Rob Dauster takes a look at everything happening across college basketball, including a weekly recap of action across the country and each conference, recruiting and a looking ahead to the future of the sport.
A brand new episode of the College Basketball Talk podcast featuring Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan takes you through Filip Petrusev's decision to turn pro, Moussa Cisse's decision to enroll at Memphis and Jonathan Kuminga's decision to head to the G League. But the podcast is led off with a conversation about a brilliant plan proposed by Seton Hall's Kevin Willard.
In the latest edition of the Run It Back podcast, Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan recap Buddy Hield's memorable 46-point outburst in a three-overtime loss to Kansas in Phog Allen Fieldhouse in a battle of No. 1 vs. No. 1 back in 2016. The game was unbelievable. Before they dive into the game itself, the boys talk through Pat Chambers' noose comments to Rasir Bolton and the potential for the college basketball season to get moved up.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back today to discuss the commitment of the best prospect in all of high school basketball. Emoni Bates says he's going to Michigan State. Will he ever end up on campus? When will that be? Is he going pro? Is he reclassifying? And why should a player that is being compared to Kevin Durant also be discussed in the same breath as Andrew Wiggins? It's all in this podcast.The link to the column that Rob wrote is here.The podcast that Rob mentions can be found here, and the specific discussion on the delayed change to the one-and-done rule is at the 30:50 mark.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through two major developments in the world of college basketball, specifically Cade Cunningham's decision to remain at Oklahoma State despite the possibility of a postseason ban as well as the formation of the Coaches For Action, a coalition of 21 minority assistant coaches in the conference that are pushing to create actionable change. To cap off the pod, Rob and Bob dive headlong into one of their most entertaining segments to date: Assigning college basketball teams to specific beer styles. Enjoy.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back with another edition of the Run It Back series, this time making a deep dive into the 2013 national title game between Louisville and Michigan. Remember Spike Albrecht? Luke Hancock? Russ Freakin Smith?? Let's get into it.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through all the news and notes from the last week in college basketball, including a ridiculous postseason ban that was handed down to Oklahoma State on Friday and news on a new deadline for underclassmen to withdraw from the NBA draft. Plus, they talk about the alleged racist comments made by Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan spent the latest episode of the College Basketball Talk podcast discussing the protests that have enveloped our country over the course of the last week and the impact, or lack thereof, that the statements from members of the college coaching community have made.
For the third straight season, Rob Dauster of College Basketball Talk collaborated with Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk for a full mock draft. Rob knows the prospects better than anyone. Kurt knows the teams and their needs better than anyone. The result is a unique listening experience breaking down who will be picked where based on fit. The first ten picks are on this podcast. Picks 11-30 can be found over on the Pro Basketball Talk feed. Here are the time-stamps for each team:1. Golden State Warriors: (11:22)2. Cleveland Cavaliers: (19:03) 3. Minnesota Timberwolves: (23:25)4. Atlanta Hawks: 27:53)5. Detroit Pistons: (31:58) 6. New York Knicks: (37:40)7. Chicago Bulls: (43:15)8. Charlotte Hornets: (47:57)9. Washington Wizards: (55:23)10. Phoenix Suns: (58:30)
In the latest episode of the college basketball talk podcast, Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan talk through the legacy of Eddie Sutton, who passed away at 84 years old, and the news that college campuses are opening up for student-athletes for voluntary workouts. Are we going to see a college basketball season happen? The boys finish up the pod by wading into the Ty Lawson-vs.-Roy Williams waters before a headfirst dive into a draft of their favorite college basketball scandals. Enjoy!
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back for another edition of the Run It Back series, this time with a deep dive into Duke's thrilling win over UCF in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. During the breakdown, Rob and Bob dive headfirst into conversations about Tacko Fall and the stigma of being 7-6, whether Duke has been a disappointment during the one-and-done era, Zion Williamson's imprint on the college game and whether or not fancy beers are worth buying.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through the madness that is the war of words between Kansas and the NCAA and to breakdown who would be a better NBA draft prospect in the modern NBA. Before they get into all of that, however, the topic of Zion Williamson's legal dispute over an agency contract must be broached. The podcast ends with a deep dive into Reagan family folklore as Big Bob Reags joins the show to pine for the Wofford coaching tree and give a full scouting report of his son to the nation at large.
The plan was to use today's podcast as the Run It Back episode for the 2014 game between Kentucky and Wichita State, but Louisville and the NCAA decided to throw a wrench in those plans when the notice of allegations that the Cardinals received was unveiled this week. So before diving headlong into one of the best and most entertaining college basketball games of the last decade, Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan discuss what could be coming for the Louisville basketball team. The Run It Back portion of the programming kicks off at the 20 minute mark.
In today's episode of the Run It Back podcast, Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan talk through one of college basketball's great 'What if?' moments. What if Jason Richards hits that three at the end of this game, sending Davidson and Steph Curry to the Final Four and keeping Bill Self from winning his one and only National Title? This was not the best basketball game, but the storylines surrounding it were as wild as any.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through everything that has happened in the last week in college hoops. Texas beat the G League for a player while the G League scooped up a five-star recruit from UCLA. Danny Manning is fired at Wake Forest. And a Tulane player is charged with murder after being forced to head home due to coronavirus closing colleges.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through everything that you need to know from the past week in college basketball. Did one of the best transfers on the market really pick BYU over Kentucky and Texas Tech? Is the NCAA really going to cede ground in the Name, Image and Likeness debate? Why is the college hoops media caping for coaches against changes to the transfer rule? And the two cap things off by drafting the easiest fanbases to make mad. The good stuff starts at the 16:00 mark.
No game in this century has changed more narratives and the way people view more people involved with college basketball than Wisconsin's win over a then 38-0 Kentucky team in the 2015 Final Four. Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan, the resident CBT Kentucky fan, dive into that game and why so many of the storylines that have come out of it are wrong.
On Thursday, Jalen Green announced that he will not be attending college and instead enroll in a new program that the G League is unveiling for elite prospects that are looking for a place to burn their one-and-done season. Where will he be playing? Who will he be playing against? What does this mean for college basketball? Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan break it all down for you.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through anything and everything you need to know about in the world of college hoops. After working through the beers they're drinking, the shows they are binging and the ways they are trying to survive quarantine life, Rob and Bob talk through Ty-Shon Alexander and Immanuel Quickley declaring for the NBA draft and Ziaire Williams committing to Stanford. The pod closes with Mock Draft SZN: Mid-Major players. Let's go!
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to review The Scheme, the Christian Dawkins documentary, and to talk about some other random college basketball nonsense before getting into a ranking of the best coaching rants in the history of college basketball. To listen to the rants, click the links below:John Chaney vs. Jim CalhounJim Calhoun vs. Ryan GomesJim Calhoun, not a dime backBarry Hinson, my wifeTaurean Prince on reboundingDennis Clifford on going out to eatDan D'antoni on analyticsMick Cronin, Cincinnati tryoutsBob Knight's magic lampJim Boeheim not 10 gamesPat Knight hates seniorsKevin Borseth loses his mind
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through Billy Gillispie's return to Division I college basketball. They also talk through the best moments in the history of the second weekend of the NCAA tournament, before heading into another #ReagsRanks, with the top five Ke$ha songs.
The Run It Back series returns as Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan rewatch, relive and review Kansas State's thrilling, double-overtime win over Xavier in the 2010 Sweet 16. From the incredible shots to the endless Gusgasms to the absurd amount of coaching talent on the two benches, the duo covers it all.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through their preseason top 25, where the top two teams in the Big East find themselves at the top of the rankings. Where is Kentucky? Where is Duke? Can we trust Kansas with Marcus Garrett at the point? After that, Rob and Bob get into the college basketball All-Fat Guy team before talking through the best characters in The Office.
We are unveiling a new series on College Basketball Talk today in which Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan rewatch, review and break down the NCAA Tournament's greatest games. Up first: The 2016 national title game, one of the greatest tournament games of all time.
The NCAA tournament will be played without fans. The conference tournaments will be played without fans. Fred Hoiberg got sick on the bench. Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus and the NCAA shut down their season. What's next? Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan try to figure out what happens after the weirdest day in college basketball in a long, long time.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to walk through another Monday Overreactions podcast, and it's very simple today: Saturday was the best day of college basketball that we have seen this season. From the buzzer-beaters to the tickets that were punched to the wild comebacks to Archie Miller and Greg Anthony losing their minds, it was non-stop action and talking points. We touch on every single one of them in this podcast.
In between serious conversations about a beautiful moment at Vermont and a deep dive into the reasons behind the number of black head coaches at the high-major level dwindling, Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan talk through whether or not it's time to be worried about Kentucky and the frustration involved for teams like East Tennessee State and Stephen F. Austin at their inability to get involved in the bubble discussion. This was a fun one to record.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back for another edition of the Monday Overreactions podcast. They debate whether or not Michigan State is back, if Maryland was ever worthy of the hype, if Shaka Smart is still going to get fired for the guy he just beat and whether or not this season is the best coaching job of Tony Bennett's career.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through what has been a fun week in college basketball, from Florida State's win over Louisville to Maryland's win over Minnesota to Duke's loss at Wake Forest. They also dive into the Player of the Year race and take a look at the weekend's biggest games.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back after a wild weekend in college basketball that saw three of the top four teams in the country lose on Saturday. They are here to talk through whether or not Kansas is actually a great team while explaining why you should (or should not) be concerned about San Diego State and Gonzaga after they lost to UNLV and BYU, respectively. Reags also tries to justify going full fanboy and taking and posting two pictures with Bill Raftery.
Bobby Reagan is back as he and Rob Dauster breaking down the biggest stories in college basketball from this week, including the potential that John Beilein will return to the collegiate ranks, the changes that seems to be coming to the transfer rules and the Best Bets of the weekend.
Rob Dauster was joined, once again, by the indefatigable Brian Snow of 24/7 Sports for the fifth annual Why Your Team Sucks podcast. If you can't figure it out, we talk through every one of the good teams in college basketball are not, in fact, good and why they do, actually, suck. In order:Baylor (open)Gonzaga (5:00)Kansas (10:30)SDSU (16:30)Dayton (20:00)Duke (26:15)Michigan State (32:00)Maryland (36:18)Kentucky (42:20)Louisville (48:00)Villanova (52:05)Auburn (56:00)Oregon (58:40)Penn State or Florida State? (1:02:00)Which Big East team do we trust? (1:05:00)Michigan or Texas Tech? (1:08:00)
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back with another edition of the Monday Overreactions podcast. They talk through the struggles of Louisville and Seton Hall, they dive into Patrick Ewing's coaching trajectory and Dauster puts Reags in a bodybag for believing that Maryland isn't actually one of college basketball's best teams.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back for your mid-week catchup. They start by diving into the Player of the Year race, which is down to just two players, before taking a look at the debate surrounding whether or not there are any great teams in college hoops this year and tie it all together by diving into Jordan Nwora and Louisville and why the former keeps the latter from the Great Teams Debate. And, of course, your degen fix comes in at the end with a look at this weekend's Best Bets.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back for another Monday Overreactions podcast, as they talk through Bob Knight's returns to Indiana, Duke's thrilling and insane win over North Carolina, the insanity of the Pac-12 title race, the absurdity of writing off Mick Cronin six weeks into his UCLA career, LSU-Auburn, Maryland-Illinois, Seton Hall-Villanova and everything else that made this the best weekend of college basketball we've had this season. Let's dive in!
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through what has been a fun week in college hoops, starting with the Big East's craziness and ending with a long look at the Big Ten. In between, they talk through why Chris Mack's success at Louisville is somewhat underrated and they end the show with a deep dive into the Best Bets of the weekend.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through what was an absolutely wild Saturday in the college basketball world. They get into Elijah Joiner's wild game-winner and the insanity that is the top of the American, they break down LSU's run atop the SEC and they, of course, overreact to everything in the sport. They also take a deep dive into the three title contenders from outside the power structure: Dayton, San Diego State and Gonzaga. The open, however, is on a very important talk: D.J. Carton and mental health.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through everything that happened in college basketball this week. They start with everything happening at Wisconsin, from Kobe King's defection to Brad Davison's dirty plays, and move on to Coach K getting upset at the Cameron Crazies for being nice to Jeff Capel. They close the pod with a discussion of who can actually win the national title with a deep dive into this weekend's games.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through what was a relatively quiet weekend in college basketball. Kentucky beat Texas Tech in overtime, Ayo Dosunmu is the best player on the planet and Baylor landed an upset win at Florida. Before it all, the two talk through what happened with Kobe Bryant and how that impacted the world of sports.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back today to talk through the biggest storylines of the week in college basketball, starting with the brawl that happened at the end of the Kansas-Kansas State game and ending with a look at whether or not North Carolina can still play their way into the NCAA tournament. In between, they talk through Shaka Smart's tenure at Texas and why it has not gone as well as many expected.
It was an absolutely wild weekend in college hoops, and Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are here to break it all down for you. Is Louisville's David Johnson actually the greatest point guard in the history of the sport, or just top five? Which top five team is in the most trouble: Auburn or Butler? Who would you rather have in crunch time, Myles Powell or Payton Pritchard? Should you Get The Gat?
In the last two nights, four top ten teams in the AP poll have lost. Duke fell at Clemson, Kentucky fell at South Carolina, Butler lost to Seton Hall and Auburn lost at Alabama. Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are here to talk through each of those four results and whether or not it is time to be worried about any of those four teams.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back to talk through everything that happened in a wild weekend of college basketball. From Baylor's win at Kansas to Clemson's win at North Carolina to the insanity that is the Big Ten to Villanova being the third-best team in the Big East, the two have plenty to talk about today. But first, a rant about rankings and, of course, some brews.Jordan Sperber's explainer for Baylor's defense.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back for another Friday episode of the College Basketball Talk podcast. They open with a discussion on Roy Williams and whether or not he was too harsh laying into his team publicly this week. Then they get into Rutgers and whether or not the Scarlet Knights have a brighter future than Virginia. They also discuss Baylor, Texas Tech, Quade Green and take a deep dive into the betting lines for the biggest games this weekend.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back with the Monday Overreactions podcast. They spend an hour talking through everything that happened in college hoops over the course of the last 72 hours, including Michigan State's resurgence, Louisville's struggles and Butler turning into JVUVA. If you want to know what that means, you'll have to listen.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back at it on Friday, as they talk through the Player of the Year race, answer some listener questions and then take a long look at some of the biggest games of the first Saturday in college hoops that feels like a full slate of games.
Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back with another edition of the Monday Overreactions podcast. They get into the biggest games of the weekend, breaking down why Nick Richards' performance against Louisville was so important, what makes West Virginia's win over Ohio State such a big and why Tennessee looks like they are in for a rough season. They also discuss UCLA and why it is OK to criticize Mick Cronin for the job he has done this season.