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Basketball

One on One Previews Final Four with Jim O'Connell

by Julian Atienza

Sixsmith || WFUV Sports

Jim O'Connell, national college basketball writer for the Associated Press talked with Nolan Silbernagel and Mike Watts about the strengths of each of the FInal Four teams. He discussed Kentucky's impressive freshmen and how the team is just hitting its stride. Jim also broke down the keys to UConn's unlikley run. Finally, he gave his thoughts on who his thinks will win it all.

Weekend in Waco

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Jake Kring-Schreifels

 

My voice is still hoarse. My eyes are still groggy. I am still reeling with a weekend hangover that’s filled with nostalgia and some withdrawal. The culprit, however, hasn’t been alcohol intoxication. It’s been three days in Waco, Texas capped by a heartbreaking one-point loss in the first round of the women’s NCAA tournament.

Pick and Pod: March 19th - WSJ's Chris Herring on James Dolan, Phil Jackson & Michigan

by Kenny Ducey, Kevin Kelly

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Kenny Ducey and Kevin Kelly talk to The Wall Street Journal's Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) about Phil Jackson's impact on the Knicks' future, the team's relationship with media, James Dolan's image, and Michigan's chances in the NCAA Tournament. Around 33 minutes in, the guys give their picks for the tournament region-by-region.

A Breath of Fresh Air

by Kenny Ducey

There was a positive aura encased in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday morning that hadn't been detected by the millions to enter its doors over the past few years.

Reporters and cameramen who would normally dread a 10AM commute to MSG were in a cheerful mood. James Dolan was grinning. Even the coffee was good. The coffee's never good.

One on One with Verne Lundquist

by Mike Watts

Mike Watts :: WFUV

Verne Lundquist, winner of the 2014 WFUV Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting and one of the voices of March Madness for CBS, joined us on One on One to talk about championship weekend and the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

Fordham Focus 3/15: Tom Pecora

by Mike Watts

WFUV Sports

With another season in the books for Fordham men's basketball, coach Tom Pecora joined us to wrap up the year and look ahead to the offseason.

Pecora answered questions about his future and that of his program head on. He talked about the next generation of Fordham players and the impact of Branden Frazier, who followed him to Fordham from Hofstra four years ago.

We also discussed the play of his forwards down the final stretch of the year and how he thinks Fordham's three remaining starting guards can improve over the offseason.

Stephanie Gaitley Show (3/14)

by Mike Watts

DJ Sixsmith :: WFUV Sports

It's been six days since the Fordham Rams punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament and won their first Atlantic 10 Championship.  Despite being a bit under the weather, Coach Gaitley still showed her complete exuberance at being a champion.