Coast 2 Coast Podcast Episode #21: NCAA Tournament First Weekend Recap

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 18: Wisconsin Badgers forward Ethan Happ (22), Wisconsin Badgers guard Zak Showalter (3),Wisconsin Badgers guard Khalil Iverson (21) and Wisconsin Badgers guard D'Mitrik Trice (0) walk back onto the court during the NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Championship game between Wisconsin Badgers and Villanova Wildcats at the Key Bank Center in Buffalo, NY. (Photo by Jerome Davis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
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“Storylines, storylines, read all about ’em!” Or listen, in this case. The first weekend of the NCAA tournament was filled with them. In the East, there were the two biggest upsets. In the West, there’s a pair of intriguing stylistic matchups. In the Midwest, there’s offensive firepower left and right. In the South, there’s three of the best teams remaining in the field.

On this episode of the Coast 2 Coast Podcast, Austin and Dante are joined by LWOPB’s Thomas Tittley and Lauren Gewirctz to reminisce on the first round that was and break down a tantalizing Sweet Sixteen. Then, they give their predictions on who will end up in Phoenix for the Final Four come April.

Coast 2 Coast Podcast Episode #21: NCAA Tournament First Weekend Recap

Austin Cracraft and Dante Guarneri discuss everything from the wide world of the NBA, whether it be the latest update from a Banana Boat or a legend being thrown out of the Garden.

Follow the show on Twitter @Coast2CoastPod.

Austin is a Staff Writer and Podcast Host/Producer at Last Word On Sports. He is currently attending the University of Oregon and enjoys watching, talking about, and playing sports. He is a shameless Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks fan.

Dante studies Financial Economics at Columbia University. For every statistic and analytic undertaking, he hopes to shed humorous light on the everyday parity of the sports world. A life-long sports fan, he’s been blessed with championships from the New York Yankees and New York Giants, but cursed by the turbulent history of the Brooklyn (New Jersey) Nets.

Thomas currently attends the University of Ottawa.
Lauren is currently earning a degree in sports journalism at Michigan State University while pursuing an eventual career in sports media. She covers college basketball for Last Word On Sports and is a fan of the Miami Heat and Michigan State Spartans.

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