Ringer University

Ringer University

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The Ringer's podcast universe joins the collegiate ranks with Ringer University, a feed dedicated to what’s happening in college football and beyond, with in-house talents Mallory Rubin, Chris Vernon, and Ben Glicksman serving up insights, picks, and predictions on a week-to-week basis throughout the season.

Episodes

'T'd Up' — Draft Reactions! (Ep. 68)  

The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus recap the NBA draft, starting with the draft itself (4:25); Jalen Rose's player comparisons (10:02); the Kings' impressive drafting (25:10); some of the unheralded draft picks (28:15); the true star of every NBA draft, one John Calipari (36:54); their picks for best undrafted player (45:30); and Tate's surprising Mark Titus player comparison (51:29).

'T'd Up'—NBA Finals and NCAA Rule Changes (Ep. 67)  

The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier discuss their reactions to the NBA Finals, Kyrie Irving vs. Stephen Curry (11:00), new NCAA rule changes (27:00), and Kyle Guy's new hairdo (44:00).

'T'd Up'  — An Ode to Thad Matta (Ep. 65)  

The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss longtime Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta's untimely exit from the program, and later they give their picks for Matta's replacement.

'T'd Up' — Adam Silver’s New Rule, Phil Knight’s Nike Tourney, and Kentucky-Indiana (Ep. 65)  

The Ringer’s Mark Titus and Tate Frazier discuss the 2017 NBA Finals (03:00), Adam Silver’s new rule (08:30), the odd recruitment of Brian Bowen (22:45), Phil Knight’s 80th birthday basketball tournament (32:00), and Archie Miller’s stance on the Kentucky-Indiana rivalry (42:00).

T'd Up' — Draft Deadline, Calipari's Recruiting, and Kevin Stallings Is at It Again (Ep. 64)  

The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus talk offseason college basketball news the day of the NBA draft deadline for underclassmen including Caleb Swanigan (1:06), Tony Bradley (7:33), and Hamidou Diallo (9:43). Then they examine Kentucky coach John Calipari's recruiting influence (11:13) and University of Pittsburgh coach Kevin Stallings's decision to block former player Cam Johnson from transferring to North Carolina (20:44).

'T'd Up' — NBA Combine Results, College Returnees, and More Offseason Dominoes (Ep. 63)  

The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus talk offseason college basketball news, including the NBA combine results (4:28), Calipari's "media empire" (13:16), the new NCAA freshman class (23:15), and possible college returnees (33:56).

'T'd Up' — Transfers, the Inaugural None-and-Done, and the Future of Basketball Coverage (Ep. 62)  

The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus talk offseason news; they highlight undecided five-star recruits (1:00), ask whether we'll see the first "none and done" player (13:25), examine the latest transfer trends (16:31), discuss the future of NCAA basketball coverage (24:20), and ponder whether Gordon Hayward is clutch (33:53).

'T’d Up' - The Return: NBA Draft Declaration and Other Offseason Story Lines (Ep. 61)  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus catch up on all the college basketball story lines you’ve missed since the national championship game, including the overcrowded NBA draft (11:00), who’s coming back (15:07), as well as the major coaching moves (23:24).

'T’d Up' - Tar Heels Win it All (Ep. 60)  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus recap last night’s NCAA title game by discussing over-zealous referees, (4:30), key elements of Carolina’s win (15:30), and make some way-too-early predictions for next year (41:25).

'T'd Up' --The Championship Is Set (Ep. 59)  

The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss the Final Four games, Saturday, Kennedy Meeks's Sean May impression (0:20), Gonzaga one-and-done Zach Collins (21:10), and the best two teams in college basketball battling it out for the national title (45:00).

'T’d Up’—The Final Four Preview (Ep. 58)  

Only South Carolina, Oregon, North Carolina, and Kansas remain. The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus prepare for this weekend's Final Four games by discussing the media scrum, big story lines (5:00), and how all the teams match up (18:42).

T’d Up’ — The Carolinas Are in the Final Four (Ep. 57)  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss North Carolina’s dramatic win over Kentucky (0:30) and South Carolina’s resilience (23:00).

‘T’d Up’ — Oregon and Gonzaga Are in the Final Four (Ep. 56)  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus break down Oregon’s surprise victory over Kansas (0:30) and Gonzaga’s domination of Xavier (12:30). They also preview Sunday’s big matchups.

‘T’d Up’ — The Elite Eight Is Set (Ep. 55)  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss Florida's amazing buzzer-beater(1:00), South Carolina’s surprising blowout victory (9:00), as well as convincing wins from North Carolina (15:30) and Kentucky (21:00).

‘T’d Up’ — Kansas Rolls and Arizona Collapses (Ep. 54)  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus break down Arizona’s shocking defeat (0:30), Gonzaga’s ugly win (8:30), Oregon’s close game (16:40), and Kansas’s big victory (24:40).

Ep. 53: ‘T’d Up’ — The Sweet 16 Is Set - Day 4  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus react to an action-packed day of the NCAA tournament that featured the downfall of two no. 2 seeds and a lot of close calls. They also preview next weekend's Sweet 16 matchups.

Ep. 52: ‘T’d Up’ — The Madness Has Begun - Day 3  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus react to Villanova’s surprising defeat, Purdue’s big win, Virginia’s flat performance, and the other highs and lows of Day 3 (0:30). They also look forward to Sunday’s games and discuss who’s in good shape to make the Sweet 16 (19:00).

Ep. 51: ‘T’d Up’ — March Madness Day 2  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus react to the second day of the NCAA tournament by discussing their favorite games, upsets, and moments. They also look forward to this weekend and the road to the Sweet 16.

Ep. 50: ‘T’d Up’ — March Madness Day 1  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus react to the first day of the NCAA tournament by discussing their favorite games, upsets, and big moments, and what they’re looking forward to on Day 2.

Ep. 49: ‘T’d Up’ — the Best NCAA Champions Since 2000  

The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus take a break from tournament predictions to discuss the history of the NCAA tournament by ranking all of the champions since 2000. They talk about every team, from Kemba Walker’s 2011 UConn squad and Carmelo’s Syracuse team (6:10) to Kentucky’s one-and-done championship run with Anthony Davis (36:20), as well as those great Duke and Florida teams (40:00).

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