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This is the Internet's most entertaining and informative college basketball podcast. Host Gary Parrish brings the sport to your ears with guests who are smart enough to discuss various issues and topics.

This is the Internet's most entertaining and informative college basketball podcast. Host Gary Parrish brings the sport to your ears with guests who are smart enough to discuss various issues and topics.
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New York, NY

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This is the Internet's most entertaining and informative college basketball podcast. Host Gary Parrish brings the sport to your ears with guests who are smart enough to discuss various issues and topics.

Twitter:

@EyeOnCBB

Language:

English


Episodes

Wednesday's results and a weekend preview, including Zion Williamson possibly picking Clemson (1.18)

1/18/2018
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South Carolina beat Kentucky. Which means the Gamecocks won the annual #DevanDowneyGame in Columbia. Did you catch Gary Parrish shouting out DD the GOAT on TV? Where else did you think he and Norlander were going to start this episode. At he 7:02 mark: Kentucky's issues. At 10:05: The worst performance of Trae Young's college career. At 14:50, the guys hit on Wednesday night results. Among them: SMU 83, No. 7 Wichita State 78 Texas 67, No. 8 Texas Tech 59 Alabama 76, No. 17 Auburn 71...

Duration: 00:39:30


Nevermind: Kansas is gonna win the Big 12 after all (1.16)

1/16/2018
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Kansas and Duke were on the road Monday night and facing double-digit second-half deficits. Then the bluebloods pulled off just crazy wins for very different reasons. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander get into all of that, plus preview three really solid Tuesday night tilts. You know who's playing? Kentucky at South Carolina. A Devan Downey special. They close with some thoughts on Rick Barnes defending Cuonzo Martin.

Duration: 00:39:37


Big 12 is a cluster of fun; Big Ten is a cluster of weird; why court-storming can't be stopped (1.14)

1/14/2018
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After a solid Saturday with a lot of discussion points, Gary Parrish and Matt Noralnder lead with Trae Young's 43-point performance vs. TCU that helped push the Big 12 to a four-team clog atop the standings. They also get into Michigan State's weird slump and Purdue as the best team in the Big Ten. Also: Another court-storm over the weekend with a dangerous physical interaction between a fan and a West Virginia player. The guys also touch on a bunch of other Saturday results before...

Duration: 00:54:03


The fairest outcome for Brian Bowen at South Carolina; midseason awards; weekend predictions (1.12)

1/12/2018
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Matt Norlander got Frank Martin on the phone earlier this week and asked the South Carolina coach why he decided to take a chance on former Louisville player Brian Bowen. Friday's ep leads with a long discussion with Gary Parrish on that, then the guys get into their midseason awards. They wrap with a hefty lookahead to a Saturday that is stacked high with a lot of interesting games.

Duration: 00:46:18


Reaction to Kentucky-Texas A&M, and the most entertaining team you don't know about (1.10)

1/10/2018
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Kentucky is still a mystery. Texas A&M is on the bubble. Marquette's the most entertaining team you might not be watching. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss all those things, and plenty more, in a vintage episode.

Duration: 00:38:39


The most chaotic weekend of the season -- so who's the best team in college basketball?(1.7)

1/7/2018
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Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander got a 40-minute conversation in Sunday night on what amounted to the most upset-laden weekend in college basketball so far this season. From the bluebloods to Trae Young getting shut down, the guys cover all the biggest storylines. Plus, they wrap with some thoughts and advice for referee Ted Valentine, who says he's debating retirement after a controversial decision made earlier last week.

Duration: 00:43:19


Richard Pitino has a lot of explaining to do; massive weekend preview and picks (1.5)

1/5/2018
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Gary Parrish is stuck in Manhattan, thanks to the "bomb cyclone." He and Matt Norlander open with their tales of fighting through this blizzard in order to do this podcast. Then they get to Minnesota, whose Reggie Lynch has been playing while under investigation for sexual assualt -- the second allegation against him. How does Richard Pitino explain this? They also get into Arizona State's suddenly tricky schedule, then do a massive preview of Saturday and Sunday's schedule.

Duration: 00:53:34


Texas Tech can be the team to dethrone Kansas; Bonzie Colson's injury dooms Notre Dame (1.3)

1/3/2018
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Welcome to 2018. This podcast opens with Parrish and Norlander in disagreement over Kansas' future this season in the Big 12. They also talk up Texas Tech, then move on to Notre Dame's disastrous turn of events with Bonzie Colson no longer on the floor for at least eight weeks. As coincidence would have it, Norlander spent five hours with Mike Brey last week, so he has some insider information. GP and Norlander also touch on Kevin Stallings calling out Louisville's program -- in the middle...

Duration: 00:40:38


Happy New Year! There are no unbeatens left in college hoops (12.31)

12/31/2017
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Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander deliver the goods on a surprise New Year's Eve edition of the podcast. They open with Butler's big win that knocked off Villanova, then get into why Parrish has Duke as his new No. 1. Also on the menu: Arizona-Arizona State, TCU-Oklahoma, and the fact there are no unbeatens left. Also included on this podcast are riffs about the most handsome coaches and some of Norlander's favorite albums of 2017.

Duration: 00:42:53


UK romps U of L; predictions, previews for Saturday's top games; looking back at 2017 (12.29)

12/29/2017
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With 2017 about to wrap up, Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander go for an hour on this end-of-week podcast. They lead with Kentucky killing Louisville, then get into why the Cardinals are interesting, but probably not going to be good, for the next month. Also on the phod: how good LSU's Tremont Waters is, picks for the four biggest games on a stacked Saturday, and a look back at the biggest and best memories for Norlander and Parrish in 2017.

Duration: 00:59:30


Not only is the Big 12 terrific, it could be historically great this season (12.27)

12/27/2017
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It is not discussed enough just how great -- yes, great -- the Big 12 is both now and in the past half-decade. Today's podcast with Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander is all about putting this conference's consistency into context -- and having an in-depth debate on Kansas' chances to finish atop the standings yet again. If the streak is going to snap, this seems like as good a year as any in the past decade.

Duration: 00:38:04


Are Kentucky and Louisville doomed to underwhelm this season? (12.26)

12/26/2017
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Hope you had a Merry Christmas. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander are back to bring you some college hoops podcast goodness on this day-after Christmas, and they start by discussing Miami and Kentucky's tough losses in the past couple of days. Whose was worse? Then they preview Kentucky-Louisville before getting to a look at the start of the Big East calendar. They wrap with some Christmas chatter.

Duration: 00:34:30


Gonzaga's wiggle room, Wofford's legendary win, remembering Dick Enberg (12.22)

12/22/2017
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Happy Holidays to our listeners -- so here's an early pre-Christmas present. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander wrap up the week's worth of episodes by discussing Gonzaga's loss at San Diego State, reset Wofford pulling off a stunner at UNC, and try to figure out what Brian Bowen was thinking by doing that Outside the Lines interview. They wrap with some thoughts on the passing of legendary broadcaster Dick Enberg, who was on the mic for some of college hoops' biggest moments -- including its...

Duration: 00:36:24


Trae Young is becoming a star who's transcending college basketball (12.20)

12/20/2017
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Trae Young tied an NCAA single-game record with 22 assists on Tuesday night. The Oklahoma freshman is now the frontrunner, by a long shot, for National Player of the Year. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander open on Young, then get into how the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame committee screwed up by continuing to allow active coaches to be eligible for enshrinement.

Duration: 00:33:23


Indiana whiplash, Arizona curiosities, Duke myths (12.19)

12/19/2017
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Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander chat for 30 minutes on Indiana hoops, Archie Miller's chances at winning a national title one day, Arizona's concern for Allonzo Trier's knee, the Wildcats' almost-return to form, and then debate if Parrish is out of line for ranking Duke 10th.

Duration: 00:30:17


Six ranked teams lost to unranked foes on Saturday; UNC-Tennessee picks (12.16)

12/16/2017
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Oklahoma upset Wichita State on Saturday. Does that tell us more about the Sooners or Shockers? Matt Norlander answers that question from Gary Parrish at the top of this episode. At the 10:59 mark: Clemson's upset of No. 22 Florida, Oklahoma State's upset of No. 19 Florida State and Rutgers' upset of No. 15 Seton Hall. At 17:18: Indiana's upset of Notre Dame. And Archie Miller's reputation. And Notre Dame's sketchy resume. At 26:43: North Carolina is at Tennessee on Sunday. Who wins? The...

Duration: 00:34:34


A conversation about Villanova, Jalen Brunson, Mark Price and Saturday?s games (12.14)

12/14/2017
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Villanova is ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll. How long will the Wildcats stay there? Is all season possible? Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish discussed that at the top of this episode. At the 9:08 mark: How teams should be ranked in December. At 13:06: Jalen Brunson could've been at Temple, not Villanova. At 20:50: Why did Charlotte fire Mark Price? At 25:45: Predictions for Virginia Tech at Kentucky Cincinnati at UCLA Oklahoma at Wichita State Purdue vs. Butler Notre Dame vs....

Duration: 00:40:29


Duke and Kansas go down, Arizona State makes its case for the No. 1 team (!) in college hoops (12.10)

12/10/2017
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Co-hosts Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish lead with the two bluebloods taking surprising defeats over the weekend. Which was more surprising: No. 1 Duke losing at Boston College, or No. 2 Kansas falling at home vs. No. 16 Arizona State? The guys have a lot of good words for the Sun Devils, too -- and touch on their in-state rivals, Arizona. On the back end of the pod, a look at the SEC's overall performance this season. Florida, Arkansas and Tennessee have gotten good wins of late, which...

Duration: 00:39:13


Re-ranking the top teams, game picks for this weekend, and why Trae Young's the best frosh (12.8)

12/8/2017
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Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander try to figure out what's gone wacky with college basketball this week. There have been bizarre upsets, which has led to an upside-down version of Parrish's Top 25 (and one). The duo also previews and makes predictions on seven big games coming this weekend, including Friday night's tripleheader at Staples Center. Also on this pod: Norlander goes behind the scenes with his feature on Oklahoma star Trae Young, who's putting up huge numbers and could become the...

Duration: 00:37:01


The case for Villanova as the best program in college hoops (12.6)

12/6/2017
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Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss why Villanova has a case as the best college basketball program across the past five years. The Wildcats got to 9-0 with a win over ranked Gonzaga on Tuesday night. They also touch on Arizona's unconventional win over Texas A&M and ask if the Wildcats still have potential to be a top-five team this season. They close with reflections on Norlander's story, which is posted at CBSSports.com, in which he talked to Roy Williams, Mark Few and Tom Izzo about...

Duration: 00:40:14

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