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CBT Podcast: What are the greatest college basketball coaching rants of all-time?

2004 NCAA Final Four: UConn v Duke

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What are the greatest college basketball coaching rants of all-time?

That question, and more, get answered on the latest College Basketball Talk podcast from Bobby Reagan and myself.

The duo begin the show by working through the most important early entry decisions that are left to be made this spring before diving headlong into a discussion about The Scheme, the documentary about Christian Dawkins and the FBI’s investigation into college basketball

That’s worth your time, as is this column that was written about the documentary before its release. (Yeah, that’s how cool I am.)

You can listen to the podcast here:

The best part, however, is the breakdown of the greatest college basketball coaching rants of all time.

The way that we did it was pretty simple: We drafted the rants. The reason for that was because if we both listed out top five, the crossover would have been too much. The top three is pretty obvious, and that’s no fun.

So we did a snake draft and took turns making the picks.

And I have to be honest, it was a lot of fun to go back and listen to some of these gems in full.

Like this gem from Bobby Knight. He’s has some terrific rants over the years, but none were better than the time he stroked his magic lamp:

And then there is Jim Calhuon’s ‘I f---ed up’ rant.

To be honest, this might be the greatest coaching rant ever. If you can’t tell, the language here is definitely NSFW (even though we know you’re not at work right now).

And, of course, Dan D’antoni’s story about analytics. That man is a hero:

You can find a link to the Youtube of all of college basketball’s greatest coaching rants here.