On a fun new episode of the CBB Central Podcast, Kevin and Brad get you prepared for the new season. First, we go through some season-long bets on everything from whether a team will make the NCAA Tournament to whether a guy will average a certain number of points to whether a guy will be drafted in the first round. This lets us go on record with some hot-ish takes preseason that we’ll look back on after the season ends. Then, we do a little pick’em for the games from Tuesday through Friday, picking the top 10 games of the week.
Today on the show, Kevin and Brad wrap up their conference preview series with the Big East, including breakdowns of all 10 teams and how many bids we see the league getting.
We’re less than a week away, y’all!
Today on the show, Brad and Kevin preview the ACC, which once again will be one of the best conferences is in college basketball. We don’t disagree on too much, but still a lot of analysis on what we expect from these teams and a few random asides about roster construction.
We also touch on the convictions of Jim Gatto, Merl Code, and Christian Dawkins, along with the injury news for Jontay Porter and Eric Curry.
Today on the show, Brad and Kevin break down the other 25 conferences they won’t get a chance to do full previews on. Significant time will be spent on the A10 (9:25), Mountain West (25:40), WCC (38:30), and Missouri Valley (45:07) and we’ll also hit on some of the best of the rest and try to get to as many conferences as we can without talking for too long.
We also touch on Jontay Porter’s season-ending knee injury and #SecretScrimmageSZN.
Brad and Kevin continue their conference preview series with their breakdown of the Pac-12. The league has fallen behind the last few seasons and faces further uncertainty with many of its premier programs implicated in the FBI scandal.
Today on the show, Brad and Kevin hit the halfway point of conference preview season with their preview of the American Conference. With a pair of first year head coaches at 2 of the league’s marquee programs (UConn and Memphis) and 2 of its most consistent programs (Wichita State, Cincinnati) losing tons of talent from last season, this league should be wide open and a lot of fun to watch.
Today on the show, Brad and Kevin continue their conference preview series with the Big Ten. It’s a league with no clear elite team, but top-to-bottom competitive clubs that should make this one of the more exciting races to watch in college basketball. We broke down every team and why (or why not) to believe in them going into the 2018-19 season.