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The Larry Brown Hire is Huge for SMU
Most indications are pointing to Larry Brown being hired as the next head coach at Southern Methodist. If the reports or true, then the hire would be huge for the Mustangs basketball program. Larry Brown is one of the elite minds in all of basketball. He is the only coach ever to win both an NCAA Championship (Kansas) and an NBA Championship (Detroit).
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Brown is also one of the few coaches to be able to succeed at both levels at many stops. He has coached pretty much everywhere, sometimes more than once. Brown is known as a coaching nomad, but there aren’t many that can match his pedigree since he wins pretty much everywhere he goes (Knicks and Bobcats don’t count).
Brown’s college coaching career began with Davidson, which lasted about a month before he jumped to the ABA. His next real coaching job came in 1979 where he took the UCLA Bruins to the1980 NCAA Finals. The Bruins would lost to Louisville in the ...
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DALLAS (AP) -- SMU and Larry Brown have an agreement in place for the Hall of Fame coach to return to college for the first time in nearly a quarter century.
Brown has agreed to take the job after several days of negotiations, according to a person who spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because no official announcement had been made. The agreement was...
Hall of Famer Larry Brown has agreed to take the head coaching job at Southern Methodist University, ESPN reported Tuesday.
The 71-year-old met with university officials at the Dallas school over the weekend, telling The Dallas Morning News Monday the visit went "great" and was "more than I ever imagined."
According to ESPN, sources said the school is attempting...
The last time Hall of Famer Larry Brown patrolled the sidelines for a basketball team, he was guiding the Charlotte Bobcats to a 9-19 record to start the 2010 season. Brown was fired after that horrific start in Charlotte and has been resting his mind and body in retirement ever since. But it looks like the 71-year-old will be once more roaming the sidelines. This time in the college...
Hall of Famer Larry Brown has emerged as the leading candidate for the vacant head coaching position at Southern Methodist University, The Dallas Morning News reported.
The 71-year-old met with university officials at the Dallas school over the weekend, telling the paper Monday that the visit went "great" and was "more than I ever imagined."
According to Yahoo...
Larry Brown((ht: espn.com/Jason King))Surely this has to be a record for most basketball coaching jobs held by one person in a career.It appears 71-year old Larry Brown is going to be named head basketball coach at SMU within the next couple of days.ESPN.com's Jason King reports Brown has agreed to take the job if long time friend and current Illinois State coach Tim Jankovich...