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Bringing up the Middle

You may have never heard of former NCAA basketball player Brent Klassen, but you are going to want to hear him ‘Bringing Up the Middle’ in his new podcast focused on all things hoops, especially Mid Major college basketball. His mission is to not only revisit the past with other former players, coaches and people behind the scenes, but he will also try to re-immerse himself back into the game by taking a look the teams, culture and people that make up Mid Major college basketball today.

November 9, 2019 in My Squad

My Squad

When I realized that this year was a milestone year for our 2000 MAC Champs squad, my memory started sprinting. I replayed key moments on the court, classic quotes by Coach Dak, things I wish I’d done better, my now wife pinching my butt as I ran by her in warm ups and those Anderson Arena crowds…

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March 10, 2018 in Podcast

Episode 15 – Detroit Titan Rashad Phillips

Brent talks about the newest JPC challenge and inroduces his guest Rashad Phillips (00:30). Rashad gives Brent his first basketball memory and talks about his dad helping the youth of…

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February 22, 2018 in Podcast

Episode 14 – Dan Dakich

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,…

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February 15, 2018 in Podcast

Episode 13 – Keith Mcleod – Part 2

Keith gets back into more talk about former teammate Kevin Garnett and what made him so great.  (01:35) The Transition of being a shooting guard in college to a NBA…

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February 8, 2018 in Podcast

Episode 13 – Keith Mcleod – Part 1

Brent gives a brief intro on guest BGSU HOF’er and former Timberwolves, Jazz point guard Keith Mcleod (00:30) 20 and 52 combine for 50 vs Buffalo, the days at Canton McKinley…

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February 2, 2018 in Podcast

Episode 12 – Trevor Huffman – Part 2

Brent starts off with a little talk about Part 1 and then does another version of the segment Branches on the Hoop Tree (00:30) Trevor discusses the motivation for his…

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