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College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein

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College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein

College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein

Compass Media Networks

16
Followers
180
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Get the inside take on College Hoops. Jon lives and breathes college basketball providing him access to breaking news and insights. Every week the podcast will deliver compelling story lines of college basketball along with interviews,...

Latest Episodes

Episode 264 - Indiana's Archie Miller

Indiana's Archie Miller is excited to get the season started but knows it will be full of different emotions. What's been the toughest part about not having a pre-season or scrimmage games? How many Final Four contenders do he see in the Big Ten? Discussing the makeup of his team... why he likes the blend of talent. Why he believes the rigorous testing protocols in place in Big Ten will ensure a successful season. And why every player on the roster will need to be ready to play. Plus, it's Opening Week! Jon gives you his games to watch...

--4 d ago
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Episode 264 - Indiana's Archie Miller

Episode 263 - Tennessee's Rick Barnes

Tennessee's Rick Barnes has put the Volunteers back on the map in college basketball and he knows this years team has a chance to be really special. Why he believes they can be elite on the defensively. Why depth is created through results and understanding a role. Who expects to make the biggest jump this season. Newcomers to watch. Why the Final Four is always on his mind. Dealing with Covid-19 this season. And the biggest difference between coaching in the SEC and the Big 12. Plus, we know it's going to be a wild season, things will be canceled... But look on the bright side, we will have a season!

29 min1 w ago
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Episode 263 - Tennessee's Rick Barnes

Episode 262 - Michigan State's Tom Izzo

Michigan State's Tom Izzo is looking to solidify the Point Guard and Center positions ahead of the new season... Who will step up and fill the big shoes left by Cassius Winston and Xavier Tillman? How is Josh Langford's health? What will the addition of transfer Joey Hauser bring to the team? Why coach is worried about the "unintended consequences" of the new transfer and N.I.L rules. Why he believes the Big Ten Conference is, "the best it's been!" And why he's approaching this season as a one off. Plus, Kentucky's tough opening schedule is something to discuss.

--2 w ago
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Episode 262 - Michigan State's Tom Izzo

Episode 261 - West Virginia's Bob Huggins

West Virginia's Bob Huggins is all for safety but knows his team wants to play. It's simple... follow protocol or you don't play! What's his initial prognosis of the Mountaineers? Thoughts on where the sport is heading. Why redshirting isn't such a bad thing. Discussing the deep Big 12. And the biggest keys for West Virginia to have a successful season. Plus, is the sports crown jewel, the NCAA Tournament, headed to a bubble?

--3 w ago
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Episode 261 - West Virginia's Bob Huggins

Episode 260 - Virginia's Tony Bennett

Virginia's Tony Bennett would love to recapture the momentum gained at the end of last season where the Cavaliers won 11 of their final 12 games. What will be the key to doing that? What transfer Sam Hauser brings to the team. Replacing Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key.... Who steps up? Can they once again be defensive stalwarts? Why strength through numbers will be the theme. Managing transfers and red shirts. And what will be the biggest key for Virginia's success this season? Plus, Jon breaks down some of the hurdles to get through a full season.

38 minOCT 26
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Episode 260 - Virginia's Tony Bennett

Episode 259 - Villanova's Jay Wright

Villanova's Jay Wright knows developing depth will be a key to the Wildcats success this season. Who will step up to fill in the gaps of his veteran led team? What does the addition of UConn do for the Big East brand? Players that will make an impact this year. And how's scheduling coming along? Plus, Jon hit the road this past week and has updates from: UMass, URI and UConn. And the return of 5-Good-Nuggets!

--OCT 19
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Episode 259 - Villanova's Jay Wright

Episode 258 - Oregon's Dana Altman/PAC-12 Preseason Preview

Oregon's Dana Altman is anxious to get started as he believes the core of his team is strong, deep and long. The Pac-12 was a little late to the November start date idea, where does Oregon's schedule stand? Replacing Payton Pritchard. Thoughts on improving the Pac-12 brand nationally. Do coaches ever think about tough losses from prior seasons? And why the seasons success might hinge on their ability to play strong defense. Plus, a full PAC-12 preseason preview! UCLA is loaded. Could the conference see as many as seven teams make the NCAA Tournament?

--OCT 12
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Episode 258 - Oregon's Dana Altman/PAC-12 Preseason Preview

Episode 257 - South Carolina's Frank Martin/SEC Preseason Preview

South Carolina's Frank Martin returns an experienced and deep team and has his sights set on the NCAA Tournament. What must be done in order for the Gamecocks to return to a Final 4? A broader conversation about life and where our country as a whole is. The value of the College experience. His battle with Covid-19. Breaking down some of his talented roster and grueling SEC conference. And he knows they have the makeup to win but can they navigate the adversity the season will surely throw at them? Plus, a full SEC preseason preview!

46 minOCT 5
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Episode 257 - South Carolina's Frank Martin/SEC Preseason Preview

Episode 256 - Texas Tech's Chris Beard/Big 12 Conference Preseason Preview

Texas Tech's Chris Beard has a team loaded with experience... just not playing together. How coach is creating that chemistry ahead of what should be an exciting season for the Red Raiders. Discussing impact players to keep an eye out for and returners who make a jump... How is the schedule coming together? Sustaining success. The pressure to not have a program "step back" and, to continue making the NCAA tournament. And why it will be so important to come out firing when the games start... with no scrimmages or exhibition; the beginning part of the schedule will be of the up most importance. Plus, a full Big 12 Conference preseason preview! How will Baylor handle being the "hunted"?

--SEP 28
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Episode 256 - Texas Tech's Chris Beard/Big 12 Conference Preseason Preview

Episode 255 - Gonzaga's Mark Few/West Coast Conference Preseason Preview

Gonzaga's Mark Few is excited to see a date announced for the start of the season but knows nothing about this year will be normal. How their non-conference schedule is rounding out and why it's so pivotal to schedule aggressively. Where is the ceiling for incoming freshman, Jalen Suggs? Who else does he expect to be big contributors? Balancing work and life. And thoughts on our country and what these times mean for us. Plus, a full West Coast Conference preseason preview! A hidden talent at Pepperdine? And why Gonzaga should firmly be in the mix yet again.

--SEP 21
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Episode 255 - Gonzaga's Mark Few/West Coast Conference Preseason Preview

Latest Episodes

Episode 264 - Indiana's Archie Miller

Indiana's Archie Miller is excited to get the season started but knows it will be full of different emotions. What's been the toughest part about not having a pre-season or scrimmage games? How many Final Four contenders do he see in the Big Ten? Discussing the makeup of his team... why he likes the blend of talent. Why he believes the rigorous testing protocols in place in Big Ten will ensure a successful season. And why every player on the roster will need to be ready to play. Plus, it's Opening Week! Jon gives you his games to watch...

--4 d ago
Comments
Episode 264 - Indiana's Archie Miller

Episode 263 - Tennessee's Rick Barnes

Tennessee's Rick Barnes has put the Volunteers back on the map in college basketball and he knows this years team has a chance to be really special. Why he believes they can be elite on the defensively. Why depth is created through results and understanding a role. Who expects to make the biggest jump this season. Newcomers to watch. Why the Final Four is always on his mind. Dealing with Covid-19 this season. And the biggest difference between coaching in the SEC and the Big 12. Plus, we know it's going to be a wild season, things will be canceled... But look on the bright side, we will have a season!

29 min1 w ago
Comments
Episode 263 - Tennessee's Rick Barnes

Episode 262 - Michigan State's Tom Izzo

Michigan State's Tom Izzo is looking to solidify the Point Guard and Center positions ahead of the new season... Who will step up and fill the big shoes left by Cassius Winston and Xavier Tillman? How is Josh Langford's health? What will the addition of transfer Joey Hauser bring to the team? Why coach is worried about the "unintended consequences" of the new transfer and N.I.L rules. Why he believes the Big Ten Conference is, "the best it's been!" And why he's approaching this season as a one off. Plus, Kentucky's tough opening schedule is something to discuss.

--2 w ago
Comments
Episode 262 - Michigan State's Tom Izzo

Episode 261 - West Virginia's Bob Huggins

West Virginia's Bob Huggins is all for safety but knows his team wants to play. It's simple... follow protocol or you don't play! What's his initial prognosis of the Mountaineers? Thoughts on where the sport is heading. Why redshirting isn't such a bad thing. Discussing the deep Big 12. And the biggest keys for West Virginia to have a successful season. Plus, is the sports crown jewel, the NCAA Tournament, headed to a bubble?

--3 w ago
Comments
Episode 261 - West Virginia's Bob Huggins

Episode 260 - Virginia's Tony Bennett

Virginia's Tony Bennett would love to recapture the momentum gained at the end of last season where the Cavaliers won 11 of their final 12 games. What will be the key to doing that? What transfer Sam Hauser brings to the team. Replacing Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key.... Who steps up? Can they once again be defensive stalwarts? Why strength through numbers will be the theme. Managing transfers and red shirts. And what will be the biggest key for Virginia's success this season? Plus, Jon breaks down some of the hurdles to get through a full season.

38 minOCT 26
Comments
Episode 260 - Virginia's Tony Bennett

Episode 259 - Villanova's Jay Wright

Villanova's Jay Wright knows developing depth will be a key to the Wildcats success this season. Who will step up to fill in the gaps of his veteran led team? What does the addition of UConn do for the Big East brand? Players that will make an impact this year. And how's scheduling coming along? Plus, Jon hit the road this past week and has updates from: UMass, URI and UConn. And the return of 5-Good-Nuggets!

--OCT 19
Comments
Episode 259 - Villanova's Jay Wright

Episode 258 - Oregon's Dana Altman/PAC-12 Preseason Preview

Oregon's Dana Altman is anxious to get started as he believes the core of his team is strong, deep and long. The Pac-12 was a little late to the November start date idea, where does Oregon's schedule stand? Replacing Payton Pritchard. Thoughts on improving the Pac-12 brand nationally. Do coaches ever think about tough losses from prior seasons? And why the seasons success might hinge on their ability to play strong defense. Plus, a full PAC-12 preseason preview! UCLA is loaded. Could the conference see as many as seven teams make the NCAA Tournament?

--OCT 12
Comments
Episode 258 - Oregon's Dana Altman/PAC-12 Preseason Preview

Episode 257 - South Carolina's Frank Martin/SEC Preseason Preview

South Carolina's Frank Martin returns an experienced and deep team and has his sights set on the NCAA Tournament. What must be done in order for the Gamecocks to return to a Final 4? A broader conversation about life and where our country as a whole is. The value of the College experience. His battle with Covid-19. Breaking down some of his talented roster and grueling SEC conference. And he knows they have the makeup to win but can they navigate the adversity the season will surely throw at them? Plus, a full SEC preseason preview!

46 minOCT 5
Comments
Episode 257 - South Carolina's Frank Martin/SEC Preseason Preview

Episode 256 - Texas Tech's Chris Beard/Big 12 Conference Preseason Preview

Texas Tech's Chris Beard has a team loaded with experience... just not playing together. How coach is creating that chemistry ahead of what should be an exciting season for the Red Raiders. Discussing impact players to keep an eye out for and returners who make a jump... How is the schedule coming together? Sustaining success. The pressure to not have a program "step back" and, to continue making the NCAA tournament. And why it will be so important to come out firing when the games start... with no scrimmages or exhibition; the beginning part of the schedule will be of the up most importance. Plus, a full Big 12 Conference preseason preview! How will Baylor handle being the "hunted"?

--SEP 28
Comments
Episode 256 - Texas Tech's Chris Beard/Big 12 Conference Preseason Preview

Episode 255 - Gonzaga's Mark Few/West Coast Conference Preseason Preview

Gonzaga's Mark Few is excited to see a date announced for the start of the season but knows nothing about this year will be normal. How their non-conference schedule is rounding out and why it's so pivotal to schedule aggressively. Where is the ceiling for incoming freshman, Jalen Suggs? Who else does he expect to be big contributors? Balancing work and life. And thoughts on our country and what these times mean for us. Plus, a full West Coast Conference preseason preview! A hidden talent at Pepperdine? And why Gonzaga should firmly be in the mix yet again.

--SEP 21
Comments
Episode 255 - Gonzaga's Mark Few/West Coast Conference Preseason Preview
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