top of page

Torres Pod: Duke-UNC thriller, is Duke still hateable without Coach K + title game preview

On today's episode, Aaron talks about the Duke-Carolina thriller, what it means for the rivalry and will Duke still be as hateable without Coach K? Then he apologizes to Hubert Davis, and discusses Monday night's title game - finally, he makes his official pick.

Duke-Carolina thriller (2:00): Aaron opens the show by discussing the Duke-Carolina thriller. Aaron discusses why this game ended differently than all of Duke's others in the tournament and why missed free throws late were a metaphor for the entire game. Then he looks ahead to Duke's future: Will they be as hateable without Coach K? And also, why he believes it will be good for college basketball if Jon Scheyer turns into an elite coach.

An apology to Hubert Davis (32:00): From there, Aaron returns to talk about the Carolina perspective and offer an apology to Hubert Davis. He explains when he realized he was wrong on Davis and how the Final Four gave him clarity on just how much this team has bought into Davis' coaching philosophy. Also, why Davis should be the model going forward for other schools looking for coaches in the "new era" of college hoops.

Kansas-UNC Title game preview (47:00): From there, Aaron wraps by discussing the title game. He explains how both teams are just *now* hitting their stride, and why that may be a metaphor for the future of college hoops. From there he gives his four keys to Monday night's title game, and make his national championship pick!

The show is also brought to you by DraftKings Sportsbook - new users, make a $5 moneyline bet on an NCAA Tournament game, and if you win, you automatically win $200 in free cash. You can access the promo here.

You can listen to the show or download below


bottom of page