ESPN college basketball analyst Dan Dakich was a guest yesterday on the CBS Sports Eye on College Basketball podcast. By the way, this podcast channel is a must listen for any college basketball junky.
Dakich spoke with the host of the show, Matt Norlander, for nearly 45-minutes about multiple college hoops topics. Dakich has plenty of tradition with the Big Ten after previously playing for Indiana and also briefly coaching the Hoosiers as well. After discussing the Big Ten and the multiple title contenders in that league, Dakich was asked by Norlander which teams in his opinion from other conference could contend for a national championship.
“I think Louisville has got a real good shot,” says Dakich. “You know Siva and Russ Smith are as good as anyone, they’ve got a guy who can protect the rim and then you throw in Chane Behanan whose pretty good”
Dakich then went on to talk about a few other teams that he still isn’t sold on as national title contenders, such as Gonzaga, Florida ...