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Hornets coach Andy Thompson on advice he’s received from Mike Brown

Oct 20, 2023, 10:38 AM

Head Coach Andy Thompson of the Sacramento State Hornets (at right, green over shirt, black hat, he...

PALO ALTO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Head Coach Andy Thompson of the Sacramento State Hornets (at right, green over shirt, black hat, headset) and other members of the coaching staff and team watch the action on the field during an NCAA college football game against the Stanford Cardinal played on September 16, 2023 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)

(Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)

Andy Thompson, head coach of the Sacramento State Hornets joined Sactown Sports Friday morning, ahead of the team’s game Saturday night against #2 Montana State.

The team is 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big Sky Conference. This weekend’s home game is available to fans on ESPN2.

Before discussing this weekend’s matchup, Dave and Jason asked Coach Thompson about recent comments made by Mike Brown. The Kings coach started a recent media scrum by shouting out the Sac State football, basketball, and golf programs.

“He’s been awesome. He’s been really good and when I got the job, I got a chance to have a really good conversation with him, and he gave me some great advice of just ‘Be yourself. You got an opportunity to lead, do it the way you think is best’,” Thompson said. “I’ve really tried to take that and run with it because he’s done a great job in his career. To have somebody like that in your corner has been great.”

Additional topics discussed include:

  • The State of the Union on the Hornets season
  • Representing Sacramento with strong play throughout the season
  • Saturday’s challenge with Montana State

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Andy Thompson.

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