Context is important. Despite what this podcast may have led you to believe so far, there was much more going on besides basketball. The world at large, as it tends to do, forced students to grow their awareness and social consciousness well beyond the basketball court. In this episode, we learn what that looked like for those involved with Johnnie basketball through the late 60s and 70s. But first, we get an update on this year's SJU squad from first-year assistant coach Alex Rasmussen.
There is a story that references suicide in this episode. That story begins at 24:35 and ends at 27:27. Visit the National Alliance on Mental Health -- Minnesota for more information on mental health resources available in Minnesota.