NCAA insider Seth Davis shares college basketball predictions, early observations
2021-11-17
On the latest episode of the Rex Chapman Show with Josh Hopkins, Rex is joined by College Basketball Insider Seth Davis, who has been one of the best in college hoops for the last three decades. With college basketball in full swing, the guys discuss who they like at the beginning of the year, and which teams are poised for a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. 2:15 - Rex and Seth discussed the opening week in College Basketball including Seth's Duke Blue Devils up against Rex's Kentucky Wildcats. We can't remember how that score ended. 5:15 - Are Banchero and Keels the real deal for Duke? Rex says Paolo Banchero was so impressive when he saw him at Madison Square Garden. Seth makes comparisons to Derrick Coleman and Grant Hill. 9:00 - How UCLA bought into Head Coach Mick Cronin and the success the Bruins have had under his tenure.  12:15 - Johnny Juzang's growth from a Kentucky recruit to becoming one of the most sensational players in the country playing for UCLA. 19:00 - Seth details how he began writing his biography on John Wooden, "A Coach's Life" and the anecdotes that stay with Seth after their relationship created the best-selling book. 28:00 - Looking back on Seth's life, Rex asks why sports and why journalism as opposed to politics like his father? 34:00 - Rex can't take it when Seth describes his 4 years at Duke which included 4 trips to the Final Four, 3 Finals Appearances and 2 National Championships.  41:45 - Rex teaches Seth something about his CBS colleague Clark Kellogg that he never heard before! Seth describes how much he enjoys working in-studio for TV compared to what can be the lonely grind of writing. 45:00 - Seth puts Gonzaga on top of UCLA in the West and says Purdue has so much talent they could easily be one of the best teams in the country. 51:45 - As one of the biggest Rex Chapman Show fans, Seth takes over for all the important Rex Chapman interview questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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