Michael Visenberg of NBADraft.net joins the Podcast to talk about his thoughts and observations from the first week of college hoops. We chat about in-person viewings of some of the top freshmen including Bol Bol, Kevin Porter Jr., Darius Garland, Simi Shittu, and Charles Bassey. In addition to the top freshmen, we touch on certain teams and players we are interested in watching (Maui Invitational, Brandon Clarke, LSU, Tremont Waters) and the three top freshmen for Duke.
Stephen Kalayil from DefPen Sports joins the Pod to chat about the Champion’s Classic and Duke’s dismantling of Kentucky. What teams could surprise down the road, Louisville’s outlook as the Mack era begins and more as the 2018-19 college basketball season begins.
Darin Van Vlerah, Assistant Director of Enforcement, Basketball Development joins the Podcast to talk about his career switch from a corporate lawyer to the NCAA in 2013, while providing an inside look at the Basketball Development staff, the roles and responsibilities, and the current climate of college hoops.
Michael Visenberg joins the Podcast to provide an in-depth review on the USA Basketball Developmental Camp that took place in Colorado Springs with the top high school players in the 2019-2022 classes. Mikey V talks about the new format of the camp, the standouts in the Junior / Senior classes, and which younger players to keep an eye on in the future.
Vince Nicastro joins the Podcast to talk about his journey into the sports business world, a long and successful career as the Athletic Director at Villanova, and his current role within the Big East. Vince recounts about getting Jay Wright to Villanova at the last minute in 2001, his role in helping shape the current structure of the Big East, and how the conference has prepared for the changing landscape in summer recruiting.
William & Mary head coach Tony Shaver joins the podcast to discuss his basketball coaching career. We first look back to Coach Shaver’s playing days under Dean Smith before turning towards his first coaching job at Episcopal HS and then his impressive run at Hampden-Sydney. Coaching at William & Mary since 2003, we chat about his recruitment of Marcus Thornton, coaching philosophies, and how he has produced one of the most consistent offenses in college year in and year out.
After a July hiatus, The SeanMoHoops podcast is back with a special guest in Dante Calabria. The former UNC and EuroLeague sharp shooter is fresh off a strong season at Keiser University and now is headed over to Italy with Larry Brown to coach Fiat Torino. Dante dishes on why he made the move, his relationship with Larry Brown, and more.
The 2018 NBA Draft has finally arrived and Michael Visenberg from NBADraft.net joins the podcast to provide his insights. We look at the top players in DeAndre Ayton and Marvin Bagley and go back to the first time we saw them play in high school. After that discussion there is a 15 pick back and forth affair followed by sleepers and potential strong second round picks.
Coach Dino Gaudio joins the podcast to discuss his return to coaching and why Chris Mack and Louisville made perfect sense. Coach Gaudio talks about his coaching journey with Skip Prosser, recruiting Chris Paul while at Wake Forest, and what type of recruits Louisville will be targeting going forward.
Markus Howard, one of the most prolific scorers in the country joins the podcast to talk about his college career at Marquette. The rising junior looks back at why he chose Marquette and the adjustment period he faced at only 17 years old. Markus talks about his NCAA experience, scoring 52 points at Providence, the toughest player he’s played against, and how important his family has been to his overall development.