Re: UCLA hires Mick Cronin ... Who???


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Posted by Big Worm on April 09, 2019 at 12:10:35:

In Reply to: UCLA hires Mick Cronin ... Who??? posted by College Fan on April 09, 2019 at 12:05:14:

: UCLAs hiring today of Mick Cronin scream how little the Westwood administration cares about their basketball program and maybe more about the culture within the athletic department.

: In Cronin they get a coach who has had marginal success in the mid-major basketball community and a coach with no ties to either the school, the West Coast or the PAC12.

: Here are 10 others who should have been pursued by UCLA ...
: Luke Walton - probably available this weekend and they should have at least waited
: Earl Watson - Bruin grad; would relate better than Cronin
: Mark Gotfried - West Coast connections that are better than most
: Reggie Theus - SoCal basketball royalty
: Bobby Hurley - brings passion and a family history of coaching success
: John Schyer - next successful coach from Coach Ks tree
: Myles Simon - Mater Dei grad with PAC12 credentials
: Larry Eustachy - veteran coach - great recruiter with West Coast ties
: Kevin Ollie - another black coach who would relate well with player; AAU ties as well
: Marty Wilson - former Pepperdine head coach and now one of the top assistants in PAC12

Generally, I agree with many of your preferred suggestions. Also, let's not forget that Kevin Ollie was from Crenshaw High before he went to play and coach for UConn.




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