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Marching to Madness is your go-to podcast for all things college basketball! Join hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross as they span the country for the best stories in college hoops.
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Apr 27, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Topics of discussion include: how Krystkowiak has built up the Utes program, the development of Kyle Kuzma, differences between coaching in college basketball and the NBA, and so much more. It's another jam-packed episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 24, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Jerry Ratcliffe of The Daily Progress to talk all things Virginia basketball. Topics of discussion include: whether the Cavaliers overachieved this past season, how Tony Bennett is handling the current transfer situation, the glory days of Ralph Sampson, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 18, 2017

In another special coaching carousel episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross discuss the latest coaching moves in the world of college basketball. Topics of discussion include: Patrick Ewing taking over at Georgetown, Paul Weir's in-state move from New Mexico State to New Mexico, Derek Kellogg and John Groce transitioning back to the mid-major level, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 14, 2017

In this special recruiting episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Rivals recruiting writer David Sisk. Topics of discussion include: how Kentucky's 2017 recruiting class stacks up with previous classes, the state of recruiting at Indiana and Illinois with new coaches at both programs, Cuonzo Martin completely changing the Missouri basketball landscape with Michael Porter Jr. and others, the incredible work Rick Stansbury has done at Western Kentucky, what to look for in the Jordan Brand Classic, and so much more. It's a loaded episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 12, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in TCU head coach Jamie Dixon. The trio discuss Dixon's initial message to the team when he first took the job, how they bounced back from a seven-game losing streak to win the NIT, the development of Kenrich Williams and Vladamir Brodziansky, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 11, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross dive into a successful SEC basketball season with Lyn Scarbrough of Lindy's Sports. Topics of discussion include: how SEC teams stole the show in the women's tournament, South Carolina's magical run on the men's side, the future of Alabama and Auburn basketball, and so much more. It's another jam-packed episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 10, 2017

In this milestone episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Scott Fishman (@acoachingdream) to talk about his journey across the country to pursue his dream of becoming a college basketball coach. The guys discuss where Scott came up with the idea, the people that he has met along the way, the most important thing he's learned during the journey, and so much more. It's a very special 100th episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 7, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Wyoming head coach Allen Edwards. The trio discuss the Cowboys winning the CBI title, what Edwards has learned from his mentors over the years, the continued development of Justin James, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 6, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in new Cal head coach Wyking Jones. The trio discuss what Jones has learned as an assistant, the high school basketball scene in the state, the development of Charlie Moore and Don Coleman, and so much more. It's another jam-packed episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 5, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Pittsburg State head coach Kim Anderson. The trio discuss what attracted Anderson to the job, the transition from the DI to D2 level, the biggest thing he learned from the Missouri experience, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 5, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross recap Monday's national title game between Gonzaga and North Carolina. Topics of discussion include: how the officiating affected the game quality, Joel Berry stepping up in big moments for the Tar Heels, Zach Collins getting in foul trouble, what this means going forward for the Zags, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 3, 2017

In this special episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Portland assistant Bob Cantu to preview Monday's national title game between Gonzaga and North Carolina. Topics of discussion include: how Portland tried to defend the Zags during their two regular season meetings, Mark Few building his program into a national powerhouse, what North Carolina needs to do to win, and so much more. It's a jam-packed title game episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 2, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross recap Saturday night's Final Four action in Phoenix. Topics of discussion include: The shot that changed the Gonzaga/South Carolina game, the excellence of Nigel Williams-Goss, the thriller between North Carolina and Oregon, Kennedy Meeks fueling the Tar Heels to victory, and so much more. It's another loaded episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

Apr 1, 2017

In another coaching carousel episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross dive into recent coaching changes in the world of college basketball. Topics of discussion include: Archie Miller taking over at Indiana, Dayton landing Anthony Grant, Mike Rhoades returning to VCU, and so much more. It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness!

About the Hosts:

Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com.

Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over a 20-plus year period in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, and the Carolina Hurricanes. He’s currently the founder and editor of College Hoops Watch.

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