23 March 2011

Coaching Prospects?

Names are being tossed around by Mizzou fans...and here's some of the top names I've come across and a brief synopsis of their coaching careers.

Brad Stevens - Butler Bulldogs
114-24 from 2007-pres
NCAA National Runner-Up 2009-2010







Shaka Smart - VCU Rams
53-20 since 2009
NCAA Sweet 16 2011






Matt Painter - Purdue Boilermakers
155-66 overall, 130-61 at Purdue (2005-pres)
5 consecutive NCAA tourney appearances









Brent "Buzz" Williams - Marquette Golden Eagles
83-53 overall record, 69-36 at Marquette (2008-pres)
3 consecutive NCAA tourney appearances









Cuonzo Martin - Missouri State Bears
61-40 since 2008
1 NIT appearance (2011)






Kim Anderson - Central Missouri Mules
185-63 overall
Five 24+ win seasons, two 30+ win seasons
2005 & 2010 MIAA Coach of the Year









And the most controversial:


Bruce Pearl - Tennessee Volunteers [fired]
231-99 overall, 145-61 at Tennessee (2005-2011)
8 NCAA tournament appearances, 1 NIT appearance








I'm personally not a fan of Bruce Pearl, because of the controversy surrounding his termination from Tennessee, but Matt Painter, Brad Stevens and Brent Williams would all be great candidates for the job.

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