Originally Posted by paintmered
Here's the competition: Rick Pitino Jim Calhoun John Thompson III Jim Boeheim Jay Wright Bob Huggins Jamie Dixon Find me a mid-major coach that can out recruit, out develop and out coach that group. Or at least two of the three.
Wright was the coach at Hofstra when Nova hired him. Thompson was at Princeton. Calhoun - Northeastern. Huggs - Akron. Pitino - BU. Dixon had never been a head coach. It is not about hiring a name guy. It is about hiring the right guy.