Category Archives: CBD Interview

CBD Interview with Houston’s Todd Whitting

College Baseball Daily had a chance to catch up to Houston head coach Todd Whitting after the Texas Longhorns and his Houston Cougars played a scrimmage on Sunday afternoon. The Longhorns won the game 7-2 in a predetermined 14 innings. Coach Whitting shares his thoughts on his team’s performance this fall and on Sunday afternoon. You can check out the full interview below.  Continue reading CBD Interview with Houston’s Todd Whitting

CBD Interview with Minnesota’s John Anderson (Part 2)

College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches across the country today with the second part of an interview with Minnesota’s John Anderson. The Golden Gophers are coming off a 25-24 campaign and a 14-11 mark in Big Ten conference play. The second part of the interview focuses on the addition of Nebraska, RPI changes, Big Ten scheduling ideas, and conference realignment talk.  Continue reading CBD Interview with Minnesota’s John Anderson (Part 2)

CBD Interview with Minnesota’s John Anderson (Part 1)

College Baseball Daily kicks off our series of interviews with coaches across the country today with Minnesota’s John Anderson. The Golden Gophers are coming off a 25-24 campaign and a 14-11 mark in Big Ten conference play. In our first part of a two part interview with Coach Anderson, he discusses his expectations for the 2012 season, his strong recruiting classes, the leadership of his team, and his thoughts on summer league play.  Continue reading CBD Interview with Minnesota’s John Anderson (Part 1)

CBD Roundtable: New RPI Rules for 2013 Season

The biggest news last week was that the NCAA Baseball Committee has recommended changing the way the RPI is calculated for the 2013 season. The revised RPI formula will value each road victory as 1.3 instead of 1.0. Each home win will be valued at 0.7 instead of 1.0. Conversely, each home loss will count 1.3 against at team’s RPI and each road loss will count 0.7 against a team. This is similar to the changes made in Division I men’s and women’s basketball where road wins are weighted as 1.4 and home victories are weighted at 0.6. That was based on statistical data that consistently showed home teams in Division I basketball winning about two-thirds of the time.

College Baseball Daily was able to catch up to coaches from around the country to get their thoughts on the new rules and what changes they might have for their 2013 schedules if they are adopted by NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel meeting on August 11th. You can check out the coaches comments below and the NCAA did a study on what the changes would have done for the 2011 season if they were in effect which can be checked out by clicking hereContinue reading CBD Roundtable: New RPI Rules for 2013 Season

Draft or Doctor? South Florida’s Koscso Has Options

South Florida’s Jonathan Koscso isn’t hanging his fate on Monday’s MLB Draft. While the third baseman for South Florida loves baseball, he has other plans: medical school. Continue reading Draft or Doctor? South Florida’s Koscso Has Options

URI’s Peterson Silencing A-10 Batters After Two Years Away

When a student-athlete makes the difficult decision to transfer to another program, they must mentally prepare for having to sit out a season. University of Rhode Island starting pitcher Stephen Peterson prepared to sit out a year after leaving Marist, but then found himself out longer than he ever expected. Continue reading URI’s Peterson Silencing A-10 Batters After Two Years Away

CBD Interview with Loren Hibbs (Charlotte)

I had a chance to catch up to Charlotte head coach Loren Hibbs on Friday after his 600th career win. We also discussed his thoughts on his current squad and the new bats which went into effect this season. You can check out the full interview below. Continue reading CBD Interview with Loren Hibbs (Charlotte)

CBD Interview with Sunny Golloway (Oklahoma)

We caught up with Oklahoma head coach Sunny Golloway on Saturday after his squad dropped their second straight game to Texas. We asked Golloway about his season so far, Garrett Buechele, the new bats, and what they expect the rest of the year. Continue reading CBD Interview with Sunny Golloway (Oklahoma)

Vanderbilt’s Moore Takes Pride In Pitching

When Vanderbilt pitcher Navery Moore faced Tommy John surgery during his junior year of high school, he faced the prospect of having his favorite sport taken away from him.

“My injury, that surgery showed me how easily the game of baseball could be taken away, and it taught me how lucky I am to play,” recalls the Commodores’ junior right handed closer. “It was something to work through, and it taught me to have great pride in my pitching.”

Moore is taking a lot of pride in his pitching so far this season. With nine saves so far this season and a 0.42 ERA in 20 appearances, Moore has led Vanderbilt to a number two ranking in the latest polls. He may be getting the credit for shutting down his opponents late in the game, but Moore says that his entire pitching staff is pitching in. Continue reading Vanderbilt’s Moore Takes Pride In Pitching

CBD Quick Hits for April 22nd

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to these reports. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. Continue reading CBD Quick Hits for April 22nd