Rico Pickett Suspended: Another Reason Manhattan Should Fire Barry Rohrssen

Posted by Ari Kramer on November-20-2009 Add Comments

Six days.

Junior college transfer Rico Pickett couldn't even make it through a week of the regular season at Manhattan without "violating a team rule."


Jasper coach Barry Rohrssen knew he wasn't signing a saint when he beat out Jim Calhoun and Billy Donovan for Pickett, who endured two suspensions as a freshman at Alabama, but, although Rohrssen never verbalized the following statement, the coach embraced the point guard as his last life-line.

Rohrssen knew his back was against the wall.

After three full seasons at the helm, his team still fit the mold of a rebuilding squad, which was an acceptable label in 2006-07 and 2007-08, but definitely not in 2008-09 or the present.

He struggled ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - College Basketball
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

Post a Comment

(required. But it will not be published)