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Marching to Madness Episode 183: Colorado head coach Tad Boyle

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Colorado head coach Tad Boyle. Topics of discussion include: the team’s overseas trip to Italy this summer, building the foundation within the Colorado program, George King’s development, how the rest of the backcourt could shake out, the Buffs’s talented freshman class, Bill Walton’s impact on …

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Marching to Madness Episode 182: Louisiana Tech head coach Eric Konkol

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Louisiana Tech head coach Eric Konkol. Topics of discussion include: Erik McCree’s journey to the NBA, the theme of the Bulldogs’ offseason workouts, Jacobi Boykins’ incredible athleticism, how DaQuan Bracey can be even better in his sophomore season, replacing production in the frontcourt, the evolution …

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Marching to Madness Episode 181: Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli. Topics of discussion include: basketball in Philadelphia, how Martelli has built a hard-nosed mentality within the program, Shavar Newkirk’s injury and rehab, the development of Charlie Brown, how the Atlantic 10 Conference has continued to evolve, and so much …

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Marching to Madness Episode 180: Alabama head coach Avery Johnson

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Alabama head coach Avery Johnson. Topics of discussion include: biggest takeaways from the team’s summer trip to Canada, how Braxton Key can expand his game even further this season, Dazon Ingram’s continued development, the dynamics of the Alabama frontcourt, importance of the leadership of Avery …

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Marching to Madness Episode 179: Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland. Topics of discussion include: points of emphasis for the Bulldogs this offseason, how a healthy Quinndary Weatherspoon could take an even bigger step forward this year, Mississippi State’s incredible depth in the backcourt, Abdul Ado’s impact on the rotation, …

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Marching to Madness Episode 178: Davidson head coach Bob McKillop

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Davidson head coach Bob McKillop. Topics of discussion include: Andrew Lovedale’s work in Nigeria, the team’s foreign trip this summer, how Peyton Aldridge could develop his game even further this season, replacing a scorer like Jack Gibbs, the Wildcats’ strong non-conference schedule, Steph Curry’s continued …

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Marching to Madness Episode 177: Fresno State head coach Rodney Terry

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Fresno State head coach Rodney Terry. Topics of discussion include: how Rick Barnes and Jerry Wainwright have played a key role in Terry’s coaching philosophy, points of emphasis this offseason, building the foundation at Fresno State, the development of Jaron Hopkins, Deshon Taylor’s versatility, how …

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Marching to Madness Episode 176: Coastal Carolina head coach Cliff Ellis

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Coastal Carolina head coach Cliff Ellis. Topics of discussion include: the consistent element in Ellis’ program throughout the years, building off of last season’s CBI appearance, transitioning to the Sun Belt Conference, Jaylen Shaw’s development, the love of singing, and so much more. It’s another …

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Marching to Madness Episode 175: Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, host Blake Lovell welcomes in Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson. Topics of discussion include: the theme of the Razorbacks’ offseason workouts, advantages of preparing for a new season with six seniors on the roster, how Daryl Macon and Jaylen Barford play so well off of each other, the mix of experience and youth …

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Marching to Madness Episode 174: Temple head coach Fran Dunphy

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Temple head coach Fran Dunphy. Topics of discussion include: the transition from Penn to Temple, why this returning roster is filled with lots of potential, the Owl’s 3-point shooting options, how Trey Lowe and Josh Brown will add depth, Damion Moore’s development, developing a rebounding …