Making the Madness College Basketball PodcastApr 21, 2022
3.64 The Wright Way Out
3.63 The Long Awaited Coaching Grades + Portal Pickups of the week
In this episode, we finally give out our coaching hire grades for each of the major hires from this offseason. We also debut a new segment called portal pickup of the week, plus answer your Twitter questions.
3.62 Kansas wins title + Awards
In this episode, we break down the National Championship game and discuss our reactions to the title game. We also hand out our awards for this season as the season is now finished.
3.61 Final Four recap
In this episode, we break down the Final Four and what was a historically great game between Duke and North Carolina, plus Kansas’ win against Villanova while we also pick our winners for the National Championship.
3.60 The Farewell Final Four is set
In this episode, we discuss the Elite Eight games and discuss each game individually. We discuss Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, and Villanova making the Final Four, plus give a first-look preview of each game.
3.59 Only the Elite Eight remain
3.58 The Super Sweet 16
A brand new podcast is available, as we discuss every single game from the Round of 32 from the highly contested to the blowouts and we go region by region in doing so. We discuss the upsets, Cinderellas, and everything in-between.
3.57 The Madness brings a surprising Peacock
A brand new podcast is available, as we discuss March Madness kicking off with Saint Peter’s beating Kentucky, Iowa, and UConn falling to Richmond and Teddy Buckets, the Mountain West struggles and everything else.
3.56 The Bracket is here
In this episode, we break down the Bracket, going region by region discussing our storylines, upsets, and predictions, while we discuss who will win the National Championship. We then also discuss the complaints with the Tournament Bracket, NIT predictions, and discuss Championship week as a whole.
3.55 Champ Week review and preview
In this episode, we break down Conference Championship week thus far. We discuss Chattanooga winning at the buzzer, Gonzaga clinching the #1 overall seed, South Dakota State, every other Conference Champion, plus preview each remaining Conference Tournament.
3.54 Regular season sendoff + Conference Tournaments begin
3.53 March begins at the buzzer
3.52 Does anyone lose, if everyone loses?
In this episode, we discuss the Top-6 teams in the sport all dropping games. We discuss whether Gonzaga losing helps them, the games of the day with Arkansas beating Kentucky and Baylor beating Kansas, plus the other upsets of the day, plus we give some Conference Tournament picks.
3.51 Refball Rodeo
3.50 Selecting the Madness
In this episode, we start out discussing the scuffle at the end of Michigan-Wisconsin, plus get into the rest of the weekend with reactions on Florida upsetting Auburn, Arizona-Oregon, Texas Tech winning at Texas, North Texas’ big win, bubble talk, Top-16 preview and much more.
3.49 Atmospheric pressure
In this episode, we break down a large variety of topics including Villanova winning at Providence, Texas Tech beating Baylor, Tennessee’s upset of Kentucky, the National Player of the year race, and much more.
3.48 Weekend Super-Stuffing
In this episode, we break down this weekend's action with thoughts on Memphis’ upset of Houston, the Battle of LA, Gonzaga-St. Mary’s, Baylor beating Texas but not without injury, mid-major showdowns, and more.
3.47 #1 goes down in upset-filled week
In this episode, we break down Auburn’s loss to Arkansas, Duke losing to Virginia, Purdue’s blowout win and loss, Kansas losing to Texas, Houston losing to SMU and a group of other upsets from this week.
3.46 Blue Blood Blowouts
In this episode, we break down Duke-North Carolina, Kansas-Baylor, Kentucky-Alabama, Arizona State's upset of UCLA, plus some other fun results from this weekend's action.
3.45 Top-10 showdown, Beard returns + How about them Wyoming Cowboys
In this episode, we break down Arizona-UCLA and discuss the Wildcats big win, Chris Beard returning to Texas Tech, Illinois-Wisconsin, Marquette-Villanova, plus the Wyoming Cowboys perfect week.
3.44 SEC wins the challenge, Kentucky dominates
The return of Sean sees us react to Kentucky blowing out Kansas on the road, Alabama beating Baylor, Jaden Ivey’s onions, and more reactions from the Big 12/ SEC Challenge.
3.43 Chris Mack is gone, Kansas-Texas Tech, UCLA-Arizona recaps and more
No Sean in this one (illness), but going solo I break down Chris Mack's firing and who I expect to get the job, a terrific week of games that included a double-overtime thriller in Kansas-Texas Tech, UCLA beating Arizona, plus some other matchups from a thrilling week of College Basketball.
3.42 Auburn to #1? Wild weekend recap
In this episode, we begin on the headline game of the weekend, as Auburn beat Kentucky, we then get into some other key matchups and discuss Big Ten, Big 12, and SEC drama, as well as Isiaih Mosley.
3.41 Boilermakers wild week, Duke and Villanova fall
In this episode, we break down Purdue’s games against Illinois and Indiana, which included a 1-1 week, Duke losing to Florida State, Villanova losing in the Pavilion for the first time since when? Plus much more from a great week of College Basketball.
3.40 Baylor loses again + Gonzaga vs. Auburn for #1
In this episode, we break down Baylor losing again, plus discuss Auburn vs. Gonzaga for #1. We also discuss Murray State blowing out Belmont, USC, Michigan State, and Texas Tech taking unranked losses, as well as some other results from a loaded weekend.
3.39 No more unbeatens, race for #1
3.38 Beating the Blue Bloods
In this episode, we break down Miami going on the road and beating Duke in Cameron Indoor, Texas Tech beating Kansas, Colorado State's perfect season coming to an end, a Big East thriller, and much more.
3.37 Johnny Davis beats Purdue, Loaded week, Loyola-San Francisco recap
In this episode, we break down Johnny Davis carrying Wisconsin to a win at Purdue, plus other key Big Ten matchups from the week. We also discuss Loyola-Chicago beating San Fransisco, a good week in the Big 12, Kentucky's loss at LSU, mid-major showcases, and North Carolina and Michigan's tough losses.
3.36 Big 12 showdown, big SEC slate, plus midseason Conference Player of the year predictions
In this episode, we break down the full week of games including Baylor winning at Iowa State, Texas, and Memphis’ weeks, the SEC having a loaded slate of games, plus we give our Conference Player of the year predictions for each major conference.
3.35 Christmas Week recap
In this episode, we break down the news from Christmas week as Marcus Sasser is out for the season, Tennessee upset Arizona, Vanderbilt won the Diamond Head Classic, Davidson beat Alabama, and more.
3.34 Kentucky dominates, Big East upsets, Gonzaga and more
In this episode, we discuss Kentucky’s dominant win against North Carolina at the top. We also discuss some upsets in the Big East like Providence over UConn, and Creighton over Villanova, as well as Gonzaga, West Virginia, and a few mid-major teams getting high-profile wins.
3.33 Covid is canceling games again, Memphis is back + weekend preview
In this episode, we discuss Covid-19’s impact on the sport with recent cancelations, Memphis’ big win against Alabama. Plus discuss a wild weekend that is ahead.
3.32 Baylor and Arizona get marquee wins, wild weekend recap + was it a goaltend?
In this episode, we break down a great win by Baylor against Villanova, Arizona’s win at Illinois, the goaltend call/ no call to decide the Alabama-Houston game. Plus everything else from an incredible weekend of College Basketball.
3.31 Rutgers stuns Purdue, Texas-Seton Hall recap + First big weekend preview
In this episode, we break down Rutgers’ historic upset of Purdue, Seton Hall’s big win against Texas, the Cy-Hawk rivalry, Indiana blowing a huge lead, plus preview the first big weekend of the College Basketball season.
3.30 Alabama beats Gonzaga, Memphis & Oregon struggle
In this episode, we break down Alabama’s upset win of Gonzaga and what it means for both teams. We discuss Oregon and Memphis both losing bad games, Wake Forest, Kansas State, and more.
3.29 Big Ten/ ACC recap, Duke falls, Purdue poised to take #1 ranking
In this episode, we break down every game in the Big Ten/ ACC Challenge. We discuss Ohio State's upset win against Duke, Purdue blowing out Florida State, and emerging as the potential new #1 team in the sport while discussing Memphis, Utah Valley, and more.
3.28 Duke takes down Gonzaga, Feast week wraps up + ACC/ Big Ten Challenge Preview
In this episode, we break down Duke/ Gonzaga, which was the game of the year thus far in College Basketball. We also discuss the rest of Feast Week, from Dayton over Kansas, Baylor winning the Battle 4 Atlantis, plus NIT Season Tip-Off. We conclude the episode by picking every ACC/ Big Ten matchup.
3.27 Gonzaga dominates matchup of top teams, Feast Week talk
In this episode, we begin recapping Gonzaga-UCLA and discuss why Gonzaga is the team to beat in the sport, plus preview Gonzaga-Duke. Then we discuss the Feast Week Tournaments of the Maui Invitational, Fort Myers Tip-Off, Battle 4 Atlantis, and more.
3.26 Hall of Fame Tip-Off recap, Feast Week Preview
In this episode, we recap the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic, with Purdue winning the title over Villanova. We then discuss UCLA-Gonzaga and break down that game, plus discuss and pick winners for all the Feast Week Tournaments.
3.25 Gavitt Games Recap + First MTE’s begin
In this episode, we break down the Gavitt Games. We break down Seton Hall’s big road win, Marquette upsetting Illinois, Indiana holding serve at home, and then we dive into the early season Tournaments that will take place this weekend.
3.24 Gonzaga dominates, UCLA-Villanova reaction, and more
It was a wild weekend in College Basketball as Gonzaga took care of Texas, while UCLA beat Villanova in two Top-5 matchups. We break that down plus discuss some other events from the weekends slate.
3.23 Champions Classic review, buzzer-beater of the season, and big weekend preview
In this episode, we break down a wild first three days. We begin talking about UC Riverside’s upset win of Arizona State and discuss the JP Moorman buzzer-beater. We move into the Champions Classic, we discuss Duke winning, Kentucky hanging around, and Kansas dominating Michigan State. We conclude the episode by breaking down Gonzaga-Texas and UCLA-Villanova.
3.22 Champions Classic and first week Preview
In this episode, we break down the Champions Classic, which marks the unofficial start of the season. We also discuss some intriguing mid-major games and call our upsets.
3.21 Preseason award and prediction podcast
In this episode, we break down our award predictions, over and underrated teams, sleepers, and we give our award predictions.
3.20 Best of the Rest
In this episode, we go through all the leagues we haven’t previously touched on and give each league a breakdown. We mostly discuss the league favorites, as well as the main contenders in each league.
3.19 Southern Conference Preview
3.18 WAC Preview
3.17 MAC Preview
3.16 Atlantic 10 Preview
In this episode, we break down the Atlantic 10 heading into this season. We break down why Saint Bonaventure should be the favorites, which teams are tournament contenders, plus we discuss Forham potentially not being the worst team in the Conference.
3.15 Horizon League Preview
In this episode, we break down the Horizon League, a league that has two of the best players in College Basketball, plus a really good league favorite.