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Three Man Weave: College Basketball Podcast podcast

Three Man Weave: College Basketball Podcast

We are three men passionate about all things college basketball. And we all have weaves.

We are three men passionate about all things college basketball. And we all have weaves.

 

#100

#234: Big Ten Preview

The Big Bad Ten. It huffed, and it puffed, and it… fell flat on its face (in the NCAA Tournament)... That was then, but this is now! The heartland of hoops looks like the best in the business, again, as it chases after that elusive championship banner: Rundown: >>> Intro (0:00) >>> Root’s Roundup (6:50) >>> Big Ten Preview (21:44) ---Storylines / Preliminary Takes / Rankings (21:44) ---Purdue (30:00) ---Michigan (34:52) ---Ohio State (38:55) ---Illinois (42:26) ---Indiana (46:56) ---Maryland (51:34) ---Michigan State (55:22) ---Wisconsin (58:56) ---Iowa (1:02:37) ---Rutgers (1:05:40) ---Penn State (1:09:10) ---Northwestern (1:12:46) ---Nebraska (1:16:05) ---Minnesota (1:19:47) ... Read more

21 Oct 2021

1 HR 26 MINS

1:26:03

21 Oct 2021


#99

#233: Big 12 Preview

Kansas, Texas, Baylor oh my! The boys break down the big bad Big 12 in another full-fledged, rough and tumble preview pod. The Rundown: (0:00) Intro (6:30) Root's Roundup (News & notes) (14:30) Big 12 Preview (14:35) Storylines, Standings, All-Conference (28:53) Kansas (33:07) Texas (38:00) Baylor (41:24) Texas Tech (46:00) West Virginia (51:00) Oklahoma State (55:07) Oklahoma (59:44) TCU (1:03:15) Kansas State (1:06:45) Iowa State ... Read more

14 Oct 2021

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:33

14 Oct 2021


#98

#232: Big East Preview

Jim may have driven all the way back to Vegas, but the boys still head EAST to talk Big East hoops on this episode. Can the league bounce back from a worrying season last year? Are we backing off on our Villanova love at all? Have the Johnnies returned to the national spotlight? We go team by team, discuss tiers and NCAA likelihoods, and quickly sort out all-conference awards. Plus a little Root's Roundup to catch up with everything from the past week! The Rundown (0:10) - Intro and Reviews (7:40) - Root's Roundup (News and Notes) (22:00) - Big East Overview (Storylines) (25:50) - Tiers (30:02) - All-Conference  (33:41) - Villanova (37:39) - UConn (41:15) - Seton Hall (44:14) - Xavier (48:11) - St. John's (52:45) - Butler (56:30) - Providence (59:00) - Creighton (1:03:00) - Marquette (1:05:54) - Georgetown (1:09:33) - DePaul ... Read more

08 Oct 2021

1 HR 16 MINS

1:16:55

08 Oct 2021


#97

#231 ACC Preview

Matt and Jim are back stateside, just in time to talk Atlantic Coast Conference basketball. Once a CBB overlord, the ACC’s lost its luster lately - is this the year we see an insurgence? Rundown: (0:00) Intro  (8:25) Root’s Roundup (24:05) Standings & Storylines (35:50) Duke (39:35) North Carolina (44:26) Florida State (48:50) Louisville (54:00) Virginia (57:50) Virginia Tech (1:01:00) Syracuse (1:04:55) Notre Dame (1:08:49) Miami FL (1:12:08) NC State (1:15:19) Georgia Tech (1:18:40) Clemson (1:21:58) Pittsburgh (1:25:20) Wake Forest (1:28:35) Boston College ... Read more

30 Sep 2021

1 HR 35 MINS

1:35:44

30 Sep 2021


#96

#230: MWC and WCC Preview

The Weave heads west to discuss two of the premier mid-major leagues in college basketball. The Mountain West. The West Coast Conference. Teams broken down, standings discussed, it's all inside. The Rundown: (0:00) Intro (3:53) Mountain West (4:12) Standings & Storylines (13:05) San Diego State (17:05) Colorado State (22:30) Nevada & Boise State (29:50) UNLV (33:38) Utah State (37:18) Fresno State (40:00) Wyoming (42:24) New Mexico, San Jose State & Air Force (45:25) WCC (45:30) Standings & Storylines (49:20) Gonzaga (54:40) BYU (58:00) San Francisco (1:01:20) Saint Mary's (1:03:41) LMU (1:06:02) Santa Clara (1:08:10) Pacific, Pepperdine, San Diego & Portland ... Read more

23 Sep 2021

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:09

23 Sep 2021


#95

#229: American and A-10 Preview

In a rare morning recording session, the Weavers wax poetic about the AAC and the A-10, talking tiers, teams and...talents? Alliteration is alluring folks, I tried. We round up the news (with a slight twist?!) and then dive into each league, giving our thoughts on most of the teams while maaaaybe glossing over a couple.  The Rundown (0:00) - Intro (6:10) - Root's Roundup - News & Notes (14:35) - American Tiers (47:03) - Atlantic 10 Tiers ... Read more

15 Sep 2021

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:16

15 Sep 2021


#94

#228: Top-100 Players Reactor

We ranked, you ridiculed - THAT’S WHAT WEAVE NATION DOES! Join us as we dissect the aftermath of the annual top-100 player ranking atom bomb. Rundown: >>> Intro (0:00) >>> Root’s Roundup (8:55) >>> Top 100 Player Reactions (22:50) ---Caveats, Disclaimers, CYA, etc. (23:00) ---Notable BEEF (31:30) ---Biggest regrets (52:30) ---Tough nuts to crack (teams & players) (1:02:00) ---Ky’s Feedback Gems: Best of & Worst of (1:08:40) ... Read more

09 Sep 2021

1 HR 25 MINS

1:25:31

09 Sep 2021


#93

#227: Mid Major Menagerie 2021

An annual tradition unlike any other: diving into every single mid-major conference. The Weave talks shop on 22 CBB conferences, highlighting top contenders, sleepers, and key headlines along the way. There's also a lil discussion on Kentucky and Marcus Carr. The Rundown: (0:00) Intro (5:35) Root's Roundup (BRIEF) (8:00) Kentucky & Marcus Carr (15:33) Mid Major Menagerie (15:40) Missouri Valley (21:08) MAC (25:52) Conference USA (30:45) SoCon (34:10) Big West (37:28) Summit (40:50) Ivy (43:23) Big Sky (46:46) Colonial (50:07) Horizon (54:03) Sun Belt (57:20) Ohio Valley (1:00:52) WAC (1:04:20) Patriot (1:07:00) America East (1:08:41) ASUN (1:11:10) MAAC (1:14:08) Big South (1:16:50) NEC (1:19:07) Southland (1:20:44) MEAC (1:22:38) SWAC ... Read more

02 Sep 2021

1 HR 26 MINS

1:26:12

02 Sep 2021


#92

#226: Belmont Coach Casey Alexander (Oh, and Ky's Back)

We're back from a week off, and Ky is back from his trip across the Atlantic! We caught up on the news from the past two weeks and then discussed the response to some of the most recent teams released in our Top 40 countdown. Finally, we were lucky enough to be joined by Belmont Head Coach Casey Alexander to discuss all things Belmont + Nashville!    The Rundown (0:00) - Intro (6:58) - Root's Roundup (News & Notes) (25:54) - Catchup on Top 40 Reactions (Illinois, Houston, Ohio St., Duke, & more) (44:33) - Belmont Coach Casey Alexander Joins! (Working for Rick Byrd, the anticipation for this Belmont season, & much, much more)  ... Read more

25 Aug 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:26

25 Aug 2021


#91

#225: Debate School (Top-40 Rebuttals)

With Ky kicked to the curb, Jim and Matt engage a dual point guard pod. We put up our prickly shields and defend early backlash against our early top-40 rankings, none louder than from the Arkansas faithful... Rundown: (0:00) Intro / Pump Up (8:15) Root’s Roundup (21:00) Weave Rebuttals to Top-40 Inclusions ---Arkansas ---Maryland ---West Virginia ---Xavier ---Texas Tech ---Virginia ---San Diego State ---Florida ---St. Bonaventure (55:35) Weave Rebuttals to Top-40 Omissions ---Loyola Chicago ---Mississippi State ---USC ---Syracuse ... Read more

13 Aug 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:19

13 Aug 2021


#90

#224: Coach Hire Grades

The Weave boys gather round the campfire and sift through the 55+ coaching hires of the college basketball offseason. Who were the best? Who were the worst? We'll tell you if you listen...  The Rundown: (0:00) Intro  (6:20) Root's Roundup (News & Notes) (6:28) Key Headlines (Texas & OU to SEC) (9:15) Coaching News (Sheed & Alando) (14:40) Recruiting News (18:56) Transfers & Returners (Kofi, Carr, & more) (25:05) Other News (Justin Bean's Bean Burrito) (28:09) Coach Hire Grades (Best hires, worst hires, & more) ... Read more

04 Aug 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:59

04 Aug 2021


#89

#223: Weave Jeopardy! ft. Russell from Seconds2Madness

It's our second annual Weave game night! Russell Hainline from 2.1 Seconds to Madness joins to host an intense game of Jeopardy, allowing all three Weavers to "duke" it out for trivia supremacy. Categories include three school players, winning coaches, all-time shot-blockers, and much, much more! No rundown - just enjoy the shenanigans! ... Read more

22 Jul 2021

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:06

22 Jul 2021


#88

#222: Three-Man Reunion

Summertiiiimmmeeee and the poddin’s easy, It’s Matt, Ky and Jim talkin’ TBT Rundown: (0:00) Intro / Pump Up (8:00) Root’s Roundup (20:25) TBT Breakdown & Random Tomfoolery ... Read more

15 Jul 2021

50 MINS

50:40

15 Jul 2021


#87

#221: Two-Man Catchup

Jim & Ky reunite in person for a deep dive into the most important NBA Draft decisions. Who surprised us by leaving or staying? Whose team got better or worse? Fear not... we answer these questions and more. The Rundown: (0:00) Intro (6:17) Root's Roundup (News & Notes) (6:30) Name, Image, Likeness (8:34) Coaching News (Damon Stoudamire & Bethune Cookman) (14:02) Recruiting News (17:34) Transfer News & Other News (32:28) Draft Decisions: Surprises and Team Impacts   ... Read more

08 Jul 2021

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:16

08 Jul 2021


#86

#220: Mailbag Swag

Here's the mail, it never fails, it makes us want to wag our tails, when it comes we wanna wail, MAILLLLL… It’s the summer 2021 mailbag edition ‘pod, where you ask and we answer! Rundown: (0:00) Intro (7:00) Cox’s Corner (19:50) Mailbag Opens (20:30) Next Season Hot Takes (47:10) Specific Team & Coach Inquires (1:06:50) Betting / Futures / ‘How the Weave Works’ (1:19:10) Best of the Rest ... Read more

24 Jun 2021

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:59

24 Jun 2021


#85

#219: The Westward One (MWC and WCC Check-in)

In our final offseason check-in/state of the program/look-ahead episode, we journey west to the land of mountains and coasts (translation: Mountain West and West Coast discussion). Is Gonzaga the top program in the country right now? How high can Colorado State and Nevada climb? How mean are the boys to Air Force (and which one kinda, sorta, sticks up for the Falcons)? We hit on all of these, plus more detailed discussions on the premier programs of each league.  The Rundown (0:00) - Intro  (4:40) - Root's Roundup (17:00) - MWC Table-setting (19:45) - Boise State (22:59) - Colorado State (26:44) - Nevada (29:53) - San Diego State (33:08) - Utah State (35:59) - UNLV, Fresno St., Wyoming, New Mexico (45:23) - San Jose St., Air Force (48:30) - WCC Table-setting (49:06) - BYU (52:19) - Gonzaga (56:03) - Loyola Marymount (58:13) - Saint Mary's (1:01:16) - San Francisco (1:04:00) - Pacific, Pepperdine, San Diego, Santa Clara  (1:13:10) - Portland haha ... Read more

17 Jun 2021

1 HR 16 MINS

1:16:52

17 Jun 2021


#84

#218: State(s) of the A-10 & AAC

Weave nation returns to the newly adopted Thursday time slot with another conference survey. This time, the fellas double dip into the Atlantic-10(+4) and the American Athletes Conference in one loaded episode… Rundown: (0:00) Intro (4:55) Root’s Roundup (18:40) AAC Overview (19:13) Cincinnati (21:35) Houston (25:00) Memphis (28:30) SMU (31:50) Wichita State (34:45) Temple, Tulsa, UCF & South Florida (41:50) East Carolina & Tulane (44:45) A-10 Overview (46:10) Dayton (50:00) Richmond (52:54) St. Bonaventure (57:10) Saint Louis (1:01:11) VCU (1:04:00) Davidson, Duquesne, George Washington, Rhode Island & Massachusetts (1:14:00) George Mason (1:16:03) La Salle, Fordham & Saint Joseph’s ... Read more

10 Jun 2021

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:05

10 Jun 2021


#83

#217: State of the SEC

The SEC promises to be one of the toughest conferences in all of college basketball next season. Where do the Weave men stand on each of the 14 teams heading into 2021-22? The answers are inside! (Also we talk about Coach K, because that was a huge news story). The Rundown: (0:00) Intro & Reviews  (7:45) Root's Roundup (News & Notes) (8:02) Key Headlines (Coach K) (12:30) Coaching News (Jason Shay) (13:13) Recruiting & Returning News (20:50) Other News (UNI v. Bonnies & Big East v. Big 12) (23:10) State of the SEC (25:08) Alabama (29:28) Arkansas (34:34) Auburn (39:18) Florida (42:10) Georgia (45:50) Kentucky (50:00) LSU (53:48) Mississippi (56:47) Mississippi State (1:00:03) Missouri (1:02:45) South Carolina (1:06:00) Tennessee (1:09:41) Texas A&M (1:12:00) Vanderbilt ... Read more

03 Jun 2021

1 HR 16 MINS

1:16:21

03 Jun 2021


#82

#216: State of the Conference of Champions (Pac 12 Check-in)

Our offseason conference check-ins continue with Bill Walton's favorite league! An NCAA Tournament hot streak elevated the entire league, but was it a little fluky? Or can the conference as a whole maintain that incredible run of success? And will we be on an island with our UCLA and Washington St. takes? The Rundown: (0:00) - Intro (7:55) - Root's Roundup (News & Notes) (27:32) - State of the Pac 12 (28:40) - Arizona (34:04) - Arizona St. (38:36) - California (40:38) - Colorado (45:29) - Oregon (48:26) - Oregon St. (52:30) - Stanford (56:34) - UCLA (1:00:55) - USC (1:04:03) - Utah (1:06:44) - Washington (1:09:53) - Washington St. ... Read more

27 May 2021

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:30

27 May 2021


#81

#215: Big State of the Big Ten

The old Weave boys are at it again, this time diving into the Big Ten for a little "state of the program" analysis. All 14 Big Ten teams get a chance to shine in this episode and have their prior season exposed, current state of the program debated, and future discussed.  The Rundown: (0:00) Intro (6:09) Root's Roundup (News & Notes) (6:34) Key Headlines (Dino Gaudio) (8:20) Coaching News (Jay Wright) (9:20) Recruiting News  (11:52) Transfer News (Remy Martin & more) (22:20) State of the Big Ten (22:55) Illinois (28:38) Indiana (32:40) Iowa (36:23) Maryland (40:10) Michigan (43:47) Michigan State (48:06) Minnesota (51:40) Nebraska (55:04) Northwestern (58:28) Ohio State (1:02:30) Penn State (1:06:30) Purdue (1:10:30) Rutgers (1:14:02) Wisconsin       ... Read more

20 May 2021

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:49

20 May 2021