Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.
Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.
Since 1920, Northwestern has had just one basketball coach who actually was able to leave Evanston with a winning record – and probably his sanity – intact.
Thomas’ latest rejection has left him in a tough spot. Other candidates now know how much money Illinois is willing to spend.
It’s difficult enough to hire the right basketball coach at Illinois, without choosing to limit the field of candidates beforehand.