Boot Up: The LSU Basketball Podcast
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Boot Up is the official podcast of LSU Basketball hosted by Cody Worsham, with game breakdowns, previews, and interviews with current and former Tiger players, coaches, and staff.
||CleanKavell Bigby-Williams and Grambling recap||On today's show, Cody sits down with Kavell Bigby-Williams to talk about lessons learned in Orlando, getting started playing basketball at 15, growing up in London, and more. Cody also recaps LSU's 78-57 win over Grambling, with a focus on the play of freshman Darius Days and Bigby-Williams' 9 blocks.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 77/48 Split: Recapping AdvoCare Invitational and New PMAC Food with Matt LaBorde||LSU is back from a 1-2 trip to the Advocare Invitational, and Will Wade has his sights set on solutions to the Tigers' problems after two defeats. On this episode, we break down why Marlon Taylor and Darius Days are in for more minutes, the changes to look for in LSU's offense, and the stellar start to the season by Skylar Mays. Later, we take a couple of your questions and hear from Assistant Athletics Director of Business and Finance Matt LaBorde on the new food in the PMAC. Yes, you can get Chick-Fil-A, Fuzzy's Taco's, and Burgersmith and watch basketball at the same time. Matt is also one of the administrative overseers for Men's Basketball and was in Orlando with the team, so he gives an on-the-ground picture of the weekend.||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeniors Step Up vs. Tech; Advocare Invitational Preview; 2019 Signees So Far||On today's show, Cody looks back at LSU's 74-67 win over Louisiana Tech, with insight from Will Wade, Ja'vonte Smart, and Daryl Edwards. We also look ahead to the Advocare Invitational and some things the Tigers will be working on fixing before Thursday's 6 p.m. tipoff against Charleston. At the end, we hear from Will Wade on his two 2019 signees so far: James Bishop and Charles Manning, Jr. Show Notes: 0:00 - What Ranking? 1:30 - La. Tech Recap 2:45 - Seniors Step Up 3:50 - Daryl's Best 5:22 - Fancy Footwork 6:19 - The Masked Man 7:55 - Stocks Up 8:25 - Blocked Shot Stats Bomb 9:03 - Wade's a Bigby-Williams Fan 10:30 - Elite Defensive Numbers 11:50 - Smart Finisher 12:56 - That's Just My Swag 14:32 - Sixth Man 17:55 - Going to Disney World 18:30 - Naz's Ankle 19:30 - On the Road Again 21:15 - 3 and D 22:24 - I Read Will Wade's Mind 23:35 - Charleston's Studs 24:45 - NBA Rotations at PG 29:00 - 2019 Signees||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: Naz Reid's Hard Work -- and Growth Spurt -- Are Paying Off||A bonus episode featuring just the Naz Reid feature from the end of Episode 3.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: How Naz Reid's summer of shooting paid off, plus a pair of home wins broken down||On today's episode, Cody breaks down two home wins for LSU over UNC-Greensboro and Memphis. He talks what's working for LSU, what needs work, and what trends to keep an eye on -- with a deep dive into the numbers. At the 29:00 mark, a feature on Naz Reid and how the 6-foot-11 freshman has grown -- both literally in terms of height, and on the court as LSU's best three-point shooter early in the season. At the very end, Will Wade gives a two-minute scouting report on Louisiana Tech, who the Tigers take on at 7 p.m. Friday.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Newcomers shine in season opener||On today's episode, we take a look back at LSU's 94-63 win over Southeastern. Cody gets Emmitt Williams' perspective on his first start, Skylar Mays talks about Marlon Taylor's athleticism and Naz Reid's jelly, and Will Wade talks about Steady Eddie and preview a tough matchup with UNC-Greensboro on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the PMAC. Subscribe, rate, review, and #BootUP||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Will Wade previews the 2018-19 LSU Basketball season||Will Wade sits down for a 30-minute conversation on the season ahead. He breaks down every player on the roster and discusses some of the changes to keep an eye out for this year. Then, junior guard Skylar Mays sits down for a quick conversation on his pre-med classes, which teammates he'd most like to dunk on, which teammate has the most irrational confidence, and his goals for the season. At the end, Coach Wade comes back for a 60-second preview of the season opener against Southeastern on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m.||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Thus far very good inside intel on basketball that we don’t get from LSU Sports typically... absolutely LOVE the insight!!!