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Absolute Basketball Experience with Jamie Shaw

Absolute Basketball Experience with Jamie Shaw

By Jamie Shaw
The Absolute Basketball Experience will be a deep dive into all things basketball. There will be coach and player interviews at the prep and college level, NBA talk, and recruiting news. Interviews with media members, hot takes and more. The Absolute Basketball Experience is just that, a total experience.
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Ep. 59 Andre Gray of UNC-Greensboro | "Mr. North Carolina"
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  UNC Greensboro's Andre Gray is an absolute wealth of knowledge. Due to his career and amount of success he has earned himself the moniker as Mr North Carolina. We get to talk with him about his path as a coach, we get to ask him advice for young coaches and we get to talk about each of his stops from middle school coach to 12 years D1.  Come for the knowledge and stick around for the incredible. stories he tells  -- please ENJOY!! Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content -- And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
46:06
August 28, 2020
Ep. 58 Patrick Tape of Duke | Bart Lundy Head Coach Queens University
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  Patrick Tape, a Charlotte, NC native,  was the first ever graduate transfer Coach K has recruited into the Duke program. We sat down with him to find out more about him as a payer and him as a person. Great being able to peel back the layers there.  Bart Lundy is the leader of an incredibly successful program at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. While they may be D2 by title, they are operating, winning, producing and recruiting at a high major, D1 level. We get to sit down with him and talk about this back ground, his vision, upcoming expectations and so much more.  Very excited for you to get to listen to both of these stories -- so ENJOY!! Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content -- And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
34:41
August 24, 2020
Ep. 57 Mike Magpayo Head Coach UC Riverside
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  Mike Magpayo has taken quite the path to get to being in his current position of Head Coach at UC Riverside. CEO of a multi million dollar real estate company in California, he followed his passion to become a DOBO across the country in New York. Once on staff, he raced up the ranks and now he is gearing up for his first year as a Division 1 Head Coach.  He is also the first person of full Asian descent to be a Division 1 men's basketball coach and the President of the Asian Coaches Group. Such a fascinating guy, great conversation and I can't wait for you to listen -- ENJOY!! Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content -- And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
27:19
August 21, 2020
Ep. 56 - Trey Wertz at Notre Dame | Will Jones NC A&T Head Coach
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  Charlotte native Trey Wertz started his career off with two stellar seasons at Santa Clara which parlayed him to a transfer to Notre Dame. We talk with Trey about his. recruitment, his time across the country, what went into his transfer and why Notre Dame and so much more We also check in with the reigning MEAC Coach of the Year, Will Jones of NC A&T. We talk about his upbringing in South Carolina, his time as a player and his rise as a coach. We dip into this team and this upcoming season, some of the quarantine talk and more... We have an action packed episode so hope that you enjoy!! Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content -- And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
32:55
August 17, 2020
Ep. 55 Mike Morrell Head Coach UNC Asheville
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  Mike Morrell has quite the story and comes from a heck of a tree. Coming as a D3 golf and basketball player, his rise as an assistant coach, coaching with/under Shaka Smart and then what he has in store for the Big South and the UNC Asheville program.  Please check out Absolute Basketball Experience Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/JamieShawAbsoluteBasketball?fan_landing=true Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content -- And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms.  FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
36:47
August 14, 2020
Ep. 54 North Carolina AAU Power Rankings and Exclusive 1-on-1 with Nate Hinton About his NBA Draft Journey
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  Travel ball has been going for about 6 weeks now and we have been able to accumulate a decent sample size. Having seen each of the North Carolina teams, multiple times, in different settings, here we start the discussion of Power Rankings as we discuss each team... We also got an exclusive interview with Nate Hinton about his journey in recruiting, his time at Houston, declaring for the NBA Draft and so much more!! Please check out Absolute Basketball Experience Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/JamieShawAbsoluteBasketball?fan_landing=true And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
33:40
August 11, 2020
Ep. 53 We Asked College Coaches About Recruiting HS Seniors Under the Shifting Landscape and Exclusive 1-on-1 with Iowa State's James Kane
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  We asked 20 college coaches, from every level, "Where do high school seniors fall in your mind as compared to JUCOs and transfers, on your board, in recruiting?" We got an array of answers and it was very interesting to see the variance from High Major down to D3.  We also got an exclusive interview with Iowa State Assistant Coach James Kane. We talked about this path to where he is at, his influences, and of course his recruitment of Ja Morant. Excited for you to hear his story.  Please check out Absolute Basketball Experience Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/JamieShawAbsoluteBasketball?fan_landing=true And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
51:42
August 6, 2020
Ep. 52: NEW "I Asked Coaches at Every Level..." and an Exclusive Interview with The Gus Bus, Gus Yalden
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  We asked 30 college coaches, from every level, "What is your take on recruiting during COVID and giving out "live stream offers"? We had great conversations with all the coaches, and even found, at the root of all their answers, many of them thought the same way. We discussed how they went through the process, what their weeks looked like and pros and cons of doing it this way We also got an exclusive interview with the Gus Bus, Gus Yalden. He has taken social media and mixtape culture by storm this AAU season being named Baby Jokic and Baby Joker Please check out Absolute Basketball Experience Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/JamieShawAbsoluteBasketball?fan_landing=true And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
42:40
August 3, 2020
Ep 51: Dustin Kerns: Head Coach Appalachian State | "We will become you, You become Us"
SUBSCRIBE and Rate 5-STARS!!  Dustin Kerns has had a rapid rise up the coaching ranks, but it has not been by accident. Kerns grew up passionate about the game, learning from some of the greats. He always stayed around basketball and was very deliberate with who he worked for and learned from. We have a great, all encompassing talk about his path (working for the likes of Buzz Peterson and Mike Young), the current makeup of his team, the plan for the future of the Mountaineers and everything in between... And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
36:19
July 29, 2020
Ep. 50 Kevin Keatts of NC State | From Prep School to the ACC, Life as a Quarterback, Kevin Keatts is a Winner & MORE!!!
Kevin Keatts is a winner, and he has been his entire life. It is a culture he created early on as an athlete himself, and carried that on into his coaching career. He has only been a D1 assistant for 5 years and then renovated and revitalized programs as a head coach along the way.  He is now at NC State, coaching peers with Roy Williams, Jim Boeheim, and Coach K. We have a great, all encompassing talk about his path, his team, the future and everything in between... And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
35:30
June 24, 2020
Ep. 49 ft. Mike Jones, Head Coach at Radford | "Brotherhood, Juice and Fighting for Inches"
Mike Jones has won over 20 games, at Radford, in each of the past three seasons. He is producing wins at an exciting rate and doing so with gritty and determined players.  We had a great talk about Jones about his degree in zoology, his signing 8 new players and what to look forward to, his rise in coaching under the likes of Felton, Beilien and Shaka and more!! And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
36:37
June 23, 2020
Ep. 48 ft. Takayo Siddle Head Coach at UNC Wilmington | "We want to recruit the best players from North Carolina, and Win Championships"
Takayo Siddle was just appointed the head men's basketball coach at UNC Wilmington. He is a proud North Carolina native and has spent most of his life either player or coaching in the state of North Carolina. He is bringing a buzz to the city of Wilmington, centered around their basketball program.  We talked about Siddle's career as a player, what he is looked to do at Wilmington, his pride for the state and so much more.... And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
19:13
June 22, 2020
Ep. 47 ft. Ro Russell of Grassroots Elite and Crestwood Academy | The Rise of Canadian Basketball, Elijah Fisher Could be the Greatest and MORE!!
Ro Russell got into the game in 1989 and since then he has seen over 450 of his Canadian players go D1 and 11 players get drafted into the NBA. Now he is the head coach for Crestwood Academy, featuring Elijah Fisher, the player he says could end up as the most accomplished prep hooper of them all.  Very excited for you to listen to this in-depth discussion with Russell as we talk about the rise of Canadian basketball, elite recruits looking at HBCUs, and so much more!! ENJOY!! And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
38:11
June 19, 2020
Ep. 46 Ft. Joe Dooley of East Carolina | Growing up in Jersey, AAU Then & Now, ECU Looking Forward and So Much MORE!!
Joe Dooley is back at East Carolina for his second go around as Head Coach. We talk about his path to where he is at, growing up in Jersey, how the team is shaping up and so much more... Very excited for you to listen to this in-depth discussion with Dooley.  And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
20:47
June 18, 2020
Ep. 45 Prospect Talk | 2022 Call Day Came and Went...The Absolute Basketball Carolina's Recap PLUS 5 to Watch in Each State
June 15 marked the first day college coaches were able to initiate contact with the 2022 class. It was a big day in the Carolinas as 8 in South Carolina and 15 in North Carolina all received offers. Here we go through each player, their game and their offers as well as add in 5 players, from each state, coaches should take a serious look at, who did not get offers.  ENJOY!!  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe.  And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms.  Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content. This aspect really helps our rankings within the system and helps get these coaches and players stories out to more people.  FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
33:49
June 17, 2020
EP. 44 ft. Jamion Christian - George Washington | Great Culture, Great League, Great School!
George Washington Head Coach Jamion Christian came on the Absolute Basketball platform and dropped some real nuggets about his path and his direction within this industry. He is looking to bring excitement back to the George Washington program and has a clear and concise plan of doing so.  It is a look ... ENJOY!! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
27:08
June 16, 2020
Ep. 43 ft. Jay McAuley Head Coach at Wofford | At 36 years old, the former UGa Co-Captain was handed the keys to a Cadillac...
Jay McAuley just completed his first season as the Head Coach of Wofford. At the ripe age of 36 years old, he was handed the keys to a Cadillac. We discussed year one as a head coach, his influences coaching/playing under the likes of Jim Harrick, Chris Holtman, Mike Young. He gives advice to young coaches, he talks about soaking it all in and he discusses the chip on his shoulder he has always had. Very excited for you to listen to this in-depth discussion with the ESPN's 40 Under 40 Coach. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
45:27
June 15, 2020
Ep. 42 ft. Jason Smith, Head Coach Brewster Academy | Deep Dive into Prep Schools, 5th Year Stigma, NEPSAC Supremacy & MORE!!!
Jason Smith has been at Brewster Academy for 19 years now, and in his time there he has produced 37 NBA players, 7 National Championships, 10 NBA Draft picks and countless other awards and accolades.  We were able to catch up with Smith to talk about his incredible tenure at Brewster, his best teams and players, talk against the negative stigma with prep schools and so much more. It is a great listen for sure .... And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
27:55
June 12, 2020
Ep. 41 ft. Karen Barefoot - Head Women's Coach at UNC Wilmington | "Building Your Brand"
UNC Wilmington Head Women's Coach Karen Barefoot stopped by the Absolute Basketball Coaches Corner to give an incredibly energetic talk about Building Your Brand. That goes within your locker room, for your team and to the public.  A great listen for sure .... Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
30:01
June 11, 2020
Ep. 40 ft. Penny Collins Head Coach at Tennessee State | George Floyd & Addressing his Team; Team Turnaround; Life as a Player & MORE!!
Penny Collins is heading into his 3rd season as the Head Basketball Coach at Tennessee State. Last year his team doubled the year 1 win total with only 2 players returning from the previous roster. He was a four year starter and record breaking point guard at Belmont under coach Rick Byrd and coached on the D1 bench with Steve Forbes and Dan Muller helping to mold his voice for Tennessee State.  We also get into the murder of George Floyd, how it has affected him and his family and how he has addressed to and talked with his team about it.  A great listen for sure .... And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
44:31
June 10, 2020
Ep. 39 ft. Dan Ficke - Head Coach Belmont Abbey | "Accountability, Family, R.A.P.I.D., Larry Brown, Rodney Billups & MORE!!
Dan Ficke finished his first year at Belmont Abbey with a 21-10 record and a birth in the tournament. We talk about his upbringing both as a player and the son of an NBA Assistant/Scout, his rapid rise as a coach, what the team dynamic looks like and so much more... A great listen for sure .... Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
31:16
June 9, 2020
Ep. 38 ft. Jeff Capel - Head Coach Pittsburgh | "He's One of Us"
Jeff Capel has lived quite the basketball life. From 5-star, to Duke Captain, to Coach and everything in between. He has had success follow him as well as some great stories. We sat down with Capel for almost an hour, to talk about his path, Coach K, his team and so much more. A great listen for sure .... Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
50:45
June 8, 2020
Ep. 37 ft. Walter Shaw - Head Coach Brunswick Community College
Walter Shaw started coaching at Brunswick Community College at 19 years old, and he has been the head coach for the past 20 years. Only the second head coach in program history. Last year he sent 9 players to 4-year programs and continues  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
38:06
June 5, 2020
Ep. 36 ft. Steve Forbes - Head Coach at Wake Forest | His Path as a Coach, Playing 2 Sports in College, This Direction for Wake Forest & SO MUCH MORE!!
We caught up with new Wake Forest Head Coach Steve Forbes and got to talk about everything. He talked to us about his path to Wake Forest, his time in JUCO, playing 2 spots in college and what his expectations are for the Wake Forest team and program. Hope you enjoy! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE:    Twitter - @JamieShaw5    Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5    Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
38:35
June 4, 2020
Ep. 35 ft. Dave Paulsen - Head Coach at George Mason | The Jordan Doc, Being a High School Teacher, Climb to George Mason, The Motion Offense & MORE!!
Dave Paulsen started as a high school coach, became a very successful D3 coach, coached pros at Bucknell and. now he is at George Mason ... Went went all the way through his time line and he dropped some great antidotes and stories along the way.   His background, his philosophies and the make up of this years team and what it has in store A great listen for sure ....  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe.  And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms.  Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content  FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
44:35
June 3, 2020
Ep. 34-B ft Matt Driscoll - North Florida Head Coach | Part 2 - Winning 3 of the Last 6 ASUN Championships "Layups, Dunks & Wide Open 3s"
North Florida Head Coach Matt Driscoll went viral for yelling "Let's Go!" after a win and his passion just bleeds through every conversation he has. In this two part series we bring you a ton of stories ...  Here is part 2 of the conversation  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
1:26:28
June 1, 2020
Ep. 34-A ft. Matt Driscoll - North Florida Head Coach | Part 1 "Urgency Never Fades" - Getting into Coaching, His Path Through Coaching & MORE!
North Florida Head Coach Matt Driscoll went viral for yelling "Let's Go!" after a win and his passion just bleeds through every conversation he has. In this two part series we bring you a ton of stories ... Here is part 1 of the conversation Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
54:04
June 1, 2020
Ep. 32 ft. Matt Figger - Head Coach at Austin Peay | Cutting his Teeth in Juco, His rise with Frank Martin, Culture of Austin Peay & MORE!!
Matt Figger has been the head coach for Austin Peay for, going on his 4th season now. He returns the Conference player of the year and the freshman of the year to next season's team with a big recruiting class and a lot of success.  We talk to him about his rise in the profession, his vision at Austin Peay, how he cut his teeth in JUCO and so much more... Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
43:26
May 29, 2020
Ep. 31 ft. Bob Richey - Furman Head Coach | 40 Under 40, "Be Great Where You are At", Sharing Company with Villanova & MORE!!
Furman basketball is playing at an all time high right now with Head Coach Bob Richey leading them to a 25-7 record with a 12-3 SoCon Conference record. We go over his rise as a coach, his learning moments, advice to young coaches and his secrets to success with so much more!! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
44:45
May 28, 2020
Ep. 30 ft. LeVelle Moton - Head Coach at NC Central | "My Job is to Build Men..."
NC Central Head Coach LeVelle Moton is always good for a quote, one that will stick with you and teach you. We deep dive into his past, his passion and where the team is looking now. It is a great listen for sure, one you can listen to numerous times and take away multiple different topics, each time. Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
37:12
May 27, 2020
Ep. 29 ft. Earl Grant - College of Charleston | "Relationships and Toughness, but Really Relationships"
Earl Grant is heading into year 7 as the head coach at College of Charleston. We hop in to talk about his time under both Gregg Marshall and Brad Brownell, his time as a player, what the College of Charleston program has to look forward to, the recruiting class and so much more Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
39:49
May 26, 2020
Ep. 28 ft. Zach Settembre - Head Coach Tallahassee CC | "Failure is not an option, the sky is our limit"
Within a three year period, Tallahassee Community College Head Coach Zach Settembre went from being a Financial Planner in Louisville, KY to Head Coach of a 27 win collegiate team. He put 9 guys to D1 last year and has a host of players getting ready for next season.  We got to talk about the Jordan Doc, his path, his players and program and so much more... Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
58:55
May 25, 2020
Ep. 27 Prospect Talk | North Carolina's 2022 Class is DEEP ... We Talk Tiers, Sleepers & MORE!!
In lieu of no live period we wanted to make sure kids are getting some sort of exposure during this time. North Carolina is churning out 60+ D1 players every cycle, and with the date where college coaches can call players rapidly approaching, we wanted to make sure these student athletes were not falling by the wayside ... We get into tiers of players, we talk sleepers and more.... We want to recognize Memorial Day and all the men and women who sacrifice for our freedoms, and a special shoutout to the families. And for those who sacrificed everything, I cannot begin to express my gratitude for my freedom!! Thank You! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE:  Twitter - @JamieShaw5  Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5  Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
36:43
May 24, 2020
Ep. 26 ft Jon Chepkevich of Pro Basketball Combine | 2020 NBA Draft Talk; Ball Wiseman or Edwards; 2nd Round Sleepers; Carolina Guys; Cole Anthony & MORE!!
We caught up with Jon Chepkevich of the Pro Basketball Combine to talk 2020 NBA Draft ... We went over a variety of topics including the differentiation between the 15 to 40 point guard cluster, the 7 to 30 wing cluster, Cole Anthony, Obi Toppin, 2nd round sleepers, Carolina guys who declared and so much more.  Enjoy!!! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
57:29
May 22, 2020
Ep. 25 ft. Eric Musselman - Head Coach Arkansas | "In the Middle of His Second Act and Having a Blast Doing It"
Eric Musselman has had quite the career, from being a Head Coach in the NBA, to coaching with the likes of Doc Rivers, Chuck Daily, Hubie Brown, etc...to his time changing the culture at Nevada, and now at Arkansas. He is in the middle of writing his second act in the coaching profession and have a lot of fun doing it.  We were able to get behind the scenes with Musselman to talk about his journey, his thought processes, what the future has in hold with this team and this roster and so much more Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
31:37
May 21, 2020
Ep. 24 ft. Chuck Martin of South Carolina | "Building Relationships in Recruiting and in Basketball"
Chuck Martin has coached under some of the most notable coaches in the industry, including John Calipari, Frank Martin, Tom Crean and more. He has a ton of stories and some great insight from along the way and we are excited for you to be able to hear some of this...It is a great listen for sure .... Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
28:48
May 20, 2020
Ep. 23 ft Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers | The Rise of the 19 Year Old who is Breaking All the Industry News
Jake Weingarten has really made a name for himself over these last 6 months, as he is breaking offers and commitment news left and right. It is fascinating to think he is only 19 years old and a college freshman. Wanted to catch up with him and get his story, figure out his grind.  Also, wanted to talk with him about some players to watch for as well as the outlook for the Louisville and Kentucky basketball teams. Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
28:13
May 19, 2020
Ep. 22 Ft. Brandon Chambers Assistant at Texas Southern | Growing Your Career
Brandon Chambers came on to Absolute Basketball Coaches Corner and dropped some real nuggets about his growth in the business. There was a slide show attached to this, but he goes through it pretty well verbally. Wanted you guys to hear his path, especially for the aspiring coaches or young coaches in the business.  It is a very real, and very honest look into his path ... ENJOY!! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
1:36:49
May 18, 2020
Ep. 21 Prospect Talk | South Carolina's 2021 Class is as Deep as it's Been in a While ... Players to Watch, Sleepers & More!!
In lieu of no live period we wanted to make sure kids are getting some sort of exposure during this time. South Carolina is on a tear lately with the success of its players at the next level and beyond and this 2021 class may be the best yet. Here we take a dive into the class. We talk about some of the players that should be on college coaches lists and more. Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE:  Twitter - @JamieShaw5  Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5  Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
37:37
May 17, 2020
Ep. 20 ft Collyn Taylor of Gamecock Central | State of the South Carolina Basketball Program (Incoming, Outgoing, Predictions & MORE!!)
Had a great talk with South Carolina basketball insider Collyn Taylor of Gamecock Central on the Rivals network. We got to peel back the layers on the South Carolina program, talk about last year's season, where things are going, breakout candidates, AJ Lawson, predictions for next year's team and more.  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
48:45
May 15, 2020
Ep. 19 ft. Mike Rhoades - Head Coach at VCU
Had a great conversation today with VCU Head Coach Mike Rhodes where we were able to dig into Mike's past as a player and coach as well as what to look forward to with this program looking forward.  It was a very honest and very open conversation that I am excited for y'all to hear. Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
42:42
May 14, 2020
Ep. 18 ft. Jason Crafton - Head Coach at Maryland Eastern Shore
Had a great conversation today with Maryland Eastern Shore Head Coach Jason Crafton We got into his path to becoming a D1 Head Coach, the Hall of Fame coaches who he coached with, that state of the program and more!! Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
39:13
May 13, 2020
Ep. 17 ft. Matt Babcock of Babcock Hoops | Watching Lenny Cooke vs. Lebron at ABCD Camp; 2020 NBA Draft Talk, Lamelo/Wiseman/Edwards; Carolina Region Guys; Sleepers & MORE!!
We caught up with Matt Babcock of Babcock Sports, the former NBA agent and player himself, to talk about the upcoming NBA draft. We talk about the top of the draft, differentiation points within the draft, sleepers and we even get into guys from the Carolinas and his thoughts on them.  Before we got into it, we talk to Babcock about his participation in the famed ABCD camp the year where Lenny Cooke and Lebron battled. We talked about the legend of that game, the lure of that event, what it was about Sonny Vaccaro and more.  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
31:47
May 12, 2020
Ep. 16 ft. Justin Griffith of NC Wesleyan | "Everything you didn't know about D3 Basketball"
We caught up with NC Wesleyan Coach Justin Griffith, to talk D3 basketball...We talked about a lot of the misconceptions about players, gear, facilities, road trips and so much more ... very eye opening stuff.  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
38:17
May 11, 2020
Ep. 15 ft. Sherrell McMillan of Inside Carolina | All Things UNC -- Class, Expectations, Last Season & MORE!!
We caught up with Sherrell McMillan of Inside Carolina to talk about all things UNC. The season they had last year, the Top 3 class coming in, we even get into projected lineups and Name/Image/Likeness talks.  Be sure you check out Sherrell on social media and take a look also at the Inside Carolina platform.  Thank you to all the essential workers out there. Also, let's all do our part in flattening the curve and staying safe. And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
30:50
May 8, 2020
*EMERGENCY POD* 6'11" Jaylon Gibson Commits to NC State -- 1-on-1 with Gibson
6'11" Jaylon Gibson will stay local to play his college ball as he committed to NC State this afternoon.  Jaylon Gibson was released from his LOI at Wake Forest earlier this week, and he just committed to NC State. We caught up with Gibson shortly after his commitment to get his thoughts ... If you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
07:23
May 7, 2020
Ep. 14 ft. Antonio Lowe of Winston Salem Christian | Answering the stigma of Prep Schools; Josh Hall Going Pro; Having the Best Team in the State Last year & MORE!!
Antonio Lowe was the head coach of the Moravian Prep team that finished 30-3 with a state championship last season. They didn't even play a single home game on the year.  With a roster filled with players moving on to the next level, we talk about his rise to being a prominent coach, what it was like in the locker room of that team, answer questions about prep schools and we cover so much more!! And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
42:13
May 7, 2020
Ep. 13 ft. Eric Hampford of Made Hoops | Will We EVER GET BACK on the Court?! Summer Finale, Scammer Trainers & MORE!!
Eric Hampford is the National Scouting Director and Event Manager of Made Hoops. We were able to talk about being in the event business and getting through the COVID19 pandemic. We talked about storylines leading into July's Finale. We talked about Scammer Trainers and Scammer Scouts and so much more.  Be sure to check out Eric on his social media and Made Hoops on their events website... And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
44:21
May 6, 2020
Ep. 12 ft. Florida Assistant Darris Nichols | "We HAVE to play hard. We WANT to play fast." -- "It's not what you teach, it's what you experience"
Darris Nichols went to 3 NCAA tournaments as a player, under John Beilein and Bob Huggins. He then coached with Mike Young at Wofford and just finished his 6th season with Mike White at Florida. To say he has been around some great basketball minds would be an understatement.  Here we caught up with Darris about his time as a player, his tenure under each coach, the state of the program at Florida, the recruiting class and so much more And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
31:20
May 5, 2020
Ep. 11 ft. Wake Forest's Ian Dubose | Steve Forbes & The State of the Program, His All-Time Career at Houston Baptist, His Ability on the Bass & MORE!!
In only 3 seasons at Houston Baptist, Ian Dubose finished Top 10 all time in scoring and top 15 in assists and steals. As a grad transfer, Dubose decided spend his grad transfer season at Wake Forest, this coming year. We got through his career at HBU, his decision to transfer and ultimately choose Wake Forest, the coaching change, his abilities as a bass player and so much more ... We hope you ENJOY!! And, if you do enjoy this conversation, please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
28:25
May 4, 2020
Ep. 10 ft Kentucky Assistant Joel Justus | "We are Unapologetically NBA Prep" | 3 Pillars of Coach Cal | How to Advance for Young Coaches & MORE!
Joel Justus has risen from the ranks of player to high school coach to assistant at Kentucky all before the age of 40. It has been a rapid rise, but one that was very well justified with his resume and accomplishments.  In this episode we talk a walk through Justus' journey. We talk about his lineage of coaches and then we take a macro look into the recruiting and the program at Kentucky talking about everything from how the program is run, how they recruit, what the program looks like next season and more. If you enjoy this conversation please feel free to share it across your platforms. Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
56:26
May 1, 2020
**EMERGENCY POD** Wake Forest Hires Steve Forbes -- Demon Deacon Digest Publisher Les Johns and Team Curry Director Sim Frazier
Today Wake Forest hired Steve Forbes from ETSU to be their head basketball coach. We caught up with Wake Forest insider, and Publisher of the Demon Deacon Digest Les Johns to see how the hire went down . Then we got with High School Director of Team Curry AAU program Sim Frazier to see how the hire shook things up among the recruits.  Please subscribe to this channel, rate the podcast 5-stars and give us a good review about what you liked best. FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
17:53
May 1, 2020
Ep. 9 | NCAA Name, Image, Likeness & ESPN Dropped Their New Rankings...We Talk Who Made it & Who Didn't From NC, SC & VA
NCAA is embarking on a landmark decision where it comes to making money off an athletes name, image and likeness. We discuss in this podcast.  Also, we take a look at the 2021 and 2022 national rankings ESPN just dropped today, We go through the players listed from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. We also go through the players who were not listed, and could be by the time it is all said and done.  If you enjoy this conversation please feel free to share it across your platforms.  Please also SUBSCRIBE to this podcast, rate it 5-stars and leave us a favorable comment about what you liked in the content FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
39:29
April 30, 2020
Ep. 8 ft "The Captain" Carey Rich | The State of South Carolina Basketball, The Future, The Past and Everything in Between
Carey Rich is a staple around South Carolina and his basketball knowledge is second to none. It is always good just to set down and listen to the stories he has. In this episode we got to do just that.  Rich played at the University of South Carolina under Coach Eddie Fogler. He has stayed around the game and now has numerous events and really puts on for the kids in his city.  When we get together, we can get a little long winded, but that is what basketball hoop heads do. Enjoy! Don't forget to Subscribe to the Channel, Rate us 5-stars and give us a kind review and if you enjoyed the episode, please share it across your platforms FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
1:19:16
April 29, 2020
Ep. 7 ft Tai Young | How Can 2021s Stay Relevant in Recruiting, 1-Time Transfer Rule, Purpose of Scouts the & MORE!!
Hoop Seen Director of Communications Tai Young sat in with us to on Absolute Basketball Experience. We talked about a number of topics, very relevant we hit on many things related to this current quarantine.  Tai and I talked about how 2021s are able to keep their names hot during this time when no balls are bouncing ... We talked about the ramifications of the 1-time transfer rule with the NCAA .. We talked about what the event scene will look like moving forward ... We talked about what NCAA compliance is within scouting and how important these people are... If you enjoyed this podcast please be sure to share it across your platforms. Also, don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast as well as rate this episode 5-stars. FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
46:23
April 27, 2020
Ep. 6 ft Jon Scheyer "The Dark Knight" | The Team, The Future, His Future, His Past, The Recruits, Coach K, Zion & MORE!!
Jon Scheyer is the 32 year old Associate Head Coach for Duke University. He was a 5-star recruit who set records coming out of high school and did a lot of the same as a 2,000 point scorer at Duke.  We talked about his time as a player, we talked about Coach K, we talked about Scheyer's future as a coach, the 1-&-done phenomenon and so much more,  Please subscribe to this podcast, rate us 5 Stars and leave a comment with what you liked here.  FOLLOW and SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
28:32
April 24, 2020
Ep. 5: ft Jack Herron | Unsigned Seniors, New NCAA Rules, No Tests, Under the Radar Guys!!
Jack Herron is the Senior Analyst and Contributor for Prep Hoops Va. He has a vast knowledge of talent and players within the state of Virginia and he is always a great conversation. In this episode we go over the NCAA 1-transfer rule, we go over their new No Test Score Necessary ruling and then touch on some under the radar guys from our areas and unsigned seniors the coaches should still be watching. Enjoy this episode, we sure did making it. If you haven't already please be sure to subscribe to the channel, rate this episode 5 stars and give us a review. FOLLOW & SUBSCRIBE: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ/videos
42:51
April 22, 2020
Ep. 4: featuring Matt Morgan; Rapid Reaction to "The Last Dance" Episodes 1 & 2
In today's episode we brought on the 2nd All-Time Leading scorer in Ivy League history to talk about episodes 1 & 2 of The Last Dance. In the basketball world, this is the most talked about documentary that has ever come out. The amount of buzz surrounding this was incredible, so why not bring in a professional hooper to talk about it from their point of view.  Great conversation, great topics and episodes 1 & 2 were epic, living up to all the hype. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and please leave a 5-star rating for us and a positive review on the episode.
41:53
April 20, 2020
Ep: 3 Featuring Rod Bridgers | Jordan Doc, 1-time Transfers, G-League & MORE!!
In today's episode on the Absolute Basketball Experience, we talk with Rod Bridgers of The Hoop State Network and the New South Podcast. We cover a wide range of topics, from the 1-time transfer rule, to the G-League going after high school players, to players transferring up to the Jordan Documentary.  It was a great talk, had a lot of fun recording this.  Please be sure you SUBSCRIBE to the podcast, rate the podcast 5-Stars and leave a comment of what you would like to see and/or hear in the future.  Enjoy!
35:30
April 17, 2020
Ep 2: D2 Transfers the D1s Should be Looking At
In this episode of the Absolute Basketball Experience Podcast we go through 5 players who are on the D2 transfer wire that D1 schools should be taking a hard look at. Wee have guards, shooters, bigs, forwards, something for everyone to take a look at ...  Be sure you rate the podcast 5-stars, leave a positive review and subscribe to the podcast. Also, please let us know what topics you would like to hear about. FOLLOW: Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
11:50
April 16, 2020
Week in Review! What a Time it is to Be Recruiting in Basketball. The Eastern Seaboard is a Hotbed, Who Went Where?!
In this episode we take a look at the recruiting of the Eastern Seaboard this past week. All the offers and commitments that took place in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, including prep and college transfer.  We take a look at each offer, and each commitment and give a brief talk about each.  Please make sure to rate and review this podcast as well as give it 5-stars ... Please leave a comment with what topics or guests you would like to see tackled or on the show ...  FOLLOW Twitter - @JamieShaw5 Instagram - @Jamie_Shaw5 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLuZiQvyD9soa___LamwuQ
14:14
April 13, 2020