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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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    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.

    Episode 683: George Mason head coach Kim English

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 18:11

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back George Mason head coach Kim English. Topics of discussion include: Setting his culture and identity for the program The presence of leading returning scorer Josh Oduro The expectations of Jamal Hartwell and Xavier Johnson A solid recruiting class which presents three transfers who will play key roles 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 682: Richmond head coach Chris Mooney

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 15:00


    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Richmond head coach Chris Mooney. Topics of discussion include: Four seniors who come back to the Spiders for their graduate years How Grant Golden is expanding his game even further Nick Sherod's rehab from a torn ACL Nathan Cayo's shooting prowess 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 681: Saint Mary's head coach Randy Bennett

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 24:24

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Saint Mary's head coach Randy Bennett. Topics of discussion include: Former Gael Jock Landale signs with the Spurs after a great Olympic season for Team Australia The experience of Logan Johnson and Tommy Kuhse in the backcourt The threat of Matthias Taas on the interior Dan Fotu as another experienced contributor 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 680: Saint Joseph's head coach Billy Lange

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 15:57

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Saint Joseph's head coach Billy Lange. Topics of discussion include: Returning 5 of top 6 scorers How Taylor Funk affects games The evolution of Jordan Hall's game Speaking the language of the three-point shot ... 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 679: Western Kentucky head coach Rick Stansbury

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 19:09

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Western Kentucky head coach Rick Stansbury. Topics of discussion include: How Charles Bassey fits in the mix with the 76ers Restructuring the roster with the loss of Bassey and Taveion Hollingsworth Expectations for Josh Anderson What's next for guard Dayvion McKnight? ... 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 678: Stetson head coach Donnie Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 18:08

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Stetson head coach Donnie Jones. Topics of discussion include: Last season as it ended with a CBI trip Rob Perry and Chase Johnston as a scoring duo Mahamado Diawara's impact in the post The expansion in the Atlantic Sun Conference ... 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 677: NC State head coach Kevin Keatts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 16:32

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back NC State head coach Kevin Keatts. Topics of discussion include: How big man Manny Bates became more of an offensive threat Jericole Hellems' increased leadership role The rise of Cam Hayes as a playmaker Adding transfers in Casey Moresell and Greg Gantt ... 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 676: Loyola Marymount head coach Stan Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 16:41

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Loyola Marymount head coach Stan Johnson. Topics of discussion include: The return of all-WCC first teamer Eli Scott for his fifth season The importance of Dameane Douglas staying healthy Keli Leaupepe's presence in the team dynamic Working on the three-point game and ballhandling ... 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 675: Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 24:47


    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones. Topics of discussion include: Losing three starters to the transfer portal, including leading scorer Malike Curry Working to improve the team's shooting Returning two key contributors in Kalu Ezikpe and A.J. Oliver The rehab of a Jason Wade's daunting injury two seasons ago ... 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 674: Kansas State coach Bruce Weber

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 22:54

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber. Topics of discussion include: Going 4-2 to finish the season Nigel Pack is back on the point after a solid freshman season Davion Bradford's presence in the middle Selton Miguel's role after starting 22 of 29 games as a frshman ... 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 673: Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 21:27

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes. Topics of discussion include: Return of John Fulkerson as a sixth-year player Discussing the expectations for Victor Bailey, Jr. Versatility on the perimeter Additions in the post to join Fulkerson and Uros Plavsic ... 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 672: San Francisco head coach Todd Golden

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 16:48

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back San Francisco head coach Todd Golden. Topics of discussion include: Excitement around returns of veterans Khalil Shabazz and Jamaree Bouyea in the backcourt Using the posts with Josh Kunen and Dzmitry Ryuny The size and length of this team Former Don Nate Renfroe playing in the NBA Summer League with the Spurs 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 671: Pitt head coach Jeff Capel

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 22:18


    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Pitt head coach Jeff Capel. Topics of discussion include: Potential for Justin Champagnie as he signed a two-way deal with the Raptors Backcourt addition of Jamarius Burton to Femi Odukale and Nike Sibande Developing the post game with depth Thoughts on Coach K's last season at Duke 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 670: North Florida head coach Matthew Driscoll

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 49:20

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back North Florida head coach Matthew Driscoll. Topics of discussion include: Thoughts on his team luncheon which was Tuesday The scheduling gauntlet for November Jose Placer and Carter Hendrickson in the backcourt Expansion for the A-Sun ... 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 669: Stanford head coach Jerod Haase

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 14:25

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Stanford head coach Jerod Haase. Topics of discussion include: Thoughts on Ziaire Williams going to the Grizzlies with the tenth pick of the NBA Draft Expectations for Jaiden Delaire, who will be a key producer and leader Spencer Jones' shot versatility Adding another 5-star performer in Harrison Ingram ... 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 668: Pepperdine head coach Lorenzo Romar

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 18:26


    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Pepperdine head coach Lorenzo Romar. Topics of discussion include: Kessler Edwards being picked on the second round by the Nets The versatility of big man Jan Zidek The impact of Jadé Smith's defense A solid point guard position with Darryl Polk, Jr. and freshman Mike 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 667: Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 23:10

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson. Topics of discussion include: The Cougars' Final Four season The culture of family within the program The depth in the backcourt led by Marcus Sasser The Cougars' place within the culture of the Houston sports scene ... 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 665: Colorado State head coach Niko Medved

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 14:55

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Colorado State head coach Niko Medved. Topics of discussion include: The Rams' use of yoga this summer David Roddy's return Isaiah Stevens' and the thriving 3-Ball in Fort Collins Coach Medved's offensive philosophy ... 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 664: VCU head coach Mike Rhoades

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 17:31

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back VCU head coach Mike Rhoades. Topics of discussion include: "Bones" Hyland as an NBA draftee The injury to dynamic point guard "Ace" Baldwin Additional responsibilities for leading returning scorer Vince Williams Losing the NCAA Tournament opener via COVID-19 protocols ... 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 663: South Dakota head coach Todd Lee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 25:15

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in South Dakota head coach Todd Lee. Topics of discussion include: A.J. Plitzuweit's injury Three-point shooters in Xavier Fuller and Mason Archambault Tasos Kamateros and his contributions to the Coyotes Coach Lee's three-point philosophy ... 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 662: LSU head coach Will Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 15:54


    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back LSU head coach Will Wade. Topics of discussion include: Return of Darius Days for his senior year A new backcourt featuring Missouri transfer Xavier Pinson and Adam Miller, who comes over from Illinois The addition of 5-star center Efton Reid Adding freshman scorer Brandon Murray ... 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 661: Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 22:16

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman. Topics of discussion include: Return of Devo Davis and JD Notae to the backcourt KK Robinson's rehabilitation from his foot surgery A stellar transfer class Coach Muss and Ken realize they are both lifelong Raiders fans ... 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 660: Miami head coach Jim Larranaga

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 24:44

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Miami head coach Jim Larranaga. Topics of discussion include: The return of Isaiah Wong and Kam McGusty from the NBA Draft process Charlie Moore as an addition on the point Sam Waardenburg's return from injury The rise of Anthony Walker in the pivot ... 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 659: South Florida head coach Brian Gregory

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 18:54

    In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back South Florida head coach Brian Gregory. Topics of discussion include: Personnel breakdown amid roster changes Talented point guard Caleb Murphy's expectations Progress of holdovers Russell Tchewa and Jamir Chapin Potential for transfers Javon Green and Corey Walker, Jr. ... 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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