October 25, 2020

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Seattle Hoo

Is It Basketball Season Yet?

Is It Basketball Season Yet?
Season Three

 
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No, we’re not giving up on the football team, but StLouHoo and Seattle Hoo share the general frustration with the 1-3 start and speculate as to the reasons for the defense’s failure to live up to lofty expectations. Women’s soccer and basketball offer more hope, and the HOOS Place Studio crew get into why…

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Seattle Hoo

HOO Never Sleeps

HOO Never Sleeps
Season Three

 
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Val and Seattle are back for Season 3 of the HOOS Place Studio HOOcast! We drop some details on the HOOS Place server move and Seattle’s summer, then join the tide of Hoo woe over the football loss to NC State. Val updates us on the Women’s Soccer season, then the studio team previews the basketball preview. Spoiler Alert: Seattle thinks Sam Hauser is a superstar.

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Special Hoocast: Seattle Hoo Won’t Stick To Sports

Special Hoocast: Seattle Hoo Won’t Stick To Sports
Season Two

 
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In honor of Washington State’s statewide day of action this past Friday and in solidarity with all of the University of Virginia athletes speaking out for the Black Lives Matter movement, Seattle Hoo and special guest Isaiah Wilkins discussed police treatment of Black citizens, Isaiah’s experiences, the protest movement, some

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Football Recruiting Zooms

Football Recruiting Zooms
Season Two

 
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Hoos Place recruiting guru StLouHoo joins Seattle Hoo and Val in the virtual studio to talk football recruiting. StLou gives the rundown on transfers for 2020, including the latest get, then breaks down the early 2021 commits and what it all means. Football is not the only program with great

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Stroll Down Amnesia Lane

Stroll Down Amnesia Lane
Season Two

 
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Seattle Hoo and Val return after a real-life-dictated hiatus to finally review the 2019-20 season and discuss some team awards. They also ponder the imponderable: What’s your favorite season of the Bennett Era? But first, they welcome the newest hoops Hoo, Trey Murphy, with some analysis of his game and

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Coach Steve Swanson

Coach Steve Swanson
Season Two

 
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Women’s Soccer Head Coach Steve Swanson joins us on the show to share his thoughts on this past season, what he and the staff are doing to keep the players busy during Coronapocalypse, and his true thoughts about Val. Enjoy this special HOOcast while sheltering-in-place. — This episode is sponsored

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Happy Sendoff

Happy Sendoff
Season Two

 
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The Hoos gave Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key a happy sendoff with yet another Senior Day win over Louisville. Seattle and Val talk again about the two seniors, pay homage to Grant Kersey and all the other walkons, and get into the Miami and Louisville wins. — This episode is

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Champions

Champions
Season Two

 
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Seattle and Val celebrate the wins over Virginia Tech and Duke and how they bring the Hoos to within striking distance of another ACC Regular Season Championship. Then with Senior Day coming up, we honor a couple of Champions: our Seniors Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key, without whom UVA would

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Stumbling to Opportunity

Stumbling to Opportunity
Season Two

 
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Seattle and Val try to process those last three minutes against Pitt so we can enjoy the fact of a road win against a talented team that plays well at home. Then we look at how the Hoos beat up on Boston College, addition by subtraction, and that opportunity awaits.

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Bubbling Up

Bubbling Up
Season Two

 
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It’s been a while, but we are finally back to talk hoops. But first, Val fills us in on some women’s soccer news, as two Cavaliers will be playing for our country. Then we dive into the men’s basketball team’s triumph over the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill and place

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HOOS Place Studio

Is It Basketball Season Yet?

17 hours ago
A primetime matchup in South Florida.

What to watch for as the Hoos seek to end their losing streak.

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2 days ago
Interesting watching ACC rivals host MTEs with easy-win mid-majors while UVA will leave Charlottesville to play Nova and UF. https://t.co/AhsBpeilpU
2 days ago
Saturday ACC watch guide, Hoos-UM the lone night game:

NCSU @UNC(-15.5)-noon-ESPN: Hoos face Tar Holes next week

FSU @UL(-5)-noon-ESPN3: Both on UVA’s Nov slate

ND @Pitt(+10)-3:30-ABC

VT @Wake(+9.5)-3:30-ESPN3

GT @BC(-3.5)-4pm-ACCN: Eagles visit in Dec
4 days ago
@Sam_Vecenie Given how the multiple big-time head coaches who were caught on tape by the FBI breaking the rules have been disciplined, we can see that college head basketball coaches are The New Untouchables.