NEW PODCAST!! UCLA and the Pac-12, SMU and this weekend’s slate


It’s Friday, which means time for another episode of the NBC Sports College Basketball Talk Podcast. Rob Dauster’s once again joined by Raphielle Johnson and Scott Phillips, and they discuss Thursday night’s major happenings in college basketball.

UCLA’s win over No. 7 Arizona (and by extension Bryce Alford and the perception of him), No. 15 SMU remaining undefeated with a win over Cincinnati, and USC’s 2-1 start to Pac-12 play come up, as does SMU’s postseason ban and their chances of finishing the year without a loss. Also on the menu is a rundown of this weekend’s big games, headlined by No. 11 Villanova visiting No. 18 Butler in a critical Big East matchup (especially for the Bulldogs).

As always, you can listen to the podcast by clicking the “play” button in the Soundcloud link below. The podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher, so be sure to subscribe on your podcast app of choice.

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