In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Northern Iowa head coach Ben Jacobson. Topics of discussion include: takeaways from the Panthers' exhibition games, how defense has remained a strength throughout the years, why the offense will improve from a season ago, how Klint Carlson and Bennett Koch's experience will play a key role this year, the development of Juwan McCloud, opening the season at North Carolina, 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.