This is a guest post by Ronak Patel. The strongest attribute a Division I college basketball coach can have is their ability to multitask.
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The Basketball Tournament keeps getting bigger and better. This season the 64 teams are playing for $2 million. The bracket was announced today and Basketball City will be taking on Boeheim’s Army in the first round in Philadelphia on July 16.
The NCAA released its annual look at college basketball attendance figures yesterday.
I don’t write much about my graduate alma mater on this site, because well, Northwestern isn’t in New York City. (Though the Wildcats are coming to the Barclays Center this season.) But today Chris Collins has provided the college basketball community with a great example of what not to do in non-conference scheduling.
This is a guest post by Ronak Patel Manhattan College men’s basketball associate head coach Matt Grady can finally admit it now.
In 2014 Parker Executive Search helped bring Shawn Heilbron from Oregon State to Stony Brook University to be the new athletic director. Two years later, when he needed to find a head coach, Heilbron reached back out to Daniel Parker’s firm.
This is a guest post by Justin Fong. Fairleigh Dickson University made the NCAA tournament this year, however, the excitement was short, as the Knight lost to Florida Gulf Coast in the First Four. The plan now is to reload and look to improve next season.
After Jim Engles left for Columbia, NJIT decided to invest in continuity. The Highlanders looked at a number of candidates, but eventually gave the job to Engles’ lieutenant Brian Kennedy.
Unless you’re at one of about 20 top schools in the country hiring a head coach is similar to recruiting. You go find the best one you can and hope they’re a good fit.
As Kris Jenkins’s three-pointer swished through the nets in Houston another season of college basketball came to brilliant close.
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