Corvallis, Ore. -- Oregon State women's basketball head coach Scott Rueck sits down with Andrew Haubner to talk about selling a recruiting vision, how men can help forward women's basketball, and his chance encounter with Michael Jordan.
Below are some topics discussed on the podcast.
1:10 - On his start in basketball coaching.
4:16 - On when he realized his life trajectory would be coaching.
7:14 - The difference between coaching male players and female players.
9:38 - Facing a size stigma when he started coaching.
11:24 - Selling athletes on the program's vision.
13:26 - On the rise of women's basketball at Oregon State.
15:48 - On how an Oregon/Oregon State road trip is the toughest in women's basketball.
17:04 - If there is a bigger rivalry in women's college basketball between Oregon and Oregon State.
17:45 - On the luck of being able to stay in Oregon for his whole coaching career.
19:42 - On what men can do to help elevate the women's game.
22:44 - On what the media can do to help elevate women's basketball specifically.
24:16 - Most chance celebrity encounter he's ever had in his life.