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Marching to Madness

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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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 27, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Dayton head coach Anthony Grant. Topics of discussion include: Grant's thoughts on practices thus far, why the timing was right for him to return to Dayton, how his experience with the Oklahoma City Thunder will help going forward, possible strengths for the Flyers this season, why Darrell Davis will play an important role as the team's only senior, the development of Kostas Antetokounmpo, takeaways from coaching with Billy Donovan for many years, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

Oct 26, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard. Topics of discussion include: general observations on the Pirates' practices thus far, how the returning experience and leadership makes offseason preparation easier, Angel Delgado's return, Khadeen Carrington's development over the years, how Desi Rodriguez can take an even bigger step forward this season, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

Oct 25, 2017

In this special conference preview episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross share their thoughts on how the ACC could unfold this upcoming season. Topics of discussion include: the biggest storylines around the league, which under-the-radar players they're most looking forward to watching play, who the early leader is for Freshman of the Year and Coach of the Year, the ACC's sleeper teams, who will win the regular season title, and much more. It's another season preview 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

Oct 20, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle. Topics of discussion include: the team's trip to Spain this summer, Tres Tinkle's return from injury, the Beavers' versatile backcourt, how the freshman class is fitting in, the focus on playing on a more up-tempo style this season, Bill Walton's impact on the Conference of Champions, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

Oct 18, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Clemson head coach Brad Brownell. Topics of discussion include: the positives from practice thus far, improving the team's defensive mindset, why the Tigers could be a very good 3-point shooting team, Shelton Mitchell's development, how Donte Grantham could take a step forward this season, what the talented group of newcomers could offer, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

 

Oct 11, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Hawaii head coach Eran Ganot. Topics of discussion include: handling the NCAA restrictions last season, how the team is setting the tone this offseason, building chemistry with this year's roster, the development of Jack Purchase, Mike Thomas' versatility and leadership, how Leland Green can be even better this season, the group of newcomers and how they're meshing with the returning players, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

Oct 9, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Rhode Island head coach Dan Hurley. Topics of discussion include: what's it been like to watch this program grow over the past several seasons, the Rams' trip to the Bahamas this summer, how E.C. Matthews has expanded his game even further, the key to Rhode Island's defensive efficiency, Jared Terrell's development, the closing of St. Anthony's High School, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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.

Oct 3, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Evansville head coach Marty Simmons. Topics of discussion include: what it's been like having so many prolific scorers the past several seasons, the development of Ryan Taylor, how Duane Gibson can continue to elevate his game, the overall makeup of the Aces' backcourt, Blake Simmons' rehab from injury and his leadership role on the team, how Evan Kuhlman can factor into the mix, the Missouri Valley Conference's transition going forward, 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, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell.

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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