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.
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  • 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. 

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

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Episodes of This Show

  • 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. 

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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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  • 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. 

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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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  • 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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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  • 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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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  • 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. 

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

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

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  • 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. 

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

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

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  • 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. 

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

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

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  • 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. 

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

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  • 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. 

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

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

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  • 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

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

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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.

    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

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

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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?


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

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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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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.


    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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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?



    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

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

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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.




    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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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.


    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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  • 📬📨 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.

    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

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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.

    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-basketball/

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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

    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

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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.


     

    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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  • 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

    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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  • 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.

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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.

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

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    We move to the South, where it's Arizona as the top seed. A trendy national title pick, there looks to be more than a few road bumps on a potential Final Four trip to New Orleans. Who's the biggest challenger to Zona? What lines to know, what double-digit seeds here can win a pair of games? Our trio for this ep: Gary Parrish, David Cobb and special guest/Cover 3's won Chip Patterson break it all down.

  • 2022 NCAA Tournament Preview: West Region Bracket Breakdown, Picks, Predictions (College Basketball 03/14/22)

    The Brackets are out! And in the West Region, the No. 1 overall seed Gonzaga Bulldogs loom large over the competition -- yet this is a really strong corner of the bracket. We have you covered: the best bets to get out of the region, first-round lines to know, some upsets looming, and Gonzaga's biggest challenger in this portion of the tournament. Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and special guest/Cover 3's own Chip Patterson break it all down.

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  • 2022 NCAA Tournament Preview: East Region Bracket Breakdown, Picks, Predictions (College Basketball 03/14/22)

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    The Brackets are out, and in the East Region, the reigning national champs (Baylor Bears) are the 1-seed. Who are the best bets to get out of the region, what are some of the upsets you should look for, and can Baylor get to New Orleans? Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander, and special guest/Cover 3's own Chip Patterson break it all down.

  • BRACKETS! SELECTION SUNDAY NCAA TOURNAMENTS REACTIONS, SNUBS AND FINAL FOURS PICKS (03/13)

    Selection Sunday is HERE! The men's NCAA Tournament selection committee released the bracket, and it must be taken to task. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander let you know where exactly the committee messed up AND gave a little insight on where they may be picking. A huge overview of the 2022 men's field, including some sleeper and Cinderella picks and a lot more stuffed into this special episode.

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    (04:14) - The brackets are released

    (10:20) - Tennessee was hosed out of a two-seed

    (25:02) - Early Bracket Preview

  • A SELECTION SUNDAY CHAT WITH NCAA MEN'S TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE CHAIR TOM BURNETT

    The Full Bracket is out and Matt Norlander of the Eye On College Basketball Podcast gets a quick breakdown on why teams like Michigan, Rutgers, and Tennessee were selected and seeded where they were. 


  • Fascinating bubble teams developing heading into Selection Sunday; who’s in, who’s out? Plus: 1-seed predictions; coaching carousel latest (College Basketball 03/11)

    It's the final Friday before Selection Sunday and there are many questions that still need to be answered. Has Indiana secured a bid to the NCAA Tournament? What about Michigan? And are we really sure Notre Dame is safe? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander attempt to answer these questions and more!


    (02:15) - We had some crazy bubble fluctuations

    (15:20) - Are we sure Notre Dame is a NCAA Tournament team?

    (23:08) - Baylor is a two-seed now

    (33:52) - Norlander's Big East and ACC Tournament Observations

    (44:10) - Naismith Watch Update

    (48:38) - Coaching Hirings and Firings


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  • Bracketology: Gonzaga = No. 1 overall seed lock? Big bubble teams, Wed/Thurs games to watch. Plus: mid-major auto bids from Tuesday (College Basketball 03/09)

    How about a special bracketology-themed ep for you on this Wednesday of champ week? Before that, Norlander and GP talk about the small-conference auto bids, including the emerging legend that is Bryant's Peter Kiss and what's he's done to get his team to the NCAA Tournament. After that, Jerry Palm makes his debut, as the guys pepper him with questions. Is Gonzaga for sure, already, the lock for the No. 1 overall seed? How many teams still have a chance at the 1-line? Craziest resume is ... ?

    (00:45) - Peter Kiss is amazing; auto-bids recap

    (17:00) - Jerry Palm is in the House

    (25:55) - There are six teams vying for a 1-seed

  • 2022 BIG 12 TOURNAMENT BRACKET, PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS: OKLAHOMA SOONERS UNLIKELY TO GET IN TOURNEY

    The last of our six conference tournament preview pods focuses on Kansas City, where the Big 12 will have a nine-team field because Oklahoma State is ineligible for the postseason. Is Baylor safely on the 1-line no matter what? Will Kansas jump up to the No. 1 line? Can bubble team Oklahoma find themselves a path to make the NCAA Tournament? Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone are your guides here.

  • 2022 SEC TOURNAMENT BRACKET, PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS: AUBURN, KENTUCKY ARE FIGHTING FOR A ONE SEED

    Can Kentucky or Auburn secure the last No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament with an SEC Tournament championship? What are the games to look for, what are the stakes down in Tampa? Gary Parrish and David Cobb discuss.

  • 2022 BIG TEN TOURNAMENT BRACKET, PREVIEW & PREDICTIONS

    The Big Ten tournament starts Wednesday; there are two main storylines: Can 17-13 Michigan find a way to solidify its at-large status? No. 2: Can Rutgers, despite being a 4-seed and bad computer numbers, find a way to work its way into the NCAA Tournament? Plus, which teams can win this bracket, and is Illinois the best team in the league now? Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander break it all down. 

  • 2022 ACC TOURNAMENT BRACKET, PREVIEW, AND PREDICTIONS

    Can the ACC, after a lackluster regular season, manage to send five teams to the NCAA Tournament? Is anyone a threat to Duke to win this bracket? Our tourney preview has Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander touching on a pair of bubble teams, one possible bid thief, plus their picks for what will happen in Brooklyn this week.