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A pair of college basketball writers and fans who met through the all-powerful world that is college basketball Twitter, Kevin and Brad have established the best show for the 365-day-a-year hoops fan. The show focuses on analyzing the game at a high level and breaking down the biggest news in the college basketball world. Kevin's work can be found on Twitter at @CBB_Central and online on his website CBBCentral.com. Brad can be found on Twitter at @BradCav2.

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A pair of college basketball writers and fans who met through the all-powerful world that is college basketball Twitter, Kevin and Brad have established the best show for the 365-day-a-year hoops fan. The show focuses on analyzing the game at a high level and breaking down the biggest news in the college basketball world. Kevin's work can be found on Twitter at @CBB_Central and online on his website CBBCentral.com. Brad can be found on Twitter at @BradCav2.

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    Big Ten Preview Pod

    Big Ten Preview Pod

    On this week's episode of CBB Central, Brad and Kevin break down the Big Ten as the season inches closer. Kevin is back from Big Ten media days with plenty of takes from the coaches and players he spoke to, so the guys go deep on every single team and their outlook for this season and beyond. Plus, thoughts on number of bids the league will get and if anyone is on the hot seat. Timestamps below:

    Nebraska: 8:15
    Minnesota: 17:42
    Northwestern: 25:40
    Indiana: 32:10
    Penn State: 38:55
    Michigan State: 46:45
    Maryland: 51:37
    Rutgers: 56:35
    Wisconsin: 1:07:00
    Ohio State: 1:13:35
    Purdue: 1:19:50
    Iowa: 1:26:55
    Illinois: 1:32:55
    Michigan: 1:42:10

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Big East Preview Pod

    Big East Preview Pod

    On this week's episode of the podcast, Brad and Kevin dive deep into the Big East with in-depth breakdowns of every single team in the league. New coaches at DePaul and Marquette might bring some hope after things stagnated under their predecessors, while Travis Steele enters year four needing to win with a talented roster. Plus, the guys break down why they are so high on Seton Hall, Brad makes breaks down his love affair with UConn, plus plenty of thoughts on his beloved Friars. Finally, the give their predictions for number of NCAA tournament bids, where the coaching situation sits league-wide, and more.

    • 2 hr 2 min
    ACC Preview Pod

    ACC Preview Pod

    On this week's episode of the CBB Central podcast, Brad and Kevin continue their conference previews with an in-depth breakdown of the ACC. They go through each team and project the team's rotation, break down each team's key strengths and weaknesses, and then provide an outlook on the team's postseason hopes for 2021-22. It's as in-depth a look at the league as you'll find anywhere and produces some fun debates about a league that looks pretty mediocre in the middle. Plus, the guys disagree on a champion!

    • 1 hr 54 min
    AAC, A10, and Mid-Majors Preview

    AAC, A10, and Mid-Majors Preview

    It's mid-major week! After touching on what Dereck Lively's commitment to Duke over Kentucky means for recruiting in 2022, the guys dive into the AAC, the A10, and then all the one-bid leagues. The previews of the AAC and A10 are a bit more in-depth, with thoughts on every team and a sense of where the league stands as a whole, while the one-bid league conversations are a bit more brief but tell you who we project will win every league and the other possible contenders.

    Timestamps:

    AAC: 17:20
    A10: 43:15
    A-East: 1:07:05
    A-Sun: 1:09:00
    Big Sky: 1:10:35
    Big South: 1:12:55
    Big West: 1:14:40
    CAA: 1:17:05
    Horizon: 1:19:40
    Ivy: 1:22:10
    MAAC: 1:23:10
    MAC: 1:27:00
    MEAC: 1:30:40
    NEC: 1:32:40
    OVC: 1:34:55
    Patriot: 1:40:40
    SoCon: 1:42:20
    Southland: 1:45:35
    Summit: 1:48:20
    Sun Belt: 1:51:10
    WAC: 1:54:35

    • 2 hr
    WCC/MWC/MVC/CUSA Preview, Brad's 25 Most Interesting Teams

    WCC/MWC/MVC/CUSA Preview, Brad's 25 Most Interesting Teams

    The guys celebrate being eight weeks out from college basketball season with the beginning of conference previews! Brad and Kevin break down the WCC, Mountain West, Missouri Valley and C-USA, with thoughts on every team and how many bids each mid-major power could earn. Plus, they go through Brad's list of his 25 teams he can't wait to watch, with everyone from mid-major stars like Nevada to blue bloods like Duke and Kentucky and potential bottom-feeders like South Florida. It's a fun list of squads you'll be sure to want to watch in the season's opening month.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Top 100 Players, Realignment

    Top 100 Players, Realignment

    We're nine weeks away from college basketball, and the guys continue to prep you for the season with another episode of the pod. They talk through the top 100 players in college basketball, comparing Brad's preliminary rankings with Three Man Weave's strong effort at a ranking of their own to break down some macro trends about the sport and where the two of us stand on some breakout candidates and more polarizing players in the country. Then, they dive into what the Big 12's reported expansion plan means for college basketball -- both to the Big 12 and the stragglers left behind in the AAC. Plus, thoughts on Allen Flanigan's injury and Shaedon Sharpe's commitment to Kentucky.

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Tfreeman665 ,

One of the best

Kevin and Brad are awesome together and know more about college basketball than almost anyone. A favorite sports podcast that is a must-listen.

comish2020 ,

5 Stars

Awesome podcast by Brad and Kevin, especially if you’re looking for a thorough pod that talks about all aspects of college basketball

Bracketologist3 ,

Excellent content

If you want deep dives, not crazy takes, and incredible insightful easy come to the CBB Central Podcast. This podcast is better than any major network like CBS, ESPN or anything like that. Must listen to for every single REAL College Basketball fan.

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