Kent State men's basketball coach Rob Senderoff offered his thoughts on the NCAA Men's Championship in college basketball tonight between Villanova and Michigan as well as his thoughts on a new NCAA Basketball Tournament format. 


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Former University of Akron coach and current Duquesne basketball coach Keith Dambrot spoke with Sam Bourquin ahead of tonight's games.

Loyola Chicago will be taking on Michigan around 6:pm and Kansas will be squaring off against Villanova around 8:49pm

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Friday, 16 March 2018 18:14

AUDIO Ben Braun Talks NCAA Tournament

Ben Braun former college basketball coach and current analyst for the Pac-12 Network joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the NCAA Tournament, the Pac 12, and the college basketball scandal. 


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Ken Pomeroy from joined the Sam and Brad Show Monday to talk NCAA Tournament and who could make some noise in the Sweet 16 starting Thursday.


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Former St. Joseph's standout, Ohio State Buckeye, and current broadcaster for CBS Sports Clark Kellogg joined the Sam and Brad Show Thursday to discuss what he's seen so far in the NCAA Tournament.


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Former Kent State guard Trevor Huffman joined the Sam and Brad Show Thursday to talk about his memories of playing in the NCAA Tournament including their run in the 2002 tournament, including an Elite Eight berth.

He says he's glad to see his alma mater back in the tournament.

"I'm really excited we're back in the tournament," he said. "Those guys worked really hard."


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Chip Patterson, CBS Sports College Basketball Writer joined the Sam and Brad Show Thursday on the first day of the NCAA Tournament to talk about the madness that is March.


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Kent State has punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament and will take on UCLA in the first round Friday in Sacramento, CA.

Rob Senderoff, head coach of the men's team talked about the victory over Akron in the MAC Tournament and what challenges lie ahead with the Bruins.


The full interview can be heard here. 

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Monday, 13 March 2017 16:11

AUDIO Mike DeCourcy Breaks Down Brackets

College Basketball writer Mike DeCourcy from the Sporting News and studio analyst for the Big Ten Network joined the Sam and Brad Show Monday to break down the brackets in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.


The full interview with Mike can be heard here. 


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The madness will conclude tonight as Villanova and North Carolina will meet in Houston tonight for the NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship.

Shelby Mast from and USA Today joined Brad Russell in the Average Sports Show Wednesday to break down the coaching matchup between Jay Wright of Nova and Roy Williams of North Carolina, and talk about the key matchups in the game.

 Mast said Villanova has been able to play real well at the best time.

"After they played the way they played in the first two rounds, I was very confident they could make it to the title game," Mast said.

 As far as the Tar Heels, Shelby said this has been one of Roy's better coaching jobs, given that so many top-level players are buying in and sacrificing their own game for the greater good of the team.


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Tuesday, 29 March 2016 18:44

AUDIO Shelby Mast Breaks Down Final Four

The NCAA Tournament has had some major storylines, upsets, and big-time players, but after all the madness, the Final Four is set for this weekend ahead of the National Championship Game.

Shelby Mast from and USA Today bracketologist joined Brad Russell in the Average Sports Show to talk about Oklahoma, Syracuse, Villanova, and North Carolina being one step closer to their ultimate goal.

When talking about the Sooners of Oklahoma, one of the stars of the tournament is Buddy Hield, the sharpshooting guard that's got Lon Kruger's squad thinking national championship.

"He's got the body, the smarts, and the game to be a solid NBA player," Mast said. "I don't think he'll be a superstar, but many people said the same thing about Steph Curry when he came out of Davidson and made a splash in the tournament," Mast said.

On Saturday, the Sooners will take on Villanova, while North Carolina and Syracuse will meet up in the other half of the bracket.


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The madness starts today, and there's plenty of teams that will be looking to make their mark and cut down the nets in April for the NCAA men's basketball championship.

Ken Thomson from and Sports X Radio in Las Vegas talked with Sammy B about the teams that stand out with the number before it starts moving around too much.

"Providence is one of those teams, right now it's a two-man team with Dunn and Benil, but right now you don't have to give the ball to a lot of guys, I like the confidence of Providence, I like their toughness, and I expect them to take care of business in Raleigh," he said.

 As far as the Final Four, Ken's going chalk somewhat with Kansas, Kentucky, Oregon, and Michigan State, and has Kentucky winning it all.

"There's not that pressure on coach Cal's team this year, like there was in years past," he said.

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