Pat Kennedy

Kennedy: Coaching Becomes Part Of You

Pat Kennedy has 488 career wins as a Division I men’s basketball coach and has taken eight teams to the NCAA Tournament and five NITs. After 40 years of coaching Kennedy knows it’s not something you can easily walk away from.


Bruce Weber

Illini Players Need To Buy Into Weber’s System

With agents and managers and representatives all trying to get close to elite college basketball players in an effort to advice them an eventually profit off their success, it makes a college coach’s job that much tougher.

670 The Score–02/18/2011

Tom Thibodeau

Smith: There’s A Method Behind Thibodeau’s Madness

In the NBA, constantly yelling at players can quickly have them turning on their head coach. But Tom Thibodeau can yell with the best of them and still has the players full support.

670 The Score–02/15/2011

Tom Thibodeau

Swirsky: Thibodeau A ‘Tactician’ On The Sideline

The Bulls have had a lot of turnover from last season. The new faces on the court have received the majority of the attention, but the one on the sideline is just as important.

670 The Score–12/22/2010

Ron Zook

Muller: Zook Has His Day… And Possibly His Job

The happiest man in Chicago this past Saturday had to be The University of Illinois Head Football Coach Ron Zook. Could you blame him?