Memphis Tigers: Pastner’s Chances as Good as Calipari’s

Posted by Josh B on December-24-2010 Add Comments

Baby steps.

Those should be the key words to Memphis coach Josh Pastner's reign as Memphis men's basketball head coach. After former coach John Calipari left the Tigers for dead, Pastner's well on his way to making Memphis respectable again.

Well, they are respectable. A top 25 team with fantastic freshman talent is pretty impressive. But as expected, the program is not on the level where it was with Calipari, who finished with four consecutive 30 win seasons and a final four trip with the Tigers.

But Kalipari's kryptonite is that he prioritizes player development over winning. He prac...

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