Andy Mac

“Kickin it Old School” Andy recaps Xavier’s trip to Maui, Miami Oh win, and Bill Walton Review

The Xavier Musketeers made their first ever trip to Maui for the biggest non-conference tournament in college hoops. Andy Mac was one of the many Xavier faithful to make the trip to enjoy all the festivities of the Maui Invitational. After X dropped the first two games of the tourney to Auburn and San Diego State in heartbreaking fashion, the muskies showed no quit and finished off the trip with a victory over Illinois.

Andy breaks down the muskies and provides points of optimism which include the play of Tyrique Jones, Paul Scruggs, and newcomer Keonte Kennedy. As always, Andy breaks it down like only Andy Mac can. Read More

“Kickin’ It Old School with Andy Mac” Game 1 recap/Evansville and Wisconsin preview/injury update

College basketball has officially started. Everyone across the country is crowning Duke as the national champion but for Xavier, it was the beginning of a new era. No more Jp. Macura, no more Trevon Bluiett, no more Chris Mack who left for Louisville and on Tuesday night a new era started. Travis Steele and the new look musketeers won their first game of the season against IUPUI at the Cintas Center 82 – 69. Andy Mac joins the BeDFRNT podcast to discuss Travis Steele’s first win as head coach and breaks down the play of each player in game 1. Be sure to follow the BeDFRNT podcast for more college hoops and talk, and of course, more Andy Mac.

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“Kickin it Old School” Recap of Kentucky Wesleyan and injury update

Andy Mac joins the BeDFRNT podcast to recap Xavier’s 98-69 win over Kentucky Wesleyan. Star point guard Quentin Goodin and graduate transfer Zack Hankins were unavailable for the contest because of recent injuries. Andy discusses some of his takeaways, gives an injury update on the two missing muskies, and offers an important public service announcement for listeners.

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“Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac” (Musketeer Madness and the latest addition to the 2019 class)

Musketeer Madness, in many ways, serves as the public introduction for the upcoming Xavier basketball season. This year provides a number of storylines for a team that lost their head coach in the offseason in addition to losing Trevon Bluiett and JP Macura to graduation. Andy Mac joins the BeDFRNT podcast to discuss his thoughts on Musketeer Madness as well as the latest recruiting news for the Class of 2019.

“Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac” Mid Summer Report

Andy Mac is back in studio with BeDFRNT. This offseason has been one of many changes for the Xavier Musketeers basketball program. Andy breaks down the roster and coaching changes in this weeks interview. Read More

“Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac” Week 1 of the Travis Steele Era 4/11/2018

Travis Steele is wasting no time since being named the 18th head coach in Xavier basketball history. Andy Mac analyzes Coach Steele’s first week and breaks down the newly acquired grad transfers and assistant coaches that will be on the sidelines at Cintas next year.

8:00 Breaking down Zach Hankins and Kyle Castlin

14:40 Breaking down Jonas Hayes and Ben Johnson Read More

“Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac” Villanova, Travis Steele Hire and Expectations for next year 4/5/2018

Andy Mac is in one of his better moods in his most recent podcast. He starts with a little Villanova talk and rounds out the interview by taking a shot at Mick Cronin. Outside of talking about Nova and UC, Andy and the BeDFRNT crew discuss the hiring of Travis Steele as the 18th head coach in the history of Xavier basketball as well as expectations for next year’s team. Read More

“Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac” Chris Mack Departure 3/30/2018

The all time winningest coach in Xavier basketball history is gone. Chris Mack is official as the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals. No longer will we see the hairless assassin on the sidelines working as the maestro for the musketeers. Andy Mac expresses his thoughts concerning the coaching change, and who is next up to lead X. Read More

“Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac” NCAA Tournament Preview 3/13/2018

Andy Mac talks NCAA tournament as well as expectations for the #1 seeded Xavier Musketeers. We also discuss the debacle that was the TBS selection show and debate over anti-Xavier thoughts from the National Media. Read More

Kickin’ it Old School with Andy Mac: Big East Tournament Preview 3/7/2018

In this weeks episode of “Kickin it Old School with Andy Mac,” Andy calls in from CVG airpot as he attempts to make his way to New York for the Big East Tournament. No amount of snow can keep Andy away from his beloved Muskies. This time of the year is far too important to miss a podcast. Andy offers his calculated insight on the upcoming tourney at MSG, takes a look X’s chances for a #1 seed, and even gets a little heated when discussing Jp Macura being snubbed from any postseason Big East honors.

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