Meet Our Staff

Ariel Puterman
Senior Writer, NBA Draft Expert, and Co-Director of Social Media

A junior at the University of Kansas, Ariel is a die hard sports fan, especially basketball and football.

 

  • Major: Marketing
  • Favorite Team: Kansas Jayhawks  
Collin Speicher
Senior Writer

A senior at the University of South Carolina, Collin got his hand into sports at a very young age, thanks to his parents.  Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Collin played soccer, baseball, and basketball from middle school to high school.  While in high school, Speicher also joined their 'good morning show', becoming the sports anchor.  In addition, Speicher became the play by play broadcaster for his high school, streamed on the local station.  Speicher met Coach K at age 11, who told him to, "Follow your dreams", which is exactly what he plans on doing.

 

  • Major: Broadcast Journalism
  • Favorite Team: Duke Blue Devils
Eklavya Chawla
Co-Director of Graphic Design

Originally from Connecticut, Eklavya chose to enroll at Purdue University, where he is currently a junior.  He has done graphic design since age 14 and ran an instagram account for 3 years posting soccer designs.

 

  • Major: Economics
  • Favorite Team: Purdue Boilermakers
Ivanna Guerrero
Director of Video Producing

A junior at Rutgers University, Ivanna has goals of becoming a film editor, line producer, and camera operator for both the film world and the TV industry.  She is involved in music organizations and has been playing instruments since the age of 7.

 

  • Favorite Team: North Carolina Tar Heels
Mat Mlodzinski
Founder, Senior Writer, and Bracketologist

Mat is a Christian and a graduate of Seton Hall University, Mat is studying for his Master's of Broadcast & Digital Journalism at Syracuse University. He has experience in play-by-play broadcasting, podcasting, sports column writing, and creating graphics. In his free time, Mat loves to golf, spend time with friends and family, and travel. Mat founded CBB Review in August of 2016.

 

  • BA: Visual and Sound Media
  • MS: Broadcast & Digital Journalism (In Progress)
  • Favorite Teams: New York Knicks, Washington Football Team
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Matt Karner
Senior Writer

From St. Louis, Missouri, Matt is a graduate of Truman State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science.  He got his start in sports journalism when he was a member of the Super 10 committee with the NCAA and Turner Studios.  Since then, he has been doing bracketology for the past six years and loves doing it.  Lastly, he was a manager at Butler University for the women's program in 2011.

 

  • Favorite Team: Butler Bulldogs
Matt Waldman
Contributing Writer

Matt has a business economics degree with a history minor from Wofford College and is currently working towards a teaching degree at the graduate level. He is a big Terrier basketball fan as well as a fan of all mid-majors in their quest to upset the big dogs!

 

  • BA: Economics
  • MA: Education (In progress)
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Nick Musial
Senior Writer and Betting Expert

Nick is a junior at the University of Kansas. From Deerfield, Illinois, he grew up playing baseball, but always has had a passion for college basketball. In 2016, Nick won the CBS Bracket Challenge Grand Prize, and attended the 2017 Final Four in Phoenix. Nick loves to share his knowledge of college basketball, as he is also a highly regarded handicapper.

Pascale Bushaw
Contributor
Sam Bass
Senior Writer

Sam is currently in his fourth year at CBB Review and is now a senior writer for ACC coverage, as well as a guest on 'The Review' podcast. He is a freshman at Thomas Jefferson University (formerly Philadelphia University) and is majoring in communications. He also plays on the Rams baseball team as a right-handed pitcher. In his free time, Sam loves to watch sports and hang out with his friends, as well as partaking in fantasy football and baseball.

 

  • BA: Communications (In Progress)
  • Favorite Teams: New York Mets
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Shannon Boy
Senior Writer

A teacher in Scott County, Virginia for at risk high school students, Shannon has also been a coach at Gate City High school since 2000.  Boy attended King University, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in History with a minor in Secondary Education.  In his spare time, Boy loves to listen to music, watch movies, and go hiking or biking.  He also loves to read books written by some of basketballs greatest coaches.  

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