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College Basketball Talk on NBC Sports Podcast

Author: Rob Dauster, NBC Sports

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Rob Dauster takes a look at everything happening across college basketball, including a weekly recap of action across the country and each conference, recruiting and a looking ahead to the future of the sport.
264 Episodes
Rob Dauster was joined by Gary Parrish on Thursday afternoon to talk through, among other things, the underclassmen talent drain currently plaguing college basketball and the one obvious way fix it, the question of whether or not Memphis is actually a top ten team in college basketball next season and what to do when your toddler decides to use the restroom on the lawn during a christening. There's never a dull moment when GP shows up.
Rob Dauster was joined by Kurt Helin, the host of the Pro Basketball Talk podcast, to breakdown the entire first round of the NBA draft. The two go through all 30 picks, one by one, and talk through team needs and which players would fit those needs. The entire breakdown is split into two podcasts. This is the first, featuring a deep dive into the first ten picks of the first round, while the second half of the mock draft podcast can be found on the Pro Basketball Talk podcast feed, which is here.
The college basketball talk podcast is back from hiatus, as Rob Dauster was joined by a pair of guests. Things kick off with John Martin, the host of the Jason and John show on 92.9 FM in Memphis, to talk about Anfernee Hardaway and the job he has done retooling Memphis so quickly. Rob is then joined by Brendan Quinn, the host of the Moving Screen podcast and the Michigan beat-writer for The Athletic, to talk about John Beilein's departure and Michigan search for a replacement. (NOTE: This episode was recorded before Ed Cooley pulled his name out of the search.)
Rob Dauster was joined by Scott Phillips in a hotel room at 4:30 a.m. to break down what was an all-time classic national title game.
Rob Dauster was joined by former Texas Tech coach Pat Knight, noted Auburn fan and 2006 American Idol legend Taylor Hicks and former NBC Sports National Player of the Year Denzel Valentine to talk through the Final Four. They all have great stories. There are no great stories from Virginia. Listen to the pod to understand why. We tried, guys. We tried.
Rob Dauster was joined by Sam Vecenie of the Athletic to talk through this weekend's games, giving you a full breakdown of who you need to bet, why you need to bet them and what the best way is to make money this weekend.
Rob Dauster was joined on Monday morning by Aaron Torres of FOX Sports Radio to help breakdown everything that happened in a wild Elite Eight, from Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn upsetting Duke, Gonzaga and Kentucky, respectively, to Virginia and Purdue playing the wildest game you will ever see. They break it all down for you here.
Rob Dauster was joined by Sam Vecenie and Reags from Barstool Sports to break down every single game and every single line in the Sweet 16. The rundown:OPEN: Florida State-Gonzaga13:45: Purdue-Tennessee24:00: Michigan-Texas Tech30:45: Virginia-Oregon38:15: LSU-Michigan State44:05: Auburn-North Carolina52:45: Duke-Virginia Tech56:05: HOLY NATE OATS58:30: Kentucky-Houston
Rob Dauster was joined by Dalen Cuff on Monday morning to walk through everything that happened in the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, from Duke's miracle win over UCF to Tennessee choking and then surviving to the dominance that the top teams showed through the first two rounds.
The Best Bets podcast is back!!! Rob Dauster was joined on Tuesday by The Athletic's Sam Vecenie and Bobby Reagan for a deep dive into the betting lines and spreads for every game during the first round of the NCAA tournament. They also took a look at the teams and players you want to pick if you are in any Calcuttas or tournament pools that rely on fantasy stats. This is the best way to ensure that you will make money in March. 
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