AUDIO: Mike Anderson Arkansas on the Jason & John Show (5/17)

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Wednesday, May 17th
AUDIO: Arkansas Head Coach Mike Anderson on the Jason & John Show on Wednesday (5/17)

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As promised he is the head coach of the University of Arkansas ahead men's basketball coach at the University of Arkansas. Any joins us now his name is Mike Anderson coach how are you. I'm good how you guys doing their. We're doing great and just thank you for the time first of all coach and I know your run and listen congrats on on a great season. But coach I must sell I was we were a little bit disappointed yesterday we got meant this is non conference schedule it came out. Beat writer put out the teams are plant. You guys born on a coach Larry you talk about let down city brother I know you've talked about it is that something you see in the futures may be something we can renew that that Memphis Arkansas all right we're. Without sort of blueprint that. Course taught respect and I have talked about so she took to our read no limits series and so hopefully. We can get some start to match here weren't they were to get in there this year Brit. Also this year because Mexico because of our tickets are. It's one that epic is there's a deal this is great. Matchup border angst states than an hour just to be big games a capacity have always been great during a series. Salute so you think we could see Memphis Arkansas next season. Well as social yes sort of on yes we're working on that as we speak as a matter of fact. Also in terms of the historical significance of Memphis Burke and vs Arkansas why is that important why is important to renewed. Artistic approach regional carriers and regional game I think is one that means there. I'm great attention nationwide. Because we knew picabo Hardaway is I'd be sent. Have a great team to one contract Tuesday when John came through there. Christian band here. That's great basketball games sort of speak your concert matches that are either. We love match as players we've just ill. Three players on our team don't submit is one warm national championship in Colombia in the have. Horsepower that Missouri lost art that you may be puppet McDonnell also do you wanna. It's just took. There's just a great history of give some debt we respect your answer to that they're in. And obviously your message to his great basketball so you two are great basketball. Schools great basketball stories. How tied you and tubby toast this cure it sounds different. Ben has been this sounds like it's gone back for awhile. Yes always has very similar systems. And you workarounds or. A coach particular cook Turkey and of course overseer of specific user coached and portraits of so called Schmidt this don't want to our prep to a Amara and he's done some great things where he's banded so you. You look at those guys and they're they're they're careers and you try to increase from the pain that they bring to the table is one thing about Serbia's. It always don't seem to want. Absolutely absolutely how many how many times we are of course talking in Arkansas coach Mike Anderson how many times have you thought about the last three because of that North Carolina named coach. Since I tell you what I have you watched the game McCain wants more speed imam on our eternal what happened a couple of opportunities. To. You know there's a two way here and hopefully would use an interpreter as -- years from an experience standpoint but we were. We definitely striving to dementia though won't Joseph knows that all you're like a couple plays away can get there and obviously you don't want to get that. 6216. A lot of these particular reason we so there was some Oscar RP that you opened to the agency turner and say they've strawberry. And nobody got hot at the right time and we really fit Wu warned of the better teams planned after retirement but most are as a team that. I guess was who's destined for them to win they get press subsidy it hasn't got scared out there but a candidate Q did survive and advance. You talk to a lot of coaches about tough season ending loss is dark out period. When he was in Memphis I believe he said he has never watched the film of the championship game as a as a sort of as a philosophy. The you ever go back and watch season ending losses or do you just try to block come out and forget about him. If there's we're you know when I think about this team here we have seven new players and have a daughter is Greg uniformity so sure this team took. To where they started off and and how they develop them and how great tennis. Perhaps a testament to our players and Terkel key starter for. Of really. Barb into what we're doing and you know got a good core coming back next year or so. I think in time I'll be able to watch it but just just the they wanting it shows that will close and so would knock on the door only to lose to the eventual national champion. Team had been charged comment rich source of motivation so approached this summer as a big offseason for fourteen. You mentioned bringing that quarterback part of that cores are gonna be Darrell make it into embark for they both declared for the NBA draft but have since decided to return. For their senior seasons where there's some sleepless nights they're coached. You know are you you don't ever know it all but epic we. We approach it the right way and that is to give those guys just keep backed you know as a put their name and support them and decision. And then abandoned day you know it they got to make the hopefully the right decision that progress was all about them they've just gotten here I think they're just. Captive also on the thing is that they're going to be able to do it this well and so what do you have a bill bill now. Now I have an opportunity to get some key backbone where they are terms of you know professional which is to take place hopefully to be our NAFTA about it go back go to work and get ready for the whole feel great a year. Coach you you played in and coach on our man I consider one of the greatest ever do it and old rich and talk about hall of Famer. I'm curious what what's the most important piece of of knowledge or advice that Nolan gave viewer or what's the one thing he said may be repeatedly these two yells players are or do you look. That that you find yourself maybe use an insane alive but the weather a lot of them as the one that you remember most when you use most. Ross there are some people hero top uncertainties. You got to be New York. You can't be no market beat old rifts and you know receipt for a ministerial that's called Christian. You know now. Hopefully the fastest forty minutes is closer to that and what we do where. But I can't because protect going to be who are excellent so even when you talk about our teams you know. Our teams have been built homes be athletic ability quick as the casket map do you there's. As some made in this. Passed you with this team I have disparity that was part one of my best foot ocean Tivo pass up epic is the best record should have been our salt substitute. Put it beside years but we didn't really press all the time I mean we did it more had to. We we're about half court defense we ran out of it we managed to master defense. We put more would be excessive solar what what we expect a so called a time and a in any other opponent gave us opportunities to win games so they're different ways to win game mapping best that. The key says you know he can be better to assist you to win and that's what we admired to want. As to stick with Nolan really quickly has he indicated to you at all I'm sure he did you all of it talks about this about what it's meant to him to have the youth there I just wonder whether. Having you there you get the job and Arkansas is being used his guy has helped heal some of the the wounds for him. Public he's connected I think you know obviously eased a bit portal would restrict and pursue about it Obama back here that's the Antarctic we took the hall of fame coach they. You know Wikipedia. Is to have an effect on the program I mean you look at their it's amazing how cycles. Reporters kind of developed an. What the case here we are here now just a certainty at least they'll both play or once every five years you become a period and really impact our program now. Many. We've got a kid I had the Ricky has come from the state of Arkansas a match here. So in that you look at Bob reporters Seneca that have come to hear what they're doing now tiger has a lot to do a book called troops and you know. And there's been a big but we talk about. You know former players come and back in involve his program it's. And also you know I'm like what a coach's son Robert whether it would ideas and so is start the sun comes home he's got all the games. The fans really upgrade their loved as Jeremy you. These culprits of Matsui as a and so our topic is kind of have been a uniter and bring in all lumped these together and we just heard. Terry Porter played eighteen years ago Korean Marie this our local distaste the other day in Seoul. Let's go to meet the cold truth is really change the words invite these guys back and they're coming back in numbers. We are of course target to Arkansas basketball coach Mike Anderson here on Jason and Jon coach when you got the job I think there was obviously a ton of excitement. But it took four years to make the NCAA tournament now it's Roland you've made the and so laid turn amid two out of the last three season you were very close to being the eventual national champion. North Carolina but I'm just curious in that in that four years. You've you do this isn't your first job. So what principles did you sort of mean on and rely on knowing that it was going to take time. You know fans were given sort of restless about getting back to the NCAA tournament how did you navigate that what did you lean on and the source of sort of specifically. Before that happened. Are you talking marijuana what do you maybe you lose your satellite doesn't work out you know yet Gloria event. Read cultivated him you know this state to New York bureau. Bullion economic go to work and and I have impression that I want to Missouri and it was even worse and so. And three years we've elite eight so I just you know the former and I have a chance to come back here. Obviously there's tremendous challenges from a purist standpoint they're. I just get out of it and know that complicate their criminal monster. And that monster was hungry man about to you it but I just say you know a lot of abuse community I think a lot of player on the model patient a lot of great. And distrust. Distrust in the I build that trust with the Q did you bring it here they're not occur artists are staffed. There are also double breathing key isn't ball in to what we're trying to do it you coaching circles to protest during this process. In other plasticky and gusto winner and all before before you went on the full and I think we're seeing that you know work his that are graduating kids that are coming and years. And poured it all went to the program we get talent you know Bobby porous Michael Walsh think about that team there. Type mad they were excited team and I think it is true it. So there were modestly to Israeli defeat yourself and and then having those guys last year command and now they're saying you know long story here. As SBA and so are that was set to its territory have some unprecedented. Success here. I know every situation is is different coach but when you are taking over a new program. A year wine. As you were sort of you know evaluating the trajectory. How long do you think it realistically takes for that coach two gig going to is it two years is it a graduation cycle. I mean when you when you are charged with sort of reinventing our culture. How long does that process take. Well you are it took little splash at the loser you may be it was my first their coach these are men now they've been bringing some kids with me. That was very you know how to have a chance to bring an acute because not you got thirteen. Scholarships payroll fools and the US may Peoria accused. When you came here so you can't just Frankie is an out here and an avid have a chance to bring any key is with me so. That would have been certain about the situation is gonna dictate how long is military. And it took me you know that Mexico Democrats which include barred reporters. A poll we got better each year master key you yeah you gotta have a starting point and you've got to continue to. Believe what you know it can continue to to work in cry and and and the administration's got to be supportive of him what you do on the coast. Everybody right now is is is what have you done lately management fast cycle so. But I didn't imagine if you could be a first got there it took three years that and Missouri and M here in our third year that we're not he would force steered into determinant. And all brawn so myopic when we're set to have success. Coach have you you touched on this earlier and I got to go back and ask about have you ever had an out of state pipeline as fruitful as the one you know men running from here to Fayetteville a man to coach. But Djokovic had a little 901 patch on new Jersey's playing with all the myth is as yet look out I asked that question this way best Memphis player. That you coached. Well part of it took so obviously very early score mission school has been costs he didn't amateur partners so their retirement and young man. To put some numbers up denies coach in the in the state of Arkansas that dismissed. Roger it was a tremendous town was almost seem to want to the final four. One of those I want the most competitive spirit that are saying it just went it was Corey Beck. The tightest they would assortment and George Stewart was a tough match up for a lot of people. You at all all of bowers cloud structure and housing here just go by him and those guys have to. Reducing my we upper right key yes you know there are some kid that. And obviously have met just can't take all of and so would take the maximum out there about there was just take what they want they're motivated warning and a Buddhist and some tremendous success of the world president. And I think it should be situation because they're not. This forum and afford to Paul whipping them do their own pain but they're close enough where they give back. Yet I thought I was gonna leave been steadily into the money as president if you think it'll ever be like that again. We're already getting that much out of here. Well that we were you there is no question Barbara mattresses are supporters and we always thought government as part of our fabric very. Those kids they pretty gain maybe it is in my they get. They got they wish they that there always wanna get better and so I love nest restores. I got one for you and where is Alex Dillard's Amanda could come across half court may be in range you any idea where Alex Diller I don't know. Those who loves him Obama he's the assistant coach and I want to hard scoot it in east do you get like thirty in the church street kings speech yeah. I do a million to play hash mark we're deeper. Like he was that he was on believe by far one on you got a role to just the proudest moment your career you've had so many. Is it is that when in the national championship back in the nineties and I former runner up the next season is it did your first head job is it didn't Arkansas what's been the the proudest moment. You know bill a lot of great moments. Pretty you know laughs obviously national champs are standard output in. And I'm becoming a head coach ever cared unit be it all back Coleman reduce. Just build and create and there are great excitement and that's saying he would. This deceit you know on the communities that bettered their political and Ecuador at university and a lot of supporters and they come to an press conference and maybe it. A proud of small market group called worst I was my wife was there with me by my mother. Impressed with two years up now dirtier vehicles for. But she was proudest. Part of momma I was saying so or action come back home and then having success coupled most of those big. She's got to see come back home that is awesome he is Arkansas basketball coach Mike Anderson coach appreciate the time moderates like my coach thank president. Yes sadly our men I mean we've Matsuzaka so we'll. Well the series people. We're looking forward Leavitt thanks credit coach.