Former Final Four Most Outstanding Player Ed O’Bannon joins the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast to talk about the state of the NCAA and his new book “Court Justice,” which takes a closer look at the lawsuit that effectively ended college sports video games. But first, Aaron and his friend Nick Coffey break down what happened this weekend in college hoops and what to expect during Championship Week.
— The surprising Big Ten Tournament at Madison Square, and why it became a great primer to Championship Week. How deep can Michigan go in March, and why isn’t John Beilein discussed as one of the best coaches in college basketball?
— Kentucky’s loss to Florida over the weekend. Was this the best thing that could have happened to the Cats? And why John Calipari is STILL trying to figure out his roster late into the season.
— Will Louisville miss the NCAA Tournament after last week’s losses?
— Is it OK to forgive Grayson Allen?
Next, UCLA great and March Madness Legend Ed O’Bannon chimes in with…
— What was were O’Bannon’s best memories on campus, and what it was like to be at UCLA when the Bruins were winning big.
— His new book, which discusses his lawsuit with the NCAA. He takes us behind the curtain on what it’s like to see someone else use your likeness and profit off your name and picture.
— With the FBI probe still taking over college basketball, what can the NCAA do? What needs to change? And what can we do to ensure college basketball remains the sport that we all love and care about so much?
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