Allen Gunn

Episode 31: Broken Glasses in Holland

Myerscough Under-18s coach Lewis Scott calls into the pod to talk about his growth as a coach and what he expects from players coming into his teams. Lewis also reflects back on what it has been like to work with some of the top junior prospects in British basketball and the role Myerscough has played in their development on and off court.

Episode 30: Enjoy the Journey

Myerscough alum Zion Tordoff’s dad Dan jumps on the pod to offer a unique perspective on what it is like being one part of a parental unit of a NCAA Division I athlete. He talks about the recruitment process, handling the ups and downs and what he feels his role is. Dan saves time to look back at the journey he and Sue have been on with Big Z so far, which has taken them across Europe and the Atlantic!

Week 9: NJCAA action returns, NCAA Division I and II presses on

PRESTON, England -- The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) season finally gets under way in America amidst the pandemic after being pushed back until 2021.

Basketball England cancels all non-elite competitions and Academy Leagues for 2020-21

MANCHESTER, England -- Basketball England announced on Wednesday the cancellation of all non-elite competitions and Academy Leagues for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.

Episode 29: Newberry Bred

Myerscough alum and current Newberry College guard Callan Low calls into the pod from South Carolina to chat how he got into basketball, why he thinks Scottish players have success at academies in England and his highlights from his time in Preston. Oh, and Cal dishes on his all-Myerscough teammate starting five.

Episode 28: Drexel Special ft. Mate Okros and Amari Williams

Myerscough alum and reunited teammates Mate Okros and Amari Williams call into the pod to talk all things Drexel Hoops and how opportunities provided by Myerscough Basketball prepared them for the next step in the careers both athletically and academically. The two look back at their time playing out in Europe in the EYBL and other highlights from their time in Preston.

Great Osobor’s diverse experiences in Spain, England shape basketball career heading to Montana State

BOZEMAN — Great Osobor grew up in Spain and moved to England. He began his basketball life playing guard and moved inside. His varied backgrounds have shaped his career and can catapult him in the future.

Lancashire moved into Tier 4 restrictions, what it means for basketball

PRESTON, England – Following the latest government announcements to combat the increase in COVID-19, the region of Lancashire has been moved into Tier 4, which has brought about updated restrictions for basketball outlined by Basketball England.

Week 6: Myerscough alum back on court following holiday break

PRESTON, England – It’s a light schedule to start Week 6 of the NCAA season, with Myerscough Basketball alumni returning to the court following the holiday break.

Episode 27: The Art of Stoyan

Myerscough Basketball alum Stoyan Toshkov calls in from Bulgaria to talk about his journey to the Preston-based programme, the influence of the Academy’s coaching staff on his own coaching journey and how he’s taking advantage of the opportunity to work with the BBL’s Worcester Wolves. Allen saves time to take Stoyan on a trip down memory lane to talk the “best of” during his time at the Academy.

About Me

Allen Gunn is a graduate of the University of Salford with a Masters degree in Journalism.
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