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Podcast: First impressions of Shrewsberry. And will administration give him what he needs to succeed?

Micah Shrewsberry and Sandy Barbour

Micah Shrewsberry made a good first impression during his introductory press conference Tuesday. Nate Bauer and Cory Giger each came up with one word to describe Penn State’s new basketball coach.

Also, does it even matter WHO is the Penn State basketball coach? Can the program enjoy sustained success, as AD Sandy Barbour mentioned is the goal, or will the school’s administration ever put enough resources into men’s basketball to believe that can happen?

We discussed all that on “Sports Central with Cory Giger” on WRTA in Altoona.

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Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

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