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EP 045: Matt Lepay, University of Wisconsin

posted by Logan Anderson August 17, 2017 0 comments
      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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