Tag: College Basketball


Josh Goodson

Country strong and city wise, Josh handles imports and exports for the network. He handles a little of this, and a little of that. If something needs to get taken care of at Sports Channel 8, he can take care of it. And if you need a guy, he probably knows a guy. He’s also a State fan from Lenoir County who went to UNC.

Saturday ACC Basketball Opening Betting Lines

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We reach an important part of the ACC schedule as most teams are beginning the 2nd half of their ACC schedule. Saturday has quite a few games. Here is what the good folks in Vegas think with their opening numbers: Virginia -7 @ Syracuse Pitt @ Duke -15 Louisville -15.5 @ BC Miami -2 @… Read more »

College Hoops Preview Podcast, Pt. 3

The SC8 Podcast

Our College Hoops Preview Podcast with Matt Jones and Ben Swain concludes with Part 3, where we focus on Duke and Kentucky–the two teams CBS hopes will face each other in the finals. How much do the programs care about each other? What will need to happen for either team to add another trophy to the… Read more »

College Hoops Preview Podcast, Part 2

The SC8 Podcast

Our College Hoops Preview Podcast was so jam-packed with fun topics we had to break it into 3 parts. In Pt. 1 we talk about the state of the college basketball game, and in Pt. 2 we talk specifically about the upcoming season, which teams will compete with Kentucky and Duke for a title, and… Read more »

John Forslund Knows His College Basketball

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Where else but North Carolina would you find hockey announcers talking college hoops? The Hurricanes broadcast team of Tripp Tracy and John Forslund began a dialogue after a contest winner had the last name ‘Pitino’–a name Tracy rightly recognized as not being from one of the NC schools. In Tripp Tracy’s defense, Pitino DID coach… Read more »

College Hoops Preview Podcast, Part 1

The SC8 Podcast

Even as the state of North Carolina has added NBA, NFL and, more recently, competitive college football teams, one thing has always reigned supreme: College Basketball (and, NASCAR, sort of…but MOSTLY….college basketball) It should be another great year for hoops in the state as Duke shoulders the mantle of preseason #1, UNC returns a ton… Read more »

Bracketology

2016 NCAA Tournament Music Video: “Blank Bracket”

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZIzLOQud_U] Much like Swifty’s ex-boyfriends, we’ve decided the highs of filling out brackets aren’t worth the pain they put us through. This year we’re just watching games with a Blank Bracket. Or at least that’s what we’re claiming. If we get the Final 4 right, you best believe we’ll be letting people know. Regardless,… Read more »