Two weeks from today, it will be March. That's right, the best month of the year for college basketball fans is just 14 days away. As we get ready for the final stretch of the season on the Barstool Bench Mob, we welcomed on the Head Coach of one of the best teams in the SEC - LSU's Will Wade.
Coach Wade was generous enough to spend some time with us right after the big win for his Tigers over Tennessee to discuss where LSU currently stands in the NCAA Tournament discussion, Shaka Smart's hair, The Shawshank Redemption, and much more. Plus, I had to pick Coach Wade's brain on what went down throughout the recruiting process of one of his players, Shareef O'Neal. If that last name sounds familiar, that's because it is. Shaq's son now plays for Coach Wade at his father's alma mater, so what is the relationship like between the big fella and the man at the helm for the Tigers? Take a look:
That has to be some surreal feeling. Just going along with your day and then all of a sudden, boom, "FaceTime from Shaquille O'Neal" pops up on your phone. Clearly, those calls worked, as Shareef now wears the purple and gold down in Baton Rouge after a previous stint at UCLA.
In addition to our interview with Coach Wade, we discussed the awesome Loyola Chicago-Drake series over the weekend, Michigan and Ohio State's superb play, and the NCAA revealing its official mock bracket of the tournament's top 16 seeds.
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