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Talking Grammer, Ep. 33: UNM Assistant coach Dan McHale on Lobo press

In Episode 33, I catch up with UNM assistant Dan McHale about what makes a good press defense? How often with the Lobos press this year? What are the pitfalls of pressing? The product of the Rick Pitino coaching tree walks me through some of the basics on what to look for in a press and why the Lobos will do more of it as the season goes on.

I also had a more McHale-specific podcast with Dan back in March if you’d like to hear more about his coaching journey that got him to UNM a season ago.

That podcast, Episode 27 of the Talking Grammer podcast, can be heard HERE.

Also, there’s some sound from NMSU coach Chris Jans about telling his team about their recent game cancellation in California as he found out during a practice and how he handled that, all before his team found out later (after I posted the pod) that they would go on pause for the second time this season.

The podcasts, I hope, will be coming every week at this point — posted on Monday evenings or Tuesdays during the day.

Also, there was a Lobo hoops notebook that posted online Monday (and in Tuesday’s print edition of the Journal), that mentions this podcast. You can read that HERE.

As always, let me know what you think on email ( or on Twitter (@GeoffGrammer).

This episode of the podcast can be heard above here or at the following links:

• SoundCloud
• iTunes
• Spotify

For the full 33-episode archive of the Talking Grammer podcast, CLICK HERE.

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