Dick Vitale identifies some of his favorite players in college basketball, from his top diaper dandy to his No. 1 dipsy-doo dunkeroo.
2021 ScheduleAll times ET
- Sources: McGowens decommits from Florida St.
- FSU lands Warley, 4th top-50 commit in '21 class
- Former FSU center Ojo, 27, dies during workout
- Top 35 2021 prospect commits to Florida State
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolina’s Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his team’s strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, it’s SEC preview time with the guys debating whether Tennessee or Kentucky is the class of the league, throwing a sock at LSU, weighing if Florida is primed for a bounce back year, and worry for Georgia (47:52). Finally, Arkansas’ Eric Musselman hops on to discuss his array of masks, the impact of adding three grad transfers to his team, implementing the Milwaukee Bucks offense and getting bullied by his wife on Twitter (1:06:13).
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Guard Bryce McGowens has decommitted from Florida State, sources told ESPN.
Dick Vitale gives his top teams for the upcoming season based on players returning and players lost, coaching and the VBDI (Vitale Bald Dome Index), which is in overdrive, baby!
Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton tells Greenberg and Dakich that he talks to his team all the time about social and racial justice, and he draws on his experiences growing up during segregation to teach emotional intelligence to his players.
Courtside: Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton discusses growing up during segregation and putting together this season's schedule
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing NBA Finals, and debating which teams are well-coached and have a good culture. Then, Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton joins the show to discuss his upbringing living through segregation, keeping his players active and engaged while relatively isolated and putting together this season’s schedule (10:44).
The Bears are the new No. 1 in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for men's college basketball following the NBA draft deadline.
Florida State landed its fourth top-50 prospect in the 2021 class in ESPN 100 guard Jalen Warley.
Michael Ojo, who graduated from FSU in 2017 and was playing professionally in Serbia, collapsed during an individual practice and died. He was 27.
Matthew Cleveland, a 6-foot-6 small forward who is ranked No. 35 in the ESPN 100 for 2021, committed Tuesday to Florida State.
Florida State's overall operating budget will be cut by 20%, 25 full-time positions would be eliminated and staff salary reductions would be made across the board, athletic director David Coburn announced Friday.
The top five teams remain the same, but there is movement in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for men's college basketball.
Florida State men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton, who grew up in segregation in the south, reflects on the events of the past week -- and the way forward.