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All the Years
27 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Jim Calhoun talks about 2004 and the most talented team he's ever had
Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun has had plenty of great UConn teams. But according to him, none was more talented than the 2004 squad that won the national championship behind Emeka Okafor and Ben Gordon. The Huskies rolled to the title that year, facing just one real challenge in the NCAA Tournament: the Duke Blue Devils in the semifinals. Calhoun talks about that game and the team's journey to the championship.
38 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
Bradford Burgess led VCU from the First Four to the Final Four
VCU had to win five games to reach the 2011 Final Four, and It won four of them by double-digits. The other game? Sealed on a Bradford Burgess go-ahead layup with seven seconds left in overtime. Burgess walks through the Rams' improbable tournament run and his legacy in Richmond.
37 minutes | Jul 6, 2020
By George! How Jai Lewis and George Mason knocked off UConn
Every year, we're asked "who will be the next George Mason?" Jai Lewis joins the podcast to discuss the first George Mason: The 2006 Patriots, who beat Michigan State, North Carolina, Wichita State, and UConn en route to the Final Four.
40 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Brett Comer was the catalyst behind Dunk City's surge
In 2013, Florida Gulf Coast did more than just become the first 15 seed to ever reach the Sweet 16. The Eagles electrified college basketball with their fast-paced, high-flying style of play as they picked off Georgetown and San Diego State in the tournament's first weekend. Point guard Brett Comer talks about the team, the dunks, and the program.
35 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Thomas Walkup talks Stephen F. Austin, West Virginia, and his beard
Thomas Walkup played on three NCAA Tournament teams in his career at Stephen F. Austin and put on his most memorable performance as a senior against West Virginia. Walkup scored 33 points as the Lumberjacks knocked off the 3 seed Mountaineers at Barclays Center.
46 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
Ryan Odom breaks down UMBC's upset over 1 seed Virginia
Before UMBC beat Virginia, 16 seeds were 0-135 all-time against 1 seeds. Not only did the Retrievers defy the odds, they dominated the Cavaliers, blowing them out 74-54. Head coach Ryan Odom breaks down the lead-up to that game, the fallout, and the game itself.
41 minutes | May 18, 2020
Kathy Delaney-Smith looks back on Harvard's historic upset over Stanford
It was the first — and to this date in women's basketball, the only — 16-over-1 upset in NCAA Tournament history. In 1998, the Harvard Crimson went to Palo Alto and knocked off Stanford on the Cardinal's home court. Harvard coach Kathy Delaney-Smith revisits that game and the impact it had on college basketball.
39 minutes | May 11, 2020
Donte Ingram on the shot that started it all for Loyola
Loyola University Chicago's memorable run to the Final Four would not have been possible had Donte Ingram not nailed a 30-footer to give the Ramblers a first-round win over Miami. Ingram takes us through that game and everything that followed.
35 minutes | May 4, 2020
Bryce Drew re-lives Pacer and "The Shot"
You've seen the replay a thousand times. The 3/4-court inbounds pass, the catch in the air, the shot to win it. Bryce Drew, whose miracle buzzer-beater sent Valparaiso into the Second Round in 1998, takes us through everything the led up to his One Shining Moment.
27 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Charlotte Smith's buzzer-beater
North Carolina trailed Louisiana Tech 59-57 with 0.7 seconds remaining in the 1994 title game. After a pair of timeouts, junior Charlotte Smith caught the inbounds pass, hoisted a three, and won the championship for the Tar Heels.
33 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
Episode 2: TJ Sorrentine from the parking lot
Former Vermont Catamount TJ Sorrentine discusses his three-pointer from the parking lot against Syracuse in the first round of the 2005 NCAA Tournament. That shot is remembered not only for coming in a critical moment in the game, but also for its legendary call from Gus Johnson and the priceless reaction from Sorrentine's head coach, Tom Brennan.
38 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
Ali Farokhmanesh on his shot vs. Kansas
10 years ago, Ali Farokhmanesh hit the biggest shot in Northern Iowa history: a wide-open three with 35 seconds to go that put the Panthers up four over Kansas. He calls it the classic "no no no yes!" shot and joins the pod to talk about that team, that game, and his One Shining Moment.
3 minutes | Apr 2, 2020
All the Years: An Introduction
We remember March for the great moments — the buzzer beaters, the momentum-swinging threes, the final seconds ticking off of a historic upset. I'm here to help you re-live them. Each week, I will talk to a different March Madness hero — a men's or women's basketball player who went from athlete to legend thanks to their One Shining Moment. Subscribe, support, and enjoy!
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