EKU Basketball coach Dan McHale's preparing to make his own mark in Kentucky

08/05/2015 07:00 AM

In the wake of Jeff Neubauer’s departure from Eastern Kentucky University, new head basketball coach Dan McHale has stepped into the role seamlessly. In this first part of cn|2 Sports series introducing the new EKU coaching staff, coach McHale talks about how working for Rick Pitino and his son Richard, and assembling a team of Kentucky-rooted assistants will give the Colonels a competitive edge right out of the gate. This is McHale’s first head coaching position, and he gave cn|2 sports the details on what EKU needs to do to be successful in the OVC this season.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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