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College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein

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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, game picks, and scoops!

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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, game picks, and scoops!

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English


Episodes
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Episode 454 - Saint Louis' Josh Schertz/Atlantic 10 Preview

7/8/2024
Saint Louis' Josh Schertz was a D-2 coach for a long time before leading Indiana State to success last year and now finds himself coaching in the Atlantic 10! How excited is he to be the Billikens' new coach? Thoughts on his roster? What retaining Gibson Jimerson does for the program. How can the Atlantic 10 maximize representation in the NCAA Tournament? How to schedule your way through the non-conference schedule. And why can Saint Louis be a factor at the top of the Atlantic 10? Plus, a full Atlantic 10 offseason breakdown and preview of what's to come this season!

Duration:00:37:36

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Episode 453 - Washington's Danny Sprinkle

7/1/2024
Washington's Danny Sprinkle feels like he's living in a movie. Find out how coach landed with the Huskies as they head to the Big Ten. Thoughts on the team he's put together so far. Taking on the Big Ten... From travel to physicality. Year one goals. Non-Conference scheduling philosophy. And why it's all about getting in the right mindset. Plus, 18 weeks away from college basketball! Notable opening night games.

Duration:00:24:30

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Episode 452 - West Virginia's Darian DeVries

6/24/2024
West Virginia's Darian DeVries is settling into his new post nicely and is excited to usher in a new era of Mountaineers basketball. What are realistic expectations in year one? What was it like putting together a power conference roster from scratch? Has Bob Huggins been in touch? His thoughts on the mighty Big 12. Non-Conference scheduling update. And the biggest adjustment needed when going from a mid-major to power conference basketball. Plus, the NCAA Tournament expanding? Jon explains why that's a bad idea. And why it could be a big night for the ACC and Big East in the 2024 NBA Draft.

Duration:00:28:16

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Episode 451 - SMU's Andy Enfield

6/17/2024
New coach, new conference! SMU's Andy Enfield enters his first year as head coach of the Mustangs while the program enters its first year in the ACC. Find out some of the factors that went into his decision to leave USC for SMU. How he plans to get SMU back in the national spotlight. Can they compete right away? Thoughts on his roster and potentially adding more this summer. Using the geographical advantage of being the only ACC school in the state of Texas. And what are realistic year one goals? Plus, the Big Twelve adds more talent and the 2024 ACC/SEC Challenge is set!

Duration:00:22:00

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Episode 450 - Oklahoma State's Steve Lutz

6/10/2024
Oklahoma State's Steve Lutz is excited about the opportunity to lead the Cowboys back to the NCAA Tournament. In his past three seasons as a head coach, he's made the NCAA Tournament. We ask him why he's been so successful right out of the gate at his new schools. Discussing how being named the new head coach at Oklahoma State is a dream come true but also a little daunting. His thoughts on the ultra-competitive Big 12 conference and the roster he's put together so far. What is the right mix of college transfers to high school prospects? Non-Conference schedule talk... A rivalry continued at a neutral court. An alumna kicks off his coaching career. And what are year one goals for Coach Lutz at Oklahoma State? Plus, exploring Dan Hurley's decision to stay at UConn.

Duration:00:28:42

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Episode 449 - USC's Eric Musselman

6/3/2024
Eric Musselman is feeling right at home on the campus of USC and is planning to lean into his past coaching experience to lead the Trojans into the Big 10. His thoughts and ideas on coaching in a coast-to-coast league. How about the roster he's put together? Is there room to add? The importance of building a home court advantage. How they will approach the non-conference schedule. And what are his year one goals? Plus, the dust is still settling after the NBA draft deadline came and went but find out which SEC team Jon thinks is a clear winner.

Duration:00:37:30

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Episode 448 - BYU's Kevin Young

5/28/2024
BYU's Kevin Young is excited to make the transition from the NBA to the world of college basketball. He discusses what went into his decision and why BYU was always on his mind. What's his model for style of play? His thoughts on the current roster and what they are looking to add. How the NBA background of his staff is a major recruiting tool. The home court advantage gained at the Marriott Center in Provo. Stepping into the Big 12 for the first time. And is getting to the NCAA Tournament the goal for this season? Plus, the NBA draft deadline is approaching, some top players yet to decide. And could the SEC be a 10-bid league?

Duration:00:28:31

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Episode 447 - Louisville's Pat Kelsey

5/20/2024
Pat Kelsey is humbled and thankful to be coaching at Louisville's tradition rich program; but just how quickly can the Cardinals get back to their Championship ways? Find out coaches' philosophy on the game of basketball and the lessons he learned from Skip Prosser. What type of players does he value and how is the roster filling out? How was it leaving College of Charleston after all the success he had there? Rounding out the non-conference schedule. And what year one goals is he looking to achieve? Plus, Jon explains how the SEC dropped the ball on the scheduling of a key matchup. And all in on Cincinnati?

Duration:00:35:26

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Episode 446 - Kentucky's Mark Pope

5/13/2024
Our new coach's series rolls along with Kentucky's Mark Pope! Be sure to listen to this episode as coach tells the story of how he landed his dream job at Kentucky. We learn about his philosophies, influences, and year one goals. How much did his time at BYU prepare him for this moment? A breakdown of his current roster. Find out just how badly he wants to welcome Rick Pitino back to Rupp Arena. And we dive into the scheduling dynamics at a blue blood program. Plus, could a recent addition at St. John's equate to the best back court in the Big East? Why UCLA is the nation's most intriguing team right now. And Rutgers is "hitting the road"! That's all on this episode of the one and only, College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein!

Duration:00:45:26

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Episode 445 - Stanford's Kyle Smith

5/6/2024
Stanford's Kyle Smith is thrilled to be the new head coach of the Cardinal. Find out what his year one goals are. How he plans to build a consistent winner at Stanford. His thoughts on what it will be like playing in the ACC. And his recruiting philosophy going forward. Plus, Alabama and Ohio State continue loading up in "Portal Kombat".

Duration:00:38:10

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Episode 444 - Ohio State's Jake Diebler

4/29/2024
Ohio State's Jake Diebler is living the dream being named the head coach at the school he loves. How did it all go down and where was he when he got the call, he was the new head coach of the Buckeyes? What are his year one goals? What's it like building a roster in this current environment? Bruce Thornton returns... Could he be one the premier guards in the country? It's a new era in the Big Ten with new teams joining... thoughts? And why it's all about embracing change. Plus, Jon recaps the "Portal Kombat" action going on around the country. Key additions for the blue bloods.

Duration:00:32:55

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Episode 443 - Michigan's Dusty May

4/22/2024
Michigan's Dusty May has been busy in his early days as the Wolverines' new head coach! Find out his year one goals as well as his philosophy on roster building. Why Michigan was the right fit for him. And how was he able to hit the ground running so smoothly? Plus, it's Portal Kombat season! Who's moving where and who are the big winners so far?

Duration:00:28:36

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Episode 442 - DePaul's Chris Holtmann

4/15/2024
We begin our new coaches series with DePaul's Chris Holtmann! Find out what his year one goals for the Blue Demons are. Can they be competitive this year? Plus, Mark Pope takes the Kentucky job.

Duration:00:37:16

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Episode 441 - 2024 NCAA TOURNAMENT - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME EDITION

4/8/2024
Jon gives you a National Championship game preview and prediction! Plus, reaction to John Calipari leaving Kentucky for Arkansas.

Duration:00:15:38

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Episode 440 - 2024 NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS & BRACKET BREAKDOWN PT. 3

4/1/2024
Jon discusses and breaks down the Final Four! Will UConn finish the job and go back-to-back? Can Purdue go from losing to a #16 seed last year to winning it all? Will Alabama and NC State cap off their magical runs with a National Championship? Find out right here!

Duration:00:23:40

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Episode 439 - 2024 NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS & BRACKET BREAKDOWN PT. 2

3/25/2024
Jon provides analysis and perspective on the 2024 NCAA Tournament. Talking Sweet 16 and potential Elite 8 match ups.

Duration:00:19:49

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Episode 438 - 2024 NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS & BRACKET BREAKDOWN

3/17/2024
Jon's 2024 NCAA Tournament Picks & Bracket Breakdown!

Duration:00:19:41

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Episode 437 - Ian Eagle

3/11/2024
For the first time in a long time, Jim Nantz will not be calling the Final Four and National Championship game on CBS. Ian Eagle takes over as the lead voice of the NCAA Tournament and joins us to discuss! Does March feel any different to him this time around? How does the tournament differ from other major sporting events he calls? Memorable moments from past NCAA Tournaments? His relationship with Bill Raftery. Watching is son have success in broadcasting. Is Kentucky set to make a run? And why names make March. Plus, it's Championship Week... Beware of the bid stealers!

Duration:00:44:58

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Episode 436 - Florida Atlantic's Dusty May

3/4/2024
This is March! Florida Atlantic's Dusty May is not resting on past success after last year's Final Four appearance. Is it harder achieving relevance in college basketball or maintaining it? How he's getting his team to be present in today's social media environment. Why defense and rim protection will be key for them moving forward. Lessons and philosophies learned from Bob Knight. How the jump has been from Conference USA to the American Conference. A scouting report on South Florida. The importance of enjoying time spent with a team. And what will be the biggest keys to making a run back to the Final Four? Plus, three #1 seeds cemented? Who could the potential fourth be?!

Duration:00:26:22

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Episode 435 - Purdue's Matt Painter

2/26/2024
Purdue's Matt Painter knows ball security is paramount this time of year but what else should the Boilermakers be focused on as they set their sites on a Final Four run? Why better three-point shooting makes this year's team different than last year's. What has it been like watching Zach Edey develop? Is there any chance he comes back next season? How Braden Smith has been surgical of late. What made coach take a transfer like Lance Jones? How Fletcher Loyer can play through a tough stretch. And why Mason Gillis changes floor spacing. How do we fix the current transfer and N.I.L. system? And why it's all about locking in and displaying strong mental focus. Plus, with less than three weeks until selection Sunday, we are starting to get some clarity as to who the top seeds will be!

Duration:00:45:46