BIG 10 MEDIA DAY 1
The 2021-22 basketball season is just a few weeks from beginning. Discussions of quality wins, tough losses and that awesome sorting tool the NET will soon be prevalent in the basketball world. We were able to attend the BIG 10 media days.
Most Impressive Coaches
Juwan Howard- Michigan: IT’s easy to see why players want to play at Michigan when listening to Coach Howard speak. His passion for Michigan and for coaching is easily understood
Brad Underwood- Illinois: He is straight to the point. A throw back type of coach who is tough but understands his team.
Steve Pikiel- Rutgers: Rebuilding in the BIG 10 is a monumental task. He is aware of the challenges and embraces them.
Brad Underwood: Illinois– “I’m fascinated by passing”
Nancy Fahey- Illinois Women: ” It is important to develop female leaders.”
Juwan Howard- Michigan: “It’s good to see guys that look like me getting head coaching jobs in this league.”
Michigan is here to stay on as a top program for a long time
Illinois will be better than many think
Rutgers will be tough to beat at home
Nebraska moves up the standings this year and be the surprise team of the year
The BIG 10 conference has great coaches.