March Madness 365 with Andy Katz

March Madness 365 with Andy Katz

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Covering the newsmakers in college basketball all year long. New episodes every Tuesday.
UNC’s Roy Williams, ESPN Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Vitale, and Texas Tech’s Chris Beard
Feb 19 • 31 min
It’s North Carolina vs Duke on Wednesday, and UNC head coach Roy Williams explains why this might be the most talented Duke team he’s faced in the last 16 years of his coaching career, and how he plans to ready his players to rise to the challenge. And…
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and University of Tennessee’s Grant Williams
Feb 12 • 23 min
Killian Tillie is injured again, and Gonzaga head coach Mark Few explains how Brandon Clarke and Jeremy Jones will help fill the void, and whether Killian will make it back in time for tournament play. Then, reigning SEC Player of The Year, University of…
Kansas State’s Dean Wade, and Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Zion Williamson, Tre Jones & RJ Barrett
Feb 5 • 20 min
Duke’s Coach K sits down to talk about weathering both an injury bug and an illness bug in the first half of ACC play. He speaks to this year’s freshman class versus 2015’s, the advantage that Tre Jones has at Duke that his brother Tyus did not, how Zion…
Washington’s Mike Hopkins, and Villanova Senior guard Phil Booth
Jan 29 • 20 min
Washington is the only undefeated team in the Pac12 and head coach Mike Hopkins says their improved defense and shooting ability have helped them get there. He also speaks to the strength of the Pac12 overall, how he feels about the weight of…
LSU’s Will Wade, Kentucky’s Ashton Hagan, and ESPN Basketball Analyst Jimmy Dykes
Jan 22 • 25 min
LSU coach Will Wade likes flying under the radar, and explains what’s contributing to his team’s current 4-0 start in the SEC. He talks about the roles that Naz Reid and junior college transfer Marlon Taylor are playing in the Tigers’ current success, and…
South Carolina’s Frank Martin and Jarrett Culver from Texas Tech
Jan 15 • 22 min
South Carolina head coach Frank Martin believes it takes age and experience in addition to truly special talent to make it to the Final Four, and hopes that’s where South Carolina is headed after an exceptional start to SEC conference play despite a rocky…
UCLA Interim Head Coach Murry Bartow and Virginia’s Braxton Key
Jan 7 • 24 min
Murry Bartow is the new UCLA interim head coach and explains what it means to him to land the job 7 years to the day after his father (and former UCLA head coach) Gene Bartow’s passing. He speaks to his dad’s coaching tenure following the great John…
Tennessee’s Rick Barnes and NC State’s Kevin Keatts
Jan 1 • 26 min
Tennessee is a consistent Top 5 team, and coach Rick Barnes tells Andy what’s changed since their early loss to Kansas. He breaks down strengths and weaknesses and speaks to the big contributions from Grant Williams and Admiral Schofield. And NC State is…
Old Dominion’s Jeff Jones and Purdue’s Carsen Edwards
Dec 24, 2018 • 22 min
Old Dominion Head Coach Jeff Jones shares his battle with prostate cancer, and explains why he and his family felt it was important to make his diagnosis public. Jeff also speaks to his current prognosis, and how basketball is helping his daily fight. And…
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie and Nevada’s Eric Musselman
Dec 18, 2018 • 21 min
Gonzaga is missing Killian Tillie, and he gives Andy an update on his injury recovery and expected return. He also talks about what happened during warm ups at the Florida State game, and his hopes for a Final Four appearance this season. Then University…
Vanderbilt’s Bryce Drew, Mike Daum of South Dakota State, and Kentucky’s Reid Travis
Dec 11, 2018 • 27 min
Andy breaks down his current Power 36 rankings, and explains why Kansas is not his number 1. Also, Vanderbilt just lost one of the best point guards in the country in Darius Garland due a knee injury. Coach Bryce Drew explains how the team’s adjusting to…
Buffalo’s Nate Oats and St. John’s Shamorie Ponds
Dec 4, 2018 • 26 min
Buffalo Bulls Head Coach Nate Oats speaks to his team’s recent trip to Belfast, and their quest for a bid to the NCAA Tournament. He talks about what it’s like being a regular, consistent contender, and the expectations placed on the team. Then “Big East…
Texas Tech’s Chris Beard, Arizona State’s Bobby Hurley, and Luke Maye from North Carolina
Nov 27, 2018 • 26 min
Texas Tech Head Coach Chris Beard checks in on his team’s big win over Nebraska, their surprising (or not so surprising) start to the season, taking on Duke, and the Big 12’s non-conference play overall. He also breakdowns his returners including Jarret…
University of Tennessee’s Grant Williams andTom Satkowiak, Pepperdine’s Lorenzo Romar, and Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News
Nov 20, 2018 • 46 min
It’s Thanksgiving week, and University of Tennessee Sports Information Director, Tom Satkowiak says he has so much for which he’s grateful, including the liver he received on October 18th. Tom speaks about the disease that led to his recent liver…
Syracuse’s Tyus Battle, Marquette Head Coach Steve Wojciechowski, ESPN’s Fran Faschilla, and Andy’s New #1 on the Power 36
Nov 13, 2018 • 31 min
Andy’s Power 36 is out and there is a new #1! Andy breaks down the movers and shakers and his reasoning behind the new lineup. Andy also welcomes ESPN College Basketball analyst Fran Faschilla to recap the first week of the season, and preview this week’s…
Kansas’ Bill Self, Missouri’s Cuonzo Martin, and ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg
Nov 6, 2018 • 39 min
Kansas head coach Bill Self returns and explains why he’s feeling nervous going into the season-opening Champions Classic (and it has nothing to do with Kansas’ preseason #1 ranking). Bill’s got an update on Silvio de Sousa, analysis of his four freshmen,…
Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and Virginia’s Tony Bennett at ACC Media Day
Oct 30, 2018 • 23 min
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski is looking forward to his team’s marquee opening against Kentucky, and breaks down his roster of players including Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, Cam Reddish, Tre Jones, and Marques Bolden. And Virginia head coach Tony…
LSU’s Will Wade and Kentucky’s John Calipari
Oct 23, 2018 • 18 min
Andy was at SEC media week, and sat down with Kentucky head coach John Calipari to hear what John has to say about being ranked #1 in the country going into the season, and how he feels about opening against Duke. John also speaks candidly about the…
Michigan State HOF Head Coach Tom Izzo, and UCF players Aubrey Dawkins, Tacko Fall, BJ Taylor, and Chad Brown
Oct 16, 2018 • 18 min
Michigan State Hall of Fame head coach, Tom Izzo, has seven vets returning to the team, and thinks the Big East as a league is going to be better and tougher this year. He talks about the transformation of Nick Ward, the reason everybody wants their son…
Loyola of Chicago Head Coach Porter Moser and Gonzaga Point Guard Josh Perkins
Oct 9, 2018 • 31 min
Gonzaga Senior point guard Josh Perkins makes a case for Gonzaga’s #1 ranking going into the upcoming season, and his argument has a lot to do with their stellar returning roster including Killian Tillie, Rui Hachimura, and Zach Norvell Jr. Josh also…
Nevada Head Coach Eric Musselman and UCLA’s Kris Wilkes
Oct 2, 2018 • 28 min
Nevada head coach Eric Musselman and his players are dealing with the hype of being a tournament team this coming season! He explains how they’re preparing, what contributions he’s expecting from returners Cody and Caleb Martin, and Jordan Caroline. He’s…
USC’s Bennie Boatwright and Providence Head Coach Ed Cooley
Sep 25, 2018 • 24 min
USC’s Bennie Boatwright is this week’s Fast Break Interview, and he’s speaking candidly about his health, and his decision to return to school. And Andy sits down for a one-on-one with Providence Head Coach Ed Cooley who breaks down his team’s strengths…
Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton, Indiana’s Juwan Morgan, and Andy’s Top 15 Impact Freshman
Sep 18, 2018 • 29 min
Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton is fired up for this season, and loves his team! He breaks down his returning players and incoming freshman, his recruiting philosophy and culture, and how that was shaped by his time in the NBA with Michael Jordan and the…
The Championship Edition with Villanova’s Jay Wright & Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw
Sep 11, 2018 • 30 min
It’s the Championship episode with 2018 NCAA Women’s Champions Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw, and 2018 NCAA Men’s Champions Villanova head coach Jay Wright! Muffet recounts the whirlwind it’s been for the team and especially star, Arike Ogunbowale,…
Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing, Iowa’s Fran McCaffery, and Chicago Bulls Laurie Markkanen
Sep 4, 2018 • 39 min
Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing says his second season is all about erecting the building on the foundation the program built last season. He speaks to the roles that he expects Jessie Govan and Trey Mourning to play, what he learned from his time as…
Lefty Driesell, and Bryce, Scott, and Homer Drew
Aug 28, 2018 • 55 min
Lefty Driesell is about to be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame, and shares his reaction to the incredible honor. He also talks about his time at Maryland, creating Midnight Madness, and his unorthodox recruiting philosophy and how…
Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim
Aug 21, 2018 • 13 min
Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim has the luxury of coaching his son, Buddy, this year. He explains what Buddy brings to the program, and why he’s also excited about Elijah Hughes’ and Jalen Carey’s potential contributions. Coach Boeheim speaks to the…
North Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams
Aug 14, 2018 • 23 min
The court at North Carolina’s Smith Center will now have Coach Roy Williams’ name on it, and you’ll hear how he feels about that honor! Roy’s also breaking down his current roster, including what he expects Luke Maye, Nassir Little, Coby White, and…
Illinois’ Brad Underwood and West Virginia’s Bob Huggins
Aug 7, 2018 • 32 min
Illinois Head Coach Brad Underwood is building a solid foundation with his current roster that includes 7 players who know the system well. He’s talking Da’Monte Williams, Andres Feliz, Trent Frazier, and Giorgi Bezhanishvili (but can he spell Giorgi’s…
Butler’s LaVall Jordan and Clemson’s Brad Brownell
Jul 31, 2018 • 38 min
Butler Head Coach LaVall Jordan defines “The Butler Way,” shares some of what he learned from Michigan Coach John Beilein and how he applies it to his own staff and culture at Butler, discusses the return of Kamar Baldwin, and explains what it was like…
TCU’s Jamie Dixon and Washington’s Mike Hopkins
Jul 24, 2018 • 29 min
TCU Head Coach Jamie Dixon has an update on Jaylen Fisher’s health issues and his expected return to play. He also breaks down the similarities and differences between this TCU team and some of his former teams at Pitt, and he weighs in on what the Big 12…
UCF’s Johnny Dawkins, NCAA Sr. VP of Basketball Dan Gavitt, and Bruce Rasmussen
Jul 17, 2018 • 27 min
The next set of Final Four destinations was just announced and Andy Katz spoke with NCAA Sr. VP of Basketball, Dan Gavitt, and outgoing Chair of the NCAA Selection Committee, Bruce Rasmussen, about how a Final Four city is chosen, and why Houston,…
Rhode Island’s David Cox, Marquette’s Steve Wojciechowski, & Marquette Deputy AD Mike Broeker
Jul 10, 2018 • 44 min
New Rhode Island Head Coach David Cox speaks to the importance of maintaining and building upon the culture set by former coach Dan Hurley, returning players Jeff Dowtin and Cyril Langevine, losing the Nevada game from their upcoming schedule, and why he…
Pitt Head Coach Jeff Capel and South Carolina’s Frank Martin
Jul 3, 2018 • 33 min
Jeff Capel is the new head coach at Pitt, and he’s got plans for rebuilding the Pitt brand of basketball, and making his team competitive despite their smaller size. He shares the valuable lessons he learned as an assistant at Duke under Coach Krzyzewski,…
Danny Manning, Marvin Menzies, and Bob McKillop
Jun 26, 2018 • 38 min
Wake Forest Head Coach Danny Manning and UNLV Head Coach Marvin Menzies weigh in on the NBA draft rule that currently prohibits players who declare and go undrafted from returning to college. Coach Manning also shares stories from his Gold Medal Olympic…
Shaka Smart of Texas and Tim Miles of Nebraska
Jun 19, 2018 • 36 min
Texas Longhorns head coach Shaka Smart checks in with an update on Andrew Jones leukemia battle, and his plans to return to school and basketball. Shaka also has a theory on Kansas’ success, why Texas’ Kerwin Roach has the opportunity to be one of the…
John Beilein and Chris Mullin
Jun 12, 2018 • 29 min
John Beilein is staying at Michigan, and plans to retire there! He explains the decision that involved him turning down an NBA offer from the Detroit Pistons. He also speaks to Charles Matthews’ NBA draft process experience and subsequent return to…
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and Minnesota’s Richard Pitino
Jun 5, 2018 • 42 min
Gonzaga is #1 on Andy’s pre-season Power 36, and head coach Mark Few has more than a few thoughts about that! Mark also updates Killian Tillie and Josh Perkins’ respective injury recovery statuses, and speaks to the development of Rui Hachimura. Then…
USC’s Andy Enfield and Auburn’s Bruce Pearl
May 29, 2018 • 31 min
USC Head Coach Andy Enfield speaks candidly about USC’s absence from the NCAA Tournament, the health and return of Bennie Boatwright, next season’s roster size and talent level, and how he feels about the possible change to the draft rule that would allow…
Kansas coach Bill Self, Saint Joseph’s Phil Martelli, and John Fanta
May 22, 2018 • 38 min
Kansas coach Bill Self talks next season’s roster, losing 4 starters, new recruits, why K State could win it all, and the Supreme Court’s recent decision to open sports betting on a State-by-State basis. Andy also talks to Saint Joseph’s Phil Martelli…
Tom Crean and Eric Musselman
May 15, 2018 • 42 min
New Georgia head coach Tom Crean relays what he learned from his year behind the mic for ESPN that will help his coaching skills, why he’s not a fan of the term “culture,” how he plans to approach the Kentucky factor in the coming season, and the…
Penny Hardaway and Tubby Smith
May 8, 2018 • 29 min
Penny Hardaway is the new head coach of the Memphis Tigers, his own alma mater and son’s current college! Penny talks about the decision to take the Memphis job, coaching his son, the culture he hopes to instill in the program, his philosophy on…
Porter Moser and Fran Fraschilla
May 1, 2018 • 34 min
Andy’s joined by Porter Moser, Loyola of Chicago’s head coach who took the Ramblers on that incredible run to the Final Four. Porter discusses the reasons he stayed at Loyola, the need they have to raise the win column and the infrastructure to operate…
NCAA Championship Game Head Coaches - Jay Wright and John Beilein
Apr 24, 2018 • 27 min
Andy’s joined by the two head coaches of the National Championship game - Villanova’s Jay Wright and Michigan’s John Beilein. Jay discusses the impact of Jalen Brunson on the team’s championship win, and how Jalen is preparing for the NBA draft. He also…
UConn’s Dan Hurley
Apr 17, 2018 • 33 min
Dan Hurley is the new head coach at UCONN, and he’s discussing the difficult decision to leave Rhode Island on March Madness 365. He tells Andy what his goals are for UCONN on and off the court, how he plans to change the culture, advice he’s already…
Xavier’s Travis Steele and Louisville’s Chris Mack
Apr 10, 2018 • 30 min
New Xavier head coach Travis Steele says there’s always room for improvement when it comes to culture and recruiting! He also explains how his coaching philosophy is different from Chris Mack, what he’s learned from Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer,…
The NCAA Championship Preview with Jay Wright and John Beilein
Apr 1, 2018 • 20 min
It’s Michigan vs Villanova in the NCAA Championship game, and Andy Katz is speaking with both coaches on the eve of this momentous event! Michigan’s John Beilein explains how growing up with 8 siblings on a farm near Lake Ontario taught him a lot about…
Final Four Preview with Clayton Custer, Mo Wagner, Malik Newman, and Omari Spellman
Mar 26, 2018 • 30 min
And then there were four… and all four are represented right here on March Madness 365 with Andy Katz! Clayton Custer from Loyola of Chicago talks about leaving Iowa State for Loyola, what it means to the team to be in the Final Four, and what he hopes…
The Sweet Sixteen with Eric Musselman, Billy Kennedy, and Bruce Weber
Mar 20, 2018 • 40 min
The Sweet Sixteen is here, and if you’re surprised by some of the teams who’ve advanced in the bracket, imagine how Nevada, Loyola of Chicago, and Texas A&M are feeling! Nevada head coach Eric Musselman talks about the strategy Nevada followed throughout…
Jim Boeheim, Avery Johnson, and Andy’s bracket
Mar 12, 2018 • 22 min
Andy fills out his bracket and chooses the NCAA Tournament Champ! Plus, he talks to Alabama head coach Avery Johnson about their first match-up against Virginia Tech, Donta Hall’s status, and Collin Sexton’s incredible freshman year. And Syracuse Hall of…
Jay Wright, Porter Moser, Tony Delk
Mar 6, 2018 • 37 min
Villanova head coach Jay Wright shares thoughts on Jalen Brunson, Xavier, playing at the Garden, and why, next to the NCAA Tournament, there’s no better basketball event in the country than The Big East Tournament. Loyola of Chicago head coach Porter…
Kelvin Sampson, Mike Brey, and Chris Mack
Mar 2, 2018 • 31 min
Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson says it’s all about practice and player development, and why he knew this might be Houston’s year to make it to the NCAA tournament. Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey talks the return of Bonzie Coulson and Matt Farrell to…
Bill Self, Tim Miles, and Danny Hurley
Feb 23, 2018 • 35 min
The Big 10 Tournament starts next week, so Andy’s talking to Nebraska coach Tim Miles about his team’s tournament strategy, their hopes for the NCAA tournament, and the development of Isaac Copeland. And Kansas head coach Bill Self joins to talk about the…
Kevin Keatts, Chris Mullin, and Brad Brownell
Feb 16, 2018 • 43 min
Coach Kevin Keatts is first-up with Andy Katz to relive NC State’s victory at Syracuse earlier this week, what it means for the team, and how that whole ice cream for wins program got started. Then Coach Chris Mullin from St. John’s discusses the…
Rick Barnes, Mike Hopkins, and Tom Herrion
Feb 9, 2018 • 48 min
Andy Katz welcomes Tennessee Volunteers head coach Rick Barnes to talk about his success in Knoxville, making the move from Texas to Tennessee, and what it’s taken to rebuild the Vols basketball program. And Washington Coach Mike Hopkins breaks down the…
Sean Miller, Mark Few, and Robbie Hummel
Feb 2, 2018 • 41 min
Former Purdue All-American Robbie Hummel talks with Andy about “one and done,” the college basketball environment, and why experience wins championships. Arizona head coach Sean Miller also joins to talk about his team’s development, the toughest part…
Mick Cronin, Tony Bennett, Billy Kennedy, Joel Berry, Kyle Keller, and Craig Thompson
Jan 26, 2018 • 62 min
Cincinnati Bearcats coach Mick Cronin joins to talk losing sleep over Houston, playing in Northern Kentucky, and his team’s devastating defense! Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers shares thoughts on their win over Clemson and what he learned from his…
Frank Martin, Shaka Smart, and Dan Gavitt
Jan 19, 2018 • 50 min
South Carolina head coach Frank Martin talks about his team’s recent victory over Kentucky, Chris Silva’s offensive explosion, and his mentor Bob Huggins’ possible Hall of Fame induction. Then Executive Vice President of NCAA, Dan Gavitt, joins to talk…
Mike DeCourcy, Jay Wright, and Bruce Pearl
Jan 12, 2018 • 47 min
Mike DeCourcy of The Sporting News joins Andy to talk about the Player Of The Year and whether it’s Trae Young’s to lose and who else might be contenders, and they breakdown the major conference leaders. Villanova head coach Jay Wright weighs in on going…
Purdue’s Matt Painter, Seton Hall’s Kevin Willard, and Texas Tech’s Chris Beard
Jan 5, 2018 • 47 min
Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter joins Andy to praise MSU, and explain why college basketball needs more international opportunities like the one they had with World University Games. Seton Hall’s Kevin Willard also checks in to share how Jay Wright saved…
Bobby Hurley, Gregg Marshall, and Bob Huggins
Dec 29, 2017 • 37 min
Wichita State Coach Gregg Marshall checks in with an injury report on Markis McDuffie, and what his team needs to do to have a winning season and successful tournament. Plus, Coach Bob Huggins from West Virginia shares thoughts on his Hall of Fame…
Bill Self, Cuonzo Martin and Trevon Bluiett
Dec 21, 2017 • 36 min
Host Andy Katz talks Jayhawks basketball with Kansas coach Bill Self. Also, Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin on injured freshman Michael Porter Jr, and Xavier’s Trevon Bluiett on the Musketeers’ great start.
Bruce Rasmussen, Jamie Dixon, Steve Alford, Trae Young
Dec 14, 2017 • 52 min
March Madness: 365 NCAA.com correspondent Andy Katz breaks down the selection process with committee chair Bruce Rasmussen; checks in with surprising undefeated TCU with coach Jamie Dixon; gets to know the nations top scorer in Oklahoma freshman guard…