Eye On College Basketball

CBS Sports' official college basketball podcast is the most entertaining and informative of its kind. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander bring the sport into your ears three times per week with commentary, reporting, insider information and statistical analysis throughout college basketball all year long.

Eye On College Basketball

CBS Sports' official college basketball podcast is the most entertaining and informative of its kind. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander bring the sport into your ears three times per week with commentary, reporting, insider information and statistical analysis throughout college basketball all year long.

Most Recent Episode

  • Summer Shootaround Series: Creighton is the favorite to win the Big East, but can they have the best season ever in school history? (College Basketball 08/05)

    Big East Favorites Creighton come in with a lot of veteran firepower on the offensive end and should win the conference. But can this team do more, like maybe make an Elite Eight or Final Four more? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss how much better this Blue Jays team is.


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

Episodes of This Show

  • Summer Shootaround Series: Baylor brings in Keyonte George, but can they they overcome injuries to win the Big 12? (College Basketball 08/03)


    The Baylor Bears lost a lot of talent to the transfer portal and the NBA draft, but bring in Keyonte George and have LJ Cryer coming back from injury. Can the Bears find their way for a 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament again? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss.



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketball team on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Kentucky and Gonzaga make a date for a November showdown; Oregon headlines a big recruiting with with a 5 star splash (College Basketball 08/03)

    The College Basketball season is nearing with many MTE's that'll feature many clashes of College Basketball titans, but before they kick off, we'll see Gonzaga and Kentucky face off first! Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone analyze how this matchup came about. PLUS Oregon brings in 5 star forward Kwame Evans and Kansas adds a solid prospect.



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Norlander all/access with Florida, Kentucky and Duke recruiting only enhanced in NIL era (College Basketball 07/29)

    Our own Matt Norlander shadowed new Florida men's basketball coach Todd Golden and came away with a few insights on how the program is going to be run in the future. Plus, NIL has exposed that nothing much will likely change in recruiting.


    Read: Norlander: On The Recruiting Trail With Todd Golden, Days 1 & 2

    Read: Norlander: On The Recruiting Trail With Todd Golden, Days 3 - 5




    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

     

  • Summer Shootaround Series: Auburn brings back an experienced back court and adds a five-star big man to the fold. Can they run it back and win the SEC next year? (College Basketball 07/28)

    In our latest episode of the Summer Shootaround series we discuss the Auburn Tigers, who lost Jabari Smith and Walker Kessler to the NBA. But they bring back the talented backcourt of K.D Johnson and Wendell Green and add five-star big man Yohan Traore to the fold. Is this enough to run it back for next season, or will they fall short of expectations? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break it down.



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Summer Shootaround Series: Arkansas brings in an elite recruiting class, but can they win the SEC with them? (College Basketball 07/27)

    Arkansas Head coach Eric Musselman brings in a loaded recruiting class complete with electric freshman talent and some key older talent from the transfer portal. Can that collection of talent win the SEC and win a national championship? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss.



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketball team on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Recruiting ep special: Bill Self’s ban, GG Jackson to South Carolina, Bronny James’ big July, 🍑 Jam recap + much more (College Basketball 07/24)

    Bill Self is pulled from the road for the Summer Recruiting Period! What does that mean for the Kansas Jayhawks? PLUS a soup-to-nuts breakdown on the 2022 Nike EYBL Peach Jam with special guest 247 Sports Adam Finklestein.

    READ: Norlander - Kansas holds Bill Self, Kurtis Townsend off road for July live recruiting period 


    (01:31) - Bill Self and assistant pulled from recruiting in the Summer Period.

    (08:32) - GG Jackson reclassifies and commits to South Carolina

    (23:26) - Bronny James has a monster Peach Jam


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

     

  • Summer Shootaround Series: 1-seed Arizona lost three pros after Tommy Lloyd’s dynamite debut. What’s coming in Year 2? (College Basketball 07/21)

    Welcome to the 2022 Summer Shootaround series, where the Eye On College Basketball podcast will highlight the 20 most noteworthy storylines heading into the 2022-2023 College Basketball season. The series will continue with the Arizona Wildcats who lost three pro prospects to the NBA, but bring in 5 star prospect Kylan Boswell. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander take a look at what's brewing for the Wildcats.


    (02:03) - Can Kylan Boswell contribute immediately?

    (06:08) - How does head coach Tommy Lloyd follow his his dynamic debut? 


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

     

  • Summer Shootaround Series: Alabama has its best-rated recruiting class ever, and the Tide are again Top 25-good (College Basketball 07/20)

    Welcome to the 2022 Summer Shootaround series, where the Eye On College Basketball podcast will highlight the 20 most noteworthy storylines heading into the 2022-2023 College Basketball season. We'll start this series with the Alabama Crimson Tide, a team that brings in the third highest recruiting class. But lacks the veteran experience that a team likely needs to make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the Crimson Tide's chances.


    (03:00) - Alabama can recruit well

    (08:00) - Can Bama overcome the loss of Javon Quinnerly?


     

    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

     

  • HUGE MAILBAG 📬 What’s next in realignment, future of NCAAT, best coaches in CBB, 2023 surprise teams, music favorites (College Basketball 07/12)

    On Monday, Norlander broke the story with what the WAC is doing to boldly change its conference tournament. Today's ep starts with that; you can read his report here. Beyond that, Norlander brings on David Cobb for a huge mailbag episode that touches on everything from conference realignment, the five schools that need to go back to their former leagues, what the NCAA Tournament might look like in 10 years, Dayton's outlook as A-10 contenders, some of Norlander's music takes and a lot more college hoops topics. Listeners came through big-time on these questions. Enjoy!

    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketball team on Twitter: @EyeOnCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

     

  • Conference realignment is killing a lot of what makes (made?) college sports special, but the money always wins (College Basketball 07/06)

    How will big conference realignment alter the college basketball landscape? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss that and the potential ramifications. Norlander goes off on how these moves are killing the fabric that made college sports so alluring to millions to begin with, while Parrish posits that what might be best for the Pac-12 is to merge with the Big 12, ditch a few universities, and create a new 16-team conference. Would that league come close to the prestige of the new Big Ten and SEC?

    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Emoni Bates goes back home to Eastern Michigan; LIU abruptly fires their head coach in the dead of summer months (College Basketball 06/30/22)

    Emoni Bates goes back home to Michigan. How did his star fall so far and so fast? Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone try to make sense of it all. PLUS LIU fired it's coach this week, is there something fishy about it? All that and more on today's podcast.

    (01:05) - Emoni Bates transfers

    (37:23) - Does LIU have two coaches?


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Who are the multi-year players that can make a jump into the NBA Lottery; ACC/Big Ten Tournament matchups revealed and Robert Dillingham commits to Kentucky (College Basketball 06/27/22)

    Who are the 10 players that can make a Jaden Ivey or Keegan Murray like jump into the lottery next year? Gary Parrish and David Cobb discuss. Plus Robert Dillingham commits to the Kentucky Wildcats next year, does this mean a killer class is coming for Coach Cal?



    (01:10) - Who are the multi-year players that can make a jump into the NBA lottery

    (20:33) - ACC/Big Ten Challenge Matchups revealed

    (34:47) - Robert Dillingham to Kentucky 


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • 2022 NBA Draft Recap: Orlando’s Magic trick gives us most compelling draft drama in years: Full takeaways, grades, predictions on players (College Basketball 06/24)

    We were promised a wild 2022 NBA Draft and it totally delivered with Duke's Paolo Banchero getting drafted 1st overall to the Orlando Magic. Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish give you a comprehensive breakdown of the NBA draft and all of the twists and turns involved.


    READ: Norlander: Magic taking Paolo Banchero at No. 1 fooled the league 



    (03:32) - Duke's Paolo Banchero is the 1st overall pick

    (21:32) - Jabari Smith falls to 3rd

    (26:02) - Keegan Murray goes to Sacramento

    (40:50) - The Memphis Grizzlies had a great draft


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • DRAFT SPECIAL: Our blow-out-the-budget NBA Mock Draft is HERE! (College Basketball 06/21/22)

    With the NBA draft coming on Thursday, we went big on this episode. Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Kyle Boone decided to record a mock draft. All 30 first-round picks, with explanations for each selection. Plus: What's with the weird betting movement around who will go first? Is Thursday about to get a bit crazy.

    READ: Norlander's big-board mock draft.

    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketball team on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • 2022 NBA Draft special: Five big questions and our favorite first- and second-round sleepers (College Basketball 06/20/22)

    Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander highlight some of the guys who aren't getting as much love in the NBA Draft Process and why they probably should be getting more love.



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • NBA Draft Profile: Memphis Tigers Center Jalen Duren came into college basketball with a lot of hype, can he live up to his potential in the NBA? (College Basketball 06/16)

     Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander set their sights on Memphis center Jalen Duren and how his game projects to the NBA.

    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

     

  • NBA Draft Profile: Arizona's Ben Mathurin has all the tools to be an impact player, but can he put it all together (College Basketball 06/15)

    The Arizona Swingman Ben Mathurin gets his game broken down by Matt and GP,



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Is Duke a top-five team? Plus: details on games being played on baseball fields and aircraft carriers (again) (College Basketball 06/14)

    Duke continued its reload from last year's squad by adding Illinois transfer Jacob Grandison. Does that make the Devils a top-five team? Matt and Gary discuss. Also, there are discussions and plans being made for games to be played on baseball fields and aircraft carriers again. Yay or nay?

    *SPOILER ALERT*: If you have not seen Top Gun: Maverick yet, the ending of the movie will potentially be spoiled for you in the aircraft carrier discussion part.


    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Kansas swingman Ochai Agbaji can be better in the NBA than you think -- Does it make him top 10 worthy? (College Basketball 06/07/22)

    We all know the myths about senior guards when it comes to the NBA Draft. But does Ochai Agbaji break all of those myths and more importantly, can you definitively say that there are 10 better players in this draft than him? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander state their case in today's episode. 



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Shaedon Sharpe is the most intriguing prospect in this draft, but no one has seen him play...yet. (College Basketball 06/06/22)

    Shaedon Sharpe hasn't played competitive basketball in over a year and might end up being a top 10 pick in this year's NBA Draft. How? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the enigmatic 19-year-old.




    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

    For more College Basketball Coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Iowa's Keegan Murray has a higher floor and ceiling that most realize (College Basketball 06/03/22)

    Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down Iowa swingman Keegan Murray and why he's probably getting drafted higher than you may think.



    Eye on College Basketball is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    You can listen to Eye on College Basketball on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast."

    Follow the Eye on College Basketballteam on Twitter: @EoCBBPodcast  @GaryParrishCBS @MattNorlander  @Kyle_Boone @DavidWCobb @NataTheScribe

    Visit the Eye on College Basketball YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeFb_xyBgOekQPZYC7Ijilw

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  • With Drew Timme back at Gonzaga, who should be No. 1? Plus: deadline winners/losers and the most debatable stay-or-go NBA draft decisions (College Basketball 06/02)

     It's deadline day for student-athletes who wish to remain eligible for next year's college basketball season and Drew Timme and Julian Strawther both decided to return to Gonzaga, does that make them the new no. 1? Also, who are the schools that ended up being the biggest winners and losers after the deadline.

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  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Purdue's Jaden Ivey isn't the next Ja Morant, but he's still a special guard in his own right. (College Basketball 05/31/22)

    Purdue's Jaden Ivey is a special player, but Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander argue that the Ja Morant comparisons don't apply. However, the guys believe that he can be an impact player.


    (06:15) - Does Ivey play at PG or SG at the next level

    (10:34) - Are the Ja Morant comps legit?


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  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Duke's Paolo Banchero has just as strong of a case for being the No. 1 pick as anyone

    Paolo Banchero will be a next level scorer in the NBA, but what else can he do at the next level to set himself apart from the rest? Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish discuss.


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  • Louisville takes the lead on Kentucky for DJ Wagner; Trayce Jackson-Davis returns to Indiana (College Basketball 05/25)

    On Tuesday, Louisville officially hired famous alum Milt Wagner, does that mean that #1 prospect DJ Wagner is destined to be a Cardinal? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss. Also Trayce Jackson-Davis is returning to Indiana, are the Hoosiers a favorite to win the Big Ten next year? Plus GP says he was the "Pele of Horn Lake, MS". Do you believe it?



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  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Jabari Smith has the highest floor in this draft, but can he be a superstar? (College Basketball 05/24/22)

    The Auburn Freshman is considered the safest bet in the NBA draft, but is there more to Jabari Smith at the next level? Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish break down Jabari Smith's prospects at the next level.




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  • 2022 NBA Draft Profile: Chet Holmgren is unlike any prospect in history. The case for and against him going No. 1 overall

    Our annual draft-prospect-profile episodes are back for another season. We start with Chet Holmgren, who did some eye-popping things in his one season at Gonzaga. Despite all of that, there's still some skepticism about Holmgren's prospects as an NBA player. Should there be? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the enigmatic and tantalizing prospect.


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  • 📬📨 BIG mailbag: Face tattoos, ACC, Big Ten, future of NCAA Tournament, AJ Green to Duke? (College Basketball 05/19)

    Slow news week in college hoops, so it's time for the first offseason mailbag! Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander respond to your questions. Enjoy, and be sure to drop more questions in the reviews of Apple Podcasts for future episodes.

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  • Chet Holmgren is the obvious No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft; Iowa State reloads in the transfer portal (College Basketball 05/16)

    Does it matter how the NBA Draft lottery shakes out to determine who will be the No. 1 pick in the draft? Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone says it shouldn't -- that Chet Holmgren is the obvious top pick in the draft. Plus: the Iowa State Cyclones raid the A-10 for some reinforcements.

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  • Tennessee takes a jump with big 5-star commitment; Mike Brey tells coaches to shut up; remembering Adreian Payne (College Basketball 05/12)

    Julian Phillips commits to the Vols; where does that put them in GP's rankings? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander dig in. Plus: Mike Brey wants coaches and ADs to stop complaining about the changing landscape in college sports. Does he have a point? And: Norlander and GP remember the legacy of former Michigan State star/NBA player Adreian Payne.


    (00:45) - Julian Phillips commits to Tennessee

    (20:50) - Mike Brey tells coaches to put a sock in it.

    (33:18) - Remembering Adreian Payne

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  • Bonus Pod: NEW 2022 NBA Mock Draft: Pre-Lottery Edition, with a pick-by-pick breakdown of the 1st round (College Basketball 05/11/22)

    If you took the names off the front of the jerseys, threw age out the window and discarded recruiting accolades, it would be interesting to see how perceptions around the top of the 2022 NBA Draft class would change. Kyle Boone invites David Cobb on the show to complete this thought experiment.


     

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  • The 10 college basketball players who shape next season's Top 25 — or the back of the first round in this year's NBA Draft (College Basketball 05/09/22)

    Everyone knows about the Jabari Smiths, Chet Holmgrens and Paolo Bancheros of this year's NBA Draft. However, who are the guys on the fence who have yet to make a draft decision yet that could the NBA Draft ... or college basketball? Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone do a deep dive on 10 prospects you need to know.

    (2:07) -Patrick Baldwin Jr

    (7:55) - Shaedon Sharpe

    (11:02) - Max Christie

    (16:15) - Justin Lewis

    (20:21) - Julian Strawther and Drew Timme

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  • The February noncon scheduling plan that could change college hoops; Calipari speaks out on NIL; Creighton flies up Top 25 (College Basketball 05/05)

    Earlier this week, Matt Norlander reported on the nonconference change that could potentially change how mid-major teams get at-large bids. So we brought the topic on the pod and discussed in depth. It stands to be a sport-changing idea. Also, John Calipari made some interesting comments on NIL. Does he have a point? Plus: Gary is on Version 8.0 of the Top 25 And One. What spurred this change?

    READ Norlander: The bold, new college basketball flex scheduling model that would bring big nonconference games into February

    (00:27) - About this new nonconference schedule

    (27:00) - Kentucky Coach John Calipari made some interesting comments

    (39:15) - The Top 25 and One Version 8.0

    (51:26) - Armando Bacot will be on Netflix's Outer Banks, what's your guilty pleasure TV show?

     

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  • Isaiah Wong exposes the truth of how NIL is being done; transfer portal deadline notes; Iverson Classic recap (College Basketball 05/02)

    Isaiah Wong renegotiated his NIL deal in public and the entire college basketball media landscape went nuts. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the story behind that story, as Norlander's reporting illuminated a LOT of what is happening behind the scenes. PLUS: who are the uncommitted players in the transfer portal you need to pay attention to? Lastly, Parrish shares the player that many thought was the most NBA-ready prospect at last weekend's Iverson Classic. The name might surprise you.

    READ: Norlander's column

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  • Mark Emmert was a bad NCAA president. Can the job be salvaged? Also: Iverson Classic preview, other CBB notes (College Basketball 04/28)

    NCAA President Mark Emmert is stepping down from the job no later than June of 2023. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander take a look at Emmert's legacy and come to one conclusion: it was pretty bad. The guys also wonder if the job can be salvaged and what that job might look like in 18 months. Where is the NCAA headed? PLUS: a preview of this weekend's Allen Iverson Classic, and a heartfelt farewell to one of the greatest basketball SIDs ever, Kenny Klein, who is retiring.

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  • Caleb Love returns to UNC, are the Tar Heels the best team in the country?; Nijel Pack secures $400k to transfer to Miami; Hunter Dickenson, Yuri Collins return to school (College Basketball 04/25/22)

    On Sunday afternoon, UNC point guard Caleb Love announced his return to the Tar Heels. Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone break down why the Heels are likely the No. 1 team headed into the '22-23 season. Plus, Nijel Pack makes a lucrative transfer and the guys explain why NIL is here to stay — and why it's a great thing for college basketball. Boone and Parrish also keep up with the latest in transfer portal news, including Hunter Dickinson (Michigan) and Yuri Collins (Saint Louis).

  • 🚨🚨 JAY WRIGHT RETIRES FROM VILLANOVA🚨🚨

    We thought there would only be one emergency episode on Wednesday. Shortly after that, rumblings that legendary coach Jay Wright would retire emerged. And then it actually happened. So you're getting a second emergency podcast. You're welcome. Norlander takes you behind the scenes of how this decision came to be, and Parrish puts Wright's career into perspective. The guys also have a few good Wright stories to share. What a stunner this was.

  • 🚨🚨 Breaking News: Oscar Tshiebwe returns to Kentucky; Johnny Juzang and Kofi Cockburn declare for the NBA Draft (College Basketball 04/20/22)

    The Naismith Player of the Year has decided to return to the world of college basketball. What does Oscar's return mean for the Kentucky and the rest of the sport? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss.


    (01:02) - Oscar Tshiebwe returns

    (20:38) - Johnny Juzang and Kofi Cockburn head for the NBA

  • Transfer portal melodrama, but is it actually hurting the sport? And: North Carolina gets Leaky Black back! OK, Bacot too. (College Basketball 04/19)

    The transfer portal is still active, and some fans are upset. But should they be? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander examine if the transfer portal has done more to help college basketball than hurt it. A long discussion with a lot of context than any fan should be aware of as guys continue to go into the portal. Plus: is there a new number one team in college basketball? Could it be North Carolina is making its way toward the top?

  • Big coaching carousel recap: Scheyer takes over at Duke, Miller to X, Matta to Butler, Payne to L’ville and more (College Basketball 04/12)

    During the NCAA Tournament, a crazy thing happened: schools started filling all of their coaching vacancies. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander go through all of the hires in power conferences and give out superlatives and predictions for most of them.

    (02:58) - Which coaching hire will be the best three years from now?

    (18:14) - The SEC has six new coaches; we rank them.

    (31:03) - Todd Golden headlines the three first-time power-conferences coaches. Is he best set up to succeed?

    (48:20) - Thad Matta and Sean Miller are back where they used to be.

    (59:50) - Archie Miller, Frank Martin, Steve Lavin and all the other notable mid-major hires in this year's cycle

  • Why Coach K can’t come back; putting Kansas’ title in historical perspective; full way-too-early Top 25 And 1 team-by-team rundown (College Basketball 04/07)

    It's the offseason for college basketball, and Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander introduce said offseason in style. Here's how we begin ...

    (03:12) - Coach K is really retired. For real. No take-backs.

    (15:05) - Kansas!

    (24:10) - The Mitchell twins committed to Arkansas. Hogs moving up?

    (29:15) - A complete run through the 1.0 edition of GP's Top 25 And 1.

  • Kansas beats Carolina to win the national title; postgame recap and early look at GP’s Top 25 And 1 (College Basketball 04/05)

    The Kansas Jayhawks are your NCAA men's basketball champions, defeating the University of North Carolina Tar Heels 72-69. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander take you through the entire game, ponder what's next for Bill Self and the Jayhawks AND give you a way-too-early look at Gary's Top 25 And 1.

    (00:41) - The Kansas Jayhawks are your national champions!

    (12:47) - Bill Self is the best coach in college basketball

    (38:20) - The first look at the 2022-2023 Top 25 And 1!

  • One more look at Duke-UNC, Kansas-Carolina title game preview + picks, plus: Norlander+Guster’s viral moment, and his Sunday photo with … Leaky Black! (College Basketball 04/03)

    There's less than 24 hours away from the improbable National title game that is Kansas and North Carolina. The band is back together as Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down last night's UNC/Duke game, wax poetically about a Guster laptop sticker and preview the National Championship game.


    (4:17) - About that Guster laptop sticker...

    (16:39) - A look back at Coach K's final game

    (30:00) - Kansas/UNC preview

    (59:40) - Matt got a photo with Leaky Black

  • UNC sends Coach K into retirement in epic Final Four game; Kansas routs Villanova setting up classic National Championship game (College Basketball 04/03)

    The long coaching tenure of Coach K is over at the hands of his biggest rival. The Kansas Jayhawks have turned the corner and routed everyone on their way to a national championship game. The games were epic and it sets up for a potentially classic title game. Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone recap Saturday Night's games and do a way too early preview of Monday's championship game.


    (0:51) - Coach K's career is over

    (27:56) - Kansas obliterated Villanova

    (37:45) - Championship game preview

  • Stories from NOLA, (final) Final Four picks, our end-of-year awards, LaVall Jordan out at Butler( CBB 04/01)

    The Friday before the Final Four is officially upon us and it's time to make FINAL picks on what happens on Saturday night. But first, LaVall Jordan was terminated from his post over at Butler. Matt Norlander and Kyle Boone break all of that down. Plus make their final decision on Naismith player of the year and break the games down.


    (2:34) - LaVall Jordan out at Butler.

    (7:41) - Naismith Player Of The Year discussion

    (25:30) - Kansas/Nova Game Breakdown

    (44:06) -Duke/UNC Breakdown

  • Inside Carolina Podcast - On the Beat: The Biggest Rivalry on the Biggest Stage

    Big games mean big roundtables and this week’s On the Beat Live! has you covered as the InsideCarolina.com crew of Tommy Ashley, Gregory Hall, Joey Powell, Taylor Vippolis, Sean Moran and Sherrell McMillan get together to make sense of what is coming to college basketball on Saturday night. One could say that the National Semifinal between Duke and Carolina might be the biggest college basketball game in decades. And if one did say that, there is little doubt that the assertion would be challenged. With that, the IC crew gives its takes, analysis and opinions on what we all might see when the ball is tossed around 8:49pm on Saturday night in New Orleans.

  • Hello from NOLA! Setting the scenes for the Final Four bluebloods (yes, Nova included): Kansas-Villanova, Duke-North Carolina (College Basketball 03/30)

    It is Final Four week and the Eye on College Basketball Podcast is taking the show on the road to the Big Easy! Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander begin by going over the great history of the Final Four in New Orleans. Then ask a question that many have asked this week -- is Villanova a blue blood program. And they finish off the show with previews of both Villanova-Kansas and UNC Duke!


    (04:21) - There's a long history with the Final Four and New Orleans

    (09:55) - Is Villanova a blue blood program?

    (27:00) - Kansas-Villanova preview

    (39:16) - UNC/Duke preview

  • See ya, Saint Peter’s; Elite Eight recaps; Plus: is Duke/North Carolina/Villanova/Kansas the best Final Four twin bill ever? (College Basketball 03/27)

    The Final Four is set! UNC dispatched St. Peter's to punch their ticket and Kansas thrashed Miami to punch their ticket as well. Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish set the stage for what looks like an epic Final Four In New Orleans

    (3:45) Kansas beat Miami to make the Final Four.

    (18:30) UNC beat Saint Peter's to make the Final Four.

    (41:30) So the Final Four is set.


    Game 1: Kansas vs. Villanova

    Game 2: Duke vs. North Carolina

  • Duke, Villanova punch their tickets to the Final Four; We discuss Naismith Award candidates; Memphis gets hit with multiple NCAA Level 1 Violations (College Basketball 03/27/22)

    On the first night of the Elite Eight, two teams punched their tickets to New Orleans! Villanova outlasted Houston to earn their spot and Coach K's career will end in New Orleans as Duke beat Arkansas punched their ticket to New Orleans. Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone recap all of the happenings.


    (03:20) - Duke beat Arkansas to get to Coach K's 13th Final Four.

    (18:50) -Villanova beat Houston to get to Jay Wright’s 4th Final Four.

    (35:50) - Memphis released its notice of allegations.

  • Saint Peter's upsets Purdue, the magical run continues; UNC & Miami win; ACC sends three teams to the Elite Eight (College Basketball 03/25)

    The Elite Eight is set as Saint Peter's magical run keeps on keeping on. UNC sends UCLA home. Kansas dispatches Providence and Miami beats Iowa State. Matt Norlander and David Cobb go through the slate of four games and get you prepared for Saturday

    (3:35) - Saint Peter's is an all-time sports story

    (24:16) - UNC beats UCLA

    (37:24) - Kansas beats Providence

    (48:21) - Saturday Picks

  • Arkansas upsets Gonzaga; Houston upsets Arizona; Coach K and Duke make it to the Elite Eight | March Madness 2022 Sweet 16 Recap (College Basketball 03/25/22)

    After Thursday Night's game, there's only one more one-seed left in the tournament! Both Arizona and Gonzaga were sent home and Duke needed to rally from behind a second straight game to move on to the Elite Eight. Villanova trounced Michigan. Plus more games were great in spite of the refereeing....again. Plus Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone both pick games against the spread for Saturday as well.


    (01:26) - Arkansas upsets Gonzaga

    (11:45) - The Officiating was a problem, again.

    (25:30) - Duke outlasts Texas Tech

    (37:32) - We will never pick again Kelvin Sampson and the Houston Cougars again

    (44:26) - Jay Wright and Villanova are back in the Elite Eight again.

  • 2022 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Picks and Previews (College Basketball 03/23/22)

    The Sweet 16 is here! Gary Parrish and David Cobb take you through every single game, give their insight on the game, and give you the likely winner of the game as well.


    (1:47) - Gonzaga vs Arkansas

    (6:58) - Villanova vs Michigan

    (8:45) - Duke vs Texas Tech

    (11:18) - Arizona vs Houston

    (21:14) - Purdue vs St. Peter's

    (26:24) - Kansas vs Providence

    (35:25) - UNC vs UCLA

    (38:23) - Miami vs Iowa State

  • March Madness recap: The best of Sunday and the first weekend; a manifesto on the bad officiating situation; setting up the Sweet 16 (College Basketball 03/21)

    The first weekend of the college basketball schedule was bonkers! Sunday saw the Duke Blue Devils move on as well as Texas Tech, Arizona and surprisingly..Miami!. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break down the implications of the weekend PLUS have an important discussion on the impact of refereeing had on this set of games.


    (1:18) - Coach K moves on to the second round

    (15:19) - Miami sends Auburn home

    (27:00) - Arizona/TCU was an outright classic

  • March Madness 2022 Round of 32 Saturday Recap: Saint Peter's advances to the Sweet 16 for the first time ever! (College Basketball 03/20/22)

    It was another crazy night of NCAA Tournament games! Gonzaga survives a scare from Memphis, UNC triumphing over Baylor and the refs and Saint Peter's!!! Matt Norlander and David Cobb recap the first night of the round of 32 games. Plus dive into some coaching news and notes.


    (02:41) - Saint Peter's is in the Sweet 16

    (13:58) - UNC upsets Baylor

    (35:00) - Gonzaga survives against Jalen Duren and Memphis

    (55:30) - Coaching News and Notes

  • March Madness 2022 1st Round Friday Recap: Johnny Davis and Wisconsin hold off Colgate

    Ten of the 16 NCAA Tournament games played Friday were decided by double-digits.

    Not great.

    But there was still plenty to talk about. So Kyle Boone joined Gary Parrish on the podcast and talked with #CreepyPinocchio in the background.


    (03:20) - Illinois holds off Chattanooga

    (15:00) - Naismith Player of the Year Watch

    (28:15) - Coach K vs Izzo

  • March Madness 2022 1st Round Thursday Recap: Kentucky UPSET by Saint Peter's in Overtime!!

    The opening day of the NCAA Tournament hit and it was absolutely WILD. Michigan beat Colorado State, Richmond sent Iowa packing, the Mountain West all got sent by the close of business and the biggest upset of them all, Kentucky loses in OT to Saint Peter's. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander recap all of the shenanigans PLUS one of them makes a bird noise.


    (02:12) - Kentucky goes home early

    (19:58) - San Francisco/Murray State might be the game of the tournament

    (25:00) - Other Thursday Night shenanigans

  • 2022 NCAA Tournament Mega-Preview and Bracket Predictions: Parrish, Norlander reveal all their picks

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    Thursday is ALMOST. HERE. We're less than 24 hours out from the full field of 64 games starting. So, Gary and Matt have decided to spoil the entire tournament for you: The duo spends much of the episode breaking down the entire bracket, all the way to the championship game in New Orleans. PLUS: Norlander goes solo on the back end and takes listener questions galore on the bracket. Huge ep ahead.

    READ: Norlander - NCAA numbers to know

    READ: Gary and Matt's picks for every region

    (03:03) - West Bracket Breakdown

    (22:45) - Eastern Bracket Breakdown

    (35:43) - South Bracket Breakdown

    (47:46) - Midwest Bracket Breakdown

    (01:00:41) - Norlander's NCAA Mailbag

  • 2022 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Mega-Preview And Predictions (College Basketball 3/15/22)

    It's not just March Madness for the men. For the first time ever, the women have a field of 68 tournament as well and we give you a full mega-preview of the episode as well. However, instead of GP and Deadleg...We invited Aaron Barzilai, Gabriel Ibrahim, and Megan Gauer of HerHoopsStats.com to give the best comprehensive breakdown of the women's tournament on the internet. 

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    (05:00) - What are the difference between the Women's Tournament and the Men's Tournament?

    (09:34) - Who are the one seeds in the tournament this year?

    (11:33) - Is there a lot of parity in Women's College Basketball this year?

    (13:25) - Teams to know starting with South Carolina

    (18:27) - NC State overview

    (22:46) - Can the defending champs Stanford run it back?

    (28:01) - What about Louisville?

    (30:56) - Can UConn rebound after an underwhelming season?

    (43:12)- Can Baylor play a factor?

    (48:27) - Can Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes make a run to the Final Four?

    (53:14) - Can Kentucky use the momentum from the SEC Tournament win?

    (59:05) - Where are the potential upsets in the tournament?

    (01:10:00) - Matchups we're looking forward to

    (01:22:00) - What's your Final Four?

  • 2022 NCAA Tournament Preview: Midwest Region Bracket Breakdown, Picks, Predictions (College Basketball 3/14/22)

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    Final region-preview ep, here we go. In the Midwest, the top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks look to have an easy stroll toward New Orleans, right? Matt Norlander, Kyle Boone and Chip Patterson delve into the one part of this bracket that leaves some thing to be desireD. They talk top storylines, make their best gambling picks vs. the spread, double-digit seeds into the second weekend and sleeper pick for the Final Four.