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2018 NCAA Tournament: Our Latest Podcast

It could never be better than this past weekend. Right? Right?

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NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round-Duke vs Rhode Island
Mar 17, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils guard Grayson Allen (3) crawls from under a media table after diving for a loose ball against the Rhode Island Rams in the first half in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at PPG Paints Arena
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A lot happened this weekend and there’s sooooo much to talk about. Here’s the DBR Podcast Crew’s take.

  • 0:00 Byrd Campbell says GTHC!
  • 0:35 We are feeling just a little giddy
  • 3:10 Duke clobbers Rhode Island and Donald talks about Marvin Bagley being inhumanly good
  • 8:20 Jason points out why his obsession with FGAs did not matter in this game and then the conversation morphs into all three of us praising Trevon Duval
  • 13:35 Donald talks about some of the impressive statistical milestones coming up for Duke
  • 15:00 We preview Sweet 16 Syracuse - Sam recaps what happened the last time these two teams met
  • 20:20 Jason gives us some of the truly horrible stats about Syracuse’s offense
  • 23:40 Jason asks Donald to explain how Syracuse could win this game… he talks about making things ugly
  • 26:15 Time to talk about UNC and Virginia getting hammered… Donald insists we begin with the biggest upset in college hoops history.
  • 28:15 Donald says this was like a perfect game in baseball… you see it happening but you don’t want to say anything for fear you will jinx the incredible feat
  • 33:40 Sam admits he is just happy that Duke was not the #1 seed who lost to a #16
  • 34:25 Jason tells us about the biggest UMBC gambler in Las Vegas
  • 38:00 Donald gets us to the Twitter reaction to the UMBC win
  • 41:25 Jason wants to know if this game makes us doubt the genius of Virginia coach Tony Bennett, but Sam and Donald do not take the bait
  • 46:30 A message about “the journey” from Byrd Campbell
  • 48:20 Down goes Carolina! Sam loves how ineffective Luke Maye looked against A&M’s athletic bigs
  • 53:00 Jason talks about the abject failure of the Pac-12
  • 55:50 Sam loves Sister Jean of Loyola-Chicago
  • 56:50 Jason crows about picking Nevada to the Sw16
  • 58:05 Player of the game, two Bags and a Tre
  • 59:45 Parting shots – Donald on the success of the Duke women’s basketball team
  • 1:00:45 Parting shots – Sam loves wifi
  • 1:02:00 Parting shots – Jason likes the Capital One commercials
  • 1:05:05 Goodbye and Duke band

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