Manage episode 292830486 series 2927852
In this episode Coach Hawk sits down with the personable Head Coach at Oregon St.
Wayne Tinkle talks about life as a basketball dad. He coached his son at Oregon St. and has two daughters that played at Gonzaga and Stanford. Tinkle's wife is also a hooper and is in the Hall of Fame at Montana.
Tinkle answers Hawk's question about how they ended up raising 3 high major kids all under the same roof. The Oregon St. coach also talks about the challenges he's faced with running a program in the Pac 12 and the culture required to be successful in a tradition rich environment. Spoiler alert...it's all about the relationships. The far ranging conversation touches on all this and so much more.
The tip-off segment answers the question about how wise it is or isn't for a recruit to release his top 5 schools.
The Buzzer Beater discusses whether we will ever see a "traditional" college program again built through strong freshman recruiting classes.