Oregon Basketball: Coach Dana Altman Chats with Jim Rome about NCAA Seeding, Oklahoma State and the Season


Earlier today, CBS Sportsradio Host Jim Rome caught up with Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman who is set to take on Travis Ford and the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the First Rond of the NCAA Tournament Thursday at 1:40pm on TNT.

From JimRome.com here were some of the topics discussed and a link to the interview:

March 16, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Oregon Ducks head coach Dana Altman cuts the net after the championship game of the Pac 12 tournament against the UCLA Bruins at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Oregon defeated UCLA 78-69. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Reaction to the #12 Seed they received in the NCAA Tournament | Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State | UCLA | They’re going to have a problem with Smart | Smart being a big guard | E.J. Singler | Losing Dominic Artis in midseason for a while | Artis trying to carry the team too much sense he’s returned | Players needing to play within themselves | The first 8 minutes against Oklahoma State will be critical | CYT | Coach Your Team  | His career | Winning 600 games | Has had the opportunity to coach a lot of great kids | Mitch Richmond | No coach is any good without good players |

Dana on the #12 seed they received from the NCAA Committee for the Tournament:

"“Little surprised but it’s just a number.”"

Radio Interview Link: http://jimrome.com/2013/03/20/dana-altman/

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