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Marching to Madness

May 22, 2017

In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in new Austin Peay head coach Matt Figger. Topics of discussion include: Figger's memorable Final Four run with South Carolina this past season, what he'll take away from working under coaches like Frank Martin and Bob Huggins, key areas that he'll try to develop in year one with the Governors, his ideal style of play at Austin Peay, the fervent basketball community in Clarksville, 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,, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, FanSided and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch, and also covers SEC basketball for

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.