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WFPL's college basketball podcast Nothing But Net returns for the 2013-2014 college basketball seasons. Mark Bacon and Matt Anthony provide weekly analysis of NCAA basketball action—with a groove.

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Podcast
1:12 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Nothing But Net: The UK-UofL Rivalry Game is Upon Us

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All across Kentucky, people have had Saturday circled on their calendar since last December. It's the Rivalry Game. The Battle of the Bluegrass. Red vs. Blue. Cards vs. Cats. That day is finally upon us. Matt Anthony and I analyze this year's tilt with position breakdowns, and offer our prognostication. All this and more on this edition of Nothing But Net, the sports report that swings.

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Podcast
12:00 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Nothing But Net: The Politics of College Basketball

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This week, WFPL's  Phillip Bailey and Haven Harrington, host of WLOU's "Main Event Sports," join me for a discussion of the politics of the NCAA. Should college athletes be paid? Has time come when the sports world is ready for five "super conferences?" Has it all really come down to money? Is there a difference between major college sports and the professional sports world?

Please join us for a lively discussion this week, on Nothing But Net, the sports report that swings.

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Local News
12:00 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Nothing But Net: Talking Referees and How They're Changing the Game

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This week we re-cap the Arizona vs. Duke game, and it's possible impact on the national rankings; the freshman of the year race; a look at how Kentucky  vs. Cleveland State caused tense moments for Big Blue Nation; and recap Louisville's easy win over Southern Mississippi.

A longtime favorite squad of ours, the Georgetown Hoyas, merit discussion. Plus the season is sure to have a long-running debate regarding tighter rules on defense and the deeper implications of these new changes. All this week on Nothing But Net, the sports report that swings.

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Local News
5:11 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Nothing But Net: Considering the Louisville Cardinals' Loss to North Carolina

Nothing But Net is honored to have Raashaan Meyer join us this week. Raashaan is the Inside The Ville contributor, and Main Event Sports Radio host (on WLOU).

Like Raashaan says, the season is a marathon, not a sprint—pure wisdom. It still doesn't take the sting out of North Carolina hammering the Louisville Cardinals in the Hall of Fame Classic. Under-scheduling a team has drawbacks, and they were on full display Sunday, as was U of L's difficulty with long, athletic teams. Raashaan, Matt and I look back at the game, and also see what else we learned the past week.

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Sports
12:14 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Nothing But Net: The Louisville Cardinals' Boom Effect

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“I thought we had a chance there, and then boom. That’s what they do to teams. They can boom you. My vocabulary isn’t very good, but I hope you understand what I mean. It’s a positive thing for them…” — Duke Coach Mike  Krzyzewski, March 31, 2013

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Local News
12:10 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

Nothing But Net: WFPL's College Basketball Podcast Returns

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WFPL's college basketball podcast Nothing But Net returns this week for the 2013-2014 college basketball seasons. I'm Mark Bacon and I'll be joined by Matt Anthony. We'll provide weekly analysis of NCAA basketball action—with a groove. 

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