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Show #152: March Madness: More Than Just a Basketball Thing (Guest: Sports Business Journal’s Michael Smith)

Jeff, Eric and Brian preview both hoops teams in the NCAA Tournament, plus they discuss AAC TV deal with one of the guys who broke the story.

NCAA Womens Basketball: American Conference Tournament-UCF vs Connecticut
Masseny Kaba and the UCF Women’s Basketball Team are going dancing too.
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On this edition of the Black & Gold Banneret Podcast, Jeff, Eric and Brian update you on the UCF Knights’ men’s basketball team’s trip to Columbia for the NCAA Tournament First Round against VCU, and recap the women’s team’s bizarre selection Monday and preview their Friday night matchup with Arizona State in their NCAA Tournament first round game.

For a full preview of the men’s game, check out our previous episode with guest Taylor Young.

Then we’re joined by Michael Smith (@SmittySBJSBD) of Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily to discuss The American’s new multi-year TV deal with ESPN and what it means for UCF and the conference at large.

Finally, we catch you up on UCF Baseball and Softball on the eve of conference play and both UCF Tennis teams as they prepare to wrap the regular season.

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Follow Michael Smith at @SmittySBJSBD on Twitter.

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