Welcome to The Brain Trust! Each week, ABC11 Sports Director Mark Armstrong talks with Julius Hodge, Bobby Frasor, and Todd Zafirovski about basketball in the ACC and beyond.
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Episode 11 (3/24/2015): ABC11 Sports Director Mark Armstrong talks College Hoops with Todd Zafirovski, Bobby Frasor and Julius Hodge. The entire Triangle is still dancing! Mark, Julius, Bobby and Todd discuss the games of the past weekend and look forward to the Sweet 16 matchups ahead, including *GASP* Mark's Utes vs. Todd's Blue Devils.
Episode 10 (3/18/2015): It's a special tournament edition of the Brain Trust. Did the Devils, Heels and Pack emerge stronger from Greensboro? How far into the big bracket can they get? What's the locker room vibe before a tournament game? Plus -- Mark suffers the ultimate betrayal at the hands of two of his podcast 'friends'. He thought they were friends anyway.
Episode 9 (3/10/2015): On this week's podcast, ABC11 Sports Director Mark Armstrong talks College Hoops with Todd Zafirovski, Bobby Frasor and Julius Hodge. Mark, Bobby, Todd and Julius chew on last Saturday's Duke win at North Carolina. Are the Blue Devil's guards good enough to win it all? Plus what was up with all that kicking and all those trainer's towels for that matter? How much optimism should Carolina fans still have heading into March? The fellas also discuss their favorite ACC and NCAA tournament memories. Julius tells a touching story to end the podcast.
Episode 8 (3/4/2015): On this week's podcast, ABC11 Sports Director Mark Armstrong talks College Hoops with Todd Zafirovski, Bobby Frasor and Julius Hodge. Plus, we try to solve the mystery of what happened to Julius' myriad of ACC Player of the Week Awards, plus discussion of all the big recent games and whether Quinn Cook is a beneficiary of Duke's talent or the guy driving the bus. The fellas also talk about how dealing with the media is different as a college player than when you're a pro. Mark tells the story of how Bobby gave him the postgame stink eye back in 2009.
Episode 7 (2/20/2015): On this week's podcast, we talk college hoops with Todd Zafirovski, Bobby Frasor and Julius Hodge. Tons of Duke-UNC discussion, plus Bobby Frasor on renewed criticisms of Roy Williams. Julius Hodge shares why Cat Barber's personal life has impacted his on court play and Todd Zafirovski explains why Duke's frosh are so fantastic. Plus the Good Cops and Bad Cops of the local coaching staffs.
Episode 6 (2/13/2015): On this week's podcast, Bobby Frasor on his relationship with Dean Smith. The fellas share dunk and dunked on stories after what happened to Jah Okafor, we discuss the games of the week and laugh over the best pranks Todd, Bobby and Julius were involved with during their college playing days.
Episode 5 (2/4/2015): Todd Zafirovski gives us his insider view of what happened with his former roommate Rasheed Sulaimon, Bobby Frasor talks about the Heels sudden crisis of confidence and Julius Hodge discusses his up and down and the up and down Wolfpack.
Episode 4 (1/15/2015): Duke's capitulation, the throat slash, and the best ball in the game
Episode 3 (1/6/2015): First baskets, the coach-ref rapport, and the legacy of Stuart Scott
Episode 2 (12/29/2014): Playing in pro European leagues
Episode 1 (12/17/2014): A look at how the ACC season is shaping up
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