Category Archives: Interviews

Quickley Learner: HoopsHD interviews McDonald’s All-American Immanuel Quickley

If you want to win an NCAA title you need a good coach, a great resume…and a McDonald’s All-American. Only 1 championship team since 1979 has not had such a player (Maryland in 2002). The 41st annual McDonald’s All-American Game … Continue reading

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Reaching the Summit: HoopsHD interviews 2018 McDonald’s All-American Darius Garland

If you want to win an NCAA title you need a good coach, a great resume…and a McDonald’s All-American. Only 1 championship team since 1979 has not had such a player (Maryland in 2002) and Villanova’s Jalen Brunson (2015 McDonald’s … Continue reading

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King of the Court(room): HoopsHD interviews class-action attorney Steve Berman

The NCAA Tournament always bring us news on the court (this year’s biggest storyline: upsets!) as well as off the court (Sister Jean!), but we also saw some news IN court last week.  Specifically, in the United States District Court … Continue reading

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Call to the Hall: HoopsHD interviews brand-new Hall of Fame coach Lefty Driesell

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2018 on Saturday including NBA champions like Jason Kidd/Ray Allen, multiple-time WNBA champs like Katie Smith/Tina Thompson, and a crafty college coach in Lefty Driesell. On the court he … Continue reading

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Basketball and brains: HoopsHD interviews Drake Academic All-American Reed Timmer

It has been an eventful little month in Des Moines: a 2-PT loss to Bradley in the MVC tourney, a 9-PT loss to Northern Colorado in the CIT, and Coach Niko Medved just announced that he will become the new … Continue reading

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Tourney Talk: HoopsHD interviews Michigan/Purdue alum Spike Albrecht

Even when you have 2 alma maters who make the NCAA tourney it does not always work out so well: just ask everyone’s favorite Quaker-Wildcat combo! However, sometimes it works out better than expected: just ask Spike Albrecht. After helping … Continue reading

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