Before chatting with UConn HC Dan Hurley about getting settled in at Storrs (25:09), Seth and Dan discuss which teams they are most impressed with at the start of the season and who has the best win (1:13). Plus, they share their picks for the best games of the week, including Michigan-Villanova and Syracuse-UConn (42:17).
Shaka Smart & Chris Beard
Before conversations with Texas HC Shaka Smart (24:03) and Texas Tech HC Chris Beard (37:48) about their expectations for the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions to the "Champions Classic", including Duke's big win over Kentucky (1:45) as well as Kansas' nail-biter over Michigan State (13:29).
Bruce Pearl & Steve Alford
Before conversations with Auburn HC Bruce Pearl (23:59) and UCLA HC Steve Alford (36:30) about their preparations for the start of the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich give you some under-the-radar teams to keep an eye on (2:39) and preview next Tuesday's "Champions Classic" with Michigan State-Kansas and Duke-Kentucky (8:40).
Mike Brey & Roy Williams
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich react to the conclusion of the "pay-for-play" scheme across college basketball trial (1:19) and discuss the mood at ACC Media Day (19:42). Plus, interviews with Notre Dame HC Mike Brey (29:15) and North Carolina HC Roy Williams (48:55) on how their respective teams are preparing for the season.
Emergency G-League News Pod
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich convene for an emergency edition of the podcast after the news that the G League will offer top high school prospects a highly paid alternative to "one-and-done" (0:57). Plus, interviews with Villanova's Jay Wright (27:56) and Michigan State's Tom Izzo (49:20) on the road to the start of the season.