‘Titus & Tate’ discuss Patrick Ewing, Wagner, Bronny in ultimate present at FOX Sports
Ask any school basketball fan what their favourite section is on the “Titus & Tate” podcast, and chances are high you’ll obtain loads of solutions surrounding the at all times in style “Good Guy/Bag Guy.”
It was solely becoming that the duo closed out their ultimate present at FOX Sports with their beloved bit.
Each Mark Titus and Tate Frazier tipped their hats to Georgetown males’s basketball coach Patrick Ewing because the “Good Guy” of the week. Ewing’s crew snapped a 29-game Massive East shedding streak with an 81-76 victory over DePaul on Tuesday evening.
Earlier than Tuesday, Georgetown — one of the crucial completed applications in school basketball historical past — hadn’t gained a convention sport since March 13, 2021. The victory put an finish to the longest shedding streak within the historical past of the Massive East Convention.
“Shoutout to Georgetown,” co-host Frazier stated. “I’m glad they got the win. I can’t believe what I was watching, but it felt like history.”
Patrick Ewing leads The Good Man/Bag Man of the Week
FOX Sports’ Mark Titus and Tate Frazier discuss school basketball’s “Good Guy” and “Bag Guy” of this week.
Ewing’s crew will now journey to the Massive Apple to tackle St. Johns Sunday at Madison Sq. Backyard (2 p.m. ET on FS1). The Hoyas might be on the lookout for their first two-game win streak since beginning the season 2-0 with victories over Coppin State and Inexperienced Bay.
Whereas Ewing was named the “Good Guy” of the week, Titus and Tate deemed the Wagner household — Milt, Dajuan and Dajuan Jr. — as their “Bag Guy(s).”
The three members of the Wagner household have all been honored as McDonald’s All-Individuals after Dajuan Jr., who is among the high prospects within the nation, was named to the 2023 sport. A 6-foot-3, 165-pound guard out of Camden Excessive Faculty (New Jersey), Wagner Jr. is the No. 3-ranked recruit within the 2023 class, per 247Sports.com composite rankings. He has signed with Jon Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats.
Milt Wagner, who starred at Louisville from 1981-86, performed within the 1981 McDonald’s All-American Sport. He led the Cardinals to the 1986 NCAA Championship, as nicely three Ultimate Fours. His son, Dajuan Wagner, performed for Calipari as nicely, spending one yr at Memphis through the 2001-02 marketing campaign. He was named the nationwide highschool participant of the yr in 2001 and performed within the McDonald’s All-American Sport that very same yr.
“It is kind of cool, but it also makes you feel old,” Frazier stated. “The idea that grandsons are now All-Americans. … Dajuan’s son, Peja’s [Stojakovic] son, LeBron’s [James] son are All-Americans. Yikes. I don’t like it.”
Titus and Tate’s ultimate present section featured their “Fraud Power Rankings” section.
The duo spoke about the way forward for Bronny James and if Ohio State — the place Titus performed from 2006-10 — stays amongst his high colleges.
“I’m ready to say, unless you hear it from me, Bronny James to Ohio State is still on,” Titus stated.
The duo then closed out the present with some ultimate goodbyes, however not earlier than jokingly slotting themselves within the No. 1 spot on this week’s “Fraud Power Rankings.”
“When we came here to FOX, it was January 2020, and we did not know what the future looked like for the show, we just knew we loved talking college basketball with each other,” Frazier stated. “We had no idea what it would turn into. We’ve had some great times.”
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