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We are going to be talking about Army talking with him around three o'clock.
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We will be talking to him.
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But today, ladies and gentlemen, um uh, we're gonna be working here.
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We're going to be talking What is him in around three o'clock.
But we're gonna go over his achievements right now.
Um, uh, desk black.
Ladies and gentlemen, he, uh, he actually played with Coach K.
He played against, um, you pointed against coat.
You played with Coach K.
When Coach K actually played basketball, he tried out.
He was selected to try out for the 1968 Olympics team.
Um, he played with Joe Ellis.
Um uh, who played, you know, he played with Joe Ellis nine years with the San Francisco Warriors are will more successful college coach Tom Oh, Tom.
A meal that was the coach of the University of Pacific in his career.
Um, hey, played against Rick Albumin People.
Rick Mount, Uh, Calvin Murphy.
Joe White, you know, and much more.
He played against Bobby Knight as Army defeated us Seth in the 1966 on 90 team.
Um uh, he played against Elvin Hayes at the university of Ah, Houston.
He played with coach of the new coach for Duke, all the all Army basketball team.
He got selected into the Army, and he played with Coach Mike Keret.
Uh, craze, ooh, craze new ski a que Coach K.
And you know that's committing pretty cool.
Um, we're gonna talk with him about it in a second, lazy gentleman.
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We're gonna be talking with deaths black today, ladies and gents, and I hope that he could have.
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Ah, he played up, played professionally.
He averaged a double double at USF with about 10 rebounds and about 20 point About excuse me, 17 points.
He played pretty well for his time.
I mean, Dennis Black was great.
We're gonna get him on the phone here in about 12 minutes.
Uh, excuse me in about seven minutes.
Um, where is it? Was it was it? Where is it? Where is it? Uh, excuse me, ladies and yelling.
Just looking for its own number.
It is off, but, uh, you know, he averaged.
5 field goals in out of 11.
2 fuels attempted.
He played 79 games at USF from 1965 to 1968.
He, um he played hey, had a ah field goal percentage of five of five point our 5.
2 free throws out of six 0.7.
He had a free throw percentage 0.
781 He had total rebounds were 9.
9 in his second year at USF.
He averaged a double double in, um, with 19 points and 12 rebounds.
In his first year at USF, he averaged 10.
It is last year U S staff.
Um, he averaged 20 points with 9.
That's why if you round it up, he gets 10 4 rebounds and 16 4 points in, um, out of his career.
That's pretty much, you know, the thing he gets, um he played in the W c a c with, um, with us f he, uh, you know, he had a great year.
You 65 and you know, he did a lot of things for USS.
Ah, you 65 Their U S.
Staff is a forward.
He played ah, with, um, so many great players.
Uh, he, um he played with the he played for Pete polenta and fill vucevic.
And, um, you know, guys like art will more and, you know, just guys that, you know, you can't stop or will more of one.
Uh, he's played with so many different players, and I mean, I just think that he's gonna have ah, he's gonna have a right year is gonna have one. Great.
I mean, like, they, uh When they were, um 1967 through 68 there were 16 and 10 10.
Informed as third in the W.
C in 1966 or 67.
There were 13 and 12 off seven and 7/4 in the No.
He had his best season.
They're the best season was his first season in 1965 to 66.
The dawns were 22 6 There were 11 and three in the W A c a c placed second.
They they had a average of 82.
9 points per game.
Um, and Joe Alice played there are mute Irwin Mueller played there.
Russ Boureima played there.
Larry Blam! Dawn Schneider are, well, more Dennis Black DBC Fortenberry, Tall brown and to Tom O Neil.
They played pretty well that your ah, the end up on the n i. T.
Um on and they lost the army in the quarterfinals.
He had a great time at USF.
Great year in, um, where was playing And I mean, he never.
I don't think he ever want pro because he got drafted to the Army.
But he was all army.
Tried out for the Olympic team.
Um, he was pretty good.
Ah, that 1968 men's basketball Olympic team, Um, or the massive protest There it was in Mexico, Oz at Mexico City.
And, uh, the location was studio Little NPR no university dial in Mexico City, Mexico.
Basketball team 1968 U S.
Olympic basketball team ended up all want winning the gold medal.
Um, and, uh, you know, they are in a great year, Coach K and him or the Net in the national, you know, T vote.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is the moment you have been waiting for.
We're gonna call Dennis up, and we're going to speak with him.
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Hey, does just calling you over the over the phone here.
Getting ready for the interview.
Are you ready? Um, okay.
Call me in five minutes, I guess.
Okay, We're gonna call him in five minutes because he may think that this is telemarketer number, so we're gonna just call for five minutes.
You know, that toluene three.
Initially, so I don't understand.
Um, she, uh it's weird, but well, call us off about five minutes.
Um, right now, Dennis Black.
Don't pick it up.
Hey, does you do it? Good.
How are you? Really? Well, really Well personal.
Thank you very much for something. That stuff.
Ah, you're welcome.
You're the one who said you were the one who really gave me the OK, so thank you.
Well, uh, very good.
So how's how's things going with sheltering points? How are you? Good, Good.
Lets just jump into it.
1st 1 What made you want to play basketball? Well, probably when I was playing. Great.
Uh, in those days, they played all three sports baseball, football, basketball.
Well, I knew I did not want a place because I think it hurts baseball.
I realized I could not get a curve, so there was a fastball and I built hard the most of my classmates.
So I started playing basketball.
It just kept on playing 1000 ball, always in college.
Well, that's how I ended up playing basketball.
Oh, what made you want to go to USS? Order Raised importantly, Right across from Sims.
Still, And, uh, will you become the crew? Did he start Will determine what you wanted to? No, in college.
But what do you want? You afterwards.
And I knew that I want to go to a small school.
And you are so full that Oh, well, that very well Ah, you're kept has high academic standards.
I was looking for it also idea that I think all of us have to play basketball.
So I want to make sure that the juice is close.
Not for my parents.
See me? What? And also support me.
Finally, you're set.
I just come off.
Did you see a way back to 19.
Will you accept at the time was the number one Pridgen basketball school from the West Coast.
So the three little allowed me to know exactly what I want.
How was it at us, Seth? Uh, your chest Just wonderful.
Everything they had.
Convicted on I received a very high education.
All except is run finds a judgment or order.
What a great group.
Crease Well, and soon lower United States.
What is the world? And there was just a great chance to break down.
Would cities like Berkeley to pose, like, felt to the rest of the world? So Oh, I was very right.
Please, uh, how does it How does it feel to know that you were you went up against and played with many of the greatest coaches and players of the game? Well, you know, at the time.
And that's really great question at the time.
You don't think about, uh, here, there as a teen.
Uh, give your best basketball.
There's five people on record.
We have a we have a coach.
And so everyone started giving responsibilities, Turned the game on what you need today, Uh, your share, You shoot down, and, uh, for me, I probably get Laura, join us talking to you without, uh, it was like this.
Break coaches or players now, because you have sort Chester And I appreciate when you really get you thinking about you would not be this successful.
Now you're so I very, very fortunate.
Um, what was Bobby Knight like when you played against him? Well, uh, way back to 19 that he six, We were invited to come factory and I keep back in New York.
And Bobby Knight can't started this career of a comes has, uh, Barney before you went on to Indiana.
So what I remember about the night waas This tease for very different well comes and, uh, you know, the military has restrictions, like leave that house all they could be cavity.
So we've reform, have size wise, but here's hard underneath the boards They were to nation and has turned out.
Let me think you accept in the i t.
But you could tell that, you know, you know, it's no supply facilities.
People like Bobby Knight until you go on Teoh.
Well, it's just in Indiana and even success.
It's sort of like ability, really blocks to your foot queen.
You guys lost 80 toe 63.
It was a tough loss.
Must be a tough loss.
What was running through your mind when you were trying out for the Olympic team? No.
The 1st 1 is It's a real honor just to be selected.
And they expected basically 18 ballplayers from each of the four regions in the United States.
The thing I can't wait some there, every the plate.
What games, if I remember correctly.
Oh, was that the difference between a good ball? Where? And I consider myself a good ball.
There were a lot of good fall from this, but there's a real difference between great ballplayer.
You had someone like just profitable names? Uh, yeah, Georgia one And, uh, you know, telling birth we went on to problems did extremely well.
You have defeat Maravich.
Who sort of legend himself.
Ah, and you just see that these people were going Teoh surely Well, in the next level and they will get.
But, you know, we get good complications.
You're sort of even better yourself for the women will experience.
I had lined up in order to see program of your staff.
So I has eliminated chance going on to pro.
I went to grad school.
Did what the army has a finance officer first attended.
Well, it worked out for me.
Um, So what was Coach K like when he played with him? How are you? So stay where it is.
Really? A very nice individual.
And everything you read about much K is, you know, a real real gellar time.
And don't this is goes back in just seventies.
Everyone said they too, when they played all our When we all say on they're all on the team Uh, now my can already had four years of training under hockey night.
Fraction three years.
Uh, he learned the fundamentals.
We had our one without spot.
Coach Jones, Right.
Without Fisher now, it was another very coached.
In fact, actually, get recruiting for the **** in it.
You're, uh, que was unselfish store is that we put the keys first and, uh, again through bloody night body.
Help my along the way.
Mission in the different works.
Bobby Knight in my and, uh well, you see why, Coach Thank you as well.
Usually went down one.
The ball players that is going on, they touch themselves.
It does very well.
Uh, will be like this one.
The greater intelligence of all time, My child.
So, back to your USF days.
I did some digging and I found your two coaches that you guys have your two head coaches while you were there.
How is it like playing for Vukovich? I hope I'm pronouncing it right and let us.
Something was just going, Coach being for boots right there, ironically close to his son.
Oh, what? Thought it coach over.
A cardinal knew for a while.
Oh, my two year I decided I wanted to throw a fastball.
Can't really find out exactly how I measure because other ball.
So people, uh, was really a bounced ball chance off balance.
And yes, people like Atomic Sherry from ST Mary's and then went on to lawyers from the professional coaches.
This is that's where it next puts it And there's a real gentleman Knew the game and, uh, I was very basic.
Haven't kept Nomi It's lost something about him.
And, uh, fortunately, he liked what he saw and, uh, start recruiting for yourself.
But can't you *****, uh, who has a great history playing city falling since Cisco went on to USF, and in the late fifties, they will now carry.
It was part of the great TV, Really, But still, we knew his basketball many times.
We're don't know my size and quickness, right? Yeah.
He always was able to make sure that we did just me.
And he told to do again.
It was a real pleasure playing chess champion.
Okay, how is it like playing against? Aw, you know, guys like Rick Albumin, Jo Jo White, Pete Maravich off Rick Mount and Calvin Murphy.
Well, each other for different ball player right now.
They don't really play against him this week.
They want to the political trials as well.
You know Jo Jo White? Well, we're tough.
The leg is there so well schooled in Georgian, like keep in Kansas.
And what he did the Boston Celtics.
Oh, very, very good defeat.
Nervous a thing.
Oh, so it was like the plague is, um you just again just odd by oh, how they and back to the game to global society.
And, uh, you just hope that they do not embarrass you.
That's the main thing you want.
Actually, you did not diversity for yourself.
Were you garden or trying to come in? Have you seen the last dance? No, I have not yet.
Uh, after I read a great with you and before to watching it very years.
Years, a great story for this great story.
And we get bored.
Yeah, it's, uh, no full 10 episodes is out.
And, um, thank you.
Thank you. Dennis.
Thank you for coming on the show.
You Are you sure? Oh, yeah, definitely.
I play every year I plan to play into college.
All right, well, you get paid for the the origin.
Maybe maybe for the orange, maybe for Northwestern Wildcats.
All right, well, whatever you do, I know you do very, very well.
Okay, you go give my best Teoh your parents.
Thank you. Thank you.
And ladies and gentleman, that was Dennis Black.
One of the greatest basketball minds in history.
He, uh he played with great players and he played with oh, he played for and with, um, some of the greatest coaches ever to play.
And you put Bonnie 90 played with, um, Coach K.
I mean, he really has an interesting last time.
And I mean, I hope toe end up having him on the show after a USF game or something, you know? But thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for joining me and have a great day.
Um, and save you and thank you, SportsCastr for 20 meat.
And that was Dennis Black.
Ah, a big, big player.
Averaged a double level there.
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