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.


Alabama State’s Mo Williams, Ohio State’s Seth Towns and Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert
Aug 11 • 33 min
Ohio State forward Seth Towns discusses his decision to play for the Buckeyes and how he will continue to use his voice. Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert talks about returning for his senior season and how he can be a leader for the Bulldogs on and off the…
Maryland’s Mark Turgeon and Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis
Aug 4 • 43 min
Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis discusses his decision to return to Indiana for his sophomore season. Andy begins ranking his Top-20 returning players for this upcoming season. Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon shares how he has continued to educate…
Villanova’s Jay Wright
Jul 28 • 33 min
Villanova head coach Jay Wright joins Andy Katz to discuss how his team continues to have conversations about racial justice while separated because of the pandemic. Wright builds his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy from ten specific characteristics of former…
Kentucky’s John Calipari
Jul 21 • 30 min
Kentucky head coach John Calipari joins Andy Katz to discuss his partnership with the McLendon Foundation Minority Leadership Initiative. Calipari builds his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy from ten specific characteristics of former players. Andy ranks his…
Tennessee’s Rick Barnes and Penn’s Jelani Williams
Jul 14 • 47 min
Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes discusses social change from a collegiate level and the challenges of planning for a season during the pandemic. Barnes builds his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy from ten specific characteristics of former players from Tennessee…
Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and six DI head coaches in Mississippi
Jul 7 • 47 min
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo discusses racial inequality and moving forward with college athletics. Izzo builds his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy from ten specific characteristics. All six men’s DI head coaches in Mississippi discuss the impact of…
West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins and Davidson guard Kellan Grady
Jun 30 • 39 min
West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins discusses the current climate throughout college athletics. Huggins builds his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy from ten specific characteristics. Davidson guard Kellan Grady talks about how he drew inspiration from his…
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl and Texas Tech guard Kyler Edwards
Jun 23 • 33 min
Auburn Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl talks about the racial tension in America and the discussions he’s having with his players. Bruce reminisces over his top players to build his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy. Texas Tech guard Kyler Edwards expresses how he’s…
Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton and University of Minnesotas’ Gabe Kalscheur
Jun 16 • 44 min
Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton talks with Andy about current climate in America and the racial inequality he faced when he first started coaching. Gabe Kalscheur, University of Minnesota guard, discusses how many college athletes are expressing…
Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim
Jun 3 • 31 min
Andy starts this week’s episode addressing the killing of George Floyd and other social injustices that face the Black community with a statement from Syracuse head coach Jim Boehiem and the NCAA President Mark Emmert. Boeheim talks with Andy about…
UNC Head Coach Roy Williams
May 27 • 37 min
This week, Hall of Fame head coach Roy Williams builds his dream player with Andy using ten specific character traits. Williams discusses the origin and importance of the secondary break for the Tar Heels. Andy ranks his top 10 favorite bucket getters who…
Michigan’s Zavier Simpson and Seton Hall’s Myles Powell
May 19 • 31 min
In this week’s Senior Showcase, Andy ranks the top five performances from Michigan’s Zavier Simpson and Seton Hall’s Myles Powell. Simpson reflects on his time with former Michigan head coach John Beilein and what he remembers most from the Wolverines’…
Michigan State’s Cassius Winston and Maryland Terrapin Anthony Cowan Jr.
May 12 • 36 min
Our Senior Showcase continues this week as Andy ranks the top games for Michigan State Spartan Cassius Winston and Maryland Terrapin Anthony Cowan Jr. Cassius Winston talks about his growth on and off the court and how Tom Izzo pushed him to be a better…
Marquette Golden Eagle Markus Howard, Penn State Nittany Lion Lamar Stevens
May 5 • 32 min
This week in our Senior Showcase, Marquette guard Markus Howard and Penn State forward Lamar Stevens rank the top five performances of their career with Andy. Markus Howard shares how training with his brothers helped him get tough shots off while playing…
Oregon Duck Payton Pritchard and Utah State Aggie Sam Merrill
Apr 28 • 34 min
Oregon Duck Payton Pritchard and Utah State Aggie Sam Merrill The Senior Showcase continues this week as Andy ranks Oregon Duck Payton Pritchard’s top performances of the season and Utah State Aggie Sam Merrill’s top 5 performances of his career. Payton…
Kansas Jayhawk Udoka Azubuike and Butler Bulldog Kamar Baldwin
Apr 21 • 39 min
On this episode of MM365, Andy ranks the best performances of Kansas Jayhawk Udoka Azubuike and Butler Bulldog Kamar Baldwin. Udoka discusses with Andy about how he’s preparing for the NBA draft and how he constantly thinks about his family in Nigeria…
Tennessee’s Rick Barnes, FSU’s Leonard Hamilton, Kansas Jayhawk Marcus Garrett, Gonzaga Bulldog Corey Kispert
Apr 8 • 51 min
Andy breaks down his first Power 36 for 2020-21. Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes explains how he’s staying in touch with the players and looks ahead to next season. FSU’s head coach Leonard Hamilton shares how the Seminoles’ chemistry developed…
UMBC Retriever Jairus Lyles, Former Michigan Wolverine head coach John Beilein, Former Fighting Illini head coach Bruce Weber, Villanova Wildcat Kris Jenkins
Mar 31 • 42 min
Andy speaks with former UMBC Retriever Jairus Lyles about the 2018 UMBC memorable win over the Virginia Cavaliers. Former Michigan Wolverine head coach John Beilein describes the Trey Burke game tying shot against Syracuse in 2013 and his thought process…
UMBC’s head coach Ryan Odom, Former Valparaiso Commodore Bryce Drew, Former Wisconsin Badger Brandon Koenig, Villanova head coach Jay Wright and former NC State Wolfpack Guard Dereck Whittenburg
Mar 24 • 67 min
Andy gives an update on the March Madness Moments bracket matchups. Ryan Odom, UMBC’s head coach, talks with Andy about the Retrievers’ 2018 March Madness upset victory against UVA and the teams’ thought process throughout the game. Bryce Drew, former…
Princeton’s Mitch Henderson, BYU’s Danny Ainge, Former Nevada Wolfpack head coach Eric Musselman, Fighting Illini Roger Powell Jr., Yahoo Sports’ Dan Wetzel
Mar 19 • 52 min
Andy Katz breaks down the new March Madness Moments social media tournament bracket. Andy catches up with Mitch Henderson, point guard for that Cinderella Princeton team, about being on the winning-side of one of the most improbable upsets in Tournament…
NCAA Vice President of Men’s Basketball Dan Gavitt
Mar 14 • 15 min
Andy Katz reacts to the cancellation of the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament. NCAA vice president of men’s basketball Dan Gavitt joins to explain the unprecedented process of decision-making that ultimately led to cancellation.
Dayton Flyers’ Obi Toppin, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and Sports Broadcaster Dan Dakich
Mar 10 • 60 min
Andy Katz speaks with Obi Toppin of the Dayton Flyers about how the Flyers have developed throughout the year and what makes this team so special. ESPN’s Bracketologist Joe Lunardi talks with Andy about which teams he thinks are in, out or on the bubble.…
Virginia’s Tony Bennett, UCLA’s Mick Cronin and Illinois’s center Kofi Cockburn
Mar 3 • 48 min
Andy Katz talks with Virginia head coach Tony Bennett about how the team has evolved throughout the year, the changes they need to make defensively and the mindset they will need heading into the tournament. UCLA head coach Mike Cronin shares his thoughts…
Ken Pomeroy, BYU’s Mark Pope and Maryland’s Mark Turgeon
Feb 25 • 55 min
The distinguished data analyst Ken Pomeroy speaks with Andy about the specifics of his Kenpom ranking system, how the ranking system affects bubble teams and makes an early prediction on which team could make a deep run in the tournament. Andy ranks his…
Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing, San Diego State’s Malachi Flynn and former Butler Bulldog Matt Howard
Feb 18 • 53 min
Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing speaks with Andy on the Hoyas overcoming adversity. San Diego State star Malachi Flynn speaks on the Aztecs historic season. Andy ranks his Top 10 National Championship Contenders. Former Butler star Matt Howard reminisces on…
Duke Guard Tre Jones, Seton Hall Guard Myles Powell and NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee Chair Kevin White
Feb 11 • 50 min
Andy speaks with Duke guard Tre Jones about the Blue Devils’ season thus far and how they have improved throughout the season. Seton Hall guard Myles Powell talks about the Pirates most recent win against Villanova and the relentlessness of his teammates.…
ESPN’s Joe Lunardi, Louisville’s Chris Mack and Michigan’s Juwan Howard
Feb 4 • 50 min
ESPN’s Joe Lunardi joins Andy to talk bracket predictions and the revolving door at the top of the basketball rankings. Andy ranks his top ten most balanced teams in college basketball. Louisville’s Head Coach Chris Mack explains how his team has been…
Fox Sports Broadcaster Tim Brando, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim
Jan 28 • 59 min
Andy Katz pays tribute to Kobe Bryant. Fox Sports’s Tim Brando reflects on some of his favorite calls and moments from his career. Andy ranks his top ten toughest teams in the country. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo speaks on what it takes to win a Big Ten and…
Sporting News Writer Mike DeCourcy and Texas Tech’s Chris Beard
Jan 21 • 50 min
Sporting News Writer Mike DeCourcy speaks with Andy to debate Player of the Year. Andy ranks his top ten Sophomores of the season. Texas Tech’s Chris Beard explains how the Raiders deal with adversity and Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley talks how his…
Auburn’s Bruce Pearl, Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall and KPI Creator Kevin Pauga
Jan 14 • 48 min
Bruce Pearl speaks about Auburn’s undefeated record. Andy Katz ranks his potential March Madness teams with the biggest question marks. Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall shares his thoughts on the 2OT victory at UConn, KPI creator and Michigan State…
Fox Sports’ Steve Lavin, Seton Hall’s Myles Powell and Dayton’s Obi Toppin
Jan 7 • 52 min
Andy Katz catches up with Fox Sports broadcaster Steve Lavin about his coaching experiences and how Gene Keady influenced him over the years. Andy ranks his top 10 toughest conferences through January. Myles Powell speaks about his teammates stepping up…
College Basketball Legend Dick Vitale, San Diego State’s Brian Dutcher and Butler’s LaVall Jordan
Dec 31, 2019 • 52 min
Andy speaks to college basketball legend Dick Vitale about this rollercoaster season and which teams are flying under the radar. Dickie V reveals his favorite games and players of the decade. Andy ranks his top ten teams of the decade that did not win a…
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, FOX Sports Gus Johnson and Sports Columnist Pat Forde
Dec 24, 2019 • 50 min
Andy Katz speaks to Gonzaga’s head coach Mark Few on bringing UNC to Spokane and the madness early in the season. Andy ranks his Top 10 Teams of the Decade. FOX Sports’ Gus Johnson reflects on his favorite gameplay calls over the years, and Sports…
Kansas’s Bill Self and NCAA’s David Worlock
Dec 16, 2019 • 48 min
Andy Katz talks with Kansas HC Bill Self about the Jayhawks journey from losing on opening night to securing the #1 ranking in the country. Andy ranks his Top-10 breakout freshmen who were ranked outside the preseason Top-20 recruiting rankings. NCAA…
The Warriors’ Klay Thompson, ESPN’s Robbie Hummel, and Maryland’s Anthony Cowan
Dec 10, 2019 • 49 min
Andy Katz catches up with Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors at teammate Draymond Green’s Michigan State jersey retirement ceremony. ESPN analyst Robbie Hummel joins to break down the entire college basketball landscape. Andy ranks his Top-10 most…
Stephen F. Austin’s Nathan Bain, West Virginia’s Bob Huggins, and ESPN’s Jimmy Dykes on the Battle 4 Atlantis
Dec 3, 2019 • 74 min
Andy Katz talks with Stephen F. Austin forward Nathan Bain about his game-winner to upset #1 Duke, and the outpouring of support for his family’s recovery from Hurricane Dorian (7:35). West Virginia HC Bob Huggins joins to talk about the Mountaineers 7-0…
Texas guard Andrew Jones, Duke’s Tre Jones, and ESPN Bracketologist Joe Lunardi
Nov 26, 2019 • 40 min
Andy Katz talks with Texas guard and leukemia survivor Andrew Jones about his incredible journey to get back on the court (7:00). Duke guard Tre Jones joins to talk about the Blue Devils establishing a defensive identity, and winning the 2K Empire Classic…
UNC’s Cole Anthony, Florida’s Mike White, and Don MacLean from the Pac-12 Network
Nov 19, 2019 • 46 min
Many predicted Florida to be a Final Four team this season, but their 0-2 start proves that may not happen! Head Coach Mike White explains what he and the team need to do to right the ship, what he expects of Kerry Blackshear Jr. moving forward, and the…
Ohio State’s Chris Holtmann, Marquette’s Markus Howard, and Brendan Quinn on Cassius Winston
Nov 12, 2019 • 53 min
Brendan Quinn from The Athletic was at the Michigan State game on Sunday night when Cassius Winston took the court following the tragic loss of his younger brother, Zachary, and talks about Cassius’ incredible performance among the support of his dad,…
Champions Classic & Season Preview with Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, Kentucky’s John Calipari, Kansas’ Bill Self, and Michigan State’s Tom Izzo
Nov 5, 2019 • 60 min
The regular season is finally here! Andy Katz welcomes in all four coaches from each of the top-ranked teams in this year’s Champions Classic, and previews the 2019-20 season. Tom Izzo discusses Michigan State’s experienced roster and all that comes with…
Big 12 Conference Preview with Texas’ Shaka Smart, Baylor’s Scott Drew, Devon Dotson of Kansas, Bruce Weber of Kansas State, and Iowa State’s Steve Prohm
Oct 29, 2019 • 50 min
In this Big 12 preview show, Andy Katz is joined by ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla to breakdown the Conference’s biggest stories (4:30). Andy ranks his Top-10 players in the Big 12 for the upcoming season (14:50), talks with Shaka Smart about the Longhorns quest…
SEC Conference Preview with Auburn’s Bruce Pearl, Georgia’s Tom Crean, Florida’s Kerry Blackshear Jr., and SEC Network Analyst Andy Kennedy
Oct 22, 2019 • 50 min
It’s the SEC Conference Preview with Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl, Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes, Florida’s Kerry Blackshear, Jr., and Tom Crean from Georgia! Bruce Pearl addresses the tournament expectations on Auburn, and how their style of play may…
ACC Conference Preview with North Carolina’s Roy Williams, Louisville’s Chris Mack, Virginia’s Braxton Key, and ACC Network analyst Carlos Boozer
Oct 15, 2019 • 53 min
In this ACC preview show, Andy Katz is joined by ACC Network analyst Carlos Boozer to breakdown the biggest stories in the Atlantic Coast Conference (7:25). Andy ranks his Top-10 players in the ACC for the upcoming season (16:30), catches up with Roy…
Big Ten Conference Preview with Nebraska’s Fred Hoiberg, Maryland’s Mark Turgeon, and Michigan’s Zavier Simpson
Oct 8, 2019 • 45 min
In this Big Ten preview show, Andy Katz is joined by Big Ten analyst and former 1992 Player of the Year, Jim Jackson, to breakdown the biggest stories within the Conference (5:44). Andy ranks his Top-10 players in the Big Ten this season (14:23), catches…
Pac-12 Conference Preview with ASU’s Bobby Hurley and Casey Jacobsen from FSI and the Pac-12 Network
Oct 1, 2019 • 38 min
It’s a preview of the Pac-12 with Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley, and Casey Jacobsen from FS1 and the Pac-12 Network. Coach Hurley talks about his returning players, the expectations for the upcoming season, who has potential to make the tourney in…
Louisville’s Jordan Nwora, LeVelle Moton from North Carolina Central, and ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg
Sep 24, 2019 • 48 min
Jordan Nwora is Andy’s pre-season ACC Player Of The Year, and his school, Louisville, is one of Andy’s pre-season #1 seeds heading into the season. Jordan talks team chemistry, their expectations and goals for this year, and what he did this summer to…
Tennessee’s Rick Barnes, Lamar Stevens from Penn State, and Michigan State Asst. AD Kevin Pauga
Sep 17, 2019 • 41 min
Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes talks about losing Grant Williams to the NBA and the Boston Celtics, and how he plans to fill the hole left in his roster. He also talks about the change in the 3-point line, how they’re preparing to face Kansas in Kansas…
Kentucky’s John Calipari, Auburn’s Bruce Pearl, and ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla
Sep 10, 2019 • 44 min
Kentucky head coach John Calipari shares the key to Kentucky’s consistent success over the last 10 years, and explains how he plans to grow that legacy over the next 10! He offers insight to this year’s roster, schedule, and some thoughts on how the new…
UCONN’s Dan Hurley, Purdue’s Matt Painter, and Michigan State’s Tom Izzo
Sep 3, 2019 • 36 min
The Final Four in the Team Of The Decade tourney has been decided, and Andy’s got three of the four team coaches. Michigan State Hall of Fame Head Coach Tom Izzo speaks to the importance of the fan base and building a lasting culture as a means of…
Texas Tech’s Kyler Edwards, Georgia Tech’s Josh Pastner, and Mike DeCourcy from the Sporting News
Aug 27, 2019 • 47 min
Texas Tech sophomore guard, Kyler Edwards, shares details from the Red Raiders Bahamas trip, and explains why he thinks the team’s primed for another NCAA tournament run this coming season! Then Georgia Tech head coach, Josh Pastner, has thoughts on the…
DePaul’s Dave Leitao and USC’s Andy Enfield
Aug 20, 2019 • 37 min
DePaul University Head Coach Dave Leitao shares expectations for his team which includes two-time transfer Charlie Moore. He also addresses the violation of the coach control rule by a former DePaul associate head coach, and how Leitao and his staff will…
Providence Head Coach Ed Cooley, and Legal Analyst Amy Dash
Aug 13, 2019 • 33 min
Providence Head Coach Ed Cooley is fresh off his trip to Peru where he led the Big East All-Star team to a bronze medal in the Pan-Am Games. He speaks to the experience on and off the court, his assistants, Brown’s Mike Martin and Seton Hall’s Kevin…
Phil Martelli of Michigan, and Northwestern’s Chris Collins
Aug 6, 2019 • 43 min
Former Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli is excited about his new assistant job at Michigan! He talks about Head Coach Juwan Howard, what he hopes to contribute to Juwan’s program and staff, and the role that longtime friend and current Kentucky…
Saint Mary’s Randy Bennett, Davidson’s Bob McKillop, and Robert Morris’ Andy Toole
Jul 30, 2019 • 43 min
Andy was at the College Basketball Academy at UCONN and caught up with Randy Bennett from Saint Mary’s, Bob McKillop of Davidson, and Robert Morris Head Coach Andy Toole. Randy weighed in on the strength of the WCC, why he’s feeling confident about the…
Michigan’s Juwan Howard and Oregon’s Dana Altman
Jul 23, 2019 • 31 min
Juwan Howard is a Michigan alum and the new Michigan basketball Head Coach. He speaks about returning to his alma mater to replace John Beilein, how the opportunity came to pass, putting together his coaching staff, the culture he hopes to instill at…
South Carolina’s Frank Martin and University of Illinois’ Brad Underwood
Jul 16, 2019 • 44 min
South Carolina Head Coach, Frank Martin, offers his assessment of the new recruiting-evaluation calendar that went into effect this off-season. He talks about the June recruitment period, the advantage of evaluating prospective players in a host of…
Penny Hardaway of Memphis & Cincinnati’s John Brannen
Jul 9, 2019 • 28 min
Memphis Head Coach Penny Hardaway has one of the top 3 recruiting classes in NCAA basketball, and says landing James Wiseman, the #1 highschool player in the nation, was what started it all. Penny speaks to what he learned during his first year as a head…
Florida’s Mike White and Clemson’s Brad Brownell
Jul 2, 2019 • 33 min
The Florida Gators jumped back into the Top 10 on Andy’s Power 36, and Florida head coach Mike White explains why he’s excited about his team, including returner Andrew Nembhard, transfer center Kerry Blackshear Jr., and incoming freshman Scottie Lewis.…
Former UCONN Head Coach Jim Calhoun & USA Men’s Basketball U19 & Kansas State Head Coach Bruce Weber
Jun 25, 2019 • 33 min
UCONN is returning to the Big East conference for the 2020-21 season, and former UCONN Head Coach, who now coaches at St. Joseph’s, Jim Calhoun, discusses what the move means for UCONN basketball, football, other sports, and the University in general.…
Notre Dame’s Mike Brey, and Maryland’s Mark Turgeon
Jun 18, 2019 • 36 min
Notre Dame Head Coach and President of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, Mike Brey, talks about the recruiting changes that went into effect this off-season, and why it’s so important for everyone to keep in mind that this is a work in…
Gregg Marshall of Wichita State, and Brian Gregory from USF
Jun 11, 2019 • 35 min
Wichita State Head Coach Gregg Marshall checks in with an update on his recruiting class, and the status of his returning players including Dexter Dennis and Asbjorn Midtgaard. He also talks about the NBA hopes he has for former player Markis McDuffie,…
Kansas’ Bill Self, Louisville’s Chris Mack, and Andy’s Preseason Power 36
Jun 4, 2019 • 32 min
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self talks about all the good news in the Jayhawks camp this spring including Silvio De Sousa winning his appeal, Udoka Azubuike return from injury, and Devon Dotson withdrawal from the NBA draft to come back to Kansas for his…
University of Tennessee’s Grant Williams, Xavier’s Travis Steele, and Brendan Quinn of The Athletic
May 28, 2019 • 37 min
University of Tennessee’s Grant Williams has declared for the NBA draft and will not be returning to Tennessee next year. He talks to Andy about his decision to stay in the draft process, the most valuable lessons he learned from his 3 years at Tennessee,…
Georgia’s Tom Crean & the Chicago Combine with Adam Zagoria
May 21, 2019 • 46 min
Georgia Head Coach Tom Crean has one of the best recruiting classes in the country including top recruit Anthony Edwards. He speaks to the teaching philosophy of his program, and what he hopes to instill in all players that come to Georgia. He also weighs…
Auburn’s Bruce Pearl, Purdue’s Matt Painter, and John Beilein Jumps To Cleveland
May 14, 2019 • 36 min
Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter couldn’t be prouder of the way his guys played in the NCAA Tournament, and says they’ll use the Elite 8 loss as a building block for this coming season. He talks about the magic and talent of Carsen Edwards, and how he feels…
Houston’s Kelvin Sampson & Seton Hall’s Kevin Willard
May 7, 2019 • 35 min
Houston Head Coach Kelvin Sampson chronicles the development of his program and culture from his first year in Houston to their recent incredible run in the NCAA Tournament. He speaks to his family’s role in the team, the roster coming back next season,…
Chris Beard of Texas Tech Exclusive, and Arkansas’ Eric Musselman
Apr 30, 2019 • 33 min
Texas Tech Head Coach Chris Beard talks about his team’s Championship game loss to Virginia in overtime earlier this month, and why he won’t likely watch tape of that particular game for many years! He also speaks to his recent contract extension ($4.75…
Vanderbilt’s Jerry Stackhouse, Nevada’s Steve Alford, and Adam Zagoria on Top Incoming Recruits
Apr 23, 2019 • 43 min
Jerry Stackhouse is the new head coach at Vanderbilt and will be dealing with rebuilding a program that did not win a single game in the SEC last season. He explains how he plans to do that, and why his experience at the G League will be invaluable in…
UCLA Head Coach Mick Cronin, Belmont’s Casey Alexander, and Fox Sports John Fanta
Apr 16, 2019 • 38 min
Mick Cronin is the new head coach at UCLA and shares his reaction to landing the gig, and breaking the news to his family and Cincinnati players. He recounts his recent conversations with UCLA legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Walton, the difference…
First-Time NCAA Tournament Champions, the Virginia Cavaliers
Apr 9, 2019 • 29 min
It’s the NCAA Tournament Wrap-Up with Andy Katz and first-time National Champs, the Virginia Cavaliers (who beat Texas Tech in an overtime thriller in Minnesota on Monday night)! Experience the emotion of the moment as Andy speaks with Coach Tony Bennett…
The Final Four with Steve Smith, Oklahoma’s Lon Kruger, and Florida’s Mike White
Apr 2, 2019 • 47 min
Oklahoma Head Coach Lon Kruger is being honored with the prestigious Legends of Coaching award later this month, and also faced both Texas Tech and Virginia during regular play. He explains what makes Texas Tech such a force, and how their stellar defense…
LSU Interim Head Coach Tony Benford, Loyola Of Chicago’s Porter Moser & Andy’s Sweet 16 Rankings
Mar 25, 2019 • 31 min
The Sweet 16 has been decided, and LSU is among the teams advancing. Interim Head Coach Tony Benford speaks about the adversity the team has overcome in losing Wade Sims before the season began to losing head coach Will Wade to suspension just before…
Selection Sunday Special with NCAA Selection Committee Chair Steve Muir, and Bracket Picks with Andy & Steve Smith
Mar 18, 2019 • 28 min
It’s a Selection Sunday special with NCAA Men’s Basketball Selection Committee Chair and Stanford Athletic Director, Bernard Muir, who explains why Greensboro, TCU, Indiana, and Alabama did not make the tournament cut! He also offers up the committee’s…
Kansas State’s Bruce Weber, Virginia’s Tony Bennett, and Andy’s Conference Tournament Picks
Mar 12, 2019 • 30 min
Virginia Head Coach Tony Bennett’s team just won the ACC regular season Championship on Saturday, and enters the ACC tournament in Charlotte as the #1 seed. Tony explains what they have to do in order to take home that championship too, and what he…
Purdue’s Matt Painter and Buffalo’s CJ Massinburg
Mar 5, 2019 • 25 min
Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter’s team is currently in first place in the Big 10 and is gearing up for tournament play. He speaks to the scheduling difficulties being a mid-major, grinding out wins, and key player Carsen Edwards. Then CJ Massinburg from…
Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin, UCF’s Tacko Fall, and SEC Analyst Andy Kennedy
Feb 26, 2019 • 29 min
Cincinnati Head Coach Mick Cronin doesn’t mind flying under the radar heading into the NCAA tournament, says Central Florida is the best unknown team in the country right now, thinks Houston is going to surprise everyone come tournament time, and feels…
UNC’s Roy Williams, ESPN Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Vitale, and Texas Tech’s Chris Beard
Feb 19, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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,…