There is no better time of the year than when the round ball hits the hardwood! The B1G basketball season is right around the corner and joining us this week on the podcast is a man that is no stranger to the best basketball conference in the country.
Big Ten Analyst Stephen Bardo stops by this week to help break down the best in the conference. Stephen talks about who he believes the most underrated player in the country, where Aaron Craft fits in the all-time list of guards at Ohio State, how he believes the Spartans are top notch contenders and much more.
Then Bardo talks about his new book, The Flyin’ Illini: The Untold Story of One of College Basketball’s Elite Teams. The book focuses on the 89-90 Illinois squad that made a run to the final four before falling to Michigan — a team they had swept in the regular season.
During the interview we had Bardo compare the conference today to back then, his thoughts on former Illinois head coach Lou Henson and who he thought was the best point guard he played against in his four years as a Big Ten floor general.
To buy Bardo’s great insight into a championship caliber team, visit Stephen’s Website. Thanks for listening!