In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Siena head coach Carmen Maciariello. Topics of discussion include: adaptations to Covid-19 and the fight for racial justice the return of reigning MAAC Player of the Year Jalen Pickett Manny Camper's production after averaging a double-double role players from last season having more responsibilities ...and much more! It's another exciting episode of Marching to Madness! 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.
Guest: Coach Carm is the head coach at Siena College for the Men's Basketball team. Before coming to Siena he had stops at George Washington, Boston University, Providence, Fairfield, and Siena as an operations guy. He is also our FIRST D1 head coach to come on Chop Talk. Hope everyone enjoys! 2:25- Coaching in the community your grew up in 3:45- Getting your foot in your door 5:30- Pick the right fit 8:25- How do you find minutes to get on the floor? 10:45- Winning a MAAC Championship 12:45- What would you tell your college self? 15:25- Habits and Routine 20:40- Eating with your team 24:25- Challenges with COVID 27:10- How do you become a better coach each day? 29:40- Coaches 4 Change 35:40- FAMILY 40:25- Organize recruiting information 43:00- Weaponize your phonebook
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