Coaching at the mid-major level with Nevada assistant coach Anthony Ruta
Reags is joined in this episode with Nevada basketball's assistant coach Anthony Ruta to discuss coaching at the mid-major level in college hoops. They start the show talking about Nevada's early season and just how good is this Texas Tech team - a team that Nevada lost to in overtime on the road. Along with that what sort of thought process goes into scheduling nonconference games for a program like Nevada?After that they get into transfers in college basketball. Over the last couple of years Nevada has taken in a good amount of transfers, especially those from the high-major level. What's the recruiting process like for transfers? What's the advantage for a program like Nevada to take on transfers?
Finally they talk about this year's Wolf Pack team and how they use positionless basketball and an NBA-style offense to their advantage. Do coaches pay attention to Bracketology at all? What are the strengths of this team and what can fans expect when watching them.