I have been saying this from the start in regards to Missouri’s basketball coaching search. Of the names being floated around, Shaka Smart is the third-worst hire they could make. Before I start talking about Smart, the only potential candidates that fans and media members have been floating around that would be any worse than Smart would be Steve Alford from New Mexico or Bruce Pearl, who was fired from Tennessee for NCAA violations.
This article is also featured at All About Sports Butler head coach Brad Stevens is the holy grail of mid-major basketball coaches. If you have a coaching opening, you want Stevens. Well you’re probably not getting him. Shaka Smart ... Read Post
When Mike Anderson bolted from Missouri to be the Arkansas Razorbacks' new head basketball coach, the Tigers were left with a huge void to fill. They courted Matt Painter of Purdue for quite awhile, but he eventually got a new deal ... Read Post
According to a report by the Chicago Sun Times, Illinois will make every attempt possible to hire Shaka Smart as their next head basketball coach, and money will be no obstacle. This is very good news for Illinois fans, after one of... Read Post