 12 Conference selection Nathan Adrian returns to the show with Brad and Tony to offer his insight. The fellas pull the hood back on WVU's struggle against TCU and ask the question of how Nate is now playing in student manager games. Subscribe on iTunes and Google Play.


3 Guys Before The Game - Pre Texas Edition

Look what we have here. A new third guy joins Brad and Tony to talk hoops. Welcome Mountaineer standout Nathan Adrian, the former Big 12 All-Conference selection, gives us his take on West Virginia's recent two game skid and more. Join the fellas as they discuss all things hoops, along with Nathan's hair, and the ranking of a third grade prodigies. Subscribe on iTunes and Google Play. Enjoy


Three Guys Before The Game - Basketball Debut

Tip-off has arrived for the fellas on Three Guys Before The Game. As the Mountaineer basketball team soars to number-2 nationally, the guys look back at Saturday's dandy duel between Jevon Carter and Trae Young. Did Carter's stock soar in the eyes of the NBA scouts? Just how long can Teddy Allen score in bunches? Will WVU suffer a letdown against Baylor? The answers to those questions and more come your way on our hoop debut. Subscribe and share on iTunes and Google Play. The guys will be...


Three Guys Before The Game - Post Utah

Ouch. Yes, it hurt to watch the Mountaineers against the Utes. The question is whether it was a one game aberration or an indicator to a much bigger problem. The fellas give their take from every possible angle. Plus, they'll look ahead to next season (It's never too early) as the Senator explains why WVU should be in the Big 12 title game. Enjoy, subscribe on iTunes and Google Play, and stay with us as we make the transition from football to a weekly podcast breaking down WVU hoops.