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Marching to Madness

Aug 2, 2018

In this milestone episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in St. Bonaventure head coach Mark Schmidt. Topics of discussion include: getting into the coaching profession and the influence of the late Skip Prosser, the uniqueness of the program's basketball community, how the Bonnies have been able to sustain success, Courtney Stockard's development, how LaDarien Griffin continues to evolve as a player, what the coaching staff looks for with incoming freshmen, and 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,, Time Warner Cable, FanRag Sports, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of 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. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy’s Sports Annuals and, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, and He’s the founder and editor of You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.