The JMU men's basketball coach talks about his team dealing with on-going scheduling changes, plans to play at Elon Tuesday night, playing through a pandemic and the upcoming CAA tournament on the Dukes home court.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 598: James Madison head coach Mark Byington
Marching to Madness
In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back James Madison head coach Mark Byington. Topics of discussion include: Taking over a struggling program during a pandemic The variables of CAA leading scorer Matt Lewis Solid performances from Vado Morse Integrating freshmen Terell Strickland and Justin Amadi into the starting line up ... and much more! About the Hosts: Blake Lovell has over 10 years of experience in sports media. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Rivals, Scout.com, Time Warner Cable, and many more. He covers national college basketball for College Hoops Watch and is the founder of SoutheastHoops.com. He’s also a member of the USBWA. You can follow him on Twitter @theblakelovell. Ken Cross has a plethora of experience over 23 years in both print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo! Sports Radio and many more. This includes coverage of college football, college basketball, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. His print and internet experiences include a college basketball writer and internet writer for Lindy’s Sports Annuals and www.lindyssports.com, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, Field Level Media, and Rivals.com. He’s the founder and editor of collegehoopswatch.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KennyBuckets333.