Episode 17. – Rick Pitino and Tom Jurich out at University of Louisville

Brian hits on the unprecedented college hoops scandal and its wide ramifications. Jim Rode joins the show to talk about the UF-UK nail-biter, and Chris Smith of SECcountry.com helps break down the Week 5 action.


Intro: College hoops turned upside down y’day & the Rick Pitino/Tom Jurich combo is history at Louisville. Bruce Pearl could be next at Auburn, and there’s no telling where this story is headed.

13:00: Brian breaks out his best Norm Sloan story from the 1988 NCAA Tournament. Hint: Vernon Maxwell is involved.

16:50: Brian has to teach Harbo about the history of The Great Alaska Shootout in a lesson about his Michigan Wolverines and, yes, Glen Rice and Sarah Palin are the main characters.

23:30: How the dismissals of Rick Pitino and Tom Jurich impact a number of SEC schools as it pertains to football and Bobby Petrino.

26:30: UK fan/alum and kind of/sorta GG ‘Legal Analyst’ Jim Rode joins the show to hit on his check-in to The Heartbreak Hotel after Saturday’s loss to Florida. He also has opinions galore on the college basketball scandal.

49:30: Christopher Smith of SECcountry.com joins the show to talk Week 5 SEC action.

1-hour, 8-minutes: C-Smith on New Mexico St. at Arkansas and Bret Bielema’s situation in The Ozarks.

1:12:20: C-Smith on South Carolina at Texas A&M.

1:16:30: C-Smith on Georgia at Tennessee and the future of Butch Jones.

1:29:45ish: Brian calls out all semmies! What’s it like to be 0-2? He has zero idea b/c he’s NEVER EVER been 0-2! Who the hell is Jokas anyway?

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