Danny Manning talks UConn’s title run, winning a championship at Kansas, coaching Louisville
On the latest episode of the Rex Chapman Show with Josh Hopkins, the guys are joined by NCAA Champion and former No 1 pick, Danny Manning. With March Madness all wrapped up, Danny looks back on UCONN's title run as well as what he was able to accomplish with the Kansas Jayhawks in 1988. Coming off his first season at Louisville, the guys touch on the Cardinals season and what the team has in store under Head Coach Kenny Payne. 9:30 - Danny talks about what brought him to Louisville to coach under Kenny Payne and what their first season together was with the Cardinals. 11:30 - Josh reminds Danny that it's pronounced Louisville, not Louisville 13:00 - Where did Danny develop his attitude on the floor as someone who was willing to do anything and everything for his team? 15:00 - What were Danny's first impressions of Rex Chapman as a basketball player? 17:00 - The Rex and Danny two man game in Phoenix called SHARK "Watch the slip" 18:40 - Looking back on the 1988 Kansas National Championship team, the last thing he wants it to be remembered by is "Danny and the Miracles". 23:30 - Looking back on the success at Kansas, was Danny always going to end up at Lawrence once his father became an assistant coach under Larry Brown? 28:00 - There was a huge adjustment dealing with significant knee injuries in the NBA after Danny had never missed any time in high school or college. 35:30 - What can we expect from Danny, Coach Payne and the Louisville Cardinals in Year 2? 45:00 - What did Danny learn from the NCAA Tournament and just how dominant UCONN's run to the title was? 47:30 - Danny being taken back to his college days just by hearing the NCAA on CBS music 49:00 - Despite how his NBA career began as a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, Danny still follows the team to this day, interested in how the organization is run now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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