Rising Above the Madness : Profiles of the Greatest NCAA Basketball Coaches of All Time
The Big Dance. Where legends are made. Every March, there are Cinderella stories, buzzer-beating prayers, unbelievable upsets, amazing championship runs and general sports madness. Then it all happens again the next March. The players change, the schools change, the champions change. But year after year, the legendary coaches remain. These are the leaders who define the traditions and excellence of NCAA basketball. They are bigger than the game on the court. They take young players who are fresh out of high school and mold them into men. Then they mold those individuals into a team and turn teams into champions.
Best Basketball Coaches Of All Time
THE MEN WHO MADE MARCH From its humble beginnings in 1895 to its modern-day dominance over American culture for the entire month of March, college basketball is often called madness and is well-deserving of the title. Most NCAA basketball coaches fail; however, the special few profiled in this book didn't just succeed where others failed, they influenced the game; changed it; and altered its very course. The ten men featured in this anthology went about coaching differently, each bringing their own approach and mindset to the hardwood, and their success is unprecedented: John Wooden (UCLA)Bobby Knight (Indiana University)Adolph Rupp (University