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The Men of March: A Season Inside the Lives of College Basketball Coaches Hardcover – January 24, 2003
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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)
Listed as competition book for String Music (another book on SEC basketball) (Carol Herwig USA Today)
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)
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)
...the book, published in time for the Final Four, is sure to get attention from fans of college hoops. (Publishers Weekly)
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 Review Of Higher Education)
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)
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)
...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)
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)
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Great book, easy to read. Puts you behind the scenes of college basketball. Let's you glimpse into the lives of 10 great coaches.Published on September 30, 2012 by claire
As I saw in other reviews, the book doesn't always flow within chapters and there are some grammatical errors. Read morePublished on March 19, 2006 by John P. Small III
I must be getting old...all the guys who were playing basketball when I was in college are now coaches! Read morePublished on February 12, 2004 by R. Banfield
This is a great read, even for the not so avid basketball fan...the stories behind the story, the humanization of these high-powered coaches makes for fascinating reading... Read morePublished on February 28, 2003