Courtside with Greenberg & Dakich
Bucket List Trip and Mark Turgeon Edition: 9/30/21
In the final edition of Courtside, Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon joins Seth Greenberg to discuss his bucket list trip to the Ryder Cup, why it was a top-five sports moment for him to witness a U.S.A. win, his experience learning under Larry Brown, how the big-name transfers Fatts Russell and Qudus Wahab are fitting into the team, the unexpected addition of Old Dominion transfer Xavier Green, Hakim Hart slotting into the starting lineup, and what he sees from his freshman class. Keep your eyes on this feed: Bald Men on Campus is ESPN's new college basketball podcast, featuring Seth Greenberg and his College GameDay co-hosts Jay Bilas and LaPhonso Ellis. The guys will be with you from midnight madness through the Final Four in New Orleans.
37 Days in Japan and Jay Wright Edition: 9/7/21
Seth Greenberg is joined by Villanova head coach Jay Wright to discuss his time on the Team USA Basketball staff at the Olympics, the teams crazy travel and tough start, Gregg Popovich pulling things together, spending 37 days in a bubble, winning a gold medal, Summer Jam at Villanova, Rollie Massimino, and the growth hes seen from his team over the summer after leaving the country for more than a month.
Sonny Vaccaro Edition: 8/23/21
Seth Greenberg is joined by former sneaker executive Sonny Vaccaro to talk about his role in the creation of grassroots basketball, the problems created by the NCAA and NBA, the slow justice that the NCAA doesnt administer, the Supreme Courts anti-trust ruling against the NCAA and what he wants on his gravestone. Keep your eyes on the Courtside podcast feed, the show will be rebooting with a new name and a new cast of characters alongside Seth Greenberg!
A Dude Named Fly Edition: 7/2/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Dan buying a golf course, the Pacers hiring Rick Carlisle, retread assistant coaches, if theres a team more fun than the Phoenix Suns, the Bucks offense without Giannis, Kofie Coburn entering the transfer portal, if Reggie Bush and the Fab Five should have their records reinstated, and if well even be talking about NIL in a year.
Unprocessed and Bill Self Edition: 6/21/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing what the 76ers should do with Ben Simmons after a dreadful postseason and how the Bucks should defend Trae Young. Plus, the guys look ahead to The Basketball Tournament. Later, Kansas head coach Bill Self joins Seth to talk about his thoughts on the Supreme Court declaring the NCAA is in violation of anti-trust laws, the least amount of fun hes ever had coaching basketball, adding Arizona State star Remy Martin through the transfer portal and a message for Dan.
Keep Him in Line and Mark Adams Edition: 6/17/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich are joined by new Texas Tech head coach to discuss coaching at his alma mater after a long career, the impact of Texas passing NIL legislation, the new practice facility, how his experience coaching junior college team will help in the transfer portal era, his defensive identity and his vision for the program. Plus, Greenberg and Dakich get into how All-NBA voting affects player contracts, the 76ers melting down in game five against the Hawks and Dakich eating crow.
Blubbering and Dwayne Killings Edition: 6/10/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing whether Rick Pitino would be a good fit for the Indiana Pacers job, why theyre so impressed with the Phoenix Suns and if its a harder transition as a transfer or an incoming freshman. Then, Albanys Dwayne Killings stops by to talk about becoming a first-time head coach.
Mike Krzyzewski Retires Edition: 6/3/21
Seth and Dan discuss their initial reaction to Dukes Mike Krzyzewskis retirement announcement after the 21-22 season, if there will ever be a coach at the same job for 41 years again, Jon Scheyer being selected as the head coach-in-waiting, the immense pressure on Scheyer, and if Hubert Davis is going to have a leg up on Scheyer to start their head coaching careers at UNC and Duke.
Roses and Tom Izzo Edition: 6/1/21
Tom Izzo joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss a crazy June for recruiting with COVID-19 restrictions loosening, why he thinks the new transfer rules arent in the best interest of the players, recruiting against the G League, relating to his players through their dislike of school and if coaches will have to constantly recruit their own players. Later, Seth and Dan talk through a few hypotheticals based around NIL and the transfer rules.
Greenberg Wedding and Ryan Odom Edition : 5/28/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Utah State head coach Ryan Odom discussing why he left UMBC to take the job in Logan, recruiting the state of Utah, the roster management involved with Latter Day Saints players and getting thrown out of games. Later, the guys breakdown Seths daughters wedding weekend in West Virginia.
Born in Pressure and Dan Hurley Edition: 5/5/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with UConn head coach Dan Hurley to discuss starting his career as a high school basketball coach, coaching at a large public university versus a city school, getting the pro-sports treatment in Connecticut, retaining players with the transfer portal, failing publicly and the Hurley family coaching tree.
Sardinia Vacation and Tommy Lloyd Edition: 4/30/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Dans appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Mark Emmerts contract extension, if second-time transfers will create another issue in college basketball and Kevin Durants efficiency. Then, Seth talks to new Arizona head coach Tommy Lloyd about leaving Gonzaga, navigating relationships at a new school, his love of Italy, putting together his staff and the advice Mark Few gave him when he took the job.
Hair Looks Good and Shaka Smart Edition: 4/21/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast talking to new Marquette head coach Shaka Smart. They discuss his wild March that entailed four road games to close the regular season, winning the Big 12 tournament, losing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and accepting the Marquette job. They also get into whats it been like traveling to meet his team, re-recruiting Joey Rodriguez at VCU and Marquettes passion for basketball.
Perpetually Hoarse and Chris Beard Edition: 4/15/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Dakich discussing comments he made on radio after his friend Bobby Slick Leonard passed and Arizona hiring Tommy Lloyd. Then the guys talk to new Texas head coach Chris Beard about roster construction in the age of the transfer portal, putting together his staff, the plan for his first 100 days in Austin, changing the fan culture, his friend Shaka Smart and meeting his players who he previously coached against.
National Championship Recap Edition: 4/7/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast applauding the NCAA and the state of Indiana for pulling off an exciting tournament in the middle of a pandemic. Then the guys discuss Baylors domination of Gonzaga in the national championship, knowing Gonzaga had a problem from the first possession, Baylor doing whatever it wanted on offense, Davion Mitchell suffocating Corey Kispert, Scott Drews 18-year journey to the top of the sport and how much fun it was to watch Gonzaga chase a perfect season.
Final Four Recap and Championship Preview Edition: 4/4/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Gonzagas last second overtime win over UCLA, Jalen Suggs shot, the Bruins playing nearly a perfect game, Drew Timme taking a charge at the end of the game, Baylor playing its best basketball against Houston, if Davion Mitchell played himself into the lottery, if fatigue will be a factor for the Bulldogs, how the teams match up and their national championship picks. Plus, the guys talk about Porter Moser going to Oklahoma and Chris Beard to Texas.
Final Four Preview Edition: 3/31/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich are nearing the end of the college basketball season and are here to preview the Final Four. They discuss Gonzagas defense being better than advertised, Houston's offensive rebounding, Davion Mitchell being the most exciting player left in the tournament, the unlikelihood of UCLAs run and how the Bulldogs stack up against the other great undefeated teams.
Welcome Home Mike Woodson Edition: 3/31/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast talking to new Indiana head coach Mike Woodson about the reception to his hiring in Bloomington, meeting with the players still on the team, recruiting in the NBA, getting used to a different style of play in the college game and if Larry Brown will join his staff.
Sweet 16 Preview Edition: 3/24/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich preview the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, discussing how offensive rebounding could be the deciding factor in Oral Roberts-Arkansas, Baylors ability to turn teams over, Oregon State changing defenses, if Houston will try to prevent Buddy Boeheim from catching the ball, how Oregon can deal with USCs length, if Creighton has any chance against Gonzaga, why Florida State-Michigan is the best game of the weekend and the opposite styles in UCLA-Alabama.
NCAA Tournament First Weekend Recap Edition: 3/23/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich recap the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, discussing if Iowa was ever good enough, Creighton bouncing back, not giving USC enough credit throughout the season, if Alabama is the most dangerous team in the tournament, the fighting Leonard Hamiltons, Syracuses improved defense, Loyola Chicago shutting down Ayo Dosunmu, Oral Roberts star power and this years tournament being about teams rather than players.
Coaches Getting Whacked and Second Look at the Bracket Edition: 3/17/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the coaching carousel and Dan delivering his definitive take on Indiana firing Archie Miller. Then, the guys take a second look at the bracket and talk about if a shorthanded Kansas can hang, LSUs potential, Michigan without Isaiah Livers, locking up Georgetown over Colorado, James Bouknight vs. Darryl Morsell, betting on Virginia Tech and Mount Saint Marys, Seths Jim Boeheim impression, and why they love Rutgers to beat Clemson.
NCAA Tournament West Preview (Part 1): 3/15/21
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the West region of the NCAA Tournament, including USCs defense, a good draw for Iowa, Gonzaga likely to reach the Final Four and if Ohio could be a problem for Virginia. Plus, the guys share their thoughts on Championship Week.
NCAA Tournament South Preview (Part 2): 3/15/21
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the South region of the NCAA Tournament, including if they have any concerns with Baylor, Wisconsin-UNC is one of the most interesting first round games, Why they wont pick against Villanova in the first round, North Texas being an elite defensive team and their thoughts on Virginia Tech.
NCAA Tournament East Preview (Part 3): 3/15/21
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the East region of the NCAA Tournament, including Georgetown rolling through the Big East, Rick Pitino returning to March Madness, and Shaka Smart and Texas feeling confident after winning the Big 12 tournament.
NCAA Tournament Midwest Preview (Part 4): 3/15/21
Greenberg and Dakich discuss the Midwest region of the NCAA Tournament, including The Ramblin Trophy, if Oregon State can keep up its lights out shooting, Jim Boeheim feeling red hot, Kelvin Sampson coaching in Assembly Hall and Illinois playing the best basketball in the country right now.
Championship Week and Joe Lunardi Edition: 3/8/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing championship week, the Big Ten tournament, the biggest opening round game in the ACC tournament and Virginia snapping up the regular season title from Florida State. Then, Joe Lunardi hops on to talk about his new book Bracketology: March Madness, College Basketball, and the Creation of a National Obsession, which play-in games he's watching this week, Drake, the Big 12 pecking order, why he might pick all four No. 1 seeds to go to the Final Four, the Pac-12 and the Mountain West. Later, the guys get into which mid-majors could make a run in the NCAA Tournament and why UConn could take advantage of Villanovas injury troubles.
Final Regular Season Weekend Edition: 3/5/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Greg McDermotts suspension at Creighton, Villanova losing Collin Gillespie, Michigans remarkable season, throwing a sock at Indiana, being all in on West Virginia, Oklahoma State playing with joy, Illinois-Ohio State, the race for the ACC regular season title, why a Mid-American Conference team could win in the tournament, and their thoughts on finishing a regular season during the pandemic.
Francon 12 and Luka Garza Edition: 2/24/21
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Michigan States improvement, Juwan Howard as the coach of the year, if Virginia can get out the first weekend and why they wouldnt want to see Kentucky in the SEC tournament. Then, Iowa Luka Garza joins the show to talk about the 2020 season ending early, coming back for his senior season, Chuck and Lefty Driesell, the Hawkeyes improved defense in the last three games, and this weeks games against Michigan and Ohio State.
Opting Out and Bill Self Edition: 2/16/21
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Jalen Johnsons decision to leave Duke, the unrealistic expectations of players, the Fighting Leonard Hamiltons sending a message that theyre for real, Michigan beating Wisconsin on the road after a three week pause, Drakes big win over Loyola Chicago, if Belmont will make the tournament, how the committee will evaluate teams this season and a big game between Ohio State-Michigan. Then, Kansas head coach Bill Self stops by to discuss what hes trying to accomplish to close the regular season, his teams improved ball screen defense, David McCormacks emergence, cooking on his new Traeger grill, if he ever considered resigning amid the investigations into his program and the unique home court advantage of Phog Allen Fieldhouse.
Vacuums, Leaf Blowers and Martin Cuonzo Edition: 2/9/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Iowas fragility, Ohio States toughness, the Duke-UNC scrimmage, why Seth doesnt think anyone is playing well, how the Pac-12 continues to be mediocre and Gonzaga as the old Marquette. Then, Missouri head coach Martin Cuonzo hops on to talk about his love of vacuums and leaf blowers, life advice from Purdue legend Gene Keady, LaPhonso Ellis stories from their playing days in West Lafayette, not having to worry about his players as much on the weekends with COVID, the maturity of his team and if he dyes his beard. Finally, the guys examine the bubble.
Ultimate Excuse Guy and LaPhonso Ellis Edition: 2/2/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with their takeaways from the Big 12-SEC Challenge, including Texas Tech looking strong, Baylor stopping Sharife Cooper and Kansas inability to attack and protect the rim. Then, LaPhonso Ellis joins the pod to talk about Tennessees offense getting stuck, Duke losing to Miami, the emotional drain of the pandemic on athletes, which teams are gritty, Virginia losing to Virginia Tech, Rutgers looking dangerous again and if there are any scary teams in the Pac-12.
Microwave Society and Tony Bennett Edition: 1/27/21
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Virginia as the hottest non-Baylor/Gonzaga team in the country, Auburns Sharife Cooper is having the biggest impact of anyone in college basketball, where Illinois stands, Oklahoma and Florida coming to life, and the undefeated Drake Bulldogs. Then, Tony Bennett joins the podcast to talk about how he changed his teams offensive approach this season, his thoughts on recruiting one-and-dones, and playing for and coaching under his dad. Later, Duke and Kentucky are going in different directions.
Pay with Kittens and Chris Holtmann Edition: 1/19/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Kim Mulkeys comments about playing college basketball during a pandemic, if theres a home court advantage this season, not panicking over Michigans loss, Auburns Sharife Cooper bursting onto the scene, Gonzaga Watch and Iowas roster construction. Then, Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann joins the show to talk about Kyle Youngs throwback style, an update on Seth Towns, Dakich wanting to take a bullet for Holtmann, JaeSean Tate making an impact with the Rockets and the happiest hes ever seen his team. Later, quick hitters on Baylor, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas Tech.
Greg Gard, The Bachelor Matt James and Tyler Cameron Edition: 1/12/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard to discuss how he turned around the 2019-2020 season, how last seasons turnaround factored into his decision to keep his players off campus, D'Mitrik Trices clutch play, the patience of his big men and cussing during a game in an empty gym. Then, The Bachelor Matt James and The Bachelorette runner-up Tyler Cameron stop by to talk about having dinner at the Greenbergs, Matt watching the show with his mom, drinking a plane dry on Tylers season, smoothing over awkward silence with a kiss, how their sports backgrounds come into play while taping the show and their nonprofit ABC Food Tours (27:00).
The NCAAT Goes to Indy and Shaka Smart Edition: 1/5/21
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with NCAA SVP of Basketball Dan Gavitt to discuss Indianapolis hosting the entire NCAA Tournament, the living and practice set-up for teams, familys being allowed to attend, and the difference between a controlled environment and a bubble. Then, the guys get into their thoughts on a very down ACC, the top-four conferences, Drakes 13-0 start and if it makes sense to play conference tournaments. Later, Texas head coach Shaka Smart stops by to talk about leaving the Bald Brotherhood, Jericho Sims as the unsung hero of his team, beating Kansas by a bunch at Phog Allen, the bench generating energy without fans and throwing pig guts in the locker room to send a message to his players.
Happily Miserable Edition: 12/29/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing why they have no problem with the NCAAs Mask Madness, the strength of the Big Ten, Iowa losing big games, their worry for Michigan State, Baylor and Gonzaga versus the field, and blue blood not flowing through the sport this year.
Little Engine That Could Edition: 12/22/20
Seth Greenberg and Jay Bilas, filling in for a vacationing Dan Dakich, tip off the podcast discussing position-less basketball, how much fun Gonzaga is, Rutgers looking like a Jim Calhoun UConn team, Tennessee and Missouri being the best teams in the SEC, and COVID stress impacting teams on the court.
Running for Office Edition: 12/15/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Floridas Keyontae Johnson collapsing during a game and Mike Krzyzewski questioning whether college basketball should be played at all. Then the guys get into if theyre buying or selling Rutgers, Missouri, Michigan, Syracuse, Marquette, Clemson and San Diego State. Later, Florida State is looking like the best team in the ACC, should conferences should create bubbles for league play and socks are thrown.
Can I Finish Edition: 12/7/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Kentuckys poor form, holding coaches on a pedestal, why Seth was disappointed in a well-played Cincinnati-Xavier game and Texas defense. Then the guys preview the Big Ten-ACC challenge including, North Carolina-Iowa, Illinois-Duke, Indiana-Florida State, Virginia-Michigan State and Louisville-Wisconsin.
When in South Dakota Edition: 11/30/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the first week of college basketball, including Richmond upsetting Kentucky, Clemson taking out Purdue and Mississippi State, Memphis volume shooter problem, where things stand with Virginia after losing to San Francisco, Gonzaga playing at another level, Michigan States versatility, Dakichs love affair with Derek Culver, the A10, and why theres no need to be concerned with Villanova.
College Hoops Begins, Big Ten Preview, Pac-12 Preview, Steve Pikiell: 11/24/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearls self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why its not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups theyre excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).
NBA Draft Recap, Mid-Major Preview, Porter Moser: 11/20/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast recapping the NBA Draft, talking about the advantage overseas players have playing in professional leagues, being moved by the emotion of draft night, James Wiseman going to Golden State, Jalen Stix Smith jumping up to No. 10 and second round guys that could have long NBA careers. Then the guys shift gears to preview a slew of mid-major teams, including Northern Iowa, Richmond, Saint Louis, Bowling Green, Austin Peay, UNC Greensboro, San Diego State, UNLV and Utah State (22:44). Later, Loyola Chicagos Porter Moser hops on from isolation to discuss the outbreak of COVID-19 on his team, Cameron Krutwig doing it all, the Horizon League and how the Final Four appearance has impacted the program (39:58).
ACC Preview, Roy Williams, SEC Preview, Eric Musselman: 11/17/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolinas Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his teams strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, its SEC preview time with the guys debating whether Tennessee or Kentucky is the class of the league, throwing a sock at LSU, weighing if Florida is primed for a bounce back year, and worry for Georgia (47:52). Finally, Arkansas Eric Musselman hops on to discuss his array of masks, the impact of adding three grad transfers to his team, implementing the Milwaukee Bucks offense and getting bullied by his wife on Twitter (1:06:13).
MEGAPOD: Tom Izzo on Contracting COVID-19, Big East Preview, Kevin Willard, Big 12 Preview, Bob Huggins: 11/10/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off an absolutely loaded show with Tom Izzo, talking about his COVID-19 diagnosis and giving an update on his team as the season approaches. Then, the guys preview the Big East (17:34) and talk to Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard (32:23). Later, they preview the Big 12 (52:50) and are joined by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins (1:10:23).
NBA Draft Edition with Mike Schmitz: 11/9/20
Greenberg and Dakich preview the 2020 NBA Draft with ESPN draft expert Mike Schmitz, discussing LaMelo Ball and the Ball family, talent vs. intangibles, Luka Don is success impacting international scouting, Anthony Edwards scoring ability, the depth in this draft, Obi Toppins it factor, which college players hes excited to watch this season, and the importance of pick-and-roll defense.
Woke Up Bald and Jay Bilas Edition: 11/3/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Dan Mullens role in the Florida-Missouri brawl, Justin Turner breaking COVID-19 protocol and celebrating on the field after the World Series, and Jim Harbaugh losing to Michigan State. Then, Jay Bilas stops by to discuss his concerns with the college basketball season, the continued slog of nonconference scheduling, why now isnt the time for the amateurism debate, why this season makes the path to a future super conference even clearer, his No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft and a deep dive on transferring in college hoops (9:23).
The Hamilton Effect and Mike Boynton Edition: 10/27/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the lack of accountability in college basketball, the rampant cheating and the need for self-policing among coaches to save the sport. Then, Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton hops on to discuss walk-on Dee Mitchell working a full-time job while playing basketball and going to school, whats surprising him about the former No. 1 recruit Cade Cunningham, if theres any jealousy in the locker room with a potential one-and-done teammate, the impact of coaching on his life, and his frustration watching coaches blatantly cheat and not get punished.
Things Go Awry and Scott Drew Edition: 10/20/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the differences between football and basketball coaches handling the pandemic, and seniors getting an extra year of eligibility. Then Baylor head coach Scott Drew joins the show to discuss the Bears tough early season schedule, the teams excitement getting back in the gym, his experienced roster and Matt Mayer never seeing a shot he didnt like (14:42).
Corduroys and Ed Cooley Edition: 10/13/20
Providence College head coach Ed Cooley joins Greenberg and Dakich to discuss people looking to coaches for answers about the pandemic that they dont have, the possibility of playing local teams multiple times to get to 13 games, practicing with masks, David Duke as a possible DPOY, and his love for the city of Providence and the school. Later, the guys react to Cooley saying it may be a struggle to get to 13 games to qualify for the NCAA Tournament and share their thoughts on the Lakers winning the NBA title.
McDonalds Fax Machine and Buzz Williams Edition: 10/6/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the NBA Finals, why LeBron needs to be guarding Jimmy Butler, the mental strain of living in the bubble since July and conference channels in need of programming. Then, Texas A&M head coach Buzz Williams hops on for a rare interview to discuss watching his players succeed in the NBA Playoffs, the day Tom Crean left Marquette, recruiting Jimmy Butler, Jae Crowders instincts, selling Butler to evaluators before the draft and how hes become a better dad during the pandemic (16:31).
New Bloods and Leonard Hamilton Edition: 9/29/20
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing NBA Finals, and debating which teams are well-coached and have a good culture. Then, Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton joins the show to discuss his upbringing living through segregation, keeping his players active and engaged while relatively isolated and putting together this seasons schedule (10:44).
Wheres Mom and John Calipari Edition: 9/22/20
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by talking about the cost and difficulties of putting together a bubble, Anthony Davis game-winning shot, and bubble fatigue for NBA players. Then Kentucky head coach John Calipari joins the pod to discuss his idea of playing college basketball in August, the necessity of playing buy games this season, the unlikelihood of fans in Rupp Arena and what recruiting via Zoom has taught him about recruiting during the summer (9:38).
Grandpa Greenberg Edition: 9/17/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing the official announcement of college basketballs start on November 25 with Andy Katz. The guys get into how the NCAA arrived at this date, how early season tournaments will be conducted, non-conference games games being turned into regional events, daily testing coming into play and the possibility that the Pac-12 will allow teams to play in 2020. Later, vice president of ESPN events Clint Overby stops by to talk about the work his team is putting in to schedule broadcasts between now and the start of the season.
Plexiglass in the Bedroom and Tom Izzo Edition: 9/16/20
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by discussing the Nuggets win over the Clippers to go to the Western Conference finals and Heat-Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, and why they think the NBA is a poorly coached league. Then, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo joins the show to talk about the Clippers lack of chemistry, his players mental health, urging students not to go to parties, his hope that smaller schools will be able to afford testing to play to play this season, the headaches of political involvement in the science of COVID-19 and his success recruiting without in-person visits.
All Sorts of Contingencies and Dan Gavitt Edition: 9/10/20
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by discussing the ACCs proposal to include all DI teams in this years NCAA Tournament and college programs salivating over Billy Donovan. Then the guys are joined by NCAA SVP of Basketball Dan Gavitt (16:24) to talk about the considerations for starting the college basketball season, if the number of games to be eligible for the tournament will be reduced, all of the contingency plans being evaluated for the tournament and more.
John Thompson Tribute Edition Featuring Jim Boeheim: 9/1/20
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by talking about their relationships with Arizonas Lute Olsen and Georgetowns John Thompson, sharing their memories of both coaches. Then, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim joins the pod to discuss John Thompson, why he might be the most important coach in college basketball history, how the Big East in the 80s changed the course of the sport, his off-court relationship with Thompson, how Thompson helped other coaches through tough times and why Thompsons teams were so tough to play against (14:03). Later, Dan says college basketball should start on time, and Seth thinks games will start with pods in early season tournaments and in league play (36:41).
Triple P and Dickie V Edition: 8/26/20
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by discussing Dan Gavitts options for starting college basketball, the feasibility of his plans and how hes filling the leadership void in the sport. Then, Dickie V stops by (13:37) to talk about the 2020 Dick Vitale Gala, raising $7 million for charity during the pandemic, his thoughts on starting the season and Gavitts potential start dates, the breaking news of Will Wade offering payment to recruits, and his new book The Lost Season. Later, the guys get into the arrogance of LSU, why there needs to be harsh punishment if the NCAA wants to stop cheating and Seths annoyance with the poor defense in the NBA playoffs (38:32).
They Give Me Gas and Rick Barnes Edition: 8/20/20
Today on The Worlds Great Podcast Seth and Dan discuss the decision-making among colleges to protect themselves, what people dont understand about the NCAA and when they think college basketball should start. Then, Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes joins the show to talk about the mental health of his players, how college football is tied to basketball, why there will be an NCAA tournament in 2021 and his belief there will be more realignment in the near future (10:18). Later, the guys get into the NBA playoffs and the difference between the Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers (29:13).
Cancelation and Mick Cronin Edition: 8/12/20
Seth and Dan convene following the postponement of the Big 10 and Pac-12 football seasons to ponder whats next for sports in these conferences, including college basketball. Then, UCLA head coach Mick Cronin stops by to discuss his first reaction when he got the call from the Pac-12 that there wont be any sports until January 1, why hes confident basketball will be played, what his players are going to do this fall, whats up with recruiting under these circumstances and the push for to dismantle amateurism (10:12). Later, the guys breakdown Dans pepperoni-crab-imitation sandwich (41:34).
Generator and Fran McCaffery Edition: 8/5/20
Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery joins Seth and Dan to talk about coaching both of his sons this season, Luka Garzas decision to forego the NBA Draft and return to college, how the pre-draft process was different this year, and the outlook for his team next season (8:15). Plus, the guys discuss winners and losers following the deadline to declare for the NBA Draft.
Air Particles Edition: 7/28/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing whos had the best offseason between Michigan State, Baylor and Villanova. They also look at Florida, Auburn and Purdues offseason and talk about the transfer culture in college basketball. Later, the guys discuss the possibility of a bubble for college athletes, if theyd draft LaMelo Ball, why Seth isnt solid on Anthony Edwards and Lou Williams adventure outside the NBA bubble.
Race to the G League Edition: 7/22/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by stating the obvious: They dont know anything about when, how or if college basketball will be played. Then the guys run through players that are still deciding whether theyll stay in the NBA Draft or return to college, what Michigan State will look like next year if Xavier Tillman leaves and the impact of Filip Petrusev going pro on Gonzaga. Plus, they discuss how many difference-makers are in the draft, what the G League looks like this season and Europe basketball leagues being hit hard by the pandemic.
TBT Finals Recap Edition: 7/15/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich reflect on The Basketball Tournament, the Golden Eagles downing Sideline Cancer in the finals, the quality of play, how the Elam Ending enhanced the game, the effectiveness of the bubble and if another TBT can be held if theres no college basketball.
Supreme Court Justice Edition: 7/10/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich convene to ask the tough questions, like, do people call players from Philly junkyard dogs because theyre not any good? The guys discuss that and Overseas Elite being just good enough to win its first game, why names dont matter in this tournament, Andrew Dakichs biggest takeaways from TBT and living in the bubble and who they think will win the tournament. Plus, they get into if Zion Williamsons family actually took $400k while he was at Duke and when they think college basketball will start.
TBT Preview and Albert Hall Edition: 7/2/20
Seth Greenberg and Dakich get you ready for live competitive basketball with The Basketball Tournament starting on the Fourth of July airing on ESPN. The guys get into Seths bucket-getter list, sleeper teams and first round match-ups. Later, NBA Summer League co-founder Albert Hall joins the show from inside the TBT bubble to detail the tournaments setup (22:08).
Pickle Ball and Jon Mugar Edition: 6/24/20
The Basketball Tournament commissioner and founder Jon Mugar joins Seth and Dan (21:06) to discuss pulling together an entire competition during the pandemic, the bubble players and staff will be living in, the origins of TBT, how the field was selected and if D.J. Kennedy is the best player in TBT. Plus, the guys share their thoughts on baseball's return, why campus is the safest place for athletes during the pandemic and Cade Cunningham sticking to his Oklahoma State commitment (00:00).
The Basketball Tournament and Fran Fraschilla Edition: 6/17/20
Fran Fraschilla joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss The Basketball Tournament following the bracket reveal. The guys get into the health and safety protocols being put in place in Columbus, Ohio, why this could be the best version of TBT since its inception, the high level of play, what it means for players looking for jobs, why there isn't a Duke or UNC alumni team, and if The Money Team can check their egos and play together.
Serbian Connection and Dan Radakovich Edition: 5/26/20
Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss the series of events that led to the cancelation of the rest of the basketball season and spring sports, how to safely bring student athletes back to campus, if a full season of football will start on time, how his athletic department is looking at NIL and dealing with agents, and if he's touched Howard's Rock and run down the hill.
No Handlers and Roy Williams Edition: 5/19/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast talking about DeAndre Williams' "handler" trashing Kentucky and their disdain for middlemen. Then North Carolina head coach Roy Williams joins the show (9:32) to discuss meeting Michael Jordan as a high school kid, UNC not having a conditioning program in the '80s, encouraging kids to enjoy college and not look ahead, Jordan constantly creating motivation for himself, his thoughts on the transfer portal, how he's handling his team during the pandemic, why coaches aren't more outspoken on societal issues and having the overall edge over Jordan playing golf head-to-head.
Out of the Stone Ages and Charles Barkley Edition: 5/12/20
Charles Barkley chats with Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich (12:29) about losing weight when he got to the NBA, the TV personality he has a problem with, the time Kobe berated him via text message (24:56), calling Shaq Flat Stanley, why he thinks college sports could be ruined (35:38), why NIL is going to create resentment in locker rooms, what he wishes Mark Emmert would understand (51:44), why he thinks the NBA shouldn't try to restart and only drinking on the weekends during the pandemic.
Daily Goals and Dickie V Edition : 5/5/20
Dick Vitale joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss the characterization of Isiah Thomas in The Last Dance, Dickie V watching Michael Jordan as a freshman at UNC, worries about player safety whenever sports start again, the biggest compliment Dickie V has ever received, his grandsons deciding they weren't playing tennis at Notre Dame and what they think happens to the college basketball season.
How Do You Find These Videos and Rex Chapman Edition: 4/30/20
Rex Chapman joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to talk about the possible NIL changes coming to the NCAA, why social media would've de-incentivized him from being a great college basketball player, his run-ins with Bob Knight, bowling with Michael Jordan, if he dwells on his career successes or failures, and his newfound Internet fame.
I Lived It and Jeff Van Gundy Edition: 4/22/20
Jeff Van Gundy joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss sponsoring international soccer players, why he didn't watch The Last Dance (13:51), the irony of Michael Jordan constantly rebuilding in Charlotte, his questions about the G League academy and the hardest thing about coaching in the NBA (31:17).
Isaiah Todd and Leonard Hamilton Edition: 4/18/20
Isaiah Todd joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss why he made the decision to decommit from Michigan to play in the G League and what he hopes to accomplish in the next year. Then, Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton hops on to talk about his biggest concerns with players opting for the G League over college basketball, why there needs to be a conversation between the amateur, educational and professional systems at play, and what has him most confused about the situation (6:50). Later, the guys debrief on the interviews and share their thoughts on the recent G League commitments (31:46).
Bob Huggins and Mark Schlabach Edition: 4/15/20
Bob Huggins joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss the abrupt end to the college basketball season, his major concerns with the possible one-time transfer rule and the decision-makers behind it, and West Virginia's run to the Final Four in 2010 (12:58). Later Mark Schlabach drops by to share his thoughts on "The Scheme," why the FBI is likely done investigating college basketball for now, and when we might hear more about the notices of allegations at Kansas, Arizona and LSU (39:04). Plus, the guys share their thoughts on the one-time transfer rule up for a vote in May (00:26).
Mike Tirico, LeVelle Moton, Andy Kennedy Edition: 4/8/20
It's a loaded episode of Courtside. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich first talk to broadcaster Mike Tirico about his days calling Big Ten basketball with Dan, Hubie Brown's straight talk with NBA coaches and John Gruden (5:26). Then, the guys talk to North Carolina Central's head coach Levelle Moton about starting his career as a middle school teacher and his long list of prominent mentees (33:42). Finally, UAB's head coach Andy Kennedy stops by to discuss returning to coach at his alma mater in the middle of a pandemic and the story of Gene Bartow going from UCLA to UAB (48:14).
The Sports Rivals Podcast: Seth Greenberg and Gary Williams on their ACC Days: 4/5/20
On a special episode of Courtside, Seth Greenberg runs his conversation with Gary Williams from the most recent episode of The Sports Rivals Podcast. Seth and Gary discuss their time playing against each other in the ACC, that time Gary accused Seth of making Dorenzo Hudson to throw up, the double-overtime water main game and how Seth emulated Gary's formula for success (1:03). Later, Seth and producer Taylor dig a little deeper into the 2010 Virginia Tech-Maryland game that was delayed after a beer truck ran into a fire hydrant (34:25).
Boulder on My Shoulder and Rick Pitino Edition: 3/31/20
Rick Pitino returns to America from Greece to coach at Iona. He joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to talk about his biggest career regrets, his exit from Louisville, being inspired by Brett Brown to coach in Greece, his experiences in the EuroLeague (12:14), why he shouldn't have been president of the Celtics, his plans for the Gaels (24:07) and what advice his son gave him on returning to college basketball (36:21).
March Sadness with Jay Wright and Tom Izzo Edition: 3/26/20
The World's Greatest Podcast talks to Jay Wright (13:34) and Tom Izzo (33:42) about where they were when the conference and NCAA tournaments canceled, how their teams reacted, what's next for their programs, what they've been up to while practicing social distancing and their favorite college basketball players.
Sesame Street and Joe Lunardi Edition: 3/8/20
The madness is upon us. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Utah State's upset of San Diego State, Bradley punching its ticket to the dance, Florida's meltdown against Kentucky and the incredible environment at Dayton. Then, Joe Lunardi joins the pod (19:37) to talk about the drama with Archie Miller, why the bubble is going to live in the Pac-12 and the American conference tournaments, rewarding winning over mediocrity, and East Tennessee possibly being this year's Belmont. Finally, the guys close by giving their thoughts on Penn State, Auburn, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Baylor, Michigan, Gonzaga, BYU and Villanova ahead of the postseason (43:57).
GameDay Jinx and Anthony Grant Edition: 3/2/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing UCLA's seven-game winning streak, a surging Wisconsin, why they're impressed with Virginia and why they think Duke is going backward. Then, Dayton head coach Anthony Grant joins the program (17:17) to talk about his team's chemistry, Obi Toppin's journey, coaching under Billy Donovan and if he pays attention to his own team's hype. Later, the guys get into Baylor and Creighton's struggles, going all in on East Tennessee, reconciling Clemson's resume and Sean Miller seemingly getting tossed intentionally (31:37).
Assistant Coach SVP and Mark Turgeon Edition: 2/25/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing how the Final Four is any team's to take, every year. Then they welcome Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon to the show to discuss Anthony Cowan's consistency, Jalen Smith's transformation, his unofficial assistant Scott Van Pelt and College GameDay coming to College Park (11:24). Later, the guys get into Kentucky stalling out on offense, how Memphis bungled the James Wiseman situation, West Coast hoops, and they pick a few games (26:36).
Eating Healthy and Pat Chambers Edition: 2/19/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Penn State head coach Pat Chambers talking about the Big Ten title race, the key to sustaining success at Penn State and how he deals with the stress of the job. Later, the guys get into how Duke and Kentucky are improving, Louisville's lull, Seton Hall's locker room issues, LSU looking like it's about to implode, and why Indiana and Purdue are both in bad shape (21:12).
Kardashians of College Hoops Edition: 2/11/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the wild Duke-UNC finish and the Blue Devils validating that win with a victory over Florida State. Then the guys get into whether Gonzaga is the most talented team in the country (13:37), the fighting Bruce Pearls of Auburn, Michigan State dropping out of the top 25, Maryland having a shot at being great (25:36), Seton Hall taking control of the Big East and if they should have any concerns with Baylor. Later, Seth and Dan talk about Bob Knight's return to Indiana (36:23).
Glass Half Empty and Fran McCaffery Edition: 2/4/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing handshake lines and the Iowa-Illinois dust-up from the weekend. Then Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery joins the pod (13:28) to talk about that postgame situation, what makes a "Philly Guy," Luka Garza's path from under-recruited guy to POTY candidate, and what keeps him up at night. Later, the guys get into their Wooden Award watch list snubs (34:04), Butler, Seton Hall and Villanova all losing at home, if San Diego State goes undefeated (42:51), and Cole Anthony's return. Finally, Seth and Dan address the rumors of Bob Knight attending Saturday's Indiana game (54:15).
Penny Millionaires and Bruce Pearl Edition: 1/28/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by reflecting on Kobe Bryant's tragic death and how it made them think about what's truly important in life. Next the guys look back at the weekend's action (14:32), hitting on UNC's win, Kansas' defense and Iowa looking scrappy. Later, Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl joins the podcast (23:16) to talk about College GameDay's visit to the Plains, how he got things going at Auburn, what his team does best and the importance of not losing the locker room. Finally, Seth and Dan discuss the weaknesses of Butler, Maryland, West Virginia and Dayton (44:08). Plus, a look at the Pac-12 race.
Stop Stomping Edition: 1/22/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing the brawl between Kansas and Kansas State, what punishments should be, if Kansas should continue to tolerate the conduct of Bill Self's program, why Bruce Weber handled the situation poorly, and how it was different from what happened in Illinois-Purdue.
Eaten By A Bear with Scott Drew Edition: 1/21/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Baylor head coach Scott Drew to talk about what he said to his team when they came in at No. 1 in the AP Top 25, how the players reacted (7:29), how he's keeping his team focused ahead of playing Florida, what he thought of the program when he took over 17 years ago, why he loves Seth and Dan (16:25), and the team's tribute to the Immortal Ten. Later, the guys discuss Butler losing two in a row (21:10), Kentucky rallying after John Calipari was tossed at Arkansas, if Cole Anthony will play again in college (29:10), and Mike Krzyzewski complaining about freedom of movement (36:38).
Bread Winner and Eric and Danyelle Musselman Edition: 1/14/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing the triumph of Baylor's player evaluation, Duke as possibly the only great team in the country (8:48), San Diego State being a more consistent program than UCLA (11:39), a Gonzaga update (18:14), Butler-Seton Hall and what the NCAA can learn from MLB. Later, the guys welcome Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman and his wife Danyelle to talk about the unglamorous coaching lifestyle, how Danyelle handles fans heckling Eric (36:00), how they met (45:17) and Eric taking his shirt off after big wins (49:42).
Tired of "Upsets" and Tom Crean Edition: 1/7/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing why the playing field is so level in college basketball, why there's never been better time to be a college basketball player, the current state of Ohio State, Michigan State finding joy in playing again (12:49), Duke looking like the most impressive team in the country, the Big East as the best league, Notre Dame heating up (19:42), the four-team race in the Big 12 and how far the one-loss teams can go in the tournament (25:42). Later, Georgia head coach Tom Crean joins the pod (30:57) to talk about starting his third program rebuild, what he learned from a year at ESPN (37:49), Anthony Edwards' development, his thoughts on the SEC, Tuesday's game against Kentucky (47:32), and how moving the three-point line is affecting the sport.
Vegan to No Carbs and Jeff Van Gundy Edition: 1/2/20
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing whether Creighton is for real, West Virginia beating up on Ohio State, the latest reshuffling of top teams in the AP Poll (7:39), where Michigan State currently stands and how there's no outright player of the year. Next, Jeff Van Gundy joins the pod (25:25) to talk about his time with the Knicks and the current state of the team, Patrick Ewing's potential as an NBA coach, why he left Yale to play basketball at a junior college, his thoughts on David Stern (38:28), Pat Riley's pregame speeches, what changes need to be made to the professional game, and how he views the college game. Later, the guys run through Seth's all-decade team (59:24).
Gonzaga to the Pac-12 and Richard Pitino Edition: 12/17/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing the Pac-12's identity crisis and Seth's proposal to add Gonzaga to the league, Cole Anthony likely being shutdown for the rest of the season, Dan being over "hug it out culture," and how Michigan's State is handling terrible adversity (16:05). Then, Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino joins the pod (31:43) to talk about what he learned about his team toppling Ohio State, the best way to get his guys to consistently to play hard, his involvement with players' academics, his thoughts on the Big Ten, and how his father, Rick Pitino Sr., is doing coaching in Greece. Later, the Seth and Dan close the show (50:07) on the importance of validating a big win and how all of the top teams have flaws.
College Basketball Delivers and Chris Mack Edition: 12/10/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing Anthony Cowan as the Mariano Rivera of college hoops, why Butler reminds Dan of Brad Stevens-era Butler team, Ohio State's potential weakness and Louisville's terrific defense. Next, the guys welcome Louisville head coach Chris Mack to the podcast (13:20) to talk about how his family takes losses, his team's defense, the Xavier tradition of throwing down cash at a bar and why it was a tough decision to leave his old school and coach the Cardinals. Later Seth and Dan ask, what's up with North Carolina and Virginia (37:26)?
ACC-Big Ten Challenge and Sage Steele Edition: 12/3/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing their Feast Week All-Americans and teams that impressed during the last few days, Indiana's weak schedule and why Michigan isn't No. 1. Next, SportsCenter anchor Sage Steele joins the pod (17:42) ahead of Stuart Scott Day to talk about what Scott meant to her and ESPN, Scott doing P90X while undergoing chemotherapy and how he was always himself despite the naysayers. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten-ACC Challenge (29:31), looking ahead to Purdue-Virginia, Michigan State-Duke, Michigan-Louisville, Ohio State-North Carolina and Maryland-Notre Dame.
Feast Week and Patrick Ewing Edition: 11/26/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing how Georgetown looked against Duke, the Blue Devils' rugged defensive identity, Virginia's comeback still leaving lots of offensive questions and Florida looking improved. Then, the guys welcome Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing to the podcast (11:49) to chat about his assessment of Sunday's loss to Duke, his team's outlook this season, how being a legendary NBA player helps with parents but not with the kids when recruiting, if he practices any Hoya Paranoia tactics and what he was thinking during the Knicks-Heat brawl as Jeff Van Gundy was clinging to Alonzo Mourning's leg. Later, Seth and Dan get into their concerns with Michigan State, Feast Week tournaments, Baylor-Villanova and Dan's Thanksgiving at the Greenberg household (32:01).
Fighting the Noise with Urban Meyer Edition: 11/20/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by discussing how hard it is to fight through the static and get a team back to neutral after a big win, Kentucky's struggles, poor three-point shooting by top teams early in the season, and tampering in college basketball. Later, Urban Meyer joins the pod (24:06) to talk about the noise surrounding successful teams, his thoughts on name, image and likeness, advice for assistant coaches transitioning to head coaching positions, his role in the permeation of the spread offense, and if he misses coaching.
Going to California with Mick Cronin Edition: 11/14/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by digging into the James Wiseman situation further, talking about how talented Memphis is and sharing why Washington is as impressive as any team they've watched. Next, UCLA head coach Mick Cronin joins the podcast (15:52) to discuss his biggest surprise when taking the job, why it will be a season-long process to get his team where they should be, toughness being a skill and how he's ingratiating himself with the UCLA family. Later, the guys discuss VCU's win over LSU, Ohio State looking like a top-tier Big Ten team and Michigan State's scoring struggles (43:53).
The Price of Eligibility: An NBA Prospect, Penny Hardaway, and a Controversial NCAA Ruling: 11/12/19
James Wiseman is considered a potential No. 1 pick in the NBA. But, as his University of Memphis team gets ready to play Oregon tonight, the focus is on whether Wiseman should be on the court at all. Late last week, the NCAA ruled him ineligible. ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas joins Mina Kimes to discuss Wiseman's situation, the role his coach Penny Hardaway played, and what it all means for the rights of college athletes.
There's Always a Backstory Edition: 11/11/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by fleshing out the James Wiseman situation, including why Memphis played Wiseman, the likelihood of there being more to this story, the specifics of the NCAA allegations and what they think the ultimate outcome of this situation will be. Later, the guys cover Cassius Winston's brother committing suicide (15:31), Baylor-Washington in Alaska, the Big Ten getting off to a slow start (21:24), Florida State out-toughing Florida and more.
Cold Beer and Chris Beard Edition: 11/7/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by discussing the Champions Classic, Cole Anthony dropping 34 in his first game and Virginia holding Syracuse to its fewest points since 1945. Next, the guys are joined by Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard (10:46) to talk about how he doesn't plan on rewatching the title game until he wins the whole thing, what's changed with recruiting after last year's success, the concept of "coaching through tape," his love of Whataburger and the origins of the Fireside Chat. Later, Seth and Dan touch on Andrew Jones dropping 20 for Texas in his first game back after being diagnosed with leukemia, the championship probability of the four Champions Classic teams (33:44) and Baylor-Washington in the Armed Forces Classic.
Champions Classic and Jay Wright Edition: 11/4/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by discussing the Champions Classic matchups, the great point guards on all four teams, how Trey Jones will adjust in the post-Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett era , why Kansas' veteran players could be the x-factor against Duke, how good Kentucky's defense can be (17:43), if losing Josh Langford hurts Michigan State more this year than last year, and why Aaron Henry looks better than ever. Next, the guys are joined by Villanova head coach Jay Wright (22:20) to talk about how his assistants look better than him, spending the summer as an assistant on Team USA in the FIBA World Cup, being a scrub assistant to the NBA stars on the Team USA, the time he begged 50 Cent not to curse at a preseason performance (30:18), where he is with the name, image, likeness issue (39:43), and when Range Rover gave his car deal to Ryan Arcidiacono (46:12). Finally, Dan and Seth close the show with the Student Section on the first round of ACC conference games (55:59).
NIL and Tom Izzo Edition: 10/31/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by discussing the news that the NCAA will allow athletes to make money of their name, image and likeness by 2021. This decision brings more questions than answers, though, as the guys ask how will the NCAA implement these rules, will legal and political battles quiet down with this decision (15:53), and will stop cheating in college athletics? Later, Dan and Seth are joined by Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo (30:48) to chat about losing Josh Langford, the yelling at Aaron Henry "incident" (36:25), his thoughts on paying players (41:28), and why he worries more about social issues with his players than anything on the court or in the classroom (52:13).
Memphis as Zion Williamson Edition: 10/24/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by talking about the first AP Top 25 poll of the season and teams that could jump into the top five (8:33). Then they give their thoughts on Zion Williamson's knee injury (15:55) and how Memphis could be the Zion Williamson Team this year (23:45). Later, it's Big 12 preview time (28:46) and the guys close the show by sharing their off the beaten path squads that could get into the tournament (45:17).
Gambling on Campus Edition: 10/17/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by examining sports gambling and ask, now that it's out in the open is it more of a worry for coaches, players and student bodies as a whole? Then they preview the SEC, starting off with Florida and Auburn (13:21). Next they discuss which teams with new coaches will make the most noise in the league (19:54) and debate the impact of coaches who were former NBA players with no collegiate coaching experience (25:54). The guys round things out by hitting on Ole Miss, LSU and Tennessee (29:00), Kentucky (31:31), Georgia (36:40), and Student Section questions (40:54).
Snoop Dogg Edition: 10/10/19
Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg lead off with Snoop Dogg's wild performance at Kansas and express incredulity at Kansas backpedalling and apologizing for the show. Next, the guys get into Mike Krzyzewski's strong endorsement of the Fair Pay to Play Act (9:49).Then the guys move onto some hoops, diving into the Big Ten to preview Maryland (13:53), Michigan State (15:21), Indiana (18:15) and Purdue (21:11). They also take stock on potential breakout teams in Michigan, Penn State and Rutgers (22:47), and look at the big questions surrounding Northwestern, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota (26:03). Later, Dan and Seth dig into the ACC, previewing Duke (30:59), North Carolina (32:29), Virginia (32:18), Louisville (37:20), Florida State (40:04), Notre Dame (42:39), N.C. State (43:31), Pitt (45:06), Virginia Tech (45:55) and Syracuse (47:55). They close with Dan reading Andrew Dakich's texts about Ohio State (50:12).
How Many Dudes Get Deals?: 10/3/19
Seth and Dan discuss the ramifications of California's passage of the "Fair Pay To Play Act" on college basketball, which allows for amateur athletes to profit off of their likeness within the state. Is it a myth that athletes get "nothing" currently (4:24)? Is this the end of the NCAA (18:33)? How will the money be divided up in this new system (36:06)? The guys get into all of that and more.
Championship Recap: 4/9/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter share their reactions to Virginia's first-ever National Championship victory, including just how good of a story this is for the Cavaliers in this one-and-done era of college hoops (1:00). Plus, who may emerge next year and who should get the UCLA job (22:39).
Championship Monday: 4/8/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich recap Texas Tech overwhelming Michigan State and Virginia's close call against Auburn (1:30). Plus, they preview tonight's National Championship game between the two teams (13:57) and discuss new allegations against Duke-Zion Williams by Michael Avenatti (33:17).
Final Four Preview: 4/3/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich take a deep dive into the matchups that will define the Final Four. Can Texas Tech speed up the pace of Michigan State and make them uncomfortable (1:36)? Will Virginia be able to survive the barrage of threes from Auburn (13:11)? All that and more as the guys decide who will advance to the National Championship.
Elite 8 Breakdown: 4/1/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions from the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, including Cassius Winston bouncing the Duke freshman (1:30), Auburn's upset victory over Kentucky (11:26), Texas Tech's over Gonzaga (16:23) as well as Virginia finally finding redemption against Purdue (20:53). Plus, how did these teams get here?
Sweet 16, Elite 8 Preview: 3/26/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down every game of the Sweet 16, including those in the South (2:05), Midwest (10:08), East (17:10) and West (26:33). Plus, they look ahead to potential Elite 8 matchups (32:35). Who will advance to the Final 4 in Minneapolis? The guys discuss!
NCAA Tournament First Weekend Breakdown: 3/25/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter share their reactions from the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, including close calls for Duke (2:09) and Kentucky (15:56) as well as the revelation of bracket busters in Auburn (18:20) and Oregon (22:36).
West Regional & Final Four (Part 4): 3/17/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down the West Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament before giving their Final Four and national title predictions.
Midwest Regional (Part 3): 3/17/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down the Midwest Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their picks for the Final Four.
South Regional (Part 2): 3/17/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down the South Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their picks for the Final Four.
East Regional (Part 1): 3/17/19
Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down the East Regional bracket in the NCAA Tournament and make their picks for the Final Four.
On The Doorstep: 3/14/19
Seth and Dan update you on the conference tournaments from their remote locations in Charlotte. Did St. Mary's create a blueprint for how to beat Gonzaga with their WCC victory (2:35)? Plus, what we can glean from the ACC (7:05), Big Ten (21:22), SEC (34:27) and others (39:06) in the final show before the NCAA tournament is upon us.
Tony Bennett: 3/5/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the controversy around the postgame altercation between Utah State and Nevada (1:14), the pressures of Championship Week and what teams are falling out of the picture (5:10) as well as an epic rant from Dan on how poor the Pac-12 has looked recently (13:27). Plus, Virginia HC Tony Bennett stops by (20:15) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (35:35).
Tony Bennett, UVA Head Coach: 3/5/19
UVA HC Tony Bennett chats with Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich about the demeanor as well as the performance of Kyle Guy, the defensive prowess of DeAndre Hunter, the balance of his coaching in practice as he prepares for the ACC Tournament, how his principles change game-to-game and more. Plus, trying to shake off last year's March Madness upset.
A Tiger's Tale: 2/25/19
Seth, Dan and Chris discuss the race for the ACC title and performances by Zion Williamson and Nasir Little in Duke-UNC (2:15), then LSU's big win over Tennessee and the controversy surrounding the officiating as well as coach of the Tigers Will Wade with the FBI (10:33). Plus, big wins over conference rivals for both Texas Tech (27:31) as well as Michigan State (31:56) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (43:19).
Mark Few: 2/20/19
Chris Cotter, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich and share their thoughts on what Wednesday's Duke-UNC matchup (2:09) may mean for seeding as the NCAA Tournament draws closer (5:27) and whether or not the field is weaker this year after an injury to Nick Ward at MSU (16:11). Plus, they chat with Gonzaga HC Mark Few (26:28) and pick the best games to come this weekend (41:29).
Mount Zion: 2/13/19
Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter share their thoughts on the wild ride that the Duke Blue Devils have had in the last week with wins over Louisville (4:52) and Virginia (10:27), as well as update on the Big Ten (15:23) and SEC (20:46) after Michigan and Kentucky get upset. Plus, they answer questions from the #StudentSection (29:49) and pick the best games to come this weekend (36:27).
Steve Wojciechowski, Marquette: 2/6/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich weigh in on Michigan State after suffering their third-straight loss at the hands of Illinois (1:05), Tennessee as an under-the-radar #1 (7:08), the level of quality in this year's Kansas team (12:43) as well as why the Pac-12 is continuing to underwhelm (15:56). Plus, Marquette HC Steve Wojciechowski joins (22:17) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (40:05).
Seth's Tiers & Tom Izzo: 1/31/19
After Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter react to the news of Michigan State G Joshua Langford's season-ending injury, including how it will affect to balance of the Big Ten (0:51), they chatted with Spartans HC Tom Izzo (26:59). Plus, Seth gives his "tiers" for the SEC (10:45), Big East (15:53) and ACC (20:31) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (47:53).
Jay Bilas: 1/24/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich dish on strong play from Ja Morant at Murray State (1:13), who the best team in the country is on back of Duke's win over Virginia (5:35), which teams are on the "come up' after not getting much attention previously (10:41) and the impact of one-and-done kids on their programs (16:13). Plus, Jay Bilas joins to dive into his new ranking of the top 68 teams in the country (25:48) and the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (44:38).
Jeff Capel, Pittsburgh: 1/17/19
Seth and Chris Cotter discuss #1 Duke hosting #4 Virginia this Saturday for College Gameday after losing Trey Jones to injury (2:45), the crazy balance in the Big 12 after Iowa State's win over Texas Tech (14:34) as well as the controversial ejections of Danny Hurley and Frank Haith (21:19). Plus, Pitt HC Jeff Capel joins (30:02) and the guys pick the biggest matchups coming this weekend (45:30).
Kermit Davis, Ole Miss: 1/10/19
Before chatting with Ole Miss HC Kermit Davis (22:10), Seth, Dan and new member of the crew Chris Cotter of ESPN discuss the recently released Wooden Award "watch list", including who the snubs are as well as who the frontrunners should be coming off of monster performances by Zion Williamson and Markus Howard (1:15). Plus, the guys pick the biggest games to come this weekend (35:18).
RIP Tyler Trent & Changes at UCLA: 1/2/19
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich reconvene in the new year to pay their respects to the dearly departed Tyler Trent (1:37) and wonder what's next for UCLA after firing Steve Alford over the holiday period (7:40). Plus, on that note, does the Pac-12 need fixing (19:05) as well as some surprise teams on the guys' minds (33:15).
Nate Oats, Buffalo: 12/20/18
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich discuss the beef between Tennessee's Rick Barnes and Memphis' Penny Hardaway (1:20), the state of things at UNC after their win over Gonzaga and Roy Williams' extension (6:45), the disappointing play of Arizona State (12:41) as well as Syracuse (16:20). Plus, Buffalo HC Nate Oats joins (20:48) and the guys pick the biggest matchups coming up this weekend (39:44).
Rock Fight: 12/13/18
Before catching up with Tennessee coach Rick Barnes (23:08), Seth Greenberg & Dan Dakich discuss the chemistry at UNC (3:20), health concerns for Gonzaga (7:10) and more. Plus, the guys pick the best games of the weekend (45:16).
Chris Holtmann, Ohio State HC: 12/6/18
Before chatting with Ohio State HC Chris Holtmann about building his program (25:55), Seth and Dan discuss which teams they are buying and which teams they are selling one month into the season as conference play gets started (3:24). Plus, they share their picks for the best games of the week, including Nevada-ASU and Tennessee-Gonzaga (44:10).
ACC-Big Ten & Bill Self: 11/29/18
Before chatting with Kansas HC Bill Self about the Jayhawks' offense (30:01), Seth and Dan discuss what you can take away from the biggest results of "Feast Week" (1:45) and share their thoughts on the ACC-Big Ten challenge (10:58). Plus, they offer their picks for the best games of the weekend, including Wisconsin-Iowa and Purdue-Michigan (47:13).
Eric Musselman & 'Feast Week': 11/19/18
Before Seth's conversation with Nevada HC Eric Musselman (13:21) he and Dan chat about Villanova's rough run of games, Syracuse's loss and Iowa's win in NYC as well as why the Big Ten is proving to be deep and the Pac-12 shallow (1:51). Plus, picking the winners of the Battle 4 Atlantis, Maui Invitational and NIT tournaments of "Feast Week" (27:38).
Dan Hurley: 11/14/18
Before chatting with UConn HC Dan Hurley about getting settled in at Storrs (25:09), Seth and Dan discuss which teams they are most impressed with at the start of the season and who has the best win (1:13). Plus, they share their picks for the best games of the week, including Michigan-Villanova and Syracuse-UConn (42:17).
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.
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