Episode 14 – Dan Dakich

By February 22, 2018Podcast

Brent kicks of the show with another installment of Branches on the Hoop Tree (02:00),  Coach answers the first question which was if he did anything to get better today, how he ended up getting the job at Bowling Green and who else was in the conversation for the job. (03:54)  Approaching Coach Bobby Knight when he was offered the job,what went through his mind once it sunk in that he got the job as the head coach and his first memory of his arrival at BGSU. (10:00) The most enjoyable part of a tough first year as a head coach and a few stories from that first year. (15:30) Coach talks about the differences in recruiting at Indiana as opposed to a Mid Major like Bowling Green, team camps to evaluate kids, hitting the AAU circuit and a story about him and Jim Boeheim. (21:00) Keeping the scent of a big Mid Major recruit away from bigger schools, a coupe recruits that he thought they had that changed their minds.  (28:44) DD tells Brent what he remembers when he was recruiting him at BGSU and Indiana. (32:31) Some coaching strategy, a difference in how he’d coach today, and Coach ends the show with a 1 and 1 – a prediction and a recommendation. (38:20)

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