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Marvin Bagley is headed to Duke, changes college hoops

Marvin Bagley III committed to play for the Duke Blue Devils this season on Monday night. Rob Dauster was joined by Scott Phillips of NBC Sports to discuss the commitment. How good is Bagley? How good is Duke going to be? Are they going to be the No. 1 team in the country again? How do the pieces on that roster fit? We break it all down for you.

Duration: 00:52:35

On LaVar Ball, LaMelo Ball with Gary Parrish of CBS Sports

Gary Parrish was in Las Vegas last week while LaMelo Ball and LaVar Ball became the biggest story in sports. He joins the CBT pod to discuss those two, along with Mitchell Robinson, Dedric Lawson and, somehow, Cooper Manning.

Duration: 00:43:43

Marvin Bagley reclassifying and Peach Jam

Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com joined the podcast today to chat about all things Peach Jam and Marvin Bagley III. Bagley, who is the clear-cut No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2018, is thought to be in the process of reclassifying to enroll in college this fall. We discuss that, as well as Jeff's favorite players in this class, our personal travel nightmares post-Peach Jam and Jeff's top five hair products to help him cover up a developing bald spot.

Duration: 00:44:00

The Best and Worst of July's live period

Rob Dauster was joined by Justin Young and Eric Bossi, who combine for nearly four decades in grassroots hoops. After some discussion about Mohamed Bamba, the trio talk through their best memories from July as well as thoughts on what is wrong with the live period and how to fix it.

Duration: 00:53:24

Miles Bridges, Allonzo Trier and the Memphis soap opera

Michigan State got a National Player of the Year candidate back and Arizona got an all-american candidate, making both preseason top five teams. Travis Hines joins me to break that down, then John Martin of 92.9 FM ESPN in Memphis joins me to talk about the Lawson family, Tubby Smith and the disaster in Memphis.

Duration: 00:43:47

Final Four recap, title game preview

Scott Phillips joins me from a hotel room in Arizona to talk about the Final Four, the title game and everything else going on in college basketball.

Duration: 00:45:04

CBT Fancast: Adam Morrison, Neil Everett, Marcus Paige

For today's episode, I spoke with the famous fans of the programs in the Final Four, from the greatest player in Gonzaga history to the almost-star of last year's Final Four to the most famous dual Gonzaga and Oregon fan in the world.

Duration: 00:41:02

The Final Four is here!

It's time to get ready for the Final Four, but before we go into full blown preview mode, here is a look back at everything that happened this weekend, from Luke Maye's shot to Frank Martin's run to Gonzaga crashing the Final Four.

Duration: 01:03:17

Jeff Goodman on the Coaching Carousel

Jeff Goodman of ESPN joins us to talk through the coaching carousel, and we also bring on CJ Moore of Bleacher Report to dig through the Sweet 16 matchups this weekend.

Duration: 01:05:44

Recapping the NCAA tournament's first weekend

Today's podcast is all about the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, from Duke's loss to Villanova's bid for a repeat coming to an end to Michigan's "miracle."

Duration: 01:02:06

When will the NCAA tournament title contenders lose?

I bring Sam Vecenie on the podcast today to talk about the top three seeds in the bracket and when they are actually going to lose this year.

Duration: 00:57:03

Selection Sunday: NBC Sports' full March Madness Bracket

Rob, Phillips and Travis fill out a full March Madness bracket and pick every single game of the 2017 NCAA tournament.

Duration: 01:13:23

Gonzaga's No. 1 seed, LSU's opening and Champ Week

Raphielle Johnson hops back on the podcast to talk about the biggest storylines during Championship Week, including the battle for first in the Pac-12 and the mediocrity of the Big Ten, as well as the opening at LSU, the lack of an opening at Washington and why grad transfers cost Gary Waters his job.

Duration: 00:36:49

Missouri's opening, league tourneys and All-Americans

Scott Phillips and Travis Hines join the podcast today to discuss, among other things, the Missouri job opening, whether or not one-bid leagues should hold conference tournaments, the implications of the Missouri Valley tournament final and the weirdness of the Big East's bubble. We also roll through the NBC Sports All-American teams.

Duration: 00:58:29

ESPN's Adam Amin on broadcasting, Mack Brown and Kanye

One of the rising stars at ESPN, play-by-play announcer Adam Amin, drops by to chat about prepping for a broadcast, the differences between calling college football and college basketball games, his start in the business and the greatest call of all time.

Duration: 00:41:03

Gonzaga a No. 1 seed? Kentucky to a Final Four? Pac-12's best?

Travis Hines and Scott Phillips join the podcast today to talk about Gonzaga's loss to BYU, the Arizona-UCLA thriller and Malik Monk's 30-point second half against Florida.

Duration: 00:46:30

Mark Titus talks North Carolina, Villanova, Duke and #BIFM

Mark Titus of Club Trillion and Ringer fame hopped on the podcast to chat about Wednesday's wild games, whether North Carolina or Gonzaga is the best team in the country, if we should be worried about Villanova and how he discovered the song that signifies Frank Mason III.

Duration: 00:43:02

Joe Ovies and Jesse Newell on Gottfried's firing, Self's 13th straight title

Joe Ovies is a radio host at 99.9 The Fan WRAL in Raleigh, and he gives us some great insight into why and when Mark Gottfried was fired, as well as some discussion about the narratives being bandied about regarding State. Jesse Newell is the Kansas beat-writer for the Kansas City Star, and he drops by to discuss the streak and whether or not Kansas can win it all.

Duration: 00:49:47

Travis Hines and Terrence Payne talk Gottfried, Kansas, Malik Dime's slap

The College Basketball Talk crew is back together this week as Travis Hines and Terrence Payne join me to discuss Mark Gottfried's job status, Kansas, Duke's future and Malik Dime slapping people

Duration: 00:42:43

Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo! Sports joins the podcast to talk Gonzaga, the bracket reveal and Pac-12 hoops

The biggest story in the weekend in college basketball was the bracket reveal where we got a glimpse of the top 16 teams in the selection committee's eyes. Jeff helps me parse through that as well as Gonzaga's undefeated run, the Big Ten, the Pac-12 and whether or not Duke is really, actually, for real for real back to being back.

Duration: 00:48:16

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