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'Crusaders' no more; Valpo to change team name, pick new mascot


Jack is joined by Andrew Stem to recap the weekend's college basketball action.


Including: Valparaiso University dropping the name "Crusaders" (9:00 - 20:45), Valpo's men's basketball team's recent play (20:45 - 26:00), how the extra year of eligibility being offered to student athletes by the NCAA will impact the sport + Iowa basketball talk (26:00 - 31:55), Drake-Loyola, and the potential for the Missouri Valley Conference to be a two-bid league (31:55 - 35:55), Iowa thumping Michigan State, MSU possibly missing the tournament for the first time in 24 years, and the struggles of the sport's blue bloods (35:55 - 48:45), takeaways from Michigan's win over Wisconsin (48:55 - 54:25), Creighton catches fire with their victory over Villanova (54:25 - 1:01:50), Arkansas bolsters its tournament resume with its overtime victory over Mizzou (1:01:50 - 1:03:40), Oklahoma and West Virginia's double overtime thriller and the importance of NCAA Tournament matchups (1:03:40 - 1:09:05), Ohio State continues to surge while Indiana remains a perennial bubble team, and Andrew's idea to improve the NCAA Tournament (1:09:05 - 1:16:20) and a preview of what to watch for in the coming week (1:16:20 - END).

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