ESPN’s Rebecca Lobo and Holly Rowe on the NCAA Women’s Tournament
Episode 189 of the Sports Media Podcast features ESPN basketball analyst Rebecca Lobo and ESPN reporter Holly Rowe. Both have significant on-air roles during ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament including being part of the Final Four and national title game telecast.In this podcast, Lobo and Rowe discuss their preparation for the NCAA Tournament; how this tournament is different based on the NCAA’s equity changes; what the changes mean for women’s basketball heading forward; should the women’s Final Four be in the same city as the men; the viewership of the women’s title game; whether sports gambling will help women’s basketball; which No. 2 seed is most dangerous; NC State as a No. 1 seed; Stanford’s attempt to repeat; Kim Mulkey at LSU; Nicki Collen at Baylor; Aliyah Boston as a difference-maker in big sports; UConn is now healthy and what does that mean.You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.
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