Rachel Zerbe and Blake Froling had their breakdown of the Elite Eight, including their questioning of Florida State’s end-of-game strategy against Michigan. They also try to determine what Miles Bridges’ legacy will be at Michigan State when he leaves for the NBA. Rachel and Blake also look at the startling contrast in the number of draft picks the Packers and Lions have, and if Detroit is destined for another mediocre season. Finally, the two give the highlights from the Greek Freak’s “60 Minutes” interview.
March 23 – Apparently, Seth Wells can see into the future.
Back in November on the SportsPen college basketball preview show, Seth, a noted Michigan fan and TV6 sports reporter, was confident in his Wolverines. Despite the lack of optimism from national experts, he made a bold prediction: Michigan would make the Elite 8.
Turns out, he was right. Here’s the audio of the hot take:
Now might be a perfect time for him to buy a few lottery tickets.
March 22 – Dollar Bay boys basketball coach Jesse Kentala joined Blake Froling and Jake Durant on the SportsPen Thursday afternoon ahead of the Blue Bolts’ matchup with Southfield Christian.
March 20, 2018 — On Tuesday, ESPN UP producer and Dollar bay boys basketball assistant coach Thomas Dunstan stopped by the studio to preview the Blue Bolts’ game against Cedarville. We also talked about the landscape of UP Class D basketball now that the North Central dynasty is over.
March 16 – Michigan Tech hockey coach Joe Shawhan joined the SportsPen ahead of the WCHA championship game between his Huskies and his former team, the Northern Michigan University Wildcats.
The SportsPen went live from Super One Foods Marquette on Wednesday for the annual Bracket Show. Blake was joined by Seth Wells from TV6, Ryan Stieg from the Mining Journal, NMU men’s basketball assistant coach Charles Belt and Westwood girls basketball coach Kurt Corcoran.
The conversation veered from brackets to food to waxing at times, but it was still one of the most entertaining shows of the year.