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01/14/17: Varsity Blitz High School Basketball Coaches Show Hour 2

Jan 14, 2017|

Mike McGivern is joined in-studio by Falls head coach, Steve Showalter. Hear from his son, Zak Showalter of the Wisconsin Badgers Men's Basketball team. Also, Jeff Gard, head coach at UW-Platteville is in the Coaches' Corner.

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Do you ever wonder why a coach does what he does. Once is coaching philosophy. From offense to defense to special teams it's time for the coach's corner. Brought you by the Brian distract you college athletic department's. The lines. 53 weeks going to take the winds official they got a Hatcher coming up got to show coming out. It's you want to probably get to. He's zero a couple of homestead football coaches that can play. If you haven't listened or heard tangle lines again being a line to official Theres some really good music. Our coach for the coach's corner big fanning his Jeff guard UW Platt Phil head coach he Jeff Gray doing today. Are doing great thank you yeah you bet in studio in fact that coach Showalter to step up for second but he'll be right back. Joined by our -- pick it saves to NAFTA we just and Gruber. Who is a our point guard to guard for this my nominee falls team to four point two. Student and he can shoot the lights out so Jeff rep or adjusting Gruber if you put confer shooting guard for next year he might be kid you want take a look at. He lets talk a little bit about to this year's team coach and let's start with Zach Showalter Dewey banged up his knee the other night how's he doing. Well gee I hope I hope I speak okay you've had no effect she wall correct the job that cigarette out to a all right you know we're still waiting to hear back from the doctors around under what we're really DO west. This severity of the bunch ever via the the time that Jakes gonna be out here but. It you know. If Eddie thing I look at it. Yeah if you're gonna have the brits here to get injured are back and still try to make an impact on the team you could tell. Jake was raised about ball prevalent because he's he's now taken that role from. From being a student athlete a player on the floor or doubt as being the coach force. And he stepped up pretty he'd try to help guys are some things they'll Libby eventually or also just you know another voice. I'll talk dusters and stop as well self. Boy gotta love hearing that coach on. While yeah. That. I don't know love the injury part of it right others other part of rather than the other positive parts I mean that's what I expect than you know it is warms my heart to know that he's to dispose of and that's good. Hey Jeff let's talk about this year's team. A looking at your roster and in. You I'll only let guys on this show college coaches that that give our kids from the state Wisconsin a chance to plate the next waffle. And when you look at your roster a number of Wisconsin kids. Arm I'd pop pollen and and I I think you for that. You know these these are kids like to kid that we have been in studio right now are picked it seems to nap through the week. Justin so look I dream about playing college basketball I have since I was in fourth grade. And you're giving kids from our state a chance to play at the next level so thank you for that. Although I appreciated I think it. It's a thank you to the high school coach as it was got deeper would bring out good product out there that that we could out to go out director in. And make our program successful as well and you know I tickets. It's a state it was strapped in that in general there's great past or a ticket it's even getting better. You know it edits to deployed there are you know you you look back. Back QB in the ninety's what Bo was here. And you go back once they don't Steve was here as well. You know they're reach here and in the state it was scout was playing in does stop player will play in the W I see. And now you look at there's a lot of our better don't want to play division Q in Minnesota or throughout. The midwest that the division two level but that's just a product of the level about squad out to increased. Across the state as a whole. Bob and unfortunately now everybody got all that state is recognizing that. And covered it and and gobble up some kids and you know you get some that looked over sure of virtually. Bald fact you're yup. But but again it's just built about what the coaches out there in the state of Wisconsin or do it and what the WA is tour as well well our. Our high school coaches used to work with the student athlete a little bit more outside of just the season. He jet that he in that that drives me nuts that you know there are kids that are taking an 8000. Dollar 2000 dollar scholarship. To go way up to the state of Minnesota. To say why got a scholarship and it's all about street cred instead of playing in that Woody what is the best division three. College fastball conference in the in the United States I think. And he gave given their parrots a chance to to come watch him play you'll we asked Jesse Gruber again who city with a headset on their stick can save student at the week. When you're gonna pick a college in some key three schools have of our our talk in him right now. He said look when I go on the campus I'd I'd try to envision whether I can be on this campus without basketball. Is this a place that I should be his god forbid if something happens I can't quiet. You must have been enjoying my stay at this college that's a kid who started Peru. And in a. I'd go ahead and that's got to exactly whatever stooge student athlete should be doing I mean the other is that they're that the ball stops bouncing so. You know even at your division one level. You know what what's gonna set me up for life after basketball and you know I just in use you catcher had on our right guard. That itch you're gonna get rewarded for that no matter what and it's going to be. It may be in the next or five years opposite during your best Booker college. But it my knowledge more importantly going to be yo tell the road after you graduate that. You know the liked what that you're learning now -- prioritizing. Things that are gonna make make you very successful after college as well. And yeah his his parents Jeff and trees he grew -- done a great job with this young man coach I gotta tell you. Hate on you guys play at Whitewater it's been a little bit tough by stretch for you lately on you guys ready to take on Whitewater nine. While I anytime Platt go white water cup and yeah I think you gotta throw or the records because it's going to be one of those. Failure as we -- it's kind of Iraq's right you know guys is gonna come after. You know others. There's log sheet relationship between that that you programs but they'll. Now got perhaps got a good squad this year but I'll either kind of in the same say borders we are there no tree in the league in. You know I pickets. For them you know it's treacherous coming at try to find though that that at least. For us right now it's obvious there was not a couple guys being knocked out where some injuries. For a it's just about the confidence factor and what that told. Well the other day it's the old beginning of the year we look at Archie and it would put it together as a possible. And with the pieces that we got there now we just lost future pieces of the puzzle that's fine. We're just gonna make the puzzled look a little bit different but it's still going to be the same picture at the very added. And that's what we've just got to get our guys to understand some guys you have to step up into new roles and capacities and maybe a few more minutes here and there are but more importantly know what the way we run our system offensively or defensively. Irish are comfortable playing wherever they we put them on the war. And that's really important. I'm Steve before re wee wee tart your coach Carr about you know staple drill that they do on a daily basis. You loved your time that was a great spot for you right. Those perfect you know I had some opportunities to walk that you know at higher levels and you know friends of mine and a team in a mine played for the badgers and you know I I just couldn't see myself. Sit on the bench for forty president and being a cheerleader and I wanted to play and at whatever level that that I was good enough to play that's what I wanted to do and you know I I was lucky enough to have be in coach Ryan's first recruiting class. And he gave me a chance to play and play the whole time I was there and that's what mattered to me and I and we had a blast and we helped turn that program around us which meant a lot to all of us that came and went wait a player comes juices say coach I am thinking about the fight Phil can you tell me about your experiences there. It for you personally that was a really good campus to being. Yeah in your and you're not you don't get lost in the shuffle your your class sizes are such that you know you can raise your hand and ask questions and an extra help and those important for me. An and teammates that I had to be able to. As you know you're you're kind of it's a mini star when you play a plaid billed all right that community and and that city in their campus and you know that was kind of cool. You know sure division three basketball players that to have that special feeling but yet you know you're doing your job in the classroom and in their helping you get through. Hate Jeff instead of any we always ask for this strolled but it but I think it's really important with Jesse -- this headset on. It's some a nominee falls players listening to the show. And instead of asking for troll can you talk a little bit of bowed. What it takes to play at the next level when when it when a young man late justices look I've always dreamt about playing at the college level. The reality is guys are bigger stronger. And and more competitive easy. You've got there are some adjusting that you have to do when you go from high school the college can you address that for him. What to do you know the big thing that then all of our freshman coming here and whether they their stars in high school you know. They come into play right away force or they don't bear to sit wait is it the speed of the game. And that district the technicality and especially once we hit leak play you know what it's a non conference games that. You know you you'll even that matrix freshman you'll be able to hold your own and do what you want but we're really what you conference play. You know that's what you see the technicality really come in the plight. Obvious specials letting dole over more in and just it's that the product would be in that league it. That's it from a division three they like being in the big tent. Don't you know that everybody come in it's going to be they're going to be a rock fight you're gonna have to get after it. But I think there's you know the biggest thing is I haven't patience. It I think that the hardest and sometimes further. For. Seniors go and get to freshman and in in college in that you go from being the top and the total toward your school and maybe even in your week. Jiabao belts were some bottles and have to work your way back up and understanding the whole time. All you're in college it it's a process. And you have obviously by your time and work your way up but. You know you work hard you do things right. The little things right as a freshman. Day in and day out coaches are gonna recognize that and then here it starts he'll look more. But made it increased. But more importantly you're you you need to try to find a way to make an impact on your team and as a freshman it might just be in practice. You know and so how can you via an impact will be our scout gene. You know even going toe to toe with some of those top guys in your team. Just challenging them and it I think people detestable as that you know jeans and either Germantown. Grounded out either what she's been enact. What he's got plot goes well that. You know sometimes. You're best competition actually comes in practice vs the game. And I think when you can raise the bar practice and that's where everybody did that all the role and that's what's gonna make a lot better he's you know a lot better as an individual. See that's hard for for kids and you know we've put we've. You between you and I we've coach for a long time and it's typical. For kids when they come back in the middle of their freshman year and they're frustrated. And they say look I'm not Kenny playing time in its sole heart. Whether that's the process and convey coach starts talking about well I think when you're in it's who you. Don't see any any farther. The big picture and you work so hard to get to the top of the totem pole. When you get to be a senior high school and then you think you kind of got it made. And then you get to college in your eyes you know there's twenty guys that wrists were as good as you are better. And I have to start all are where you were and just keep improving every day and the kids that have the right mindset. Bergen and they're going to be successful and but you know how many kids. That go to college and of fallen off because they don't get it and and they think it's always there's always someone to blame right there's no one to blame there you blame yourself for LC you get better. Right he HF I really appreciate it I'd like to be able recharged yeah. You don't a couple of weeks and and have you on I just in and talk about it to ruler to that you guys do you since I was really important for Justin and some of these guys. These players that are listening. To hear from you how what it takes to play at the next level so thank you for that. Not a rob I probably and their freedom equality charm and looked to get back on the show and talk. That's awesome he's Jeff guard UW Platt Phil you wanna get she really good college basketball game tonight 7 o'clock at Whitewater. I'll go out and does support plateau on this want. We'll get to break again Geoff thank you very much get to break of a separate create a special guest. In the give us call this is the Wendy's for C wood high school basketball coaches show presented. By or local pick in save stores. Odds were treaty 1057 FM the fan. Oh welcome back to the ladies vs was high school basketball coaches show did you hear that highlights coast show all of the senators answered so we had a miscommunication on their special guests good sacks Showalter whose whose joy is here a minute. And executed can you put replay that again real quick. The video's pretty good news the videos unbelievable. There's. He thought early back. The same way you guys started against my nominee falls in that. In that it did it was probably the regional game at your place he started with a dark and I told you this. When you were would pursue it come true and I was had a eight different. Regional game. Earlier in the day and there is a brawl at the end. And I was. Dry I said you know what I've made plans to negotiate your a Germantown on the false. But I'm going home. I I was so disgusted. And I put in a lot of sweat equity and doing this and I love high school basketball. And now is just discussed it. And it's our drive and of capital. And I thought you know what do you view you told some people in your corner this thing you gotta be many worry got to get over the not riposte Germantown team. And he. So I get there and you guys are nice enough to pool table in the corner. And Zach had a dunk right off jump bone. And hold Germantown section serie go and that's our badger boom boom boom and a false size says he's a walk on he's a walk on. And then JP token don't go to Dunkin they started saying that's hurt our he'll. And said why so quiet and you guys beat him by about forty for me it was even close but I'm at that moment. I went okay. I'm home now this is would this is what this you know this was great the student section germ Ty was unbelievable. The fall section was unbelievable it was no dirty was note. Bad stuff it was just. Dansby and fans for their team and and I loved it we're now joined. By Zach Showalter. I don't think he was not play that one more time which it. If you can find if he Zack page joined. I'm good ideas I as far as sort of. He had no worries man I I gotta tell you real quick before you listen to this and how we started your segment. When you're a senior in high school I went on the easier waves and I made this comment. I sit if I have the first pick in the draft for an all star game I'm taking JP token. In at five the first pick in the draft to win a state championship game and taken Zach Showalter. And for five years have gotten crap on that. And I stick by that man hole the go ahead play that really. He's yet you remember that moment. Yeah operated and I've heard that a couple. I'm Madison memorial path that that's the way he start a that's what you started states semi final game right there. He's Jack I get a tape first and foremost they slot for common non. In studio your dad sees Showalter just in Gruber pick conceive student at flew week. I've asked his stick around at 22 to hear our segment with you. Men I have watched I've enjoyed watching you play ample Wisconsin last couple years man's been fun. Hear yeah that was a good decision go in their field. Yeah it was a great decision. They get saw itself turn out pretty. Pretty pretty good for pretty much been picturesque is electric jaunt up. Then how is scoop for a how's school going for you doesn't grades are good and you're getting through that. Great to go real well just signed up by a last Sebastian you have been and we just figure out my fifteenth semester of college so I don't know what. I don't know how many people and at that more than we're getting there. What do what you get a graduated degree with what. Oh or greater and who call me. And avoid Showalter you dig good with that kid who had hey Steve let's talk it and we had a conversation. His freshman year in high school. Because you know that I coached my son. And you said hey look what was that like in the end. He is he's good enough to plan for city I'm just a little bit it's in Mike got here it IE he I have to do this is he's one of the best players in school. But I'm wondered how it's gonna book and I and my my thing do you was if he's one of the best players point. And you know what if the father something you're gonna have to work through. Come with it didn't start out great but it turned out great right. Yeah I it. You know I read the books yeah licences show and I've licences you're show through the years with you know coach slashed dads you have. You know sometimes a goes great sometimes not so great and you know out. He's stubborn in and think scene you know thinks he knows the way against mostly played and I appreciate. In on the same way and sure at times and we had some head butting bit you know I wouldn't trade for the world and I think the the closeness that we have and the years and ours that we got the spend the other Brett and me being his coach and mean there's so many hours that no. Extra hours and we talked about that the summer extra hours that we got to be together as father and son that the most dads and and Suns don't yet. Mitt I'd Zach I can tell you this he's really priority of he's proud of both of his voice he's really proud of of the basketball player you've become but the more the man that that that you've become as well. We is that when you look back in in you go long there's a lot of basketball left to be played. Well when you look back teacher Kerr Wisconsin are there one or two moments for you that are gonna stick out. Yeah when he national championship this you put the go. That that's definitely good to stick together stick out what do bouts. Besides that our game for me it was this it was that the charge you took. Last year hard. Was here. Yeah I was mad that took big guts it I don't wanna see what it really was saved but. Myth that chart I'm telling you take in that charge at that moment. Was huge and I know but. You're in you said that's the moment of my career that your gonna do remember. That it probably the steel against was at North Carolina. Yet to steal against North Carolina was self the mouse. You know it's funny that you can say that about the charge to just doctors actually here for the game for the nickel in the press we. That a critical center floor than him. Pardon just yesterday you like this show me on the screen that go 11 caught up there and it's me take charge like if you at least. If if if it. And hate exact I don't know what your schedules like who we hold you over for cub mormons we have to get to a quick break and get a couple questions for you. Oh that's awesome we're talking to Zach Showalter in studio. We've his his dad Steve Showalter the head basketball coach at the nominee falls in their pick and seems to Neff who week Jessie Gruber. Is in studios while this is the Wendy's for simple it's high school basketball coaches shall present it. By or local pick can save stores on sports Radio One 057 FM the fan. Its years and news. So welcome back to the Wendy's course includes high school basketball coaches show presented by your local African Stage Stores. On sports pretty 1057 F from the fan. In studio Steve Showalter head basketball coach at the nominee falls pick it saves student athlete of the week. Is in studios well and on the year on the line with us Zach Showalter who was in studio what 56 years ago some might -- times and a couple of times. They play their next game puppets that was constant. It is against Michigan coming up on I believed Tuesday. And it was cuts is having a great years Jack is a big part. Of what this team doesn't sacked us tell your dad during the break that my wife Terry's been around basketball could have coached for 35 years. It's something about that team that got to the finals. With you it would costs are and withstand though with frank something about that team capture her she never would miss a game. We taped all the turn make games. And there'll be a night were were worse sit at home there's not the night TV and shall see what's watch the last eight minutes of that Kentucky. Yeah that's what's the last statement is the Arizona she won't watch the Duke game and here's she thinks you guys are robbed two met that's hurt her line not mine. But. The something about that team Zack that just captured a lot of people here in the seeded Wisconsin in all over the country for her. When I ask her. She said Michael I would love teams. That don't care who scores. Those guys didn't care who scored they just wanted to win. Yeah absolutely I think obviously that team and our talent. You'd Rankin and Sam obviously planned at the next level. But think what really was capturing about our team was that we played for each other and has such a good bond. Off the court and we didn't cared only care vote in the winds would venture. What the statutes so that's in the game I think. This team this year's starting have that field and I think and the third gravitate towards. Yeah I agree I group that hey Zach firfer so high school kid slate Jessie grew bruise in studio with us. What was the eye opening for you plane at the next level was it the speed it was at the size. What do we won't be when you walked on campus and started going to practiced that freshman year what what was the biggest difference. Yeah I think the combination of those two some people. But just to it quicker I think Josh played as a freshman and you just have pretty quick and to me church right or guys are now is. One of the guys who really stepped in where culture what that level for me took a little longer. I was I was able to those compete obviously but I felt I started to feel really comfortable mama alas. Prior three years I think. It's tough to simulate that with excellent and when he gets seven footers every day I think in practice. Went on the scout team my first two years ago against guys like rank in. Number I never loses in the 66 and big strong guy that in their early. Prepared me for what I'm going against Saturday. And games now. You know Steve he in from the outside looking at. He'd Zacks had a really kind of changed his game a little bit from what were you had him and what he did for you in his high school Kurt Germantown. To what he does it was constant he's much more of a score at Germantown. And you know now if I wanna know who coach Kurt thinks is the best player on the other team I just look to see Zach is guarding. His that's who they think is the best player. And he's good eight whether to Carter forty dale crew minus seven footer but a garter Ford they're gonna put him on its so he's had to adjust. His game Carnell lake what coach guard from pineapple talked about look it's a process and you have to. Be fully engaged in the whole process. Well and you know speculate sixty dunks and as a senior circuit you know we have most Omar Dario earlier on it it you know it's allowed to throw nearly a big tendon and you're not gonna get to the rim like you can get and they schools you know those those holes close up a lot quicker. And there's those guys are lot bigger and you know he could pretty much have his way with a lot of kids in high school because of the strength and speed his combination and his smarts. On his offensive ability and now you know he he's gonna do letter takes to help his team and and you know the rolls and they get set differently and you gotta figure out your role to get on the court and you know with coach Ryan and with with coach guard he he's definitely. Figure out what it's gonna take for him to get on the court and now what's gonna take to help his team win it is when he. Decided to go there in 2011 and you know if you he said and I just want to help the badgers win an excellent he's done so far. Man it's met it's really fun it's fun gross stood two to watch you compete. At that level and I don't know if you have interest in playing at the next level I you know. Who knows with with all this fastball yet to be played but I'm sure that there if that's what you want to do you're going to be able to to do that. I'm exact you ever miss do you ever miss the high school days the Germantown days. Oh yeah every day we all I think a lot of us on the next level or it talked about. Just Klain played with guys they eager up with since you're six years old he can't really there's no substitute for. And I know all of all of us buddies they're almost got the next level Phil Parker it's cool what he thought I'm good at that. That quote on this and the heart ripped it. And for years played with because which attitude that you can. Do you do you know Steve I I tell kids that coach all the time that understand that these for a Friday night home game more there's a big crown in high school. Might be as good as it gets. And they always think that that next level is can even be better if for some guys it's not the high school days of the best days. And and maybe I'm I'm biased is among high school bass well coached. But not everybody gets to play in front of a full Kohl Center. You know when you go to a division three sometimes zero a couple of hundred people there in your played strictly for the love of the game and those high school days for the past man. And I think when he says you know. Drawn up with a plan of kids in Little League clinic kids and youth football youth basketball you know those earlier buddies that you spent every day with. And then to have some finesse specials we had when when they made that are on and I mean just be in on the court with those guys this was so cool for me and them. Yeah there's nothing like it. Right and on number eight Zach when you play against mark that you and Fisher get a chance to talk geez talked before the game or do you weights laughter. Yeah we got a picture actually met dead. Had actually mean that could beat you get a picture in that some upside of a we talk a little bit Troy game. Just a political memories in those sort of what this is not not too in depth but at it and get to catch a little bit. He's doing well over there I think those ski execute for him to come home beast playing pretty well from Marquette. Oh yeah he's on he's really put together. Wicked trio that. Dead did Zach came meaning he did is that make any difference she was just another game in the schedule is that one that when the schedule comes out you kind of look at and see okay. Or does it really matter it's just another want. For me it's special gone up obviously. Watching the market games being in the what they're geared around that area. And watch them play Wisconsin you're an up through years so players with Dominic James. Wes Matthews just cultures all those kind of all of the badgers don't that you're his coach cramp up. I think there's a lot of history in that and that game and it was cool of the it was the plane hit a couple times record. It out save and I really appreciate your time today. You know what I've read I it's you know Steve I've been a big fan in his I love the way the kid plays the game. And I always have him and you know that. And firm for us. Ed to me giver hustled to watch him play. Is often as we can. Like I said if if I can't be home we tape the game and then my wife form more listener you know shoo away from you get home of the wall watched together. In a lot of that is because you were such a big fan of of of sacks. If you talk to Jake it all houses need York. That question for mere. For you. He got that the picture this morning actually it's pretty Goran out but hopefully. It didn't you get no there's no structural damage from what it's. Just you know the slowing. Cut while hope ball hopefully he's he's doing good Zach good luck the rest of the way. And I you're you're make in make you dare pro make in the state of Wisconsin product. Thank you guys that they sort support over the years early. Could appreciate it. You bet that's Zach Showalter let's get through break. Other said the break will wrap this thing up special in studio guest Steve Showalter had bats well coached. And the nominee falls and Justin Gruber preconceived skewed Knapp two week. Will were less confused learned anything from the showed of that and I think he probably has will find out on the other side this is the Wendy's Percy was high school bass while coaches show. Presented by your local pick and save stores. On sports pretty 1057 FM. The fans. Sports it was tight. Basketball coaching show presented by your local can save stores Mike we your alongside Steve Showalter. Head basketball coach at now he falls just Gruber. Our picketed student out through week going to be pride this kit man yet he handles himself really well. He's he he is and you continue to have a creek Kurt and know that you want to talk about that part and I understand but he's had a corps recruit Wisconsin man. Well they used to be where he was always. You know you socially skid knock. No you're right yeah aren't are usually is bad are usually is bad so that it's is definitely changed it and he's made a big name for himself and he's done things the right way every step of the way. He's a great student and a wonderful. Human being and even if he wasn't playing basketball you know he's he's done me very proud great ambassador for that school. Reliever Jimmy he keep leads. And you and you he was the student athlete of the year last year for all athletes as that was you know really and which meant a lot hammonds salads is the fact that he. You know he's not the best student but the fact that he he's in the business school and he inning does at the right way he worked his rear end off the bathroom. Hum and and and to do it he does on the basketball court people can see how hard he works he's made so many connections. Just fall in the business world just because people conceived effort in his life just in my. My son Matthew calm when he when he graduated from Hearn at the right before graduating sent out eight -- makes. And he got eight companies are called and and Coleman for an interview in Asik in your resume what is on here that people are CN. And it gave it to a guy who hires a lot of people out of college nice have would you you know look at this what wise you know almost play. On this resume and he looked at it and he said Freeman from the rear its known that his you my friend what he says no no. Played four years of college bass was it to your academic all American it is cheer captain. He sat I just wanted to meet the cat anybody who who can take care their grades and take and play basketball. At the college level is somebody that want to talk to. What what have you learned to in today's show I I was hoping that you sitting in with us you can learn a couple of things I'm sure you have. Hum well the first thing I think I've learned. Bass Paul really brings people together and there's a lot of people looking at. Our team college teams and stuff like that and bite you always have to be. On your plate looking your best like on your best Payer type thing you know Islamic give people a good impression of where you are never know or may take. Yeah I agree with that and and that freshman year were were you play there's going to be an adjustment. And as much as you think wide you know and summer I play against this guy neck and they're pagan fest. This is it's going to be an adjustment. And when you still you know you're at the top of the totem pole right now on that yet has dropped down and maroon your freshman a high school how big everybody looked. That's going to be kind of how this says you know not everybody can can step on the floor like some of these kids and and like your coats did. Division three make hand the ball and say you know play and you play for all four years. So it you know these the other part is the independent part. You don't have you know I've teachers taken. I'm you know are aired okay are you here to there you know that you've got to get there on your own and there's got to be some self motivation to take care of that that school work right. For sure and this is the kind of kid that'll get that done you know worried about that at all hours ago you know this did this awarded Emery gets you next week. I'll find out where you live if you if you while you mess up the second semester senior or more come take your pack hookup with. Sorry I got to word but that you are now he don't that a point. Peso coach you're up you're feeling pretty good about word anomaly follows us. Right you did second half of the year you think. You know if if if things to our role and maybe by the into the year people playing up tier level. And that's that's kind know what we've preached from again there. You know it's not gonna automatically. Fix. That's not to get fixed and short month a month's we have work to do and we won. We was keep improving. We were not real big so we have to figure out a way to win with a bunch of guards we have one big men and bunch of guards and so we. We're doing the bus to Tenet talented depth than domestic and at that team in one thing we didn't do when she in my mes we didn't really talk about some of the other kids. That make this team going there couple kids you want to highlight for. Hey I know we can't do the whole team 'cause I think give us enough time. And again I apologize for that but for sure I'd like to you know might my seniors are just incredible. Cross Wilson who who starts at the other guard position. Jed and champion who has started for four for the falls for a couple years now. Chris walker was in the starting lineup and and Jalen Dixon who. You know those are the six seniors have really held the program together throughout this this change. And then we've had we have some promising juniors who are roller playing a lot Nate Shuster. And and paid Malone and Connor Allen who are really you know kind of hold us together. And we read we try to play ten guys we try to go ten deepened and rotate people in there and the way we play we have to fresh bodies coming in all time those shooters understand this what equity that DC is put in. And and they'll they'll be good leadership for this team next year and that's were plan and on and yeah it's always good to have. A couple kids that you know. When the seniors are gone now they're ready to step in and yet they have to get those minutes in order to be ready the next year. You know bomb. Did you going do this. Think he just in that there's a chance this team could win a conference was that your goal those that's been my goal every year in high school Stew on a conference championship and going into this year I felt like we really had the pieces to do it and considering the style play switched from last year to this year. I really felt compared to the other teams we need to do to test mixer taker business now. Yeah and there's you know there's obviously some business to be taking care of but. And at this point you guys who put yourself at least for the first part of this. In a pretty good position to compete against the teams that you know you're gonna have to beat to do that. And do this this conference is tough yeah it is a tough conference look west L essential there's no winning conference and their prove they're not that. That's not a bad team west Alice hill we talked about. Marquette Sussex hailed the market's two and three and are good I've seen them play that's a good team so we talk by the greater metro conference to win that thing. Here's senior would be a big deal I think that's a great goal for this can to have. And you know Brookfield central to me news Canada cream of the conference at this point. Com and for us to be tied at summon a chance that you know the taken on on Friday. You know who knows what's gonna happen to brew were dishonor to be. In this position Rory have a chance to make a difference have to have some of these kids tonight and added I don't remember their team a lot last year. But they're ready to play in big games QZE you know there's sometimes teams that haven't played in really big games are the ready for that. But this is with six seniors it's league group that should be ready planes pretty big games on strike while it was packed last night. You know standing room only in which you know. It's an experience a few times at German town of homestead and games like that thumb. But it. The fact that. You know I didn't know how we're gonna respond last night and you know they came out with more energy and mark Simon than I've seen and that's kind of what I've been waiting for and looking for I think we can carry that over a little bit he just see you like playing in front of crowds like that. That goes that's the coolest feeling ever. And it's hospice home. I you know what I'm glad you said Beck is it's it doesn't happen all that often but when it does. And then you start getting more more cries like that man it's it's just a special thing for high school bass while just your group were congratulations student after the week. Matt heading sent. As well allow hookup of the guy some time next week. For to hand off those warts house. Coach Showalter again they slot man it's good to have you back and I appreciate you. Your willingness to commended that thank you love being here it's as it's it was a thrill for me beautiful thanks for I was seeing guys this is the Wendy's horse he puts. High school basketball coach you show percent it. Prior local pick and save stores on sports Radio One 057 app found. The fans.