15 Burst results for "Dick Bennett"
"dick bennett" Discussed on Climate Connections
"I'm doctor Anthony Liz, and this is climate connections. For decades, dick Bennett of Fayetteville Arkansas was an anti war activist and a Professor of literature at the university of Arkansas. He says reading has shaped his life. To me, books produced a visceral experience and social action. So when he started reading about climate change, he grew increasingly alarmed about how warming will affect the world's most vulnerable people. And he was inspired to make his corner of Arkansas a welcoming place for people who are forced to leave their homes to escape rising seas, droughts, and heat waves. So we started sharing information about climate migration with city government. For example, his city's chief of staff. She wanted to learn and so I passed on books to her and talk with her and he gave the city a Fayetteville $100,000 to establish a small trust fund. Money from the fund will support nonprofits that provide resettlement services for climate refugees. He says it's a model that other cities can follow. I'm hoping that this endowment can inspire other cities to imitate it that will give me enormous satisfaction climate connections is produced by the Yale center for environmental communication. To hear more stories like this, visit climate connections dot org.
"dick bennett" Discussed on WCPT 820
"Standing by. Here's the number. 808 8 O 5 O one three 808 8 O 5 O one three. 808 8 O 5 O one three. That's 808 8 O 50 13. I'm doctor Anthony Liz, and this is climate connections. For decades, dick Bennett, a Fayetteville Arkansas, was an anti war activist and a Professor of literature at the university of Arkansas. He says reading has shaped his life. To me, books produced visceral experience and social action. So when he started reading about climate change, he grew increasingly alarmed about how warming will affect the world's most vulnerable people. And he was inspired to make his corner of Arkansas a welcoming place for people who are forced to leave their homes to escape rising seas, droughts, and heat waves. So he started sharing information about climate migration with city government. For example, his city's chief of staff. She wanted to learn and so I passed on books to her and talk with her and he gave the city a Fayetteville $100,000 to establish a small trust fund. Money from the fund will support nonprofits that provide resettlement services for climate refugees. He says it's a model that other cities can follow. I'm hoping that this endowment can inspire other cities to imitate it that will give me enormous satisfaction. Climate connections is produced by the Yale center for
CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast
"dick bennett" Discussed on CBS Sports Eye On College Basketball Podcast
"I know a thing or two about low position games, great guard implements a version of the swing offense, which bull run implemented before him and dick Bennett before Beau and then interestingly enough, dick Bennett's son, the respectable Tony Bennett, has the wahoo's running a very similar style. Thinking about this chain reaction and coaching styles, coaches son styles and assistant coaches styles is what led me to my question, which is this. What head coaches in college basketball history do you think had the most significant chain reaction impact on style of play? This is, first of all, shouts to all of our female listeners. We got a number of suggestions and emails. So appreciate that, we want you well represented here on the show. In the reviews, be sure to review, follow us all that good stuff here. This is a really good question. And it's not so much as a tough one as GPU. There's a lot of candidates and nominees. The first one that popped into my hand was no one Richardson Mike Anderson, 40 minutes of pale. Oh. That was the first one. Like the one Nolan implemented that style and Mike was his longtime assistant. They won a national title together, and then Mike was very successful with that style at UAB at Missouri at Arkansas, and now Golden Gate Mike at St. John's. Golden Gate Mike, of course. The first one that popped into my head was bob knight, because he had the motion offense, which was replicated at every level of the sport and though not nearly as popular now as it was in the 70s, 80s and into 90s. I think you could make the case that the motion offense was the single most transformative basketball philosophy that was adopted at every level ever introduced in the sport. So I would say bob knight and that from there, you've got coach gay didn't run the motion forever, but obviously coach gay is a disciple. Chris beard would fall on her bob knight's tree, Steve alford and Marie barto Mike, what's in is now coaching there. So the tree is an expansive with a bunch of huge big name coaches, but the philosophy itself was one of my interpretations. Another name that I actually thought about was Dean Smith. Now it's not to Caitlin's question. It's not so much Dean Smith disciples so much as Dean Smith was embracing tempo free stats and really analytics before that term was even recognized in basketball for decades. So when you Dean Smith is obviously known for a lot of what he did in terms of racial integration and a lot of social impact rightfully so all the winning clearly and getting Carolina to such a lofty level, but those in basketball will tell you that Dean Smith was thinking about things from a strategy standpoint that frankly, most college basketball coaches weren't even touching or thinking about for years and years and years after he did two more for me. Pete carrell with the Princeton offense. That was used at the NBA level as it was at college and below and JT three at Georgetown was probably the most successful protege if you will. Chris Mooney still runs it. Joe Scott rented air force. Still, people still use it. And then Jim behind with the zone defense just in terms of everyone that has been under Jim beheim, watch and then gone on to get another job. They have run the zone defense. You know, he has a patent on that as much as bob knight had the patent on the motion offense as far as I'm concerned. Two, three zone defense is not prominent in college basketball these days. There are some teams that run it, exclusively, but the number is low. And more than anything, it's almost a trick to pull out of the bag with some coaches, but when we talk about coaching styles that had influence or certainly became affiliated with coaches, the four that came to mind for me were night, Smith, which is kind of outside the realm of the question, but I thought he was worth including Carell in the Beijing. What about you? Yeah, no one and Richardson was a good one, I think, with what Mike Anderson took from him or borrowed from him or however you want to phrase that. And used it successfully to carve out a pretty long and respectable head coaching career. I don't know that his disciples, so to speak. Replicated the style of play, but Rick Pitino was one of the first college coaches to really embrace the three point shot and understand just the math on it. Great call. Yes, yes. And so I don't know that all of everybody who coached for Rick, you know, copied his style, but certainly he had an impact on the sport that a lot of people have tried to replicate whether they ever worked for Rick patino. Or not. So he's a great one. All right, my question here, I'm interested on your thoughts on this one. So this comes from Matt from Philly here. Love the pod and the summer shoot around series has been awesome. Question, you often reference when talking about a new coach at a school or just in general that the coaching job is, quote, a top X gig in America, end quote, what would you say are the top ten to 15 coaching gigs in the country thanks, gents, best Matt, the official Justin Moore returned from injury tracker. Hey, Matt, come find us when you have more progress on the Justin more stuff. I have them in order GP. I thought about this last night. And I have them. Ready for it? Okay, I've got 15 two. I typed here. Let's see how many we match on. Yeah, let's see how many we match on. Now, I am taking into account, obviously the history of the school, the conference it's located in, the actual location of the school in place, you know, cost of living everyday living where you live in the country, the resources at the school, the commitment for the school, where does basketball fall? Are you the top priority? Are you the second priority or the third priority? Budget potential all of it. I'm trying to take all of it into account here. This is my own, this is my personal list. For me, these are one through 15.
The Autosport Podcast
"dick bennett" Discussed on The Autosport Podcast
"And I know that toka over the last few seasons anyway have been tightening up on driving standards. But that allied to the way drivers are using the hybrid and the way that that is changing the racing. I think is all being very positive. The point I made after donnington in the magazine report was that yeah, the racing was really entertaining at donington for the opening round this year, but it always is. Exactly. On that track. Brands hatch Indy circuit. I would argue is probably one of the worst circuits for processional racing. In the BTCC, unless you get a flukey safety car near the end. But of course, we had rain this time. Which, you know, through that variable in and made the racing more entertaining than I think it might have been. So maybe thruxton next time out might give us a little bit more of an answer because actually although 95% of motor racing categories tend to have some of their most entertaining racing at thruxton BTCC doesn't for some reason. We'll maybe see whether it gets livened up there or perhaps made duller. I don't know, but we'll probably only find out as the season goes on. I mean, the other element of all of this is that some teams are having fewer issues with the system and also some teams are getting on top of what is required, easier than others. And that's kind of what you would expect with any technology. There's a pecking order, the hierarchy of the teams. And again, one good element of not having the ballast and the option tyre is it's a consistent car over a weekend, and therefore you can develop that through a season. And you would expect, would you not, that as the teams become more familiar with it, perhaps the margin widens just a touch between those that have got a real handle on the hybrid facility and how to use it best. And those that haven't. So again, you can anticipate perhaps that in the second half of the year, toker will have a look at all of this because what we don't need to see is a runaway winner. We want good racing. Yes, and we want the best drivers and teams to be up the front, but not pulling off into the distance. Yeah, that's a good point. That's the line that BTC has actually got very good at trading, hasn't it, giving lots of people a chance, but the cream does you look at who the people who finish in the top 5 in the chat every year, it's the people that should be there. It's still, it feels a little bit maybe that it's more meritocratic with this, but it is perhaps early to say. Also add to your circuit point. I think open part, which is after structs, and also that's traditionally a great track, but that also can be a bit iffy in terms of British touring car racing. So I think thruxton and Orton will be quite good tests for this system versus the success ballast. But before we drill into some of the competitors a bit more, Steven, obviously, from a slightly further, when you're not running around the support paddocks and stuff. What's been your impression from the first couple of rounds in British touring cars? Anything that sort of stood out to you as being demonstrably better or worse than last year, removing the success, ballast is a positive and the way the hybrid system has been introduced. It does add a sort of different element in terms of how to manage the races but I think just the first lap of donnington park really sort of set the tone for the season. I think it shows that there's the potential very exciting racing going forward and no quarter being given. Well, actually, of course it was the second, the second lap of the race, and therefore the first slap of pushing the button for more power, wasn't it? That's what made it a bit of a bit of a grand entrance. Or in that case, we're going to swap the order of what I was going to do because I was going to talk about the star of brown's hat, but let's get on to one of the big storylines that's already developing. And that is a battle for supremacy within the BMW scored. We've got Colin turkey. I think everyone would agree has been one of the class acts of the championship in the last four decade, really. He's just overtaken Andy rouse in terms of number of wins in the championship four time champion. Jake hill, who we've also known for some time is rather than mega and we know that he likes we will drive cars because he drives lots of proper racing cars in historic. So a bit of a battle for supremacy. I'm going to throw to Marcus first. How's that going? There was a bit of needle at donning. And they seemed a bit better behaved at brands. Is that dick Bennett saying right, sort of sales out? Or is it merely a break before the next clash point? I don't know whether you would just say it was dick Bennett's. I think I may have caught winds that there was a reasonable length meeting on the Saturday evening in the brands hatch paddock when they'd again qualified alongside each other on the front row. Despite it being wet on the Sunday, there was close racing between them, particularly in the first race where Colin was leading for, I think it was just over half distance, wasn't it? And Jake spent much of that right behind him, but the competition between the two of them seemed to have been toned down a little bit from the opening weekend at donington. Yeah, it is a really interesting dynamic. I think Jake's bringing plenty to the party there. It's going to benefit Colin as well. What do you think, David? How do you see it going? Is it a case of Jake might win some of the battles because he's just that kind of throw it all in? He was sideways and brilliant fast but also through it off during the course of the brands weekend. Do we think Colin will grind it out over the course of the season? At the moment, yes, I still think it's advantage Colin. And it strikes me, perhaps unfairly, that Jake's now been given like Marcus rightly says the best tools for the job that he's ever been given. And he's absolutely determined. I hesitate to say desperate, but absolutely determined to start winning regularly. And that isn't necessarily how you win the British touring car championship. Evinced by Colin winning it with one victory back in whichever year it was was at 17. And Jake has got undeniable pace and he has got undeniable talent and he has got an undeniable race winning car. Donnington he goes toe to toe with turkey, picks up a bit of damage, clips the tyres at the chicane, fails the ride height test, bang, that's gone. And that was partly through zealotry. Then we have him going off the road at bran's hatch, throwing away points, which you can not afford to do in the championship..
"dick bennett" Discussed on The Lead
"Well, I was state head coach TJ otzelberger showed up at his press conference after the Wisconsin win and had almost lost his voice from yelling on the sidelines. As far as my voice, I'm looking forward to resting it and hopefully my three young ones that are all under 7 can help cooperate with that. So if anybody can make sure they're doing all the right things. So their dad can save his voice a little bit and get better. Does this team's fate now actually rest on his kids behaving? Well, he did say something about that in his postgame press conference. He hoped that his kids would cooperate and understand, obviously these are high stress, high stakes moments and he's a very serious guy and demands a lot of his players and I suppose if you're going to lose your voice, this is probably the time of the year when it's going to happen because things are so intense, but for his sake, I hope his kids cooperate, so his players are able to hear him in the next game. As someone who has two young kids, I don't know how that's going to happen, but I wish him the best of luck with that. Jesse, you were here today to look at exactly how this team got to this point. But to do that, we need to first dive to the depths of just how ugly things got. So can you give us some perspective on just how bad this team was last season? Well, it was bad. I was state finished two and 22 and didn't win a game after December 20th. Obviously it was not an easy year for any college basketball program because of COVID-19 and the cyclones dealt with their own virus issues within the program that altered the team's schedule, and I would say it also played some really tough games. There was a four game stretch near the start of big 12 play in which Iowa state played. Number 8 West Virginia, number two Baylor, number four Texas, and number 18 Texas tech. Now, Chris beard of Texas tech said earlier today, we are a work in progress. They progressed today on the road unemphatic 91 64 victory over Iowa state here at Hilton coliseum. Having said all that, Iowa state still went zero 18 in the big 12, and the cyclones finished with their fewest wins in a season since the 1924 1925 season. So there really hadn't been an Iowa state team anywhere near this bad since 1975 76. Three out of the past four years, the clones finished in 9th or tenth place. This year they were O and 18 two and 22 overall, they haven't won a road game in two years. And I was stayed ultimately fired head coach Steve prom last march. You can imagine they're would be changed when you're hitting lows that haven't been seen since the 1920s. And as you wrote, there was a mass exodus after the brutal season, and not only was head coach Steve prom fired, but they lost their three leading scorers and had four other players transfer out. So how did they go about rebuilding the coaching staff and roster? It started with hiring TJ otzelberger, who had been an assistant at Iowa state for 8 seasons, most recently in 2016. But as you laid out, he had one heck of a challenge ahead of him to reshape the roster. Iowa states leading score will enter the transfer portal. Rajeev Bolton now looks for his third team in four years. The team's three leading scores were gone, Razer Bolton transferred to Gonzaga, Jalen Coleman's lands transferred to Kansas and Solomon young pursuit of pro career after graduating. When you lose that many players, you have to be able to aggressively attack the transfer portal and that's exactly what otzelberger did. He brought in a whopping 6 transfers. What we've seen in a short period of time is that they're bought in to be in cyclones. They know what it means to be a cyclone. They respect those that have come before them, and they take a great sense of pride in wearing that Jersey. It certainly didn't hurt that axel burger convinced tyrese hunter who had committed under the previous coaching staff to stick with his commitment to Iowa state as a member of the 2021 recruiting class. Hunter was a four star prospect and the number 6 point guard in that class. He came in highly acclaimed and what I'd say is he's a guy who's a low ego, high producing player. He's a workhorse, a guy who understands he has to pressure the basketball. In terms of what otzelberger was looking for, he wanted guys who were low ego, high effort players willing to do winning things. He also said that most upperclassmen in the transfer portal talk about wanting more shots. They want to be the go to guy wherever they're going to go because they only have maybe one season left a college basketball. Izel burger said he asked those players right back, how hard are you willing to work? Do you have strong leadership ability? And those kinds of conversations laid the foundation for the players that he got. I go back to these guys being very low ego, high producing guys. They're great teammates. So that's important that you bring in the right type of guys. So they know what they're signing up for and they take pride in it. Can you also tell us about uzel burgers own playing background and how that has influenced him as a coach? He was a three year starter and two year captain for division three Wisconsin whitewater. And over the weekend in Milwaukee, he self deprecatingly noted that his ability to defend was the only way for him to earn time on the court. I wasn't fortunate enough to be all that good of a player. So it was my only way to ever find myself onto the court. So for me, that's my background. That's how I approach every day. Oxenberg are also grew up in Milwaukee. So he said the dick Bennett coached Wisconsin teams of that era, which stressed defense, had a big impact on what he valued as a basketball player and later as a coach. So that's kind of the things that helped shape otzelberger and made him the coach that he is today. There's a moment we found in a press conference that truly illustrates just how Milwaukee this guy is. You know, I'm probably about as Milwaukee as they come. Parents met at a place called the broad stop. His parents met at a place called the broth stop. That pretty much sums it up right there. Wisconsin is known for three things, I think, other than basketball and football. Beer, brats, and cheese. It's as good of a place as any to meet. So there was an idea otzelberger was trying to get these kids to embrace. But there were also some practical moves to make that happen. Can you tell us about the pretty grueling regimen that this coaching staff put these kids through over the summer? Otzelberger wanted to make it clear that hard work and attention to detail were major keys to success. Talked in Milwaukee about some of the workouts they had to deal with in June. On 5 a.m., soccer field workouts every morning. I mean, we're doing a lot of sacrifices. So like I said, it was just a plan for us. And that sort of was an eye opening moment for players to understand what the expectations were going to be. The buy in from players really came from how precise otzelberger was with his plan. Athletic trainer Vic Miller educated players on how to develop better sleep habits, director of strength and conditioning Pete link gave them a blueprint for how to value their nutrition and take care of their bodies. And otzelberger implemented weekly yoga sessions, which I thought was pretty interesting. You don't necessarily hear that all the time about a basketball program. When practices began, he held him in the morning in an effort to help players with time management. Isaiah brockington said he realized back in the summer how organized everything was for players. Everything was fully planned out. And he held us all to a high standard, you know, the guys that were new and the guys that were there from the previous years, he let us know, this is a whole new era. Brockington said the message was, get with it or get left. This is how we're going to do it. Get with it or get left. This is how we're going to do it. So they're really building this whole new culture behind the scenes, and the players are buying in, but that doesn't exactly come with national respect at the start of the year. Can you first tell us about the expectations for this team coming into the season, and then how they came out of the gates? This Iowa state team was picked to finish dead last in the ten team big 12. You certainly can't fault media members who voted for thinking the cyclones had a long way to go, but the roster clearly had some pretty good players. They just hadn't played together. Then I was stayed open the season 12 and O for only the second time in school history, and there were some really impressive wins during that stretch..
Courtside with Seth Greenberg
"dick bennett" Discussed on Courtside with Seth Greenberg
"Closer to Jay Wright than we do. Especially the hair department. You know, it'd be really hard for me to put anyone in that spot because I don't know how you can dress a body like SpongeBob and have it turn out looking like Jay Wright, so. Interesting. You worked with incredible coaches, you know, whether it's obviously cochlear, obviously, everyone's a mom, who did a terrific job coach McDermott. Yeah, I watch your team and I see what you guys are doing defensively. And you come from working with great offensive coaches, yet defensively, that's kind of your guys identity to me, along with the spacing offensively. But how do you find that balance and who's had that great influence on you? Well, growing up in Wisconsin, you know, I idolized dick Bennett and Tony Ben's kind of been like a big brother to me. Those guys since I was a kid, I went to the camps at Wisconsin Green Bay. I have the first pressure defensive deal that coach Bennett put out when he was working at Wisconsin Stevens point. I can picture him in the purple and gold jacket up at the dry erase board and so those guys have had a really great influence on me. And when you think about it, I was so much more of a wannabe than a real player, right? And so our college coach probably gave me the best advice I could ever get. And he said, you're upside has been tapped out a long time ago. You don't have any. And I suggest put the two ball ball handling stuff away. Quit jumping rope, like start figuring out how you're going to make your teammates better and the other team worse. And literally, it's probably the best piece of advice I've ever gotten. And so for me, just to be a college player where I was a small college basketball, I had to be a physical defender and I'm all defender. So that was my background, you know, just trying to survive to have a role in the game. And then growing up with the Bennett, I always have that sense of like, you know, mentality sets the tone for the game. And that's what we try to do with our group. And as you mentioned, I've been fortunate to work for some really good forehead coaches who've all had a lot of success. Majority more offensively inclined. But I would say that, you know, at my core, I'm more of a defense mentality type guy. Did you play other sports growing up TJ and did you ice fish? I've never understood the notion of ice fishing. I had a good buddy that was in town last weekend. And I said to him, why wouldn't you just get one of those plastic swimming pools and throw some goldfish in from the pet store? And if you're like, you know, if you want to have an adult beverage and put your feet up in a chair, you can do it right there. Instead of all these, you know, so I didn't grow up ice fishing. Ironically, I grew up wrestling, playing football and baseball. Basketball is my rebellion. My dad played college baseball at Wisconsin Milwaukee and wanted me to play baseball. And I remember coming home like my freshman year of high school. And I said, you know, I'm actually in the basketball. I'm going to transition over to basketball. And so when I first started playing, it was probably more like a wrestler playing basketball because there's a lot of holding and grabbing and shocking and hit tosses and things like that. But for me, I just fell in love with basketball because there was something you could always work on. I had the tapes when I was a kid, like the Bobby Hurley ball handling video with the inside out move and crossover and so I remember having that like playing going to the playground and so the thing I loved about basketball is you didn't need anybody else. You just needed a ball in a hoop and so I didn't really start playing till my freshman year. You know, I told my dad, I was going to play year round, but at that time in Milwaukee, I got cut from both AAU teams that I tried out for. And Seth, you coached one of the guys on my team. Dan Liz chef go at South Florida. He may have been team for you. He was on my AAU team. And so what happened is I found out that I was a far better like recruiter and putting a team together and assembling a team. And then if I had the right pieces around me that my deficiencies wouldn't show as much. So I actually started my own AU team and put the group together and interesting to be in this position. That was something I was doing. I was 15 years old. So is wrestling the hardest sport you've ever competed in and did you have to do all that crazy stuff to make weight ever? Wrestlers, I have a respect for wrestlers that I believe that you're tested more mentally in that sport certainly than any other, you know, just the weight gain, the weight loss, the self discipline, you know, just to me when you're going combat, whether it's boxing wrestling MMA, it's mono imano, and everybody is in great physical shape. Everybody is, you know, has all these strengths. And so I think in wrestling, we talk a lot about the mental being in the big 12 because of how good every team is and every night's a challenge, but think about, you know, when you're wrestling, and you're going against a guy that weighs the same as you that's equally trained, physically. I mean, the mental aspect is such a huge component. So I have a ton of respect for us. I think that is the most challenging sport. Seth, do you still have your old wrestling.
Courtside with Seth Greenberg
"dick bennett" Discussed on Courtside with Seth Greenberg
"To. I was at the vision to southern Indiana. I went to bob huggins at West Virginia at Cincinnati. And bob huggins was sort of a dick Bennett, don't let the ball get middle sort of disciple. He took it and did his own thing, put it in a box keeping the box. And I'll tell you what. I didn't know coach huggins at all, but I called him, I brought my staff over there. He had a black tie event that night. And after we watched practicing invited us back into his office where he was changing into his tuxedo, just to finish talking to a couple. That's a bad sign right there, by the way. No, I'm just saying a bunch of division two coaches where nobody's from nowhere. And he hadn't finished quite explaining what he wanted us to understand, and that's who he is. That's who hogs was. And so the foundation of my man, man, defense is what I got from coach huggins. Well, where did you get? So, in my judgment, you do, you and bob mckillip do something better than anybody I've ever seen. And that is guard out of bounds, out of bounds under especially. Put in a bunch of length on the ball. And I think McKenna used to call it 5 guys, 5 seconds. That's all you got to do. And but you two do it the best. Where did that philosophy come from and how long have you been doing it to the level that you do it now? Yeah, that was Tom. That was coach Davis and we just kept it going. And I've had a lot of coaches come to auburn and talk to us about it. And you see more and more people doing it. It's real simple. Like, you know, McCallum said 5 seconds. And size on the ball. The idea simply is this. You got the ball to the basket. It's a dangerous place. But it's a dead ball situation. All right, it's almost like Jay, you're in the post, and you're going to work and you pitch your dribble up. Now everybody else needs to frame. And work for a 5 second count. And except the balls on the basket. He can't dribble it. He can't shoot it. The only thing you can do is pass it. You've got the backboard as a protector. Also, which is going to limit some of the some of the passing. So the passes that he can make are those bounce passes in the paint. So if you get some little guys in there, they've got an advantage. This is a 50 50 ball. And if you can get them to throw the long pass, well then you got size of the market chance for deflection. It's a dangerous place to have the ball because people score out of it. So we spent a lot of time trying to defend it and turn you over. And then it's all about prep. If you're going to play a hundred and that's one of the things you got to work on, and when you're working on that, you're not working on other things. It's a good part. Speaking of working on it, I look at your team and the DNA of your team always remains the same. The identity always remains the same. But this might be the biggest team that you've had. But how does that fit in with the way we know look, there's going to be pressure that are going to play fast? You're going to be aggressive. You're going to get after people. Playing jabbar, who's, I think, is could end up being a number one pick in a draft. And walker Kessler together. How does that impact how you approach the game? Because it's different from what you normally have. Yeah, it is, but if you let people run their stuff and you let them run their offense and get to spots in a flood, they want to get to. They're going to get really, really good looks. And so we try to be as disruptive as possibly can. And so the wake of break us down then if you're going to extend, then we're going to take you off the bounce. Well, it's going to take us off the bounce and you're going to be met at the rim with some size. And so we're challenging shots at the rim. What there needs to be is some rotations when our bigs come over. How do you rotate and get to the backside rebound? You'll notice we got slapped on the boards against St. Louis. That's an issue for us. So when you break us down and help draw your backside rebound and becomes compromised, we gotta do a better job with all that. But the defensive philosophy still remains the same. We don't want to let you run your stuff. We want to try to turn you over. We're going to try to create some offensive defense. And guys, I'd say the game this year is more physical. They're allowing more physicality. I think it's been easier, actually, the officials to call the game when they allow more contact and they don't call the little things. I think overall, it's probably a good thing. But what it's done is it's made open shots really at premium. I mean, getting the ball inside is no longer a high percentage look. You're gonna turn it over trying to get it in there. You know, you guys gonna shoot 50% of the time when it gets. He's gonna get hit every time. And it doesn't get called. And so hunting open shots and taking off a jump, even though you may think it's not a great shot, look it's clean. It's open. You better shoot it 'cause you might not get another one. You know, the last time I left Bruce your turnover margin was near 7. So you're forced about 17 turnover only turn it over about ten if I remember right. But your point on the rebounding. So when you're scrambling to the ball and you're making a rotation, is that something you think about throughout the season like do we want to keep doing that stuff if it compromises rebounding or because of the turnover difference you're willing to accept that? Yeah, it does. Got to accept it. And then, of course, your shop blockers are going to make decisions. I mean, don't go, you don't want to put two guys on the ball. That's the biggest thing. If he's turned the corner he's beat, then you got to come over and then there's got to be more than one rotation. You're going to rotate and I'd like for my other big to come in and get to the back side and rotate the guard out. Now, that just takes time. And, you know, when when coaches get asked the question, I think probably when commentators are the public would hear this answer, they'd be like, yeah, right, that's coach talk. We are still teaching. We are still growing. We are still learning and it happens throughout the season. My goodness gracefully played 11 games..
The Autosport Podcast
"dick bennett" Discussed on The Autosport Podcast
"Out of Goodwood, Stefan Johansson was the benchmark. And Stefan drove around and I think he did a 14.8 or something, probably not far off the truth. I jumped in and within 20 laps, I done a 14.9. And so at that point, everyone was saying, wow, perhaps this guy can drive a former three car. So Mike said, yeah, I'll buy the car. We bought the car. I then I then badged it, I thought we could this guy dick Bennett's blow, we need to get here to run this thing. We knew nothing about running cars, really. I just run my formula four car myself. Now I'll be lapping in vowels and changing engines and changing ratios myself. So I was badgering Jake on the phone from the UK. He was in he'd gone back to New Zealand to run a guy down there in the series. Anyway, eventually I was about literally two months managed to get him back and he was rose concerned that we had a good budget and he said he knew that we would have starting from zero. And of course I told him that we're gonna get all the personnel to do it properly. We get the budget and check this and that and the other. And of course I didn't really know. So anyway, eventually he came out and arrived and we said right where's the workshop? And it was like a double garage a bit of a lock up garage alongside the main west Sarah engineering factory and choices what are we doing for mechanics? And I said, well, we got a mechanic, and we got a lad driving the truck and that's the team. Really? And he said, well, what about spare engine? Would I have a spare engine? Dick. Come so after we race four, we lashed out and got a spare engine. But anyway, so it really started on shoestring. We had this old Ford a series like a glorified transit of the day, 90 transporter that you'd laugh at. You put a banger in it, a stock car track, that Lenny, you wouldn't even have put a cage from it these days. It went the first race, put it on pole position that Silverstone in the first race. And first F three race. And then flunk will start in the wet and drop down to 5th and managed to overtake everybody in the woodcut pretty much largely because I couldn't see what the hell was going on, so I just kept my foot flat so I could see something by which time I was in front of all the spray and then panicked, I realized would get corner was coming up. Teetered around the outside because I don't know where I could make the inside line, everybody thought what a clever bloke, this is understanding where the grip is, which was a complete joke. I was just, I've just couldn't stop the thing. Cheated around the outside over to my white for the lead, and one of my first race. And actually won the next three and leaving the championship and it was carried on like that, but we were about to stop racing so many times. You know, you guys may recall, but I've got a if you don't recall it, I'll send you another, I found in one of my archives of back of the future British F one star by a sticker for a pound. I sold I think we sold 3000 of those, which got me through two more F three races. But it was lurching along by mid season. Mike was saying, look, we really can't do it. We are going to have to start. We're going to have to stop. He was probably doing it deliberately, whether he would have actually stopped or not, I don't know. But we got through the year. We go through the year and we spent 50,000 pounds that year on 4.3. I even finished with the same nose coming I started with, so it was a pretty damage free. But you know, it was a big era in two years later, Senna was driving and made his thing, but you know, those cars, they had a 160 horsepower. The same was the British F four car now. We should look at the lap time actually. If Stefan, when we get around to our test, we need to see how on the side actually we should try and find a track that hasn't changed much. Traction is probably a good example. To see how the lap times compare. But it was a magical time. I remember I was doing that well by the middle of the season that John McDonald, who was had the ram rothmans Formula One team, off with the drive in the Grand Prix, the British Grand Prix. Can you imagine that now? From a 160 horsepower single seater to come and take part in the British Grand Prix in four months. I said no, because I just thought Jesus, I mean, I can't clearly wasn't very good there. And I was reasonably realistic about my abilities. You know, yes, I was leading British F three, but I was in a very good team and I was very good at actually chicken and I worked really well at setting up the car, getting the setup absolutely bang on. I was very technical. Dick was technical. We were both fanatical. We both we both worked so well. We be in the truck going over springs and corner exit speeds until 7 at night, you know, and just apply a lot of effort, and I was very sensitive to get the right balance. I wouldn't say I would ever been the ballsy is sort of driver, but I was very good at technically getting the car set up to be quick and that's certainly in good stead. So by the end of that year, I won the British former three championship and I had tests from I won the test when the McLaren MP4 Ron Dennis engineered me. Silverstone and I put in a time that would have put me on the second row, the grid for the British Grand Prix. I tested with Williams tested with lotus, so all that within 9 months of hanging out my stethoscope. So yeah, you can say that that was that was one of those. You can see why I call it a fairytale year, can't you? You took 8 wins during the season 5 seconds. You led the championship throughout. But then at the end of the season, you know, you're testing for McLaren, lotus. I think did you say Williams as well? A fairytale and it really showed just how important that win that championship win was how important British F three was and how respected the championship was as well. I mean, like you say, you know, we talk about center and bundling in 1983 and then immediately jumping into Formula One. So for you it really sort of, I guess, would it be fair to say major career? The fact that absolutely. Yeah, absolutely. And it really put me on the map. And actually, I just said another part of that season that contributed to the fairytale, which is one of not us a smooth path up the ladders. There are a fair few snakes as well, because it's real life and motor sport. I'm going to stick with all with a win with three races to go and then we thought and this was, of course, this was sort of utopian. You know, I was there. I could relax, I could enjoy the last three races. And so then we went to Silverstone. Silverstone Grand Prix circuit and as ever dick was always fiddling around with a car and how we could make it a little bit better. These were ground effect cars as you'll recall, and.
The Autosport Podcast
"dick bennett" Discussed on The Autosport Podcast
"Than the formula UK main series and both of those it was a time when they were both very successful championships and worked alongside each other. And there's no reason why that can't be the case again with F four and G before. And ultimately it will come down to driver preference drive interest and budget as well because if a driver has dropped unlimited budget, then F four is probably the more natural choice to go to. But how many people are there in that position very, very few? And that's where GB four comes in. If GB four can attract people in that otherwise wouldn't have done single seaters at all their switch to tin tops or GT cars, then that will be anything can keep them involved in this side of things. That will be a massive boost to the UK scene. It will make a real difference. And the question that we wait and see and wait until the season begins is how many drivers are there in that position? And that will be the key factor, but on paper they are very different championships. So there's no reason why they can't succeed. Now it's just down to the sort of interest levels from perspective drivers and teams and which way they end up end up going. But as we said, it will be fascinating to see how the next 6 to 8 months will shake out and how the championships are all looking by the time they start next April. I think something that is really important I suspect you guys would agree that fundamentally we have to recognize that we are here as championship organizers to try and provide the drivers with the best package for them. I mean, it's their money. I mean, it really should be. It should be an open market. You need open market competition. An opportunity and different offerings at different prices. To actually serve the marketplace. It's not just about having one product, so that's all you can buy. It's the only championship you can do, or that's the only road car you can buy, or that's the only magazine you can buy. You know, life's not like that, you know. And any sort of approach like that is just cost inflationary. We know it is, for someone to have a monopoly on a service. But fortunately, motor racing is not like that. And nor should it be like it. And there will be therefore, to the benefit of the competitor, there'll be pressure on all of us to be pressure on us as MSV to be pressure on motor sport UK but with British air force and make our championships appealing to make them good value to make them attractive. And that's if one doesn't have that competition. And there is a bit of overlap, sure, but there isn't everything. You know, no one's got a right to have a patch of market, totally protected. And that competition is good for the consumer. It's vital for the consumer, and we're going to get a we're going to get more more challenging, British drivers, making it through to Formula One because of this sort of approach. And that's what the most important thing that we should be thinking about as an industry in this country is what can we do to help get the most to get the most British top talent coming through and when they do get a Formula One, win world championships, like Lewis has done. It's so important for us all. I don't think anyone can disagree that the more opportunities there are for young drivers at a lower endpoint a lower financial point to enter, is no bad thing. And as you say, you know, it means that we can find the next Lewis Hamilton and George Russell's then again, I don't think anyone's going to the championship of existence for that reason. I mean, we've mentioned various points in the podcast about the illustrious history of British F three and sadly that name is obviously no longer being used. But obviously it's been around for decades before that Jonathan and this year is a very special year because it's the 40th anniversary of when you actually won the championship in 1981 looking back and start remembering those races from that season. What do you remember sort of the most? Well, certainly, yeah, Stephen, I've got great memories from that year 1981, British F three. It was a fairytale year, really. You know, it was my first year of professional racing 1980 I was still a doctor on hospital awards in Sussex. I was trying to fit in formula Ford racing with working a hundred hours a week, which was a bloody challenge, but somehow managed to do it. And then I decided I'd take a year off. If I was gonna go with F three and justify it, I'll take it, I take a year off, but the whole way it happened, I said it was fairytale stuff. I managed to persuade my sponsor at the time, Jack called Mike Cox with a little engineering company in formula for this was that we got to go form a three next year Mike, you know, I'd always try and excite him about doing the next step. And I said, what do you want to do? Is. I mean, somebody was like, I came out of my relationship with dick Bennett. So the little workshop where Wes area engineering were based in summary. That became our little workshop base alongside Mike's engineering factory. We went and I found, I thought the best thing to do is get let's just see if we can buy the temperature winning car from this year, Stephanie Johansson's route. So Mike Cox and I went down and we bought the car. Actually, the first thing that happened actually, I think before we even launch it was that we said Mike said, I want to see how Jonathan goes in a test. So we went to Goodwood. Project four, which was run by Ron Dennis at the time. Dick Bennett was the engineer. They took the card out of Goodwood, Stefan Johansson was the benchmark. And Stefan drove around and I think he did a 14.8 or something, probably not far off the truth..
The Autosport Podcast
"dick bennett" Discussed on The Autosport Podcast
"Whether that's true, I don't know. Dame livery is last year. Different team. Anyway, moving on Tom, yeah. You got obviously that aside, obviously it's an important issue, but second of the Colin turkleton, we know what he's capable of at four time champion. He always seems to be a crime things out. Do we think he can sneak another one this weekend? I think he's a bit too far behind. Having said that, I wouldn't bet the house on it. So it's been quite a difficult season for Colin and west sorry racing. And for them to be second in the championship going into the last round, I think is a real result. Because there have been times when they certainly haven't looked like second in the championship material. The BMW three series. It has been a little bit inconsistent with the weight this season. With the ballast Collin Collins never gone to an event this season in the top two positions in the championship. So this is the first time he's been as high as second. Even on 57 kilos of ballast. He's never managed to put the BMW in the top 5 on the grid. This season. So that car doesn't it it seems to be a bit like the front wheel drive cars as far as coping with the success weight is concerned, whereas the infinity just seems to be relatively impervious to it. And Colin has, you know, he's had to make up the ground over the course of over the course of a race day, which he's done pretty well. And just looking at my stats that I mentioned earlier on. He as you'd expect from a four time BTCC champion he knows how to play the system perfectly. He is the king of race threes this year. With a 105 points, which is three more than a second, but will come we'll come to ash in a bit. Having said that, Colin is only has the 6th highest average ballast in race threes. So he scored those points, but he's been on load balance to do it. But that's all part of working the system in the BTCC. They've been there have been some mistakes here. And I'm thinking when he gave us something to tap on the first rapper thruxton when he ran a little bit wide on the final lap at not kill when he had asteroid behind him. When he spun at donington, which ironically, then gave him reverse grid pole. And that spin probably provided a net gain on the day, because he probably gained more points in race three than he would have done, had he not. Then he would have not lost in race two by spinning if you see what it means. So it's being difficult, but the car, the car has been quite difficult in the traffic in races. And one one thing that I think shows that Colin is still a classy BTCC contender is the fact that we can see him further ahead of his teammates, Tom oliphant and Steven jelly. Who are both very capable and Tom Tom elephant was a bit of a revelation last year and early early this season he looked good, particularly particularly on the brand's indie circuit. But we see him father further ahead of his teammates than we have done at any time over the last couple of years. So whether it's a problem or not necessarily a problem, but just a sign that the BMW is being caught up by some of the other cars on the grid. I don't know, but I think Collins proper class act in that he will almost certainly finish in the top three in the championship this year. And I'd like to see him take it down to the final race against ash. But I think it's going to be a bit of a bit of a tough one for him. But where I would just slightly add to it is I have absolutely no argument in the colonies of class act. And no argument in that there have been some mistakes and you've cited the three markers. But you talked about not betting your house on it. I think he is unlikely to win the championship. Not because Colin has lost his ability to drive far from it. My fear is that this year has been out engineered by late tools racing by BMR. And usually the rear wheel drive benchmark was in general because of course it wasn't just Colin. There was Andrew Jordan's car for a time as well as the third car. And they have had a difficult season. Yes, I wonder whether they've gone down the odd rabbit hole in trying to find that unfair advantage over the infinity and have gone the wrong way sometimes. I'm not sure. But if you now want the benchmark rear wheel drive operation, it seems to be BMR slash later tools. Ash Sutton and the infinity. Now dick Bennett doesn't like being beaten. Colin doesn't like being beaten. You can imagine those debriefs at the end of the day have been quite long to try and find what it is. But I don't think they have found what it is, because they are still too far back. Proof that Collins tried everything is the fact that he has made those odd mistakes. But last year, we went away from brands hatch to dry out, talking about the fact that the BMW hadn't worked well in the wet. They were back at brands within the week to go testing to try and work out what it was that wasn't happening in the wet. And in a sense, it's almost like they've somewhere on the line taken half a step back because the infinity has come out as a better, stronger proposition this year. So if I were putting a pound on asset and all Collin turkington, I would go ash, not because of anything that Colin's done wrong. But I just think that the better engineered operation is coming.
Rock N Roll Archaeology
"dick bennett" Discussed on Rock N Roll Archaeology
"App icy cousin. Tommy god knows what he would call me right so my cousin. Joey had his first set of drums on now he was an apathy. The very it wasn't so every time i used to go to his house. Vinnie wasn't even born yet. He'd have to drums. And i get on drums and stop playing and then i go home and take out the pots and pans and stuff banging on the possum pants. Rabbi mother crazy on the finally bought me these toy drum sets if christmas and having for about two days and they were destroyed you know because in those as a toy drums had paper trump has really bad and then he just kept going on for years to finally. My birthday's in december and ten days before christmas so at one time i must must've been eleven twelve and my parents said. How would you like to get a real drum set for your birthday and christmas. I said great so we went to i. Sam ash store in brooklyn way on. Top of the shelf was a snare bass drum and a symbol fifty. Five dollars us. So we bought it. And i was like. Wow no brand. Ramblas brand listen had a symbol standard attached to dissemble the clip symbols. You know but to me. It was like great. My grandfather we lived in my grandfather's house. He was a shoemaker. Sui downstairs little shoemaker's shop. So i took one of their tables classic old dining room tables and i put it on bricks cinderblocks. They made a little stage and put the drums on. And they go down there. And i play. And those asia didn't have a record player he's portable record player and i listen to something. I play copy. My first album was jeanne cooper buddy rich. You know. that's what i listened to. I was trying to copy and my grandfather being bang shoes. And i'm trying to play this thing. I said grandpa. Can you play in this temple. I mean he's person. I mean italian. They go upstairs. And i continue. And then i got a real drum set. I started playing. Then i i went to To a i had a band and we played a gig in. There was one guy that did a solo does awesome. So he i so mad. How did you get so good. Because i studied with this guy. Dick bennett i said. Wow gimme his numba psychotics number and i want to take it and that was like down here. This guy was here. And then i went and six months just passes guy has got so good and then it was great and i started playing the plan and then he was born and he's going up and so now he's watching me while i made it and then we got a cousin. Frankie play cousins. Anthony played my cousin. Tommy play cousin. Joey you know my son even place you know. I'm gonna time. Nick sought plane which who the hell's playing the drums. My son no he can play anyway so so he's growing up and.
Decibel Geek Podcast
"dick bennett" Discussed on Decibel Geek Podcast
"And put the drums on. And they go down there. And i play. And those as you didn't have a record player. He's a portable record player. I'd listen to something. i play. Copy my first. Album was jeanne cooper and buddy rich. That's what i listened to. And i was trying to copy and my grandfather being there bang into shoes and i'm trying to play this thing i said. Can you play in this temple. I mean knowledge and person. I mean italian they go upstairs and i continue and then i got a real drum set and they started playing then i i went to To a i had a band and we played a gig. And there's one guy that did a solo does awesome. So he said man. How did you get so 'cause. I studied with this guy. Dick bennett i said. Wow give me his number. God is number and bennett and was like down here. This guy was up here. I went and six months. i just passed. This guy has got so good and then it was great. And i started playing a plane and then he was born and he's going up and he's watching me. I think after a while. I made it. And then i got a cousin frankie that play cousin. Anthony played my cousin. Tommy play cousin. Joey my son even place. And i'm gonna time nick solder plain who the hell's playing the drums my son. Do you know he can play anyway. So so he's growing up. And i left the drums at home. And you know. I sa- pull into brooklyn with my full stage gear on driving my pant tara in brooklyn yeah. It's very rare. Pull in front of the house pocket. The johnny pump right. Now walk in and all the neighborhood kids will come in and vinnie and caricom is blah blah blah so then. The big grizzly vinnie grabs me by the seat of my pants. Come check this out. He gets on drums drums. Set at home. My vanilla fudge kid right. It was gretch. Gretzky red sparkle sparkle kit great kit to have any sits down a saas. These playing i said holy shit..
"dick bennett" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"Up a replay of very weak on WTMJ, Craig Harmison, Mark Tauscher, wrapping up their conversation with very over it as you look at the other sports, right, um You mentioned basketball. The Cole Center is a huge building a lot of pressure to fill. That also became the hottest ticket in town, right And it wasn't No Dick Bennett did an incredible job. Ganic. Um, but all of a sudden, they sustained greatness on the basketball side. How? Where did where the basket But basketball mean to you? As as the director of athletics. Here's the way it goes and First of all to have any success as an athletic director. You have to win in football. That's 80% of your money. You have one other revenue generator that's basketball. Plus, you know you have some great fans. So are you. Great supporters or basketball people. So you're to money generators. You have to be successful. No sports. You have to fill those arena so that you can give budgets to the other. 21 sports to be competitive. If you're not if you're not generating revenue with those two sports You cut back on everyone else, and then everybody dips. So so, with that being said as a business person How excited would you be when the volleyball team because, you know, I mean, that's a top five program now, right in the country. I think we can make that it. I think I think some of the things that we're doing in the South end zone. And we're gonna build up. We've got a club coming right between the windows there. So you'll have a club section You'll come from from outside into the club section to watch games, But that same club section you'll be able to watch volleyball so we will be able to. We're gonna be able to generate some revenue. With a club section for volleyball. But but women's hockey like you care deeply about all this. If I wasn't winning everything I want to win and everything. It's all important to me. I love our student athletes I'm going to do Everything I can for them, but you have to have some priorities. You know, I agreed with somebody said the other day. It was. It was the commitment of the Pac 12 commissioner is left. We won more national championships. Well, you don't want that's great that you want to your league won the water polo. That's great for those guys. But it doesn't you know it doesn't get you anything. It doesn't help any other sports. It's great for those players. But that doesn't get you any words. You win the series cup. Okay, You have 36 sports. We have 23. It's apples and oranges. But by the way, wedding and football is what gives that water polo program the opportunity exists. Do you worry at all with how things are moving with name, image, likeness and all the other stuff that nonrevenue sports is there Should you be worried about non revenue? Sports? If you're A big fan of those. I think name image likeness could help them could help those student athletes I'm excited for, but I was just reading the other day to they're I think they're sisters. I'm not. They're twins or not. They're an Olympic sport. But they they have huge whether it's Twitter. A lot of social media social, a ton of them they're worth. They're gonna be worth a lot of money, and apparently they capitalized already. But if you have the wherewithal if you're smart enough, and you're creative enough And you could use that to generate money. That's any sport. And so that's going to we just hired. A company is going to teach our athletes. It's going to value them. It's going to show them how to you know how they can monetize. Uh Their social media accounts and monetise themselves. So that's that's limit. That's not limited to anybody that's limited to all of our athletes. I'm excited about it, and I think it's healthy. See, he didn't have social media. That's why I had to go to the track. Right. That's how you're going to the conscious. You know what? I was just a knucklehead. A couple of S p a guy. We just think we're slicker and everybody else told Nebraska boys. It's all track with the horse track that you go. We went to the dogs went to the dog tractor. We're going to watch Highlight. They're going to go see that they're going all the nice stuff around Miami. Yeah, And we're at the dog track. We're gambling like we're going to out slick. Somebody, You know, we gotta we gotta per Diem coach who is who is the best football player? That you had in your I guess as not only as a coach, but the entire time is it, Joe? Would he be the best player that's come through here? Joe Thomas Thomas? Yes? What was it? What is it about, Uh, First voice, very analytical. An analytical thinker. Angles. Uh, He's meticulous and footwork, hand placement. Um Always under control. No, never overpowered. Um Just he, he played that position may look real easy. You did a lot of great players, you know? All right, let's actually let's That's why we're doing okay. So rapid fire. Okay? I'll say a guy you say guy would just see what coaches first things that That comes to mind about them and let's go. Mike Samuel. Well, the toughest guy on the team voted by his teammates who I used to have one of the questions in the spring you're going down a dark alley 1 30 at night in the morning in the morning. You had some shady characters coming out. What teammate you want with you? The majority of what? Mike Samuel quarterback Wow Street fighter Tark's Allah. Hard nosed tough grinder. Overachiever. JJ. What J. J is just Exceptional physical ability who developed it long, big hands but got strong worked hard to make himself a great player, Corey Raymer. Fun to coach. Really good player, but More fun to coach had fun playing. Uh, Never took things real serious. Best defensive lineman. I ever moved to center. Hmm. Um let's go battalion Pucinski by my guy by, like, five. You know, I had to go to several civil liberties union to fight to get by in here. No. He still talks about how much it meant to him that you went to his citizenship. Welcoming. Yeah, um Why has a great story about going to Mass that first Sunday at the seminary? I love vibe, and it was a good kicker for us. Um, but a tough guy..
"dick bennett" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"You know, I'm from Ohio State We reach you guys have ever Bragging rights are very important and it's realistic. And so when we're when I was out east of the General Foods, and we had those kind of games where you might beat in Ohio's theater in Michigan. I've said some teams. That was a great feeling, and I think that's realistic. It's not somebody didn't well, it doesn't mean the thing it does. And that's what But even today when I When I finished as athletic director, and I went to the first game, I just walked around and tailgate parties and see people and things like this. And the number of people who came up and said Thank you. That's what it meant to them, and it really means a lot because that's really what it's all about. And so somebody say thank you, then. You know, it's like because you were in the same position that they were. And now they feel that they've got the tradition and success and that they are very proud about that, and so is tangible and I think that that's Wisconsin cyst right now because the program has continued to be successful and the resources of television Packages and things like this. The opportunities come by, and and you want to make sure that you're irrelevant. And as we said before, provide that added value, because that's where it's at, because again, they don't need you to survive. And so you don't want to. When we first took over, we had We had a student fee and things like that. You know, you don't have those kinds of things today. Well, you talk about tangible. How about renovated Camp Randall Stadium, a coal center. You know the upgrade to the world class facilities. That you didn't inherit right? Those those were those were, uh, you know, tangible, you know results of of your 14 years while you were there, So it wasn't just you know the program in a better place, But the experience or, you know so many athletes in so many different sports, and so many fans experiencing those sports And I think they do encourage, Cole said it best when he, uh it was kind of ironic because I we were announcing a new basketball coach Dick Bennett, and I didn't want to have it on the day that it probably should have happened, which would have been called on April Fool's Day. The I said, We're not going to announce the football basketball questions. April Fool's. Let's move it up a couple days and we do it. Okay, great. After we announced Dick and had the press conference and then went back to my office got a call from Sandy Wilcox at the foundation, he said. Say Ace on Saturday. We're going to announce $25 Million gift from Senator Herb Kohl. Guess what did is April Fool's Day, So I said we didn't know it's dick better. But we're not the $25 million gift, which most people didn't believe he believe realize the importance of that. And and when he was asked by what why did he do? He could have used it for many, many other things. Because they wanted to, and he felt that strongly about the university. That's where he wanted to invest, and we had a great time. We're looking around the countries with him and the kind of facility and it still to this day. Even though it's over 2020 years old. That it's a great facility. It's and those are the kinds of things that elevated Wisconsin's reputation. Yeah, Chatting with Pat Richter is number. 88 retired at Camp Randall Stadium that he helped renovate during his 14 years as director of athletics. So you're the longest tenured director of athletics at the time. When you step down and Barry took over. Um, what do you think? I mean, you've seen Barry run a football team. What do you think was going to be his ability to run that program? Well, I thought he would run. The program was in pretty good shape. A lot of things that cleared the decks. I mean, we obviously had to deal with cutting of sports to get herself financially viable, and we had a title dying situation that occurred and so Those things have been kind of put to bed. And so the program was was in place and they had good coaches and to find the biggest, they all said to him, I said The best thing you can do for yourself as an athletic director when he first took over his B a damn good football coach because that's really what it is in football is successful, and everything else kind of comes along with it. Then, of course, probably the biggest thing in the big 10 was, Of course, the television revenues I mean, To think that they get like $50 million A year is just incredible. And it's based on the strength of the conference, obviously, and but I remember when we first started out when I'm with very I mean, we had to try to find a million dollars every year in the budget money, New money. Just the same system basically called cause for our role of costs and to remain the same not to do a lot of interesting new things because that's the way the budget works. It's just the role of costs are Things that just improve your process Only if you can add more moneys in philanthropy and development and good support, And and those things happen with the success of the program. So, Pat before we let you go, and you think About Barry Alvarez. And you know his legacy. Uh, you know, coaching, and then in that director of athletics roll What's the thing that stands out to you about? Uh, you know about this now, you know, 30 year plus era, uh, from the day from the day you hired him to, uh, the today he's stepping down this week. I'll tell you what it's uh you kind of puts it in perspective of 30 years. Maybe does that a long time to you, young guys, But I'll tell you what it went pretty dog gone fast at this think that that's happened and where that period of time. And I think like anything else, that we are grateful for the the things that he did, and, uh, and the success that he had because that gave us an opportunity to bring back a world class university to the world class. University with a solid athletic program and and the people are there that after we left carried on that that tradition, and I think it may be even stronger and In a daylight day like today, which is very complicated. It's not easy and you have to be relevant magazine Martin Post birth thing is that Looking back on it and things that we said we provided added value, and that's what he did. And and I think that when we had a strategic planning, we wanted to hope to get to a ball game and do the final four and things like that. We With that in writing that in the year 2000 What would you look back and see would like to have accomplished And now they've been able to build on and be very much more successful as well and have good people in place and be a good program that everybody around the country would love. That's very important because you know that gives you recruiting base and people support and they know that the solid run by solid people who have been able to be successful and to build on the traditions that have been University, Wisconsin's history. Today's replay of Barry Week from ESPN. Wisconsin, is sponsored by the Wisconsin alumni Association and iron Jock. We.
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