Join Spencer Brown, former Missouri State University basketball player, and his mom, Allyson Twiggs, (former University of Arkansas basketball player) as they discuss all things basketball and sports. From the strategies and gameplay, to shoes and jerseys, they’ll cover the game, past, present, and future. On each episode, these two will share their hot takes on the state of play and beyond.
Episode 9: Spencer Meets Scottie Pippen, Mom gets Snubbed by Dr. J
Spencer shares his experience working the Scottie Pippen camp at UCA and what it was like to meet Scottie Pippen. Mom shares about the time Dr. J wouldn't sign her book outside the arena in Kansas City and the Twiggs family grudge against him. #SigntheBookJuliusErving They discuss the biggest celebrity they've ever met and their picks for which NBA team will win the Championship. Spencer and Mom talk about the Olympics and the athletes and teams they are excited to watch and Mom talks about how happy she is that women's sports are finally getting the recognition it deserves. Spencer and Mom end the show with two really awesome music suggestions.
Episode 8: Meet Former Razorback Basketball Player Celia Anderson
In this episode, Spencer and Mom interview Celia Anderson about her basketball journey at the University of Arkansas. Celia was a freshman on the Final Four team, won the NIT tournament her sophomore year, and was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll three years in a row. Celia shares her experience playing basketball professionally in Greece and her work in Africa teaching English to children. She is a published author and will release her fourth book in 2022. Spencer and Mom talk to Celia about the decision she and her daughter, Gabby, made to send Gabby to IMG Academy in 2020 and Gabby's decision to commit to Harvard Women's Basketball.
Episode 7: Spencer Shares His Love of Soccer
Spencer and Mom dive into Spencer's love of European Soccer and specifically, Chelsea FC. Spencer explains the ins and outs of Premier League Soccer and how he got hooked watching the sport. Mom references the show, Ted Lasso, for teaching her more about soccer and why it's one of her favorite shows. Spencer also gives a brief explanation of one of his other passions, Anime. Mom asks Spencer the Kendrick Lamar song he'd tell someone to listen to if they didn't know Kendrick's music...coincidentally Mom and Spencer pick the same song!
Episode 6: Spencer and Mom Interview Payton Willis
Spencer and Mom invite their second guest to the podcast and it's Spencer's best bud and former high school teammate, Payton Willis. Payton talks about his college journey and why he's excited to return to Minnesota to play his final year. Spencer and Payton reminisce on a time when a Pit Bull literally split them apart at age 11 and they chat about their favorite games in high school. There's talk about who would be on each of their dream teams and the NBA's best point guards. Spencer and Mom start the show with talk about Coach Kim Mulkey's surprising move to LSU. And Mom tries to convince Spencer to travel to the Grand Canyon with her.
Episode 5: Meet Former Razorback Football Player Spencer Brown (and Spencer's Dad)
On this episode, Spencer and Mom invite their first guest to the show and it's none other than Spencer's dad, Spencer T. Brown, former Razorback Football Player. Big Spencer talks about his days playing football in the newly joined SEC and defending against Peyton Manning. He shares how the game has changed today for defensive backs and talks about the incredible upgrades to the locker room facilities. The two Spencers (and mom) reminisce about summer basketball trips. This episode has many laughs and good stories.
Episode 4: Coaching changes, Bears and Godzilla...Oh My!
Spencer and Mom (Allyson) recap the Men's Final Four games and the Women's National Championship game. They discuss Arizona Women's basketball's incredible run this season and Allyson's admiration for Coach Barnes. Spencer talks about being in the same room with Roy Williams and his remarkable coaching career. In this episode, Spencer (spoiler alert) picks a side in King Kong vs Godzilla.