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Marching to Madness covers the entire scope of college basketball. Hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross keep you up to date on all things college hoops. The podcast has featured interviews with numerous coaches and analysts around the country, including Bob Huggins, Frank Martin, Bruce Pearl, Jim Larran…

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    An update on Marching to Madness host Ken Cross

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 7:39

    For more updates on Ken's situation, you can reach out to Blake on Twitter @theblakelovell.

    Episode 733: Coach Tom Penders

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 47:33

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Coach Tom Penders. Topics of discussion include: Coach Penders induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame Chris Beard's impact as the Longhorns' head coach Marquette, Providence as Big East contenders Former player Terrence Rencher, who is an assistant at Oklahoma State ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 732: Wake Forest head coach Steve Forbes

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 19:49

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Wake Forest head basketball coach Steve Forbes. Topics of discussion include: The Demon Deacons at 18-5 with eight games remaining Insights on scouting How Alondes Williams and Jake Laravia play well off each other Having transfers from great programs/cultures ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 731: Saint Peter's head coach Shaheen Holloway

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 11:52

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Saint Peter's head coach Shaheen Holloway. Topics of discussion include: The Peacocks' league-leading defensive attack Well distributed offensive attack via points per player Daryl Banks and Doug Edert as three-point threats to lead the offense The plethora of excellent coaches in the MAAC ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 730: Hawaii head coach Eran Ganot

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 13:36

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Hawaii head coach Eran Ganot. Topics of discussion include: The 5-0 start in Big West play Using a stealthy defense to set the tone Noel Coleman as a team leader and leading scorer The presence of Jerome Desrosiers ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 729: Drake head coach Darian DeVries

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 13:38

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Drake head coach Darian Devries. Topics of discussion include: Playing without Shanquan Hemphill Heighten play of freshman Tucker Devries Garrett Stertz's contributions The battle in the Missouri Valley Much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 728: Loyola head coach Tavaras Hardy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 18:25

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Loyola head coach Tavaras Hardy. Topics of discussion include: The reemergence of Patriot League leading scorer Cam Spencer after injuries cut short last season Jaylin Andrews as a steady perimeter player Milos Ilic and Golden Dike as a steady post presence Working out the culture when he arrived four seasons ago About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 727: Murray State head coach Matt McMahon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 15:20

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Murray State head coach Matt McMahon. Topics of discussion include: Three consecutive wins of over 20 points How Tevin Brown affects a game The Racers' defensive approach Recent play of KJ Hill and Justice Hill ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 726: Coach Bob Cantu

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 34:08

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back coach Bob Cantu. Topics of discussion include: Coach Cantu's preparation for the next phase of his coaching career A look at the Pac-12 Thoughts on Gonzaga Top conferences ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 725: Delaware head coach Martin Ingelsby

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 12:42

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Delaware head coach Martin Ingelsby. Topics of discussion include: Saturday's tough loss at Hofstra The dimension that Jameer Nelson, Jr. adds to the Blue Hens Cooking up offensive efficiency How the opening CAA loss to UNCW was a rallying point ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 724: ESPN analyst Mark Adams

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 20:13

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back ESPN analyst Mark Adams. Topics of discussion include: The race in the AAC Houston's continued dominance in the league The plight of Memphis, SMU and UCF Expansion in the Missouri Valley ... and much more! Be sure to subscribe to the Marching to Madness on iTunes so you never miss a single episode. About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 723: Miami head coach Jim Larranaga

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 15:24

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Miami head coach Jim Larranaga. Topics of discussion include: Tuesday's 65-64 loss at Florida State Recent 9-game win streak which culminated with a win over Duke The heightened play of Kam McGusty Charlie Moore's talents ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 722: Penn State head coach Micah Shrewsberry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 13:41

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Penn State head coach Micah Shrewsberry. Topics of discussion include: Wednesday night's win over Northwestern The exemplary play of 6-6 power forward Seth Lundy Jalen Pickett's relentlessness in averaging 36.2 minutes Working as an assistant to Brad Stevens with the Celtics and Matt Painter at Purdue And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 721: Louisiana Tech head coach Eric Konkol

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 12:45

    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: Saturday's come-from-behind win over Western Kentucky Kenneth Lofton's offensive efficiency Cobe Williams' play of late as he was the CUSA Player of the Week How the Bulldogs are working to improve defensively ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 720: Long Beach State head coach Dan Monson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 16:40

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Long Beach State head coach Dan Monson. Topics of discussion include: Restarting after covid pauses Joe Murray's offensive prowess Colin Slater, Jadon Jones as three-point threats Key concepts to improve defensively ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 719: Minnesota head coach Ben Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 16:13

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Minnesota head coach Ben Johnson. Topics of discussion include: Solid wins in the 10-1 start Adopting a solid offensive presence Jamison Battle's development as a transfer Return of Payton Willis to the program ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 718: Cal State Fullerton head coach Dedrique Taylor

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 20:43

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Cal State Fullerton head coach Dedrique Taylor. Topics of discussion include: Improvements on the defensive end of the floor Creating chemistry and connectivity with older veterans and new faces How E.J. Anosike has become the catalyst of the Titans offense How Tray Maddox, Jr., can rebound from a tough start to the season ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 717: Wyoming head coach Jeff Linder

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 15:38

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Wyoming head coach Jeff Linder. Topics of discussion include: Offensive structure with five players averaging double figures How post Graham Ike influences the game Hunter Maldonado from inside the arc A three-ball game that is averaging 37.3 percent ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 716: TCU head coach Jamie Dixon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 16:54

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back TCU head coach Jamie Dixon. Topics of discussion include: The Frogs' defense that allows only 39.6 percent from the floor The production of leading scorer Mike Miles, Jr. The impact of TCU's current transfer class Chuck O'Bannon's potential now that he is healthy ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 715: Arizona associate head coach Jack Murphy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 16:00

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Arizona associate head coach Jack Murphy. Topics of discussion include: A running style that posts a tempo of only 14.4 seconds per possession The hunger and motivation of the team Bennedict Mathurin's explosive play Differing styles of Christian Koloko and Azuolas Tubelis in the post ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 714: Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 9:59

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl. Topics of discussion include: The Tigers' balance on offense Defensive superlatives so far Jabari Smith and KD Johnson as leaders Allen Flanigan injury update ...And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 713: Coach David Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 24:28

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Coach David Grace. Topics of discussion include: Coach Grace's new endeavors inside the game The power of Purdue Thriving west coast basketball teams A sketch of the SEC ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 712: Wofford head coach Jay McAuley

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 13:03

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Wofford head coach Jay McAuley. Topics of discussion include: How guard Max Klesmit and post B.J. Mack complement each others' games The 3-point game behind Ryan Larson and Klesmit Sam Goodwin as another post option Returning to Georgia and getting the 'W' ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 711: Xavier head coach Travis Steele

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 14:19

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Xavier head coach Travis Steele. Topics of discussion include: Wednesday night's win over Central Michigan A relentless defense Nate Johnson's start to the season The dynamics of Jack Nunge Much more  About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 710: Southern Utah head coach Todd Simon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 16:29

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Southern Utah head coach Todd Simon. Topics of discussion include: Winning the Fort Myers Tip-Off last week The diverse talents of John Knight, III Tevian Jones' skills and ability Key characteristics and qualities of the Thunderbirds About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 709: Purdue head coach Matt Painter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 12:22

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Purdue head coach Matt Painter. Topics of discussion include: Wins over North Carolina and Villanova to open season Zach Edey and Trevion Williams in the post Jaden Ivey's influence from his mother Niele, Where the Boilermakers can improve going forward About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 708: Furman head coach Bob Richey

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 15:29

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Furman head coach Bob Richey. Topics of discussion include: The defensive effort that led the Paladins over Louisville How Furman lost to Navy on Sunday Mike Bothwell's start to the season Starting five averaging in double figures About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 707: UC Riverside head coach Mike Magpayo

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 20:17

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in UC Riverside head coach Mike Magpayo. Topics of discussion include: J.P. Moorman, II, connecting on a link 70-foot buzzer beater as the Highlanders defeated Arizona State Chris Paul's inspirational pregame talk to the Highlanders The defensive philosophy that is the cornerstone of Coach Magpayo's program The 3-ball philosophy of the Highlanders About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 706: UNLV head coach Kevin Kruger

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 14:46

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in UNLV head coach Kevin Kruger. Topics of discussion include: The season-opening win over Gardner Webb Potential for Bryce Hamilton this season Additions of Mike Nuga, Justin Webster, Jordan McCabe and others Familiarity with the program in taking the job Much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 705: San Jose State head coach Tim Miles

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 22:10

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome San Jose State head coach Tim Miles. Topics of discussion include: Experiences as a TV analyst before taking the Spartans' position The allurement of San Jose State Trey Smith, Omari Moore and Sebastian Mendoza as returnees A solid transfer class ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 704: Florida Gulf Coast head coach Michael Fly

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 20:37

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back FGCU head coach Michael Fly. Topics of discussion include: The addition of TCU transfer Kevin Samuel McNeese transfer Carlos Rosario joins Samuel in the post Biggest challenges with the new amount of depth and talent Scheduling as FGCU hosts USC and Rhode Island ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 703: New Mexico State head coach Chris Jans

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 17:11

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back New Mexico State head coach Chris Jans. Topics of discussion include: Turning the page on the hard-hitting covid season of '20-21 How guard Jabari Rice is ready to return from injury Versatility of Donnie Tillman The competition as 13 new faces ingratiate the Aggies' roster ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 702: Vermont head coach John Becker

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 14:46

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Vermont head coach John Becker. Topics of discussion include: How getting upset in the American East Tournament and missing the NCAA Tournament serves as motivation Return of American East Player of the year Ryan Davis The development of Ben Shungu Roles for transfers Cameron Gibson and Finn Sullivan ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 701: Appalachian State head coach Dustin Kerns

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 15:49

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Appalachian State head coach Dustin Kerns. Topics of discussion include: How to make Mountaineers basketball relevant beside of a winning football program Returning the top ten players from a year ago Using Justin Forrest and Marvin Delph in the backcourt How Michael Almonacy and Donovan Gregory use their athleticism to the team's advantage ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 700: Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 14:45

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton. Topics of discussion include: Leadership qualities of Rayquan Evans and how he can increase production Expectations for Anthony Polite and the team The dynamic skills of Malik Osborne Six new players integrating themselves into the rotation ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 699: Belmont head coach Casey Alexander

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 16:14

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Belmont head coach Casey Alexander. Topics of discussion include: The return of five starters, who are all in grad school Grayson Murphy's impact of the program The dynamics of talented big man Nick Muszynski Luke Smith's transition from D-III Sewanee into the Belmont program ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 698: Rhode Island head coach David Cox

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 17:32

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Rhode Island head coach David Cox. Topics of discussion include: Lessons from the covid season of 2020-21 What the return of Jeremy Sheppard means for Rhode Island hoops the addition of Ball State transfer Ishmael El-Amin A deep post game that includes Antwan Walker and twins Makhi and Makhel Mitchell ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 697: UC Irvine head coach Russell Turner

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 14:02

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back UC Irvine head coach Russell Turner. Topics of discussion include: The compete level of big man Collin Welp Dawson Baker's talent and work ethic The ingenuity of DJ Davis to make an impact in his first season Austin Johnson in the post with Welp ... and much more! Be sure to subscribe to the Marching to Madness on iTunes so you never miss a single episode. About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 696: Washington State head coach Kyle Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 17:49

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Washington State head coach Kyle Smith. Topics of discussion include: Bringing scorers Michael Flowers (South Alabama) and Tyrell Roberts (UC San Diego) in through the transfer portal The efficiency of scorer Noah Williams Post play led by Dishon Jackson and Efe Agboidi Addressing ball handling in recruiting ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 695: Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 20:14

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle. Topics of discussion include: Last season's legendary run to the Elite Eight Backcourt of Jarod Lucas and Gianni Hunt The dynamics of forward Warith Alatishe The depth and athleticism that this team exudes ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 694: Marshall head coach Dan D'Antoni

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 19:07

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Marshall head coach Dan D'Antoni. Topics of discussion include: Return of Taevion Kinsey, a potential CUSA Player of the Year The potential of Andrew Taylor and Mikel Beyers in the backcourt Versatility in the post How the incoming recruiting class can contribute ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 693: Presbyterian head coach Quinton Ferrell

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 14:54

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome Presbyterian head coach Quinton Ferrell. Topics of discussion include: A veteran roster that includes five starters and 11 letter winners Big South Freshman of the Year Rayshon Harrison's presence Skills that make Trevon Reddish a solid overall player The difference Winston Hill will make in the paint ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 692: Liberty head coach Ritchie McKay

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 19:15

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Liberty head coach Ritchie McKay. Topics of discussion include: The overall impact of Darius McGhee Attributes of Kyle Rode and Keegan McDowell Potential impact of post Blake Preston The cornerstone of culture in building this program into a winner ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 691: Georgia State head coach Rob Lanier

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 15:25

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Georgia State head coach Rob Lanier. Topics of discussion include: The return of Corey Allen Justin Roberts' playmaking The evolution of Kane Williams' in the paint Coping with injuries in the preseason ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 690: Charlotte head coach Ron Sanchez

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 17:09

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Charlotte head coach Ron Sanchez. Topics of discussion include: Leading scorer Jahmir Young's ceiling Brice Williams' balanced game The dynamics of an impressive transfer class A lesson in Pack Line Defense ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 689: Utah State head coach Ryan Odom

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 19:01

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Utah State head coach Ryan Odom. Topics of discussion include: The transition from UMBC to Utah State Returning seniors Justin Bean and Brock Miller UMBC transfers RJ Eytle-Rock and Brandon Horvath Rylan Jones' arrival from Utah ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 688: Florida Atlantic head coach Dusty May

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 19:26

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Florida Atlantic head coach Dusty May. Topics of discussion include: The 47 wins in his first three seasons are the most in any three-year period in school history The value of a seasoned veteran in Michael Forrest, Jr. Everette Winchester, Ryan Greenlee and Nicholas Boyd returning as key pieces The recruiting class and the overall youth on the team About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 687: Georgia Tech head coach Josh Pastner

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 16:35

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Georgia Tech head coach Josh Pastner. Topics of discussion include: The transitioning of Jose Alvarado and Moses Wright to the NBA Michael Devoe as the leading returning scorer How Jordan Usher has grown his game and is ready for an efficient senior season A full point guard position with returnee Bubba Parham and transfer Deivon Smith About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 686: Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 18:56

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery. Topics of discussion include: Translating Luka Garza and Joe Weiskamp to the next level Jordan Bohannon's sixth season as a Hawkeye How Connor McCaffery dealt with his injury issues The versatility of Keegan Murray About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 685: Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 19:43

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland. Topics of discussion include: How the NIT run to the Final Four is a springboard to the 2021-22 season The return of Iverson Molinar as the centerpiece to the Bulldogs this season The presence of the productive Tolu Smith in the middle Adding Garrison Brooks from North Carolina and Rocket Watts from Michigan State through the transfer portal ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

    Episode 684: UCF head coach Johnny Dawkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 16:26

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back UCF head coach Johnny Dawkins. Topics of discussion include: Returning eight players to formulate a solid veteran presence The versatility of Darius Perry Three-point threats in Brandon Mahan and Darin Green, Jr. Roles for Isaiah Adams and C.J. Walker ... And much more About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 14 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He's also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy's Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Streamline Media, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He's the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.

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