Episode 295 - Minnesota's Ben Johnson

Episode 295 - Minnesota's Ben Johnson

College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein

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Minnesota's Ben Johnson welcomes the challenge of being a first time head coach in one of the nations top basketball conferences. What are realistic goals in year one? How can he bring the program back to national prominence? Why recruiting local isn't always a sure thing nor the right fit. Will they rely heavily on the transfer portal? How his love and passion for state, school and game landed him the job. And the importance of setting a foundation early. Plus, why it's important to understand that just because someone isn't invited to the NBA Draft combine or the G League Combine doesn't mean that they're going back to school.
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Minnesota's Ben Johnson welcomes the challenge of being a first time head coach in one of the nations top basketball conferences. What are realistic goals in year one? How can he bring the program back to national prominence? Why recruiting local isn't always a sure thing nor the right fit. Will they rely heavily on the transfer portal? How his love and passion for state, school and game landed him the job. And the importance of setting a foundation early. Plus, why it's important to understand that just because someone isn't invited to the NBA Draft combine or the G League Combine doesn't mean that they're going back to school.
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