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BASCHAMANIA

Justin Basch
115 episodes
A wrestling podcast hosted by Justin Basch featuring the best wrestlers sharing great stories & insight. Available on Apple, Spotify, & more.

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Aaron Brooks on His Championship Season | Ep. 116

2021 NCAA & Big 10 Champ Aaron Brooks joined Cenzo and I for some Coffee Talk as we talk all things AB. His transition to Penn State Wrestling, winning the NCAA Championships & Big 10 Championships, the Olympic Trials not going his way, his Faith, and more.  This show is brought to you by ATAC. A…
58min

A Post-Junior/Senior Nationals Coffee Talk | Ep. 115

Some Tuesday afternoon coffee talk as Cenzo and JB talk about Junior & Senior Nationals, some random happenings in wrestling (and around the house), and a bit more. This episode is 45 minutes of a little bit of everything. This show is brought to you by ATAC. ATAC is a new sophisticated training …
47min

David Carr is Back With More Accolades | Ep. 114

Iowa State Cyclone David Carr is back on the BASCHAMANIA podcast with a new accolade: NCAA Champion! (And Back-to-Back Big 12 Champ!) This time around, he joins Cenzo and I talk about NCAA Championship, his 2nd Big  12 Championship, Olympic Trials, the Senior Level, Faith, the US Open,  and so much…
1h 27min

Carter Starocci Joins Us to Share On Success, Future, and Faith | Ep. 113

Freshmen National Champ Carter Starocci joins his Nittany Lion teammate Cenzo and I to talk about his success, his future, and his faith, among other topics.  This show is brought to you by ATAC. ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other h…
1h 11min

Sammy Alvarez On What Happened With Big 10's | Ep. 112

It was a weird year for all of us with Covid and Sammy Alvarez is no exception to the rule. He joins us for some Monday Morning Coffee Talk to discuss his 2020-2021 season, and what's next. Cenzo and I also talk briefly about a few of the wrestling topics hitting the internet this weekend. This s…
34min

Getting to Know AJ Ferrari Over Coffee; Ant The Champ Joins In, Too | Ep. 111

After an incredible month for AJ Ferrari, the Big 12 & NCAA Champ joined Cenzo and I for some coffee talk to talk about his injuries, rapid increase in fandom, recent success, faith, and more. Ant 'The Champ' Cassar also joins us as we talk strength training, wrestlers in MMA, who would win in a ma…
1h 12min

JO Breaks Down his Olympic Trials Matches, Weight Cut & Diet | Ep. 110

It's rare we spend an entire episode breaking something down from a technical standpoint, but that's what this episode turned into as 2021 Olympic Team Trials Champion at 65kg Jordan Oliver joins Cenzo (he's back!) and I to talk about and breakdown his OTT tournament match by match, the difference …
1h 33min

Braxton Amos & Evan Henderson on Their Journeys & Performances | Ep. 109

After a dominating weekend at the Last Chance Olympic Qualifier, both Evan Henderson and Braxton Amos joined me on BASCHAMANIA to talk about their journeys leading up to the Olympic Trials and their Last Chance OTT Qualifier performances this weekend. Braxton Amos kicks off the show and then Evan H…
1h 6min

NCAAs Wrap Up Coffee Talk & Champs Nick Lee & Roman Bravo-Young Join Us! | Ep. 108

What a weekend! We've got 10 NCAA Champions and a whole lot to talk about. Cenzo and I spend the first hour going through NCAA's one weight at a time and then Nick Lee, and then Roman Bravo Young, hop in at the 1hr, 4min mark.  Feel free to tweet us and send us messages with questions and general…
1h 41min

Peyton Prussin and Matt McCutcheon Join Us For Some Coffee Talk | Ep. 107

NAIA Champ Peyton Prussin, who teched and pinned her way to a national championship this past weekend, and Matt McCutcheon, who helped coach Life U to an upset for the Men's team championship, joined Cenzo and I tonight for some Coffee Talk! We talk Peyton's background and recent success, Matt's re…
1h 22min

Ridge Lovett and Gable Steveson Join us for Big 10s & NCAAs Coffee Talk | Ep. 106

Two people that had everyone talking this weekend at Big 10s? Ridge Lovett (Nebraska) and Gable Steveson (Minnesota!) Grateful to have both of them join Cenzo and I tonight to talk about their Big 10 tournaments a few days ago and talk NCAAs next week. Cenzo and I also go through the brackets a lit…
57min

Big 10s, Big 12s, and Mateo Pellicone Coffee Talk with Cenzo! | Ep. 105

What a wild weekend! We had the Big 10 Championships, the Big 12 Championships, and the Mateo Pellicone Ranking Series over in Rome. Today, Cenzo and I dive into all of this weekend's action with some thoughts on all of it. Enjoy! Feel free to tweet us and send us messages with questions and gene…
1h 22min

Shane Sparks Joins Cenzo and I for some Pre Big-10’s Coffee Talk! | Ep. 104

Shane Sparks is the VOICE of the Big 10 conference. He eats, sleeps, and breathes folkstyle and Big 10 wrestling, so who better to have join Cenzo and I for some pre-Big-10 Coffee Talk? Was great to hear Shane’s background and his take on the Big 10’s this weekend. You probably didn’t know that to …
1h 58min

Coffee Talk: Looking Ahead to Big 10's, NCAAs, & OTT! | Ep. 103

A little weekend Coffee Talk with my guy Vincenzo Joseph today as we talk about the RTC events of this past week and look ahead to Big 10's, NCAA's, and the OTT, which are all right around the corner! Enjoy & subscribe today. Feel free to tweet us and send us messages with questions and general t…
59min

Seth Gross & I Talk Big Week in Wrestling, Olympic Trials, & Content | Ep. 102

Always great catching up with my guy Seth Gross! The NCAA Champ and I talk about all the events in wrestling coming up this week on Rokfin,  his Olympic Trials prep & seeding thoughts, marketing and branding, and more on Ep. 102 of the BASCHAMANIA Podcast. Enjoy & subscribe today! Feel free to tw…
50min

Jason Nolf Back on the Podcast | Ep. 101

Great catching up with Jason Nolf ahead of his match with Kyle Dake next week on the NLWC 5 card (watch by subscribing to NLWC's Rokfin channel!) We talk golf, Traeger, home improvements, the current PSU team, his match with Dake, the Trials, and so much more.  Feel free to tweet us and send us m…
52min

Coffee Talk: Philly Experience, Flo Buys Track | Ep. 100

Great chat today for the 100th episode of BASCHAMANIA as Cenzo and I talk about our experiences in Philly last weekend, what's coming up for both of us, Flo buying Track, college wrestling, Jake Paul/Ben Askren, and more. Feel free to tweet us and send us messages with questions and general thoug…
1h 3min

Sarah Hildebrandt Joins Cenzo & I for Coffee Talk (& Freestyle vs Folkstyle!) | Ep. 99

World Silver Medalist, and all-around trailblazer, Sarah Hildebrandt joined Cenzo and I for some Coffee Talk today and this conversation did not disappoint. We dove into Freestyle > Folkstyle debate, the sponsorship recruiting scene, the highs and lows of Sarah's careers, the upcoming Captains Cup,…
1h 13min

Matt McCutcheon Joins The Show, Cenzo & I Talk World & Olympic Trials | Ep. 98

Was great to have Penn State alum Matt McCutcheon join Cenzo and I for some Coffee Talk after Cenzo and I talk World & Olympic Trials qualifications for a bit. Feel free to tweet us and send us messages with questions and general thoughts! And, be sure to SUBSCRIBE  to the podcast and go through th…
1h 20min

Ant The Champ Joins Cenzo & I for Some Coffee Talk | Ep. 97

Busy week this past week in wrestling! The JB/DT match and card took place, USA sent a SQUAD of hammers to France to compete in the Henri Deglane, and Cenzo's next match was announced! Cenzo and I dive into all this and more during some Coffee Talk, and Penn State NCAA Champion Ant 'The Camp' Cassa…
1h 16min

Mark Hall Joins Cenzo and I for Some Weekend Coffee Talk | Ep. 96

College wrestling is back, we had back-to-back nights of senior-level freestyle action, some match announcements, and so much more... it's wrestling season baby! Cenzo and I dove into it all over some coffee and Mark Hall is back on the show today joining us to talk about all that he's been up to, …
1h 15min

Henri Deglane Coffee Talk w/ Cenzo (Austin Gomez Also Joins) | Ep. 95

USA Wrestling is sending an absolute SQUAD to France next week to compete in the Henri Deglane Grand Prix of France. David Taylor, Helen Maroulis, Kyle Dake, Thomas Gilman, Kyle Snyder, and the list goes on. Today, Cenzo and I talk about the tournament's storylines, what we're excited about, wrestl…
1h 13min

Coffee Talk: 2021, Upcoming Events, Mike Mach | Ep. 94

2021 is upon us and oh, what a year it will (hopefully) be! I put out an article on Rokfin this morning called “The Greatest Year of Wrestling Is Upon Us” and Cenzo and I are going to dive into that today as we enjoy some more Coffee Talk discussing upcoming matches, schedules, and more. Mike Machh…
1h 6min

Final Coffee Talk of 2020 with 2x NCAA Champ Vincenzo Joseph | Ep. 93

What a year 2020 was! For as many negatives as there was, I can't overlook the positive that is the success of this podcast! Thank you to all who tuned in and engaged all year long! In 2020's final episode, Cenzo and I dove into some happenings over the past week in the wrestling community includin…
58min

Diving into Alex Marinelli's Career & Faith | Ep. 92

Just ahead of (hopefully) the 2020-2021 Big 10 season getting underway, 2x Big Ten Champion Alex Marinelli joins me for today's episode of BASCHAMANIA as we dive into his career & his faith! Though he doesn't share much publicly regularly, he's got a lot to say! We dive into: 1. The Nickname 2…
56min

More Coffee Talk w/ Cenzo! Recent & Upcoming Cards & Matches | Ep. 91

Just a wrestling fan and a wrestler talking wrestling! In today's episode, Cenzo and I talk about recent and upcoming matches and cards, including but not limited to Gross/Gilman, the 150lb bracket challenge, Bajrang/Zain, the NLWC Card, matches not counting for seeds, just who should do post-match…
45min

Coffee Talk w/ Cenzo and Gilman & RBY Join the Show! | Ep. 90

Cenzo, RBY, and Gilman on one episode! Need I say more? For real though, great time talking about what’s going on in wrestling over the past week with Cenzo and having RBY and Gilman hop on to talk about their upcoming matches on Rokfin cards.  - Bills/Steelers - Bo’s Wedding - Burroughs/Taylor…
1h 32min

Coffee Talk w/ Cenzo: RTC Cup Edition; Gable Steveson & Trent Hidley Join The Show | Ep. 89

What a fun episode! Coffee Cenzo back on the show as we talk about the storylines and takeaways from this weekend's RTC Cup. 2 of the guys in the spotlight after this weekend, Gable Steveson and Trent Hidlay, also join the show! Topics & Order of the Conversation:. - Cliff Keen Won the RTC Cup …
1h 19min

Gabe Dean on Olympic Run, DT & Seth Gross on Duals, Events | Ep. 88

Interesting weeks for both Gabe Dean and Seth Gross! Gross beat a red-hot Bryce Meredith and Gabe Dean toed the line with World Champ David Taylor at NLWC 3. Both also compete next weekend in Flo's RTC Cup. Fun conversations today with these two! Gabe Dean Conversation Topics: Coming out of Retir…
52min

Coffee Talk with Cenzo & Nick Lee | Ep. 87

It’s hard not to fun have talking to these 2 for an hour! After “Coffee Nick” and “Coffee Cenzo” debuted at Big 10’s this year, I knew we had to do AT LEAST one episode of “Coffee Talk!” Great time catching up today with these 2 hammers and talking about their recent and upcoming matches on NLWC ca…
58min