UVA’s New Hope: “Hey Tony! We Like The Things You Do!”

Posted by Ryan Eshleman on July-29-2009 Add Comments

While I have no idea whether or not he fancies Frosted Flakes, I do know Tony Bennett has a few things in common with our old friend Tony the Tiger, besides the fact that they share a name.

Tony the Tiger, through commercials and songs, has been a great motivator for many children (and I'm sure families) to give in once more at their consumer-driven habits and to buy an over-priced—yet incredibly tasty, I must admit—cereal.

Tony Bennett, through mastermind coaching, was a great motivator at Washington State University for three seasons.  

In WSU's 2005-06 season, they finished dead-last in the Pac-10 with a 4-14 record, 11-17 overall.  Dick Bennett, father of Tony, retired after that...

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