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Locked On Cougars
Previewing No. 13 BYU football vs USC & No. 18 Cougar Cagers vs. Utah - November 26, 2021

Locked On Cougars

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 32:00


The Locked On Cougars Podcast for Friday, November 26, 2021 The Black Friday edition of the podcast began on the gridiron as the No. 13 BYU football program heads to Los Angeles to take on the USC Trojans tomorrow night. Jake Hatch previewed the game with players to know from USC as well as some thoughts on what to expect from the Cougars in their regular season finale Attention then shifted to the hardwoods as the No. 18 BYU men's basketball program prepares to the make the short drive north to the Curtain Center...er the Huntsman Center as they take on Utah tomorrow night. Jake shared his thoughts on the 262nd meeting in the Holy War and what he expects to see happen Finally, the show wrapped up with the big weekend ahead for the women's basketball program in Florida as they took care of business in beating No. 17 Florida State Thursday night before examining the Elite Eight showdown that BYU women's soccer has at South Field tomorrow night against South Carolina Support Us By Supporting Our Locked On Podcast Network Sponsors!  Built Bar - Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to BuiltBar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline.AG - There is only one place that has you covered and one place we trust to place our wagers. That's BetOnline! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use the promo code "LOCKEDON" for your 50% welcome bonus. PrizePicks - Don't hesitate, check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “LOCKEDON” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy! NetSuite - Over twenty-seven thousand businesses already use NetSuite and RIGHT NOW through the end of the year NetSuite is offering a one-of-a-kind financing program to those ready to upgrade at NetSuite.com/LOCKEDONNCAA Follow the Locked On Cougars podcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to stay up-to-date with the latest with regards to the podcast and BYU sports news. Please remember to subscribe, rate and review the show. Also, please consider subscribing to the Yawk Talk Newsletter that Jake writes and is delivered directly to your email inbox. If you are interested in advertising with Locked On Cougars or the Locked On Podcast Network, please email us at LockedOnBYU@gmail.com or contact us here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Locked On Cougars
BYU Basketball ranked No. 18 & Twitter Tuesday mailbag - November 23, 2021

Locked On Cougars

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 36:25


The Locked On Cougars Podcast for Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Tuesday's show began on the basketball court as the BYU men's basketball program checked in at No. 18 in the new AP Top-25 poll released Monday. Jake Hatch shared his thoughts on the accomplishment for Mark Pope and his program as well as what it may mean moving forward for the Cougar Cagers Jake then addressed some listener questions submitted via social media and email revolving around Kalani Sitake's job status in Provo as Jake provides an impassioned explanation as to why he stumps so hard for Sitake to be rewarded for his hard work before adding some context to Whittni Orton and Conner Mantz's national titles Finally, the show wrapped up with notes on the women's soccer program and their Elite Eight home match they will play Saturday night as well as women's soccer taking home a WCC weekly Player of the Week award ahead of their matinee matchup against Utah State today (12 pm at the Marriott Center) Support Us By Supporting Our Locked On Podcast Network Sponsors!  Built Bar - Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to BuiltBar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline.AG - There is only one place that has you covered and one place we trust to place our wagers. That's BetOnline! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use the promo code "LOCKEDON" for your 50% welcome bonus. PrizePicks - Don't hesitate, check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “LOCKEDON” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy! NetSuite - Over twenty-seven thousand businesses already use NetSuite and RIGHT NOW through the end of the year NetSuite is offering a one-of-a-kind financing program to those ready to upgrade at NetSuite.com/LOCKEDONNCAA Follow the Locked On Cougars podcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to stay up-to-date with the latest with regards to the podcast and BYU sports news. Please remember to subscribe, rate and review the show. Also, please consider subscribing to the Yawk Talk Newsletter that Jake writes and is delivered directly to your email inbox. If you are interested in advertising with Locked On Cougars or the Locked On Podcast Network, please email us at LockedOnBYU@gmail.com or contact us here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Rebuilding Rutgers
Previewing Rutgers' win-and-in showdown vs. Maryland

Rebuilding Rutgers

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 45:25


It all comes down to this. Rutgers will host Maryland with a bowl bid on the line. We break down the Scarlet Knights' chances. And if they don't win, how realistic would a 5-7 bowl appearance be? We also discuss the men's basketball team's bad loss to DePaul, women's soccer in the Elite Eight and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Locked on Women's Basketball
Friday Conversation: Indiana head coach Teri Moren

Locked on Women's Basketball

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 24:15


Friday Conversation: Indiana head coach Teri Moren talks with Howard Megdal about her dynamic backcourt, the big win over Kentucky, and why this season's team might be even better than the Elite Eight group last year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Basketball Podcast
Episode 190: Ulric Maligi, Adrian Autry and Joel Justus, Assistant Coach Summit

The Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 74:39


Guest: Ulric Maligi, Adrian Autry and Joel Justus In this week's coaching conversation, three power five assistant coaches, Ulric Maligi, Joel Justus and Adrian Autry join the Basketball Podcast to discuss roles, responsibilities and being the best assistant basketball coach you can be. Adrian Autry Adrian Autry returned to his alma mater Syracuse when he was named an assistant coach prior to the 2011-12 season. In March of 2017, Autry was promoted to associate head coach. Autry embarked on a coaching career in January 2006 when he was hired as associate head coach at Bishop Ireton Catholic High School (Va.). He became AAU basketball coach with Nova United in April 2006, leading the 14-Under team and then the 15-Under squad. In September 2007, he became assistant basketball coach at Paul VI High School (Va.). He was named an assistant coach on the AAU Triple Threat squad, working with the 17-Under team, in 2008. He moved into the collegiate ranks in 2008 when he was hired by then-head coach Seth Greenburg as director of basketball operations at Virginia Tech. He was later promoted to an assistant coach post. Autry started 116-of-121 games in four seasons with the Orange, a stretch that began in 1990 and ended in 1994. Autry still ranks fifth in career assists (631) and sixth in career steals (217) at Syracuse. Autry has strong, deep ties in the Northeast, particularly in the DC area, Canada and Upstate New York. Among the players he's recruited include Chris McCullough, Tyler Ennis, Jerami Grant and a host of others. Joel Justus Joel Justus joined Arizona State's staff in May of 2021 after working the previous seven seasons at Kentucky, including the past five as the assistant coach. He previously worked as the director of analytics and as the special assistant to the head coach. Justus came to UK after serving as the head coach at Davidson Day High School in Davidson, North Carolina. In both years at the helm, he guided the Patriots to the Elite Eight in the state tournament. Prior to his time at Davidson Day, Justus served as the head boys' basketball coach at Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry, Virginia, from 2008-12. During his time at Woodberry Forest, he guided his team to the Virginia Prep League regular-season championship in 2010 while advancing to the Virginia Prep League championship game in consecutive years, a first in more than two decades. Justus has spent time in college basketball as an assistant coach at Elon University from 2004-08, where he helped guide the Phoenix to a Northern Division title in 2006 and the Southern Conference championship game in 2008. While at Kentucky, Justus played a significant role in their recruiting success, recruiting a number of five-star recruits, including Bam Adebayo, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Immanuel Quickley, Keldon Johnson and a host of others. Ulric Maligi An assistant coach under Chris Beard at Texas Tech for the previous two seasons, Ulric Maligi enters his first year as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at The University of Texas. Maligi brings 14 years of collegiate coaching experience to the Texas staff. Maligi worked as the national scouting director for John Lucas Enterprises in Houston for one year (2015-16). He spent three seasons (2012-15) as an assistant coach under legendary college and NBA head coach Larry Brown at SMU. Maligi worked as an assistant coach at the University of Houston for two seasons (2010-12). Prior to his time at Houston, Maligi spent three seasons (2007-10) as an assistant coach at Stephen F. Austin. Maligi accepted the job of assistant coach at UTA for the 2006-07 season when he was 21 years old, making him the youngest Division I assistant coach in the country at the time. He began his coaching career as the head manager during his undergraduate time at Howard University. Maligi has made his mark as a recruiter at every coaching stop. His strong relationships in Texas have led to success there, but also nationally. Danuel House, Mac McClung and Yanick Moreria are just a few of the top players Maligi has recruited. Breakdown1:00 - Important Value to Bring to his Head Coach3:00 - Attraction of Hiring Someone6:00 - Mentorship12:00 - Experience in Overseas16:00 - Work-Life Balance21:00 - Their Challenges in Coaching 31:00 - Humility33:00 - Institutional Knowledge36:00 - Feedback39:00 - Five Love Languages44:00 - Deeper Connections48:00 - Disagreeing with your Head Coach56:00 - Traits to Consider for an Assitant Coach1:01:00 - Staffing1:05:00 - What Makes Them an Ideal Head Coach1:08:00 - Modern Coaching1:11:00 - ConclusionCoaches Bio:Adrian AutryBio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_AutryTwitter: https://twitter.com/coachredautry Joel JustusBio: https://thesundevils.com/sports/mens-basketball/roster/coaches/joel-justus/4539Twitter: https://twitter.com/asucoachjustus Ulric MaligiBio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulric_MaligiTwitter: https://twitter.com/Coach_Maligi Basketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agImmersion Videos:Check out all our all-access practice and specialty clinics: https://www.immersionvideos.com/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Basketball Podcast
Episode 189: Bart Lundy, Bootcamps and Creating Margins

The Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 51:31


Guest: Bart Lundy, Queen's University Head Coach Queen's University head coach Bart Lundy joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss how to run boot camps and to create margins. Bart Lundy enters the ninth season of his second stint at the Queen's University of Charlotte, and his 14th year overall, as the winningest coach in Queens Basketball history. After leading his team to a sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance in 2020-21, Lundy holds a record at Queens of 303-99 (.754 win pct.) and an overall coaching record of 399-186 (.682 win pct.) in 19 seasons as a head coach in NCAA Division I and Division II. Lundy first took over the Queen's program at the age of 25 after helping then-head coach Dale Layer as an assistant for two years. In his first stint as head coach (1998-2003), Lundy took the Royals to their first regional title and Elite Eight appearance in 2001 and followed the success with a trip to the national semifinals in 2003. Three times in the five-year span Lundy's teams set the school record for wins in a season. In his 11 years leading the Royals, Lundy has guided Queens to all four of its Elite Eight appearances, eight NCAA Tournament berths, five conference regular-season titles, and two conference tournament titles. Lundy was also named Conference Carolinas Coach of the Year in 2000-2001, Southeast Region Coach of the Year in 2003, and has coached one National Player of the Year, three conference players of the year, 13 first-team all-conference selections, and all seven All-Americans in program history. Under Lundy's direction, from Nov. 24, 2015 – Dec. 31, 2019, Queens spent 65 consecutive weeks ranked in the coaches' poll (1,498 days), the longest such streak in program history. Lundy returned to Queens after a one-year stint at The University of North Texas (2012-13), where he served as an assistant to first-year head coach Tony Benford and helped develop first-round NBA draft pick, Tony Mitchell. Prior to North Texas, Lundy coached at Marquette University where he assisted head coach Buzz Williams for three years (2009-2012). In that time, Marquette made three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and two-straight Sweet 16 appearances with a roster that featured eight future NBA players including All-Star Jimmy Butler and Jae Crowder of the Miami Heat. Breakdown1:00 - Bootcamp5:00 - Shared Suffering7:00 - Around The Horn9:00 - Modern Version Coping Strategies13:00 - Idea of Setting an Intention17:00 - Competition20:00 - Leadership and Habits25:00 - Rite of Passage30:00 - Biggest Challenges in the Bootcamp34:30 - Analytics38:30 - Goals to Accomplish43:30 - Understanding the Margins45:00 - Post Game Analytics46:00 - Succeeding Off The Court48:00 - ConclusionBart Lundy's Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bart_LundyTwitter: https://twitter.com/coachbartlundy Basketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agImmersion Videos:Check out all our all-access practice and specialty clinics: https://www.immersionvideos.com/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Razorback Daily
Expectations High as Hoops Hogs Open Season

The Razorback Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 26:11


Fresh off an Elite Eight appearance, the 15th-ranked Razorbacks open their season tonight against Mercer, and Q & Z help you preview the season—and the matchup vs. the Bears. Plus, the Razorback soccer team has earned its highest seed in NCAA history, and the guys tell you what you need to know. ---------- Want more? Subscribe to Hogs Plus to view video versions of every single episode. Also, follow The Razorback Daily on social media for behind-the-scenes content.  Twitter: @RazorbackDaily Instagram: @RazorbackDaily Facebook: facebook.com/RazorbackDaily

Cup to Cup | The Comedy Podcast
“Choking the Chicken”

Cup to Cup | The Comedy Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 101:16


It's a jam-packed episode as Jose joins the crew this week. The guys open up talking about escaping a snail and Florida Man takes us down south to Lake County to see if anyone can add to their Big Board totals. We continue the Elite Eight of our Best French Fries Bracket with #4 Arby's against #5 Checkers. Loyal listeners Naomi and Josh the Artist drop some voice nuggets. Premium, sexy, beautiful. All here.  Jose defends his segment live with the crew and reminds them where they messed up. Our latest Am I an Asshole involves a fake firing and 7 Minutes in Heaven talks baseball and Aaron Rodgers. We round out the episode with a Would You Rather involving Kevin's favorite pastime…fighting animals. Grab your favorite drink and enjoy! Cheers!      Chris's highlights...   4:50-5:10 Jason vs. The Snail  15:30-15:45 VSM 21:50-22:06 “Trash Asshole” 26:45-27:50. All Fast Food Spots the Same? 32:00-32:30 Which BB&C? 55:40-56:10 The grossest matchup? 67:00-67:30 Kevin has all the free food 72:28-72:43 PULL IT 93:40-94:10 Kevin Chokes the Chicken  96:30-96:55 Chase's Roadkill Chicken   CuptoCupLife.com Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube   Email the podcast if you want to be a guest or sponsor an episode!

Field Of 68 Best Bets
PAC-12 CONFERENCE PREVIEW! Jeff Goodman, Doug Gottlieb and Sean Farnham break down the league

Field Of 68 Best Bets

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 43:09


The Pac-12 has one very clear favorite at the top of the conference this season: UCLA. But the rest of the league looks to be much improved on what last season was. Oregon's good. Arizona's good. USC's good. Oregon State is coming off of an Elite Eight. Even Washington State has some dudes. Jeff Goodman, Sean Farnham and Doug Gottlieb break down the west coast power houses. You can binge the Field of 68's entire Top 50 Countdown, plus previews for each of the Big Six leagues, here: Apple Podcasts Spotify SUBSCRIBE! Our YouTube Channel Apple Podcasts Spotify FOLLOW! Rob Dauster Jeff Goodman Terrence Oglesby Robbie Hummel Field of 68 Check out TheFieldOf68.com to see our full roster of podcasts!!!

The Basketball Podcast
Episode 188: Jeff Linder, Minimize Three-Point Attempts, Free Throws, and Offensive Rebounds

The Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 56:01


Guest: Jeff Linder, University of Wyoming Head Coach University of Wyoming head coach Jeff Linder joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss how to minimize three-point attempts, free throws, and offensive rebounds. Jeff Linder led the Pokes to a 14-11 overall record in his first season. The Pokes went 6-1 in non-conference play including a road win over an Elite Eight team in Oregon State. Wyoming won six total road games on the season for the most away from Laramie since the 2012-13 season. UW also had a winning record on the road since the 2000-01 season. The Cowboys featured the top offense in the Mountain West in Linder's first season. He revamped the Cowboy offense to averaging 76.5 points per game. Wyoming also led the MW in three-point field goals per game at 10.1. The Pokes ranked No. 12 in the nation in three-point field goals per game as well. Jeff Linder was previously an assistant coach at Emporia State, Midland, Weber State, San Francisco, and Boise State from 2001 to 2016. Linder posted an impressive 80-50 (.615) record in four seasons at Northern Colorado. He was named the Big Sky Coach of the Year during the 2018-19 season leading the Bears to 15 conference wins for a program record. The Bears tied that record of 15 conference wins again in the 2019-20 season. Over the last three seasons, Linder led UNC to the most wins during a three-year stretch in program history, with 69 wins. The Bears also finished in the top-100 of the NCAA NET Rankings. He also helped lead Northern Colorado to its first postseason title in 2017-18, as the Bears won the College Invitational Tournament. It marked the first postseason title for any Colorado school since the 1940 season. It was also the first postseason title for a team from the Big Sky Conference. During the 2017-18 campaign, UNC won a school-record 26 games on their way to the CIT Championship. The Bears finished the season ranked in the top-100 of the RPI. Prior to his time at Northern Colorado, Linder spent six seasons at Boise State with the last three years serving as associate head coach of the Broncos. Linder helped guide Boise State to two NCAA tournament appearances and the team's first Mountain West Conference Championship during his tenure. Breakdown1:00 - Defense Behind the Arc5:00 - Offensive Philosophy9:30 - Using Video To Teach14:00 - Playing 5-on-518:00 - Video Sessions 21:00 - Scouting Report Terminology24:00 - Shot Clock28:00 - Three-Point Line Conversation32:00 - Defensive Rebounding Philosophy36:00 - Help40:00 - Minimizing Attempts44:00 - Imagine Emphasis48:00 - Getting Threes51:00 - Recruiting52:00 - ConclusionJeff Linder's Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_LinderTwitter: https://twitter.com/jtlinder Basketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agImmersion Videos:Check out all our all-access practice and specialty clinics: https://www.immersionvideos.com/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Michigan Football – In the Trenches with Jon Jansen
Defend the Block 72 - Eli Brooks

Michigan Football – In the Trenches with Jon Jansen

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 27:59


Brian catches up with super senior Eli Brooks, who discusses his school-related goals during his fifth year at Michigan (9:00), the decision-making process behind returning for this season (11:30), some of the key players on this year's team (16:30), and the motivation around the program following the Elite Eight loss (26:15).See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Cascade Hoops Talk
2021/22 Preview of Last Season's Elite Eight

Cascade Hoops Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 28:44


A look at last season's NAIA MBB Elite Eight. Returners and Newcomers, and outlook for the 2021/22 season. Music: Hard Sell Hotel by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Aaron Torres Sports Podcast
Previewing a MEGA Week 5 in college football + Nick Smith commits to Arkansas, Jaden Bradley to Alabama

Aaron Torres Sports Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 52:27


It's Friday and we have a LOADED Aaron Torres Pod. Aaron previews a MEGA Week 5 in college football - hitting on Ole Miss-Bama, Arkansas-Georgia and all the other big games on the slate. Then he talks two mega commitments in college hoops - Nick Smith to Arkansas and Jaden Bradley to Alabama. Here is the rundown:A look across all the big games in college football: Aaron opens the show by discussing the mega Week 5 slate in college football. Included are thoughts on whether Ole Miss can actually beat Bama (1:30), and why Georgia has as much to prove as Arkansas in their matchup on Saturday. Then, a discussion on if Michigan is actually any better this year or have just played bad competition (15:00) and finally he wraps on all the other big games, including Cincinnati-Notre Dame, Auburn-LSU, Florida-Kentucky, Kansas State-Oklahoma and others.Two huge commits in college hoops: Next up, Aaron talks about two mega commitments in college hoops. The first came Wednesday, when five-star guard Nick Smtih committed to Arkansas (29:00). Aaron explains why this is huge for the Razorbacks program, and shows that this is a continuation of last year's Elite Eight run. Then he wraps with another big commit, as five-star Jaden Bradley is headed to Alabama. Aaron discusses if the five-star is actually *underrated* and the incredible recruiting run Nate Oats is on (40:15). 

One and One Podcast
Gerry Wixted

One and One Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 89:32


Gerry Wixted play basketball at Dickinson College from 2011-2015 where he became the school's all-time leading scorer and National Division III Player of the Year as a senior.  He talks about growing up in Moorestown, NJ, coming from a large athletic family, how he got into basketball, and why he chose to attend Camden Catholic High School.  Gerry describes his great career at Camden Catholic where he played for a great coach and won a state title.  He details his recruiting process, an injury that slowed the process down, why he chose to do a year of prep school, and what led him to choose Dickinson College.  Gerry then explains his phenomenal career at Dickinson where his class posted the most wins in school history, made it as far as the Elite Eight in the DIII NCAA Tournament, and became the all-time leading scorer and National Player of the Year.  Gerry discusses why he chose not to pursue a professional career overseas and became a boarding school history teacher and coach.

THINK Business with Jon Dwoskin
The Power Of Giving Back

THINK Business with Jon Dwoskin

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 37:10


Jon talks with Matthew Lester, President, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, and Dennis Bernard, President, United Jewish Fund. They talk about leadership, mentorship, and the power of giving back. They also discuss how Matthew and Dennis balance their community responsibility with family responsibility and running their own businesses. Matthew B. Lester Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Princeton Enterprises, L.L.C. In 1994, Matthew B. Lester founded Princeton Enterprises, L.L.C., a privately held real estate acquisition, development, and property management company based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. To date, Princeton's portfolio consists of over 150 properties with an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion and operates nearly 25,000 apartment units, office, industrial, storage, and other commercial facilities located in fifteen states and Canada. Over the years, Mr. Lester has been personally involved in numerous community service programs by devoting his time and financial assistance to countless organizations that support the health, education, and economic well-being of those experiencing hardships. Mr. Lester is the current President of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and Co-Chair of the Jewish Federation's Annual Campaign. He is a Board Member for the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC); a member of the Collections Committee for the Detroit Institute of Arts; and a member of the Greater Detroit Campaign Leadership Council for the University of Michigan. Mr. Lester is a former President of the Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit and has formerly served as a Board Member for Kadima; BBYO; the Detroit Maccabi Committee; the Jewish Fund; Forgotten Harvest; and the Jewish News Foundation. In addition to holding those positions, Mr. Lester has also served as a Board Member and Chairman for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra; a Chairman of the Financial Oversight Committee for the Jewish Community Center of Detroit; a past Advisor to the Executive Director for YAD EZRA; and a past member of the Sherman Campaign and Blumenstein Leadership Groups. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Lester has led numerous mission trips to Israel, Ethiopia, Hungary, Poland, and Cuba. Mr. Lester graduated from the University of Michigan in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in history and from the University of Southern California in 1990 with a law degree. After graduation, Mr. Lester joined the law firm of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, P.C., and developed prominent litigation and real estate practice. While engaged in the practice of law, Mr. Lester initiated his real estate investment career and made his first successful acquisition. He has lectured on real estate finance at the University of Michigan; has appeared as a real estate valuation witness, and has served as a court-appointed receiver for numerous lenders. Mr. Lester is the former President of the Apartment Association of Michigan. Mr. Lester was a past recipient of the Frank A. Wetsman Young Leadership Award; the Jewish Senior Life Award of Excellence; and a former Honoree of the Year for YAD EZRA. He has been nationally recognized in Multifamily Executive; Apartment Finance Today; National Real Estate Investor; NPR – All Things Considered; and Crain's Business Detroit; as well as receiving recognition for the American Board of Trial Advocates Award and the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame. Mr. Lester has been a guest speaker or panel member for Apartment Finance Today; Multifamily Executive; Detroit Commercial Real Estate Summit; Marcus & Millichap Southeast Multifamily Forum; and many other speaking events. In his personal time, Mr. Lester enjoys a variety of activities with his wife and children; particularly spending time at the family farm located in Northern Michigan. Dennis S. Bernard Founder and President of Bernard Financial Group and Bernard Financial Servicing Group Dennis Bernard is the founder and President of Bernard Financial Group (“BFG”) and Bernard Financial Servicing Group (“BFSG”). Founded in 1991, BFG has grown into the largest commercial mortgage banking firm in Michigan financing on average over $1 billion each year of Michigan Commercial Real Estate. BFG became a member of the Strategic Alliance Mortgage (SAM) network in 2003 (www.samalliance.com). SAM is a national network of the largest independently owned commercial mortgage banking firm and the third-largest lending platform in the country. Bernard is a past national president. Over the last 33 years, Mr. Bernard has specialized in both debt and equity placement with commercial lenders and institutional joint venture participants. Bernard Financial Group has also been involved in commercial mortgage servicing on construction and permanent loan portfolios. Mr. Bernard has been involved with over 1,000 commercial real estate financial transactions totaling over $24,000,000,000. Mr. Bernard has been engaged as both a consultant and a correspondent by over twenty-five national lenders. Bernard Financial Group's client list reads like Michigan's Who's Who of owners and developers. These transactions have included multi and single-tenant office, industrial, hi-tech, retail, multi-family, manufactured housing communities, self-storage, hotel, and senior housing. Bernard Financial Group has closed over $22,000,000,000 in financing since its inception. These included forward commitments and immediate fundings on multi-family, retail, industrial, and high-tech properties. The lenders were Life Companies, pension funds, structured lenders, securitized lenders, and quasi-government agencies. Bernard Financial Servicing Group currently provides full cashiering servicing for over $4,400,000,000 for Life Companies and CMBS Lenders. Bernard Financial Servicing Group is now actively subbed Special Servicing for many national firms. Mr. Bernard's educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Miami University along with an MBA specializing in Finance and Strategic Planning from Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Bernard has been a lecturer on real estate finance at the University of Michigan's Graduate School of Business. Mr. Bernard has also appeared as an expert witness on real estate interest rates and financings in Michigan, New York, and Texas. Mr. Bernard has been an editorial contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Commercial, Inc., Crain's Detroit Business, Michigan Real Estate Journal, Midwest Real Estate News, National Real Estate Investors, Heartland Properties, Real Estate Forum, among others. Mr. Bernard has received numerous awards for his community and business involvement. Annually named to Metropolitan Detroit Top 100 Business Leaders. Most recently, he was elected to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) CRE Board of Governors. Additionally, he has been recognized by Crain's Detroit Business as a “40 under 40”, by Midwest Real Estate News as a “40 over 40” Most Influential Real Estate Professional and Midwest Hall of Fame, and by Commercial Inc. as an Elite Eight winner. He has been bestowed the honor of the 2006 Governors Service Award for Volunteering and Community Leadership. He has also received Crain's Detroit Business, University of Michigan, and ULI's “Real Estate Excellence” award. Mr. Bernard was recently honored by being awarded the International Association of Jewish Vocational Services Greenberg Leadership Award. He has also received the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit's Young Leadership Award, the Jewish Community Council Activist of the Year Award, the American Jewish Committee “Outstanding Humanitarian Award”, and was deemed “Home Town Hero” for Oakland County for his activities and involvements on behalf of local charities. Mr. Bernard currently sits on nine different charitable organizations Board of Trustees. Mr. Bernard has been the Vice-Chair of Michigan's Venture Michigan Fund and currently serves as gubernatorial appointments to two other State of Michigan Boards or Task Forces. Mr. Bernard enjoys his mentoring in the Detroit Public Schools. Most importantly, Mr. Bernard goes home for dinner every night and spends the weekends with his family.   Connect with Jon Dwoskin: Twitter: @jdwoskin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.dwoskin  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejondwoskinexperience/  Website: https://jondwoskin.com/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jondwoskin/  Email: jon@jondwoskin.com  Get Jon's Book: The Think Big Movement: Grow your business big. Very Big!   Connect with Matt Lester and Dennis Bernard: Websites: www.jewishdetroit.org  www.jewishfederation.org 

Retired College Athletes
057: Art of Coaching w/Ali Kershner

Retired College Athletes

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 25:26


In this week's episode we chat with Ali Kershner about the Art of Coaching.Ali Kershner is The Director of Creative Strategy for Art of Coaching where she works on all aspects of live events, education and mentorship- specializing in power dynamics, leadership, and human behavior. Prior to joining Art of Coaching, Ali was the Associate Sports Performance Coach for Stanford Women's Basketball and Women's Golf from 2019-2021. While at Stanford, she helped the Cardinal to a PAC-12 Title and National Championship. Before Stanford, she was an Assistant Sports Performance Coach at Kansas from 2017-2019 and spent the two years prior to that as a graduate assistant in the department. In her position she primarily worked with the women's soccer, women's basketball, swimming and women's golf teams.Originally from Palo Alto, California, Ali graduated from Duke in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in evolutionary anthropology. While in Durham she spent four seasons as a member of the soccer team. A captain and goalkeeper for the Blue Devils, Ali and her Duke teams advanced to the Elite Eight three times and made the College Cup final in 2011.Kershner earned her master's in exercise physiology from Kansas in 2017. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Today's Scout:- Name: Ali Kershner- Sport:  Soccer- Instagram: @kershner.aliThe Company She Works For:- Art of CoachingHousekeeping:- Website: www.retiredcollegeathletes.com- Instagram: @retiredcollegeathletes- Facebook: Retired College Athletes- YouTube: Retired College Athletes- Twitter: @RCAathletes- Email: retiredcollegeathletes@gmail.com- Patreon - If you love RCA and want to give financially to support the podcast you can do so through Patreon. Depending on what tier you give, you will receive exclusive content as a thank you for supporting us.

The Basketball Podcast
Episode 179: Kevin McGuff, 5 Out Offensive Concepts, and Teaching Points

The Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 55:08


Guest: Kevin McGuff, Ohio State Heach Coach Ohio State head coach Kevin McGuff joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss their 5 Out offensive concepts and teaching points. Kevin McGuff's 19-year head coaching career consists of nine years at Xavier University (214-73) and two years at the University of Washington (41-26) before arriving at Ohio State. He holds a .698 overall winning percentage with a career mark of 426-184. His Ohio State teams have broke single-season scoring records and went from the #52 scoring offense in the first year and #10 in scoring offense in the second year with 5 out an offense that we are going to discuss now. In his first season, McGuff led a relatively young and inexperienced group to a 17-18 record against a schedule strength that consistently ranked in the top 3 throughout the year. In his second season, he guided Ohio State to a 24-11 overall record, a runner-up finish in the Big Ten Tournament, and an appearance in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes took another step towards national prominence in season three as they earned a No. 2 seed and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The 2016-17 season was yet again, a step in the right direction as the team made it back to the NCAA Sweet 16, marking the first back-to-back trips since 1988 and 1989. The Buckeyes also claimed their 15th Big Ten Regular Season Championship, finishing with a record of 15-1. In 2017-18, McGuff and the Buckeyes won both the Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles and hosted first and second-round NCAA Tournament games for the second time in four seasons. Prior to his arrival at Ohio State, McGuff, a Saint Joseph's College (Ind.) graduate, went 41-26 in two years at Washington with two berths in the WNIT. In his first season, McGuff led the Huskies to a 20-14 finish — its first 20-win season since 2003 — and a trip to the quarterfinals of the WNIT. In the WNIT, Washington went on a memorable run, beating Cal Poly, Utah, and Oregon State before falling to San Diego in the quarterfinals. It was the first winning season for UW since 2006-07 and the first postseason appearance since 2009-10. In his final season, his Huskie squad finished 21-12 with a second-round finish in the WNIT. Prior to his stint in Washington, McGuff was the head coach at Xavier for nine seasons. As the head coach of the Musketeers, McGuff compiled a 214-73 record and set a school record for most wins in program history, reaching the postseason in each season he coached. His five consecutive NCAA tournament appearances were also a school record. During that stretch, McGuff's Xavier teams were consistently the class of the Atlantic-10, sporting a 106-28 record in nine seasons. In his last two seasons, Xavier went undefeated (14-0) in the A-10 play. McGuff led the Musketeers to four A-10 tournament championships, including his final year at Xavier. That season, his team posted a 28-3 record (.903 winning percentage) and reached the second round of the NCAA tournament. McGuff made the NCAA tournament six times overall as the Xavier coach. His pinnacle was an Elite Eight appearance in the 2009-10 season, where his team was one missed layup away from the Final Four. Breakdown1:00 - Foundation of Dribble Drive5:00 - Dribble Drive8:00 - Attacking The Basket with Size Matchup11:00 - Automatic Actions16:00 - Teaching Points of Staggers21:00 - Relentless Pace Maker or Miss25:00 - Stagger Dribble Handoffs29:00 - Ball Movement32:00 - Offensive Rebounding36:00 - Runway Type of Effect39:00 - Type of Offensive Systems44:00 - Use Shot Clocks in Practice47:00 - Teaching Points to His Players50:00 - ConclusionKevin McGuff's Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_McGuffTwitter: https://twitter.com/coachmcguffBasketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agBest in the West Video SeriesBest in the West Website: http://bestinthewestclinic.com/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

CollegeSoccerNews.com Podcast
CSN 067: Eric Bell (TCU)

CollegeSoccerNews.com Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 27:12


TCU head coach Eric Bell joins the show to talk about how we went from selling copiers to coaching in the Big 12. He also shares his thoughts on building the program at TCU, winning the Big 12 last year and making it to the Elite Eight, and then gives some insight on this year's squad.

War of the Words
Wotw2 - Episode 22: Elite 8 Round 4 - Garelick v. Farrell

War of the Words

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 25:56


We announce the winner of the second Elite Eight match up. And we present the last round of the Elite 8!  The theme is two wrongs don't make a right and the sound cue is a hotel bell ding!   They Will Kill Us by Nicholas Garelick Directed by Christine Weems Voice Actors: Chelsea Curto, Rick Evans, John Raley, Melissa Rodriguez and Skyler Wuolle   v.   Leave it to the Experts by Conor Farrell Directed by Renata Smith Voice Actors: Helen Baker, Justin Bernard, Rachel Brownhill, Kealoha Peterson, Ben Plopper and Kevin Sebastian   Voting is open until Wednesday, September 1 at www.conemanrunning.com. 

Cup to Cup | The Comedy Podcast
Limp Like a Wet Noodle

Cup to Cup | The Comedy Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 94:26


The crew opens up on a different note discussing memorable moments with their fathers. Florida Man takes us down south to Monroe County just looking for some respect. We continue the Best French Fries Bracket and start on the east side of the bracket with #2 Five Guys vs. #15 KFC. Bracket talk gets heated as usual as another restaurant heads to the Elite Eight.    The guys play the next round of Name That Show and Jose reminds us where the guys messed up last week (mainly Jason). The guys talk some football and salaries during 7 Minutes in Heaven. Chris gives us the latest What If involving a change to social media which will make you think. Grab your favorite drink and enjoy! Cheers!     Support the boys by joining our Premium subscription! Click to find out more! Florida Man sponsored by our friends at Axe Champs! CuptoCupLife.com Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube   Email the podcast if you want to be a guest or sponsor an episode!

War of the Words
Wotw2 - Episode 21: Elite 8 Round 3 - Ybarra v Weems

War of the Words

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 25:58


We announce the winner of the first Elite Eight match up. And we present the third round of the Elite 8!  The theme is two wrongs don't make a right and the sound cue is a hotel bell ding!   All's Fair in Primanti Brothers and War by Ruben Ybarra Directed by Christine Weems Voice Actors: Ty Fisher, Reed Halvorson and Jason Jonathan Rivas   v.    Amarillo '48 by Michael Weems Directed by Renata Smith Voice Actors: Brian Kondrach, Ruth McCleskey, Chad Benjamin Potter, Dan Potter and Michael Raabe   Go to www.conemanrunning.com to vote!

Bald Faced Truth with John Canzano
BFT Interview: Wayne Tinkle

Bald Faced Truth with John Canzano

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 22:26


John Canzano talks with Oregon State men's basketball coach, Wayne Tinkle to discuss the latest in the program and how they plan to build on the success from their 2021 NCAA Tournament run. Canzano asks Coach Tinkle about checking off a bucket list item soon when he will throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field for a Chicago Cubs game, how he feels about his team for the upcoming season, what they can take with them from their Elite Eight run, how they are utilizing the transfer portal, what it means to see his son Tres playing the NBA G League as well as his daughter Joslyn Tinkle becoming an assistant coach at Montana, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter.

Music Nerds Unite
Episode 33: Greatest Rock Albums Tournament 2000-2019 (Elite Eight)

Music Nerds Unite

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 69:49


Episode 33 continues our tournament to determine the greatest rock album from 2000-2019. This episode contains the following Elite 8 matchups: Radiohead "Kid A" (1) vs. The Strokes "Is This It" (8) (matchup begins at 1:16) Arcade Fire "Funeral (5) vs. LCD Soundsystem "Sound Of Silver" (13) (matchup begins at 18:46) Tool "Lateralus" (7) vs. Broken Social Scene "You Forgot It In People" (18) (matchup begins at 31:23) David Bowie "Blackstar" (3) vs. Interpol "Turn On The Bright Lights" (6) (matchup begins at 47:37) Notes: Correction, Pitchfork gave Nine Inch Nails' "The Fragile" a 2.0 not a 1.0 Link to Spotify playlist for this episode: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6v1w3r3j0JcL9CtOtniDge?si=65ef2d831b2b4270

Intercollegiate Tennis Association
Grinding Your Way to the Top with Boomer Saia

Intercollegiate Tennis Association

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 47:44


Boomer Saia (pronounced CY-uh) has orchestrated one of the best turnarounds in college tennis since arriving at Iowa State. In his three seasons leading the program, Saia has led the Cyclones to a 17-match home winning streak, a school-record four conference wins in 2021, the first Big 12 Conference Tournament win in school history, and the first NCAA Tournament berth in school history. One of the nation's brightest young coaches and an integral part of teams that have reached the Final Four at Vanderbilt and most recently the Elite Eight at Texas Tech, Saia was named Iowa State head coach on June 14, 2018, and the Cyclones have been on an upward trajectory ever since. The 2020-21 Cyclones rewrote the record books with a historic season. Saia earned Big 12 Coach of the Year and Wilson ITA Central Region Coach of the Year honors after leading Iowa State to a 14-8 overall record and the school's first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2020-21. Iowa State went undefeated at home (8-0) for the second-straight season and finished the season ranked. Saia possesses a great familiarity with the Big 12 Conference, having spent much of his professional career in the league. He has been on staff as an assistant at Oklahoma (2014-16) and also worked in a volunteer role at his alma mater Kansas (2010-14), where both programs ranked inside the top-35 during his tenure.

Orange Fizz
Fizz Radio 7/31: Boeheim's Army Elite Eight Bound, Football Watch Lists & Five Star Review

Orange Fizz

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 43:41


Jaron May and Matt Bonaparte host Fizz Radio this week and get into a plethora of Syracuse sports topics. The guys discuss Boeheim's Army's performance so far and preview its upcoming game. They run through the SU Football players who made preseason watch lists. Plus, they break down what whiffing of Filipowski means for 'Cuse Basketball. Oh, and of course, they get to Fictional Fizz and your Fizz Feedback.

WSOU Sports
Pirate Rewind: MSOC's Historic NCAA Tournament Run/2021

WSOU Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 67:16


This past season, Seton Hall's men's soccer team made it to their first NCAA tourney since 2005, and their first Elite Eight since 1988! Relive one of the most magical runs yet as Jonathan Heite is joined by Jimmy Bliss and special guest alumni Danny Lemoine to discuss such an unforgettable season. Tap in!

Do Theology
2021 Do Theology Hymns Tournament Elite Eight Analysis

Do Theology

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 23:42


You know the drill. We're ridiculous, but we're okay with that. https://FaceBook.com/DoTheology

Talkin' Beavers
Wayne Tinkle on building upon last year's Elite Eight run

Talkin' Beavers

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 16:43


Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle joins this week's pod to discuss last year's Elite Eight run and his hopes for building upon it this upcoming season.1:10 Coach Tinkle on throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field on August 25th and how baseball was his first love.4:10 On the Elite Eight run this season and what it does for recruiting.8:15 The players he's got returning at Oregon State.9:56 Having fans back in the stands next season.11:33 On his daughter Joslyn becoming an assistant coach at Montana.13:45 Previewing the upcoming season for the Beavers.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Talkin' Beavers
Wayne Tinkle on building upon last year's Elite Eight run

Talkin' Beavers

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 16:43


Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle joins this week's pod to discuss last year's Elite Eight run and his hopes for building upon it this upcoming season.1:10 Coach Tinkle on throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field on August 25th and how baseball was his first love.4:10 On the Elite Eight run this season and what it does for recruiting.8:15 The players he's got returning at Oregon State.9:56 Having fans back in the stands next season.11:33 On his daughter Joslyn becoming an assistant coach at Montana.13:45 Previewing the upcoming season for the Beavers.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Da Beer Bros
The Chicago Beer Bracket- The Elite Eight

Da Beer Bros

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2021 50:12


Da Bros are joking by their CRA Bryan as they cover the Elite Eight of their Chicago Beer Bracket! See who moves on to the finals

TV Smackdown
S2E12 - A Real Mika's Choice

TV Smackdown

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 32:21


Our final matchup of the Elite Eight is here and we decide which episode deserves a spot in 30 Rock's Final Four! Episode 12 features Black Tie (S:1 E:12) going against Senor Macho Solo (S:3 E:7) for TV Smackdown Glory! Which episode will be the last to advance to the Final Four!? Listen to find out! Hosted by Jimmer Lowe, Alex Karakatsanis and Mika Rekai, both episodes are dissected and debated until a winner is found! Check out @TVSmackdownPod for updates on other episodes and our 30 Rock Bracket!

Two Feet In with Coach Heather Macy
Run your own Race says Buffie Burson

Two Feet In with Coach Heather Macy

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 25:20


Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia, Burson earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at the University of Montevallo where she was a player and coach. Burson also spent three years as an assistant coach at Shorter University prior to coming to North Georgia. You can reach Coach Burson by emailing: buffie.burson@ung.edu. Buffie Burson has posted 21 winning seasons in her time in Dahlonega, including her last seven consecutive years and has guided the program to 12 national tournament appearances, including four NCAA appearances with the furthest run coming in the 2019 NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament, culminating in the program's first ever trip to the Elite Eight after winning the Southeast Regional Championship. Burson's teams have averaged over 20 wins a season in her career. She collected her 500th career victory on December 17, 2018, a 68-63 win over Flagler in the UNG Convocation Center.

Autzen Audibles: DuckTerritory's Oregon athletics podcast
Dwayne Benjamin joins the podcast to discuss Oregon basketball's Alumni Team

Autzen Audibles: DuckTerritory's Oregon athletics podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 20:54


An Oregon men's basketball alumni team has been selected as one of the top seeds for this year's upcoming The Basketball Tournament, and we've got one of the players who helped start this team on today's podcast. Former Oregon Duck Dwayne Benjamin (2014-2016) helped the Ducks win four NCAA Tournament games in his two seasons at Oregon, while also helping Oregon gain its first-ever No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and a trip to the Elite Eight in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Benjamin joined the Autzen Audibles Podcast to discuss the team and playing in this year's TBT Field, how the team was created, and a look at his career in basketball after his time at Oregon ended. The winner-take-all tournament will pay out the winning team $1 million for them to split. Oregon's first game of the tournament will be against No. 13 seed Peoria All-Stars on Sunday, July 25th at 12 p.m PT on ESPN3 from Peoria, Illinois and the Peoria Civic Center. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Basketball Podcast
Episode 168: Jeff Boals, Positive Coaching and Next Play Mentality

The Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 66:01


Guest: Jeff Boals, Ohio University Head CoachIn this week's coaching conversation, Ohio University head coach Jeff Boals join us to discuss positive coaching and a next play mentality. Boals spent seven years as an assistant coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team under the tutelage of Thad Matta before replacing Steve Pikiell as the head coach for the Stony Brook Seawolves for three years. In the 2020-2021 season Boals and the Bobcats won the Mid-American Conference Championship to qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012. In the first round they beat Virginia, before losing in the round of 32 to Creighton. Boals landed his first coaching job as an assistant coach at his alma mater Ohio University after graduating. He then took an assistant coaching job at the University of Charleston in West Virginia, where he stayed for three seasons before joining Marshall as an assistant coach from 1999 to 2003. Boals returned to Charleston as the associate head coach, for one season before jumping back to the Division I ranks with Robert Morris, then to Akron. He joined the coaching staff of Ohio State in 2009, led by Thad Matta, where he has been a part of three Big Ten Conference regular-season titles, four NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearances, an Elite Eight, and a Final Four appearance in 2012. The Buckeyes' record was 193–62 with Boals as assistant coach. Boals recruited players such as D'Angelo Russell and Jared Sullinger to play for Ohio State. On April 8, 2016, Boals was named the 11th head coach in Stony Brook men's basketball history, and its third since moving to Division I. In Boals' first season as head coach, the Seawolves finished 18–14 (12–4), second in the America East Conference. Boals led the Seawolves to the first 20-win season under his tenure in 2018–19. On March 17, 2019, Boals resigned from Stony Brook to accept a head coaching position at his alma mater, Ohio University. Breakdown1:00 - Counters to the Counters3:00 - 1993-'94 Team Group Chat6:00 - Excellent Passing Team7:00 - Importance of Analytics12:00 - Coping Strategies on Mistakes14:00 - Learning Language17:00 - Conceptual Type Offense20:00 - Growth Mindset22:00 - Cleveland State Game24:00 - Cory Close27:00 - Next Play Mentality30:00 - Fact Positivity34:00 - Processes to Challenge Players36:00 - Reflection and Sharing38:00 - Decision Making Fatigue40:00 - Timing Plays and Time Outs42:00 - Independent of the Outcome46:00 - Charting50:00 - Non-negotiables53:00 - Better Coach55:00 - Recruiting Players58:00 - Not Going to the Pro1:03:00 - ConclusionJeff Boal's Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_BoalsTwitter: https://twitter.com/JeffBoalsBasketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agBest in the West Video SeriesBest in the West Website: http://bestinthewestclinic.com/

One and One Podcast
AJ Burgett

One and One Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 73:27


AJ Burgett is a professional basketball player who currently plays for Etzella in Luxembourg.  Collegiately he played for the University of Notre Dame from 2012-2016.  He talks about growing up in Avon, Indiana, how he got into basketball, playing AAU, his great career at Avon High School, his recruiting process, and why he chose Notre Dame.  AJ describes what it was like to play for Mike Brey, getting his body ready for college basketball, playing in the Big East and ACC, highlights which include an  ACC Tournament Championship and back-to-back Elite Eight appearances, and some injuries he faced.  He details his time away from basketball after college, interning for Notre Dame, his role in the Matt Farrell/Bo Farrell reunion, and re-discovering his love for basketball while working games at IU.  AJ then talks about the process to get overseas, playing for several teams in Europe, his current team Etzella, and how well he has been playing as a professional. 

The Dave Glover Show
05-24-21 Sweet 16 with Skip

The Dave Glover Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 27:07


Skip Weber joins the DGS to do an Elite Eight of the best dog movies and best comic strip. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Assembly Call IU Basketball Podcast and Postgame Show
Hoosier Storytime: Talking 1992-93 with Brian Evans

The Assembly Call IU Basketball Podcast and Postgame Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 89:19


In this edition of Hoosier Storytime, we get the inside scoop on one of the greatest teams in IU basketball history from one of the greatest examples of player development: Brian Evans. Brian played on the last few IU teams that were truly at the epicenter of college basketball. He was a redshirt on the 1992 Final Four team and a key rotation piece on the 1993 Elite Eight team that many people think would have won it all were it not for Alan Henderson's knee injury. We talk at length about what it was like playing with so many great players like Henderson, Calbert Cheaney, Greg Graham, Damon Bailey, etc.Plus: why Brian wanted to kick the Fab 5's ass so badly, who from those early 90s teams would win in a shooting contest, and whether or not he felt threatened by Bob Knight's recruitment of Ivan Renko (or Bob Knight's offseason threats that there might not be a spot for Evans on the next year's team).We also discuss player development in general, the shooting woes of the current program, and what it was like popping his shoulder back into place on the court.All of that and much more in this edition of Hoosier Storytime.Our private IU basketball discussion community: http://assemblycall.com/communityPlaybook Products: http://assemblycall.com/pp

The Basketball Podcast
Episode 162: Richard Pitino, Coaching Transitions and Program Building

The Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 60:41


Guest: Richard Pitino, University of New Mexico Head Coach In this week's coaching conversation, University of New Mexico head coach Richard Pitino joins the podcast to discuss coaching transitions and program building. Coach Pitinio is the head coach of the University of New Mexico. He has previously been head coach at Minnesota and at Florida International University. Before that, he was an assistant under his father Rick Pitino for two seasons at Louisville. He also worked as an assistant coach for Billy Donovan of Florida for two seasons. He has been a part of seven NCAA Tournaments, including two as a head coach. He has also been a part of three Elite Eight runs and one Final Four berth as an assistant. He comes to UNM after an eight-year stint at the University of Minnesota, where he went 141-123 with two NCAA Tournament berths and an NIT Championship. His first season at the helm of the Golden Gophers saw Minnesota go 25-13, setting a school record for wins as Minnesota won the second NIT Championship in school history. At Florida International, Pitino led the program to its first winning season in 12 years and a 10 win improvement from the previous year. Overall at Minnesota, Pitino picked up 19 wins over ranked opponents, including five top-10 opponents. Daniel Oturu in 2020 was selected in the second round of the NBA Draft by Minnesota, becoming the first Golden Gopher to be drafted into the NBA in 16 years. Additionally, five players were drafted into the NBA G League. Pitino’s success isn’t just as a head coach, as he has been a part of several deep NCAA Tournament runs as an assistant and as an associate head coach. He spent two separate stints at Louisville coaching alongside his Hall of Fame father Rick Pitino. In 2011-12 as associate head coach, the Cardinals went 30-10, advancing all the way to the Final Four. That team along the way scored a 59-56 win in Portland over New Mexico in the NCAA Tournament, paving the way for the Cardinals to make it to the Sweet 16. From there, Louisville defeated No. 5 Michigan State and No. 25 Florida before losing in the Final Four to No. 1 Kentucky. Between Louisville stops, Pitino spent two seasons at Florida coaching under Billy Donovan. In his first season with Florida, the Gators went 21-13 overall, making it to the NCAA Tournament as a 10-seed where they would lose 99-92 in double overtime to BYU. That team climbed as high as No. 10 in the polls. The following season in 2009-10, Florida won the SEC regular season championship and went 29-8 overall, advancing the Elite Eight, losing to a Cinderella Butler squad 74-71 in overtime. Pitino has also had assistant coaching stops at Duquesne, Northeastern and the College of Charleston. Breakdown1:00 - Introduction4:00 - Coach's Son7:00 - Success and his Program10:30 - Best Ways to Communicate13:30 - Meetings and Conversation with Players18:00 - Expectation of What a Coach is21:00 - Confidence During Transition27:00 - Transition Phase30:30 - Hiring and Firing in College Basketball37:00 - Tactical Things41:00 - Ball Screen Defense44:00 - Decision Making as Coaches47:00 - Handling New Set of Recruits49:00 - Transition with Coach Paul52:00 - Working in Minnesota and New Mexico56:00 - ConclusionRichard Pitino’s Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_PitinoTwitter: https://twitter.com/richardpitinoBasketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agBest in the West Video SeriesBest in the West Website: http://bestinthewestclinic.com/

IF YOU DON'T LIKE THAT WITH GRANT NAPEAR
Episode 57: Eric Musselman thriving in Arkansas.

IF YOU DON'T LIKE THAT WITH GRANT NAPEAR

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 47:31


Eric Musselman, a friend and a great coach tells his story of career growth including his stint in Sacramento.  He's now found his niche in the collegiate world and done it with resounding success taking the Arkansas Razorbacks to the Elite Eight this year and just finalized a new deal with the University.  He's humble, he's emotional and he's sincere.  It's a refreshing conversation given his history in the NBA and his progression through the collegiate ranks.  Hey now, did you know that every hour of every day one of us is diagnosed with testicular cancer?  That's not good.  So it's critical you check yourself before you wreck yourself.  It's that important.  And to keep things fresh and clean down there, Manscaped has the products you need.  Your balls will appreciate the attention and affection when you use Manscaped products.  Get your 20% discount on the first order when you visit www.manscaped.com and enter the code name, NAPES.  

The Hog Pod with Bo Mattingly
105. Eric Musselman: An Elite Season

The Hog Pod with Bo Mattingly

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 38:08


The Arkansas men's basketball team had a historic season—the likes Hog fans hadn't seen since its hay day in the 90s—and it was one to remember. Eric Musselman's second season with the Razorbacks had it all: tough losses, a team gut check, come from behind victories, historic runs, the highest seeded NCAA bid in over 20 years and an Elite Eight appearance. We sat down with Coach Muss to talk about the amazing season and what his vision for his team is moving forward. 

Barstool Bench Mob
Episode 40: The Final Four Is Set: Congrats to UCLA and Houston... But Give Us Gonzaga-Baylor

Barstool Bench Mob

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 66:18


On today's episode of Barstool Bench Mob, the guys recap the Elite Eight and start with the shocker of the round in the East Region (02:42) where Mick, Hep, and the 11-seed UCLA Bruins took down 1-seed Michigan in a stunning upset. The loss of Isaiah Livers finally came back to bite the Wolverines. Is UCLA the luckiest team in the country? Or do they just have the power of Hep on their side? Can the Bruins keep the run alive and take down Goliath in the Final Four? From shocker to blowout, we go to the West Region (170:09) where the Gonzaga Bulldogs look truly unstoppable. Drew Timme eviscerated NBA top prospect Evan Mobley and the Trojans. Was this the most impressive effort all season from the Bulldogs?  Next, we cover the Midwest Region (26:30) where Rico's Houston Cougars are heading to their first Final Four since the Phi Slama Jama days. The Cinderella run for Oregon State comes to an end. Can Houston keep up with Baylor? They took down the 15, 10, 11, and 12 seeds in their region but now get a huge test in 1-seeded Baylor.  Jake thinks the Cougars have a shot.  And lastly we move over to the South Region (37:33) where the other tournament favorite, Baylor, continued their march towards a date with Gonzaga. Arkansas had an unbelievable season led by the Muss Bus. Could the Razorbacks return all of their players and make another run at it next season? Meanwhile, the Bears look destined to meet the Zags in the Championship. Who exactly is Baylor's best player?  We wrap things up with an update on the Women's Tournament (54:52). Monday's game of the night was on the women's side. The UConn-Baylor game was electric but ended with a controversial no-call. Should Texas take a look at Baylor coach Kim Mulkey? Rico thinks so. For UConn, it's all about Paige Bueckers as usual. Elsewhere, Stanford, South Carolina, and Arizona fill out the rest of the Final Four.

CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast
Elite Eight recap: #SandtheCourt, #NellCanStay, Mick Cronin has taken UCLA to the Final Four ... to face mighty Gonzaga (College Basketball 03/31)

CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 35:23


The podcast must have some sort of karmic power. Because first it was Baylor, and now it’s Mick Cronin and UCLA. The Bruins upset Michigan, and in the process locked up the most upset-riddled tournament in history. Gonzaga casually destroyed USC to continue their run toward history. Parrish and Norlander look back on Tuesday night’s regional finals, setting the table for Saturday’s Final Four.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast
Elite Eight recap: Shouts to Bill Henderson! Shouts to Terry MF'in Teagle! Baylor is in the Final Four alongside Houston (College Basketball 03/30)

CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 34:52


Houston beat Oregon State. Baylor beat Arkansas. Half the Final Four is set, and we have you covered with overnight reaction to Monday's regional semifinals. Baylor. Terry MF'in Teagle. Bill Henderson. Vinnie Johnson. LaceDarius Dunn. You know all the names. Back in the Final Four for the first time in 71 years. As Norlander alludes to on the podcast, here is his column from Lucas Oil Stadium on Kelvin Sampson's late-stage revival and return to the Final Four after 19 years since his first trip there. https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/how-kelvin-sampson-repaired-his-career-at-houston-and-resurrected-the-cougars-who-are-back-in-the-final-four/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Dan Patrick Show on PodcastOne
03/29/21 DPS Best Of

The Dan Patrick Show on PodcastOne

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 51:50


On today’s Dan Patrick Show, DP and the guys are back to recap the weekend that was in sports. NBC Sports’ Chris Simms joined the show to talk about the switch up in draft order and what that could mean for some teams, including the futures of their current quarterbacks. As the Elite Eight begins this evening,, ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg hopped on the show and broke down Oregon State's Cinderella run thus far, while Florida State was the most shocking exit. And Drew Brees joined Dan to talk about his new endeavor as an analyst for NBC Sports and life after retirement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Herd with Colin Cowherd
Special Preview - Straight Fire w/ Jason McIntyre - Drummond to Lakers > Aldridge to Nets, Jimmy G Is Staying in SF & Elite 8 Best Bets

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 52:32


Subscribe, Rate & Review Straight Fire w/ Jason McIntyre HERE.... https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/straight-fire-with-jason-mcintyre/id1523353907 On today's episode, Jason kicks things off by sharing his thoughts on the big buyout acquisitions over the weekend in the NBA - LaMarcus Aldridge to the Brooklyn Nets and Andre Drummond to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Nets had already picked up Blake Griffin a few weeks ago. But, quite frankly, Drummond should have more of an impact with the Lakers than Aldridge and Griffin will combined with the Nets because at least he has a defined role. Aldridge, Griffin and Jeff Green all do the same things at this point in their careers so it's hard to determine which guy will get meaningful playing time in the postseason. On the NFL front, the San Francisco 49ers made a blockbuster trade on Friday to move up to #3 in the NFL Draft presumably to land their quarterback of the future. Naturally, many expected that would mean that incumbent starter Jimmy Garoppolo is on the trade block. Not so fast, my friend. Recent history tells us that NFL teams prefer to let their rookie quarterbacks sit on the bench for at least a few games before throwing them into the fire, especially in cases where said rookie had limited experience in college; NDSU's Trey Lance and Ohio State's Justin Fields have less than 20 collegiate starts combined. Translation - Jimmy G ain't going nowhere. Finally, Jason closes the show with a very special Elite Eight edition of the Best Bet. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Barstool Bench Mob
Episode 39: And Then There Were Eight - Sweet 16 Recap

Barstool Bench Mob

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 73:04


On today's episode of Barstool Bench Mob, the guys recap an action-packed Sweet 16 that featured some blowouts, three 1-seeds advancing, and one stunning upset.  In the West Region (03:13), we had two blowouts with Gonzaga and USC set to meet in the Elite Eight. Can anybody stop the Bulldogs and if so, is it Evan Mobley and the Trojans? Is this the toughest matchup the Zags will have faced all season? Marty and Rico both believe in the Trojans chances for an upset.  In the East Region (11:48) we saw the major upset of the weekend with UCLA outlasting Alabama in overtime. The Crimson Tide's struggles at the foul line probably cost them the game and the Bench Mob some money. Mick Cronin's squad is heading to the Elite Eight in a matchup against 1-seed Michigan. The Wolverines smoked Florida State and are poised for another trip to the Final Four. Is Michigan the most underrated team left in the field? In the Midwest Region (33:33), the Beavers continue their Cinderella run after beating Loyola-Chicago in an absolute rock fight. Oregon State's defense has helped propel them to an unlikely Elite Eight matchup against Houston on Monday. The Cougars were able to figure out the Syracuse zone and get past the Orange. Do Marty and Jake finally believe in Houston despite only beating double-digit seeds so far? Over to the South Region (46:38) where the 1-seed Baylor Bears and 3-seed Arkansas Razorbacks will meet in an electric Elite Eight game Monday night. Arkansas barely survived after Max Abmas' last-second shot just missed. Jared Butler struggled against Villanova but the Bears overcame a 7-point halftime deficit to advance. Do the Razorbacks have the firepower to stay with Baylor? And we also have an Elite Eight set in the Women's Tournament (01:01:41) with three 1-seeds headlining the field including Paige Bueckers and UConn.  And we wrap things up discussing Indiana's hiring of Mike Woodson (01:05:26).  Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review to Barstool Bench Mob and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @stoolbenchmob

Barstool Bench Mob
Episode 38: Syracuse's Buddy Boeheim + Sweet 16 Preview

Barstool Bench Mob

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 59:25


On today's Sweet 16 preview of Barstool Bench Mob, we kick things off with the Saturday slate. 8-seed Loyola-Chicago matches up against 12-seed Oregon State (03:55).  Are the Ramblers the favorite to come out of the region? Next up, Baylor faces Villanova and Rico and Marty think the Bears run away with it and move on to the Elite Eight (09:19). Do the Wildcats have a shot without Collin Gillespie? The winner of that game will meet the winner of Arkansas and the Cinderella of the tournament, Oral Roberts (12:04). The Razorbacks beat the Golden Eagles earlier in the season. So how will the rematch go? Can Max Abmas and Kevin Obanor lead Oral Roberts to an upset? And the final game on Saturday features Houston and Syracuse (19:23). Can Buddy Boeheim stay red-hot and lead the Orange to another upset? Rico thinks the Cougars pose a tough matchup for Boeheim and Co.  Then we welcome the hottest shooter in the country, Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim to talk about Syracuse's run in the NCAA tournament, life as a coach's son, and how tough his dad's 2-3 zone can be on opponents. Plus - Buddy promises to incorporate a new celebration after a three-pointer. (24:30) We move on to Sunday's slate and kick things off with Gonzaga and Creighton (43:25). The Zags are huge favorites but can Marcus Zegarowski get hot enough to pull off the miracle? The only chalk-matchup of the tournament is in the East Region with 1-seed Michigan and 4-seed Florida State (45:54). Is this the best matchup of the Sweet 16? Do the Seminoles have an answer for Hunter Dickinson?  The Wolverines or Seminoles take on the winner of UCLA vs. Alabama (48:26). Can the Bruins slow down Nate Oats' 3-point-heavy Crimson Tide offense? And the final game of the Sweet 16 is a Pac-12 matchup between Oregon and USC (51:05). How do the Ducks match up with the Mobleys? The Trojans seem to be the consensus pick among the Bench Mob and Rico makes a bold prediction for a potential Gonzaga-USC Elite Eight matchup.  And we wrap things up with an update from the Women's NCAA Tournament which features red-hot UConn led by Paige Bueckers (54:52). Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe to Barstool Bench Mob and make sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram @stoolbenchmob for the latest highlights, scores and news.

Barstool Bench Mob
Episode 37: What A Weekend. We Have A Sweet 16 - Round 2 Recap

Barstool Bench Mob

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 52:34


On today's Barstool Bench Mob, the first weekend of the 2021 NCAA Tournament is in the books. We have a Sweet 16 to look forward to next weekend. Marty, Jake, and Rico break down all the action from Sunday and Monday's Round of 32 games starting in the West Region (03:53). 2-seed Iowa goes down to 7-seed Oregon to end the season in a disappointing way. Did the Ducks have a rest advantage after not competing in the first round? They'll take on conference foe USC after the Trojans ran 3-seed Kansas out of the gym. At the top of the region, Gonzaga and Creighton breezed through their respective 2nd round games and will meet next weekend. Can Marcus Zegarowski and the Blue Jays do the impossible and take down the Zags? Next up, the South Region (12:39) where Oral Roberts is officially the Cinderella of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Max Abmas and the Golden Eagles take down Florida and have a rematch with Muss Bus and the Razorbacks. Arkansas edged out Texas Tech sealing Marty's fate as he now has to face his punishment. And with Baylor and Villanova both moving on to the Sweet 16, do the Wildcats without Collin Gillespie have a shot against the Bears?  We move onto the most chaotic region of the tournament, the Midwest Region (22:24), where the 2, 8, 11, and 12 seeds are left. Who is the favorite for the Final Four? Sister Jean makes her return to the Sweet 16. Loyola-Chicago looked like they were the top seed in their dominant win over 1-seed Illinois. The Ramblers take on Oregon State next Saturday after the Beavers take down Cade Cunningham and 4-seed Oklahoma State. And at the bottom of the region, Syracuse does it again. Can Buddy Boeheim lead the Orange to the Elite Eight over 2-seed Houston?  And we wrap things up in the East Region (36:59) where, at the top, 1-seed Michigan outlasted 8-seed LSU. How far can Michigan go without Isaiah Livers? Can Leonard Hamilton lead the Seminoles to the Elite Eight after their big win over Colorado? The rest of the region featured routs as UCLA took care of business against Abilene Christian and Alabama blew out Maryland. How did Texas lose to Abilene Christian? Can Alabama win the whole thing? Rico thinks so.  Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe to Barstool Bench Mob! And for the latest scores, news, and highlights from the NCAA Tournament, make sure to follow us on Twitter & Instagram @stoolbenchmob.

Barstool Bench Mob
Episode 36: Double Digit Winners, Big Ten Struggles, + Pac-12 Dominance - Round 1 Recap

Barstool Bench Mob

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2021 37:29


On today's episode of Barstool Bench Mob, Rico, Marty, and Jake recap a wild first round of the NCAA Tournament. We start in the West Region where Virginia officially ended it's courtship with Rico losing to 13-seed Ohio. Creighton barely escaped an upset bid from UCSB. How far can the Blue Jays go? And unfortunately we have our first COVID-related no-contest allowing Oregon to move on after VCU was forced to bow out. (02:31) Onto the South Region where Ohio State was stunned by Oral Roberts and North Texas topped Purdue further confirming Marty's Big Ten take. Plus - the bet has been set. A second round matchup between Arkansas and Texas Tech will determine whether Marty will take a difficult math test or Rico will be read the Berenstain Bears 47 times. (10:50) Moving to the Midwest Region - three double digit seeds advance to the round of 32. 12 seed Oregon State beat down Tennessee to continue their late-season run. But are they really a threat to Cade Cunningham and Oklahoma State? And we have an intra-state matchup between 1-seed Illinois and 8-seed Loyola-Chicago. On the bottom of the region, Jake's Orange dominated San Diego State setting up an old-school Big East battle with West Virginia. Plus - does Rutgers have a chance against Houston? (21:57) And finally to the East Region where Alabama has a very clear path to the Elite Eight after 3 double-digit seeds advanced to Monday. UConn disappointed against Maryland, UCLA took down BYU and Abilene-Christian shocked Texas. (28:44) Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Barstool Bench Mob. And follow us on Twitter and Instagram @stoolbenchmob.

Barstool Bench Mob
Episode 35: The March Madness 2021 Deep Dive

Barstool Bench Mob

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 61:48


On today's bracket breakdown episode of Barstool Bench Mob, Jake, Marty, and Rico kick things off with the major storylines coming out of Indianapolis (02:19). We have some top-tier referees being sent home due to COVID tracing. Players are complaining about the food and conditions inside the "controlled environment" in Indy. But in the end, we are just happy to have an NCAA Tournament after missing last year's.  Our bracket breakdown begins with the West Region (16:28). Is Gonzaga the clear favorite to come out of this region? Will we see an early-season rematch of the Zags and Hawkeyes in the Elite Eight? Are Evan Mobley and the Trojans being overlooked as a sleeper? In the South Region, is Baylor the most vulnerable #1 seed? (26:47) Marty and Rico try to hammer out their Texas Tech-Arkansas bet. Is Winthrop the trendiest 12-5 upset pick? And Rico is rooting hard for Florida after the Virginia Tech social media team jumped all over his past Hokies takes.  Over to the Midwest Region where Illinois is the hottest team in the country but they could have a tough matchup against Oklahoma State in the Sweet 16. (41:48) Why isn't West Virginia getting any love? And Rico's got some tempo bets that you're going to want to lock in before Friday.  In the East Region, everybody is counting out Michigan. (48:51) With Isaiah Livers out, are the Wolverines in danger of an early exit? Rico is out on Texas, Marty is in on Florida State and both have no idea if they love or hate Maryland. And Rico slips in a free gift for the Mobsters.  To wrap things up, the guys hit on some of the recent coaching carousel news around the country. (59:05) Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Barstool Bench Mob.