The Men of March: A Season Inside the Lives of College Basketball Coaches

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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
360
Dimensions
7.1 X 10.36 X 1.02 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780878333134
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About the Author

Brian Curtis, an award-winning sports broadcaster, was most recently a sports reporter for Fox Sports Net based in Los Angeles doing features and game reports for The Regional Sports Report and The National Sports Report, primarily covering college basketball including the PAC 10, WAC and Big Sky conferences. In addition to his extensive sports broadcasting experience on network and local television, Curtis has coached at the high school and college levels and has worked in the athletic departments at UVA, UD and OU. He resides in Los Angeles, California.

Reviews

His (Brian Curtis) work, The Men of March, looks into the family lives and day-to-day work of the coaches as they recruit, teach, coach, and cope with their teams. For fans interested in how coaches cope with contracts, academics, scouting and game preparation, a detailed look is offered.--Steve Batterson "Quad- City Times "
...this is a book you must read. If you want to know what it was like last season in the locker room, at practice, at halftime, and you want to know what it was like to be with Coach Alford, that this is the perfect book for you.--Tom Kakert "Hawkeyenation.Com "
The Men of March: A Season Inside the Lives of College Basketball Coaches, by Brian Curtis gives a well-written account into the lives of four coaches...--Kirby Pringle "The News-Gazette "
A highly recommended read for college basketball junkies...--Larry Cotlar "The Local Sports Connection "
A rare, insightful, and thoroughly reported look at the highest levels college basketball, wrote Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated. Anyone who watched and follows college hoops is going to love this book.--Greg Stewart "Peoria Journal Star "
...which is rich in detail about the business of coaching at this level--Mike DeCourcy "Msnbc "
Listed as competition book for String Music (another book on SEC basketball)--Carol Herwig "USA Today "
I have found the perfect companion for all of you March Madness addicts for those moments when you are not glued to the television.--Thom Loverro "The Washington Times "
...rich in detail about the business of coaching at this level.--Mike DeCourcy "Sporting News "
Curtis's illuminating book reveals much more about the college coaching profession. If you want to take a peek behind the curtain while you are watching this fantasy world of college basketball, The Men of Marchwould be a good place to start--Thom Loverro "The Review of Higher Education "
Brian Curtis has put together a rare, insightful and thoroughy reported look at the highest levels of college basketball. In researching his book, Curtis went inside the locker rooms, practices, team meetings, offices, and homes of four of the nations' top coaches.--Greenville Community News
...the book, published in time for the Final Four, is sure to get attention from fans of college hoops.--Publishers Weekly
A season-long journey with Steve Alford, Mike Brey, Steve Lavin and Bill Self helps to define what it means to be a head coach in the new millenium. The author goes in-depth and behind the scenes to paint a picture of...The Men Of March.--Basketball Times
...this view of the college basketball industry moves beyond the locker to encompass family dining rooms, the offices of athletic directors, the homes of recruits and the hallways of the NCAA tournmament.--Notre Dame Magazine