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Two of The Ringer’s most overly obsessed basketball lovers, Mark Titus and Tate Frazier, from the hoop states of Indiana and North Carolina, talk through all the many happenings in the world of college basketball and beyond!

Two of The Ringer’s most overly obsessed basketball lovers, Mark Titus and Tate Frazier, from the hoop states of Indiana and North Carolina, talk through all the many happenings in the world of college basketball and beyond!


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Two of The Ringer’s most overly obsessed basketball lovers, Mark Titus and Tate Frazier, from the hoop states of Indiana and North Carolina, talk through all the many happenings in the world of college basketball and beyond!




Kansas’s Big Problem, Pitino Settles, and Top Prospects With Sam Vecenie | One Shining Podcast

Titus is joined by The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie to discuss major NCAA allegations handed to Kansas and Bill Self, Rick Pitino settling his lawsuit with Louisville, Chuma Okeke refusing to sign his rookie contract with the Orlando Magic, top 2020 draft prospects, Sam’s wedding, and more!


One Shining Mailbag Episode | One Shining Podcast

Titus answers questions from the 'OSP' mailbag touching on the California bill that would allow players to be paid, the possibility of expanding the Top 25 rankings, the ideal CBB broadcast, storming the court, building the perfect basketball program, and more!


A Tate Frazier Requiem | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Kyle grapple with losing Tate, share some memories, and discuss the state of the podcast (rest assured, the show will go on).


This Is the End (of the Offseason): 15 Story Lines | One Shining Podcast

The guys review the seemingly endless NCAA basketball offseason and the story lines that carried us through to the preseason, including Zion's earthquake, NCAA sanctions, Mick Cronin, Juwan Howard, Purdue Day of Giving, R.J. Hampton, LeBron dunking on AAU, and more!


The Final Offseason Roundup Special | One Shining Podcast

The guys reconvene for their final offseason episode before the NCAA preseason starts. They talk Bob Cousy's Presidential Medal of Freedom, Doug Gottlieb's and Dan Dakich's comments on Andrew Luck's retirement, Syracuse allegedly playing man-to-man defense this season, Eric Musselman being at it again, Sister Jean's 100th birthday, and more!


The End of the Rich Paul Rule, a Return From Vacation, and Another Zion Story | One Shining Podcast

The guys discuss their "vacations," Michael Avenatti's story about Nike paying Zion Williamson, the "Rich Paul Rule," and more (4:00). Then they bring in Canadian correspondent Jordan Henry, a.k.a. "the Canadian Jon Rothstein," to discuss Carleton's unprecedented loss, arson (?), the FIBA World Cup, and more (36:35). Finally they close out the show with some shout-outs to Coach Calipari, Dickie V, BYU, Bob Knight, and more (48:50)!


Sports Rewatchables: 2005 Elite Eight Illinois vs. Arizona

From the bowels of Titus's apartment, the guys revisit the 2005 Chicago Regional game: Illinois vs. Arizona. They discuss the fashion, the comeback, and the heartbreak, but first: Woody Durham.


OSP Gives Back, a Pac-12 Bag Drop, and Utah's Strange Violations | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss OSP sponsoring a men's league team, a bag drop at USC, hilarious college commitment announcements, Utah getting hit with violations, USA basketball, drug testing in athletics, and more!


"If LeBron Was Our Dad …" Plus, the Rice Commission | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate offer their thoughts on the video of LeBron James celebrating his son at an AAU game and the discourse surrounding it on social media. Then they discuss Condoleezza Rice's NCAA commission, breaking down how the camps the commission set up just weren't up to par with others.


Jalen Brunson’s NPOY Defense, the Million-Dollar Question, and More Offseason Talk | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss Sean Miller’s endurance during the FBI investigation and the possibility that NC State will be the only school to be hit with penalties. Then Dallas Mavericks point guard and 2018 NPOY Jalen Brunson joins the show to discuss his time at Villanova. The guys end with an appearance from a not-so-friendly guest.


The NCAA’s First Corruption Charge and James Wiseman Intel With Kevin Clark | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss the first school to be hit with corruption charges following the FBI investigation, and that school is ... NC State? (7:10) Then the guys sit down with The Ringer's Kevin Clark to talk about his meeting with Memphis five-star recruit James Wiseman. They also talk Penny Hardaway, Miami basketball, and Titus's high school football career, among other things (26:40). The guys end the show with some shout-outs to Seth Rogen, Charles Barkley, Brandon Clarke, Rick Pitino,...


One Summer League Podcast With Duncan Robinson | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss Zion's earth-shaking summer league debut, the off-the-court story lines taking over, dinner courtesy of Mike Conley, and the biggest takeaways from the first weekend in Vegas. Then, Miami Heat forward Duncan Robinson joins to give his thoughts on John Beilein's jump to the NBA, the Heat, Juwan Howard's new culture in Ann Arbor, and all the major summer league story lines, including Tyler Herro's impressive start.


The Ollie Oops, NBA Free Agency Reactions, and Kyle Guy's Plan | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss the NCAA hitting former UConn coach Kevin Ollie with a three-year show-cause penalty, Brad Calipari leaving Kentucky, Florida winning the Kerry Blackshear Jr. sweepstakes, the NCAA's transfer rules, the biggest NBA free-agency moves, some Kyle Guy slander, NBA summer league hype, and more!


The Old Big East Is Back, UCLA's ACC Ambition, and Titus's Birthday Celebration | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss UConn's move back to the Big East, and the possibility of UCLA playing ACC basketball? Then they talk about the two NBA awards Mike Conley won this year, NBA summer league, how the DMV sucks, Titus's birthday, and more.


NBA Draft Takeaways with Kevin O'Connor | One Shining Podcast

You asked, and we delivered. Titus and Tate's reactions to the 2019 NBA Draft. The live version with video can be found on The Ringer's YouTube channel.


The NCAA Is Coming, Bill Self's Rebuttal, and a Blast From the Past With B.J. Armstrong | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate discuss the baton being passed from the FBI to the NCAA in the college basketball corruption saga, the NCAA's ominous statement, LaMelo Ball playing overseas, and more (5:39). Then the guys talk with three-time NBA champion B.J. Armstrong about his three-peat with the Bulls, Toronto taking him in the expansion draft in 1995, the 3-point revolution, Big Ten basketball, his days playing for Iowa, the NBA draft, and more (31:50). They end the show with some shout-outs and...


Courtside With Mike Brey, the Newest Chapter in the Trial of the Century, and NBA Draft Talk With The Athletic's Sam Vecenie | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate can't help themselves, so they briefly discuss Game 5 of the NBA Finals, including Mike Brey's courtside seat, unjust Kyle Lowry hate, Kevin Durant's injury, and more (6:08). Then they discuss the OSP showdown between Ohio State and North Carolina in this year's ACC–Big Ten challenge, new NCAA rules (including a moved 3-point line), an FBI trial update, and more (21:00). Finally, they talk with The Athletic's Sam Vecenie about some of the prospects in the NBA draft who may not...


Greg Oden on Pro Days, NBA Combine, Zion, and His Quest to Coach in the NBA | One Shining Podcast

Tate and Titus sit down with the no. 1 pick in the 2007 NBA draft, Greg Oden, to discuss joining "Big3" basketball, NBA pro days, how the NBA combine has changed, what Zion and other top prospects may be going though, college stories, Greg's hopes to become a coach in the NBA, and more!


Russillo's NBA Combine Afterthoughts, RJ Hampton's College Diss, and Juwan Howard's Culture Shock | One Shining Podcast

Titus and Tate convene after Memorial Day to discuss Titus's trip to the Indy 500, Juwan Howard's new gig as Michigan head coach, RJ Hampton's ditching the NCAA for the NBL, and more (3:35). Then they sit down with Ryen Russillo to discuss why he goes to the NBA combine every year, some takeaways and fallacies from watching combine games, NBA draft thoughts, and more (35:00).


Ed Cooley's Done Deal, Will Wade Escapes, and Penny Thoughts With Chris Vernon | One Shining Podcast

Tate and Titus discuss the absurd story line of Zion's possibly returning to Duke and check in on Michigan's coaching search (3:55) before talking to Chris Vernon about Penny Hardaway's stellar recruiting and the Memphis Grizzlies' no. 2 pick, which is almost certainly Ja Morant. Then Chris Vernon addresses the NBA summer league Topgolf story (30:50). The guys end with some shout-outs and closeouts, including the return of Will Wade, the NCAA's group to "examine the NCAA’s position on name,...