Courtside with Greenberg & Dakich
Shaka Smart & Chris Beard: 11/8/18
Before conversations with Texas HC Shaka Smart (24:03) and Texas Tech HC Chris Beard (37:48) about their expectations for the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions to the "Champions Classic", including Duke's big win over Kentucky (1:45) as well as Kansas' nail-biter over Michigan State (13:29).
Bruce Pearl & Steve Alford: 11/1/18
Before conversations with Auburn HC Bruce Pearl (23:59) and UCLA HC Steve Alford (36:30) about their preparations for the start of the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich give you some under-the-radar teams to keep an eye on (2:39) and preview next Tuesday's "Champions Classic" with Michigan State-Kansas and Duke-Kentucky (8:40).
Mike Brey & Roy Williams: 10/25/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to the conclusion of the "pay-for-play" scheme across college basketball trial (1:19) and discuss the mood at ACC Media Day (19:42). Plus, interviews with Notre Dame HC Mike Brey (29:15) and North Carolina HC Roy Williams (48:55) on how their respective teams are preparing for the season.
Emergency G-League News Pod: 10/19/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich convene for an emergency edition of the podcast after the news that the G League will offer top high school prospects a highly paid alternative to "one-and-done" (0:57). Plus, interviews with Villanova's Jay Wright (27:56) and Michigan State's Tom Izzo (49:20) on the road to the start of the season.
Miss Me?: 10/15/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich catch up on their travels from the preseason, including Seth's time at Auburn and Dan at Big Ten Media Day (2:55). Plus, they discuss the ongoing trial regarding impermissible benefits for student-athletes in college basketball and the involvement of shoe companies in recruiting (21:59).
Jay Wright, Villanova: 10/2/18
Mike Greenberg talks to Villanova coach Jay Wright about the importance of "attitude" in his program (5:45), how his life has changed with success (17:50), a wild story from inside the locker room during the 2016 National Championship (21:19), what he'd change about the game (34:10) and more.
Everybody, Calm Down: 8/22/18
Are Seth and Dan impressed by what they've seen from Kentucky (1:49) and Duke (13:58) so far this preseason? Plus, clarification is needed on new NCAA rules (23:43) and we hear from listeners in the student section (38:39)!
The Undraftables: 6/28/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich reconvene to chat about the draft (4:23), including which players didn't get picked and why the NCAA needs to change the rules (21:13). Plus, the effect of the Reid Travis transfer (26:55), some sleeper teams to keep an eye on (35:01) and much more!
The Commission: 4/25/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich offer their thoughts on the sweeping changes that are being called for by "The Commission on College Basketball" led by Condoleezza Rice, including altering the penalty structure, introducing outside investigators, potential elimination of the one-and-done rule and much more.
Nova Nation: 4/3/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich recap Villanova's win over Michigan, their second national championship in three years (2:00). The culture that Jay Wright has established at Nova (8:00), maintaining the success and momentum from the Wright era (27:00) and much more.
Championship Monday: 4/2/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich recap Michigan ending Loyola and Sister Jean's Cinderella story (1:05) as well as Villanova's dominant rout of Kansas in the Final Four (7:01). Plus, they preview tonight's National Championship game between the two teams (13:02).
One Shining Moment : 3/30/18
Jason Fitz and Elle Duncan have a conversation with singer-songwriter David Barrett about "One Shining Moment" just in time for the Final Four.
And Then There Were Four: 3/29/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich take a deep dive into the matchups that will define the Final Four. Can Loyola take care of the ball against Michigan (1:27)? Will Villanova be able to slow the pace of Kansas (11:36)? All that and more as the guys decide who will advance to the National Championship.
The Elite of the Elite: 3/26/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions from the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, including the rise of Sister Jean, Marvin Bagley on an island, controversial postgame interviews and more. Plus, which team disappointed the most?
Sweet 16 & Elite 8: 3/20/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich break down every game of the Sweet 16 and look ahead to potential Elite 8 matchups. Who will advance to the Final 4 in San Antonio? The guys discuss!
Giant Killers: 3/19/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions from the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, including bracket busting Cinderella's, programs clouded in controversy making an early exit, the end of the road for Dakich Junior and much more.
South Regional: 3/11/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich break down the South Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
East Regional: 3/11/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich break down the East Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
Midwest Regional: 3/11/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich break down the Midwest Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
West Regional & Final Four: 3/11/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich break down the West Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four. Plus, they crown a champion.
Time To Shine: 3/5/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich recap Michigan's run to the Big Ten crown in "The Big Apple" (1:41) as well as statement wins for Cincinnati over Wichita State (8:25) and Duke over North Carolina (10:15). Plus, which small schools are making noise (15:54) and a preview of all of the major conference tournaments (20:32).
Steady The Boat: 3/1/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich cover the scope of the FBI investigation and ponder if a system with player endorsements allowed would better fit CBB (1:40). Has Arizona been left no choice when it comes to Sean Miller (16:24)? Are there concerns with North Carolina ahead of their matchup with Duke (22:36)? Plus, Michigan State HC Tom Izzo stops by to talk playing through distractions (29:01).
On a small batch emergency edition of Courtside, Seth and Dan call in from the road to react to the bombshell news from Yahoo! Sports of a scandal that is engulfing CBB. Players from more than 20 programs have been identified as possibly breaking NCAA rules through violations that were uncovered by the FBI's investigation into corruption in the sport. The guys give you the latest.
Circle Of Trust: 2/20/18
Before conversations with Nevada HC Eric Musselman (41:50) and Wichita State HC Gregg Marshall (56:03), Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the denial of Louisville's appeal resulting in the loss of their 2013 National Championship (0:01) and more, which teams are in their "circle of trust" come tournament time (15:45) as well as some sleepers to keep an eye on (35:05). Plus, the guys cap things off with some pick' em of the biggest matchups across the country in CBB (01:07:20).
Before conversations with Ohio State HC Chris Holtmann (21:58) and Gonzaga HC Mark Few (38:30), Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the validity of North Carolina (2:01) as well as the early look at tournament seeding (9:39). Plus, a bit of pick'em with some of the week's biggest matchups across the country in CBB (51:35).
Lock In: 2/7/18
Before a conversation with Arizona HC Sean Miller (20:54), Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss Ohio State-Purdue (1:35) as well as Trae Young's shot selection against West Virginia (5:45) and his race against Jalen Brunson for POY (10:45). Plus, can Duke's issues be fixed ahead of their showdown with North Carolina (14:15)? The guys play pick'em with the massive matchup on Tobacco Road as well as some of the biggest games across the country this week (35:11).
On The Boil: 2/1/18
Before a conversation with Purdue HC Matt Painter (34:34), Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich talk the Boilermakers' strong season (5:39) and weigh in on Michigan State's play as well as HC Tom Izzo's public perception in the face of controversy (8:56). Plus, Virginia's continued trust in their bench (24:35), a little buy-or-sell (49:57) and much more.
The Education of Marvin Bagley III: 1/26/18
Doubletruck Stories: Three high schools, one year at Duke and the unconditional love of his family have freshman sensation Marvin Bagley III prepared for anything the world throws at him. By Liz Merrill.
True Grit: 1/25/18
Before a conversation with Virginia HC Tony Bennett (25:35), Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich weigh in on Trae Young's upset of Kansas (1:59), Kentucky's struggles (9:40) and why most coaches and referees are miserable at this stage of the season (19:44). Plus, a preview of Virginia's big showdown with Duke (41:45) and some SEC-Big 12 Challenge pick 'em (43:59).
No Such Thing?: 1/18/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich weigh in on the validity of upsets (1:19), next year's change in the CBB calendar (11:23) as well as why overall opinion of Duke (16:45) and Virginia (21:35) isn't based on the quality of their respective squads. Plus, Clemson HC Brad Brownell joins the show to discuss how the program's improvement under him has thrust the Tigers into the spotlight (32:08).
Patrick Ewing Has The Floor: 1/12/18
Doubletruck Stories: Georgetown's favorite son now leads the program he put on the map, bringing a wealth of experience -- though none of it as a head coach -- and high hopes of restoring the Hoyas to prominence. By Ian O'Connor.
Blue Blooded: 1/11/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich take a deeper look at the strengths of Villanova (3:03) and Michigan State (9:42), through the play of Mikal Bridges and Miles Bridges, as well as touch on tragedy for Texas with Andrew Jones (14:44). Plus, Texas Tech HC Chris Beard stops by (28:58) and the guys take questions from the #StudentSection (40:05).
Bruce Pearl: 1/5/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich cover refereeing controversies (3:11), Michigan State's dominance amongst the pack of top teams (6:52), Texas Tech's ascendance in the Big 12 (11:41) and Trae Young's Steph Curry comparisons (22:04). Plus, Auburn HC Bruce Pearl stops by to talk his team's strong start and the ongoing FBI investigation (25:15).
Young Buck: 12/20/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the brilliance of Trae Young for Oklahoma (6:59), Geno Auriemma and Sylvia Hatchell hitting 1000 wins (12:33) and Arizona State still being undefeated (18:06). Plus, Oklahoma HC Lon Kruger (27:59) joins and they answer a couple questions from the #StudentSection (40:25).
No Respect?: 12/14/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the versatility of Villanova and coach Jay Wright as they sit atop the rankings (1:31), why Seton Hall is the "Rodney Dangerfield" of CBB (11:28) as well as if Duke revealed their weaknesses in getting upset by Boston College (16:22) and much more. Plus, ASU coach Bobby Hurley joins.
Watch Your Back: 12/7/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich dish on upsets to Florida and Kansas as well as what that says about their team identity (1:31), if Duke has any weaknesses (12:57), Steve Alford's reaction to LiAngelo Ball being taken out of UCLA (24:22) and more. Plus, Villanova's Jay Wright stops by (38:28)!
Are You Not Entertained?: 11/30/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich wonder who can knock off Duke and Notre Dame after the PK 80 and as the ACC-Big Ten Challenge continues (5:19). Plus, they talk Arizona's struggles (10:58), preview the Jimmy V Classic (17:03) and welcome the Fighting Irish HC Mike Brey ahead of their matchup with Michigan State (24:49).
Aloha Feast Week!: 11/22/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich weigh in on what they've seen from the start of "Feast Week" (7:08), as well what becomes of Mizzou now that Michael Porter Jr. is done for the year (1:36) and of Louisville with Brian Bowen not being allowed to play (4:01). Plus, a preview of the PK 80 tournament (14:30) and a visit from Baylor coach Scott Drew (26:58).
All Eyes On You: 11/15/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to the return of the three players from UCLA arrested in China to campus and the school's response. Plus, they cover the Champions Classic and some teams that they really like after the first week of the college basketball season.
Extracurriculars : 11/9/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their thoughts on the arrests of three UCLA players for shoplifting while on a trip to China (1:55), Bruce Pearl refusing to cooperate with internal investigators (22:04), as well as more Pitino revelations (13:42). Plus, Indiana HC Archie Miller stops by (39:14).
Tune Up Time: 11/1/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich delve into the importance of exhibition games and more controversy surrounding NCAA eligibility, which this time centers around Braxton Beverly of N.C. State (10:07). Plus, Washington HC Mike Hopkins joins the show (17:24) to talk his reasoning for finally leaving after over 20 years in Syracuse, replacing a "players' coach" in Lorenzo Romar and more.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
Courtside shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, Dan & Dave.
Punched Out: 10/26/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich cover the headlines out of ACC and Big Ten media days, including the loss of Joel Berry II for the Tar Heels in the wake of their academic fraud investigation (2:40). Plus, Missouri HC Cuonzo Martin (24:49) and West Virginia HC Bob Huggins stop by (37:09).
The Pitino Game: 10/20/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions to Jay Bilas' sitdown with Rick Pitino, which is included in its entirety (1:51). Following that they delve into his culpability (51:27), Louisville's penalty (58:45) and much more. Plus, a few words from his son and Minnesota HC Richard Pitino on the investigation's effect on the family (1:06:18).
Poised & Composed: 10/12/17
Seth and Dan have a conversation with Louisville interim coach David Padgett about taking over the job and how he and his players have been getting ready for the season. Then, the guys discuss the latest regarding the investigations into the Oklahoma State and Kansas programs.
Time To Practice: 10/5/17
Before a conversation with Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the opening week of practice, the latest surrounding the scandal and more.
The Fallout: 9/27/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball and discuss how it affects the sport moving forward.
Kickback Scandal: 9/26/17
Bob is joined by Jeremy Schaap, Ryan Smith and Kate Fagan to further discuss protests in the NFL. Also, Seth Greenberg talks latest in NCAA charges.
Pride Of The Big East : 9/21/17
Before chatting with Villanova coach Jay Wright, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich break down the Big East, discuss the transition from NBA player to college coach and answer #StudentSection questions.
Transfer Questions: 9/8/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss how potential changes to transfer rules could impact college basketball, weigh in on the strength of the SEC and more.
Big 10 Prowess: 8/30/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss Purdue's performance in the World University games, the outlook of the Big Ten, the passing of Jud Heathcote and more.
Before a conversation with Kansas coach Bill Self, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss Marvin Bagley's decision to reclassify and head to Duke and much more.
K & The Little General: 7/18/17
Before conversations with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Alabama's Avery Johnson, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss events of the summer, Andrew Dakich transferring to Ohio State from Michigan and more.
Card Trouble: 6/15/17
Before a conversation with new Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to sanctions levied against Louisville. Plus, a discussion about transfer rules and more.
Matta Out: 6/5/17
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to Ohio State moving on from Thad Matta as head basketball coach and discuss who may end up replacing him in Columbus.
A Player's Program: 5/25/17
Seth Greenberg talks to Arizona coach Sean Miller and G Allonzo Trier about Trier's decision to return to the Wildcats, their expectations for next season and more. Plus, Seth discusses his winners and losers now that players have made their final decisions about whether to return to school or not.
Hangin' Around: 5/9/17
Seth Greenberg discusses the decision many players have made to turn pro and chats with Michigan State coach Tom Izzo & guard Miles Bridges about Bridges' decision to return to the Spartans.
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg break down North Carolina's win over Gonzaga in the National Championship, hear from Roy Williams, Mark Few, players on both sides and more. Plus, they discuss the impact the game has on the legacy of both programs and weigh in on Georgetown's decision to hire Patrick Ewing.
National Championship Preview: 4/3/17
Andy Katz sits down with UNC's Roy Williams & Gonzaga's Mark Few after Katz & Seth Greenberg look back at the Final Four and preview Monday's National Championship Game.
Final Four Preview: 3/31/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg offer a full breakdown of both Final Four matchups, including what makes Gonzaga vulnerable to South Carolina as well as what the key will be for Oregon to upset North Carolina. Plus, West Virginia HC Bob Huggins and Michigan State HC Tom Izzo stop by.
Bonus: The Coaches: 3/28/17
Each of the coaches in the Final Four joined ESPN Radio to reflect on their teams' accomplishments and look ahead to Final Four weekend.
Finally! : 3/27/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg recap a wild weekend and look ahead to one of the most unusual Final Four slates ever. Plus, they chat with new Indiana coach Archie Miller.
How Sweet It Is: 3/20/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg break down the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, look ahead to the Sweet 16, examine the coaching carousel and chat with Xavier's Chris Mack.
Midwest Regional Breakdown: 3/12/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg break down the Midwest Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
South Regional Breakdown: 3/12/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg break down the South Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
East Regional Breakdown: 3/12/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg break down the East Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
West Regional Breakdown: 3/12/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg break down the West Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their pick for who will reach the Final Four.
Champ. Week: 3/7/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg break down the conference tournaments throughout college basketball and chat with Wisconsin coach Greg Gard and SMU's Tim Jankovich.
Learning Experiences: 2/27/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss Gonzaga's surprising loss, UCLA's big win and weigh in on what it means for the brackets. Plus, a chat with Villanova's Jay Wright.
Time For Separation: 2/20/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg discuss how some teams are putting together a final push as March approaches, comment on the firing of Mark Gottfried and chat with Kansas' Bill Self and Florida's Mike White.
Sneak Preview: 2/13/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg weigh in on Gonzaga's win over St. Mary's, the struggles of Indiana and more. Plus, NCAA Tournament Selection Committee Chair Mark Hollis covers the early look at the bracket.
February Momentum: 2/6/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg recap an eventful weekend and chat with Syracuse' Jim Boeheim about his 1,000th* win and Fran Fraschilla about the state of the Big 12.
Maturity Matters: 1/30/17
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg discuss the value of maturity for Kansas and Villanova over the weekend. Plus, they chat with Gonzaga's Mark Few and Georgia Tech's Josh Pastner.
Turmoil At The Top: 1/25/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg recap the ripple effect of three top teams falling & much more. Plus, they chat with Marquette's Steve Wojciechowski and Cincinnati's Mick Cronin.
It's Gonna Happen: 1/23/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss Northwestern's Tournament chances, the underwhelming SEC and more. Plus, they chat with Arizona's Sean Miller and Wisconsin's Greg Gard.
Blue Chips: 1/17/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss why UNC and Duke are trending in different directions, Gonzaga's prowess & more. Plus, they chat with Creighton's Greg McDermott, ESPN's Dan Dakich and top prospect DeAndre Ayton.
The Great Debate: 1/9/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss another questionable play by Grayson Allen, discuss who should have the top spot in the polls and chat with Northwestern's Chris Collins, Baylor's Scott Drew and Nevada's Eric Musselman.
Khaos Theory: 1/3/17
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg break down how Duke will deal with Mike Krzyzewski's absence and much more. Plus, they chat with FSU coach Leonard Hamilton & Nebraska's Tim Miles.
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg react to the UK-UNC thriller, look ahead to UK's showdown with Louisville and chat with West Virginia coach Bob Huggins and Butler's Chris Holtmann.
Stacked Cupboard: 12/12/16
Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg cover how scary Duke can be once they get going and why Washington struggles despite having elite talent. Plus, they chat with UCLA's Steve Alford and St. Marys' Randy Bennett.
Hurtin' At The Holidays: 12/5/16
Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss how injuries & suspensions have already had an impact. Plus, they chat with Purdue's Matt Painter, UNC's Roy Williams & Baylor's Scott Drew.
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