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Marching to Madness Episode 198: Wofford head coach Mike Young

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Wofford head coach Mike Young. Topics of discussion include: building the program into a perennial Southern Conference contender, the opening of Richardson Indoor Stadium, how Fletcher Magee and Nathan Hoover work so well off each other, the development of Cameron Jackson, and so much more. …

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Marching to Madness Episode 197: Utah Valley head coach Mark Pope

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Utah Valley head coach Mark Pope. Topics of discussion include: takeaways from opening the season at Kentucky and Duke, Tuesday’s victory over Idaho State, building the foundation at Utah Valley, implementing transfers and building chemistry, the development of Akolda Manyang, and so much more. It’s …

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Marching to Madness Episode 196: Santa Clara head coach Herb Sendek

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Santa Clara head coach Herb Sendek. Topics of discussion include: the team’s season opener against La Verne, using last season’s success to build for the future, Santa Clara’s backcourt, what Henry Caruso will add to the roster, how the frontcourt is developing heading into the …

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Marching to Madness Episode 195: Northern Iowa head coach Ben Jacobson

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Northern Iowa head coach Ben Jacobson. Topics of discussion include: takeaways from the Panthers’ exhibition games, how defense has remained a strength throughout the years, why the offense will improve from a season ago, how Klint Carlson and Bennett Koch’s experience will play a key …

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Marching to Madness Episode 194: ESPN analyst Mark Adams

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back ESPN college basketball analyst Mark Adams. Topics of discussion include: Adams moving to the American Athletic Conference, thoughts on the AAC as a whole, Cincinnati’s incredible depth, why Wichita State is built for a deep run in March, the current FBI scandal in college basketball, …

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Marching to Madness 2017-18 Conference Preview: SEC

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this special preview episode of Marching to Madness, host Blake Lovell and Ken Cross dive into their conference preview for the SEC. Topics include: the biggest storylines surrounding the league, underrated players heading into the season, picks for the biggest sleeper team in the conference, who could win Coach of the Year and Player of the Year, the front-runner …

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Marching to Madness Episode 193: ETSU head coach Steve Forbes

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back East Tennessee State head coach Steve Forbes. Topics of discussion include: the team’s preparation this offseason, building chemistry with newcomers, what things could look like defensively this season, Desonta Bradford’s development, the progression of Jermaine Long, and so much more. It’s another jam-packed episode of …

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Marching to Madness Episode 192: Dayton head coach Anthony Grant

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Dayton head coach Anthony Grant. Topics of discussion include: Grant’s thoughts on practices thus far, why the timing was right for him to return to Dayton, how his experience with the Oklahoma City Thunder will help going forward, possible strengths for the Flyers this season, …

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Marching to Madness Episode 191: Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard. Topics of discussion include: general observations on the Pirates’ practices thus far, how the returning experience and leadership makes offseason preparation easier, Angel Delgado’s return, Khadeen Carrington’s development over the years, how Desi Rodriguez can take an even bigger …

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Marching to Madness 2017-18 Conference Preview: ACC

In Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this special conference preview episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross share their thoughts on how the ACC could unfold this upcoming season. Topics of discussion include: the biggest storylines around the league, which under-the-radar players they’re most looking forward to watching play, who the early leader is for Freshman of the Year and Coach …