College Basketball Coaches Who Are Changing the Face of Their Programs

Posted by Jake Curtis on May-5-2016 Add Comments

College basketball is one of the few sports in which a coach can dramatically change the image of a program in two or three seasons. Sometimes the mere hiring of a coach can alter the way a program is perceived if the new coach's reputation provides instant credibility.

Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett and Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall have already changed the face of their programs to the point where failure to finish with a national ranking and an NCAA tournament berth would now be considered a major letdown.

Head coaches Brad Underwood, Chris Beard and Steve Pikiell provided similar image boosts to the programs at Stephen F. Austin, Arkansas-Little Rock and Stony Brook, resp...

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