EP 045: Matt Lepay, Wisconsin
My conversation with Matt Lepay, the voice of Wisconsin football and basketball. Topics include:
- Reading obituaries early in his career.
- His career path from small town Ohio to Madison.
- Why he considered grad school and why he ultimately decided against it.
- Researching a team before the internet.
- Mistakes made as a result of getting a Big 10 job at the age of 26.
- Learning to be versatile in difficult situations.
- Covering a team that has morphed from also ran to national power.
- Covering the Melvin Gordon game.
- Broadcasting the classic Final Four game between Wisconsin and Kentucky.
- Covering a slow and deliberate team in basketball.
- Dealing with Bo Ryan and other prickly coaches.
- Covering his first baseball game in 20 years with a Major League teams.
- How to get big moments right as a broadcaster.
- He tells Bob Uecker stories.
- The process of writing a book.
- His broadcast horror stories.
- Favorite broadcasters.
- His Preparation Process.
- And much more!
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