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When coaching and social media meet

As a fan of Indiana basketball, I started following Coach Tom Crean as soon as I heard that he had a Twitter account.  I can tell you that his posts are some of the best posts that come across my timeline (no offense to the other Twitter users I follow).  It’s really amazing to get a peek into the inner-workings of a program on the mend.  Coach Crean took over a program that had was left with very bare cupboards and he uses his Twitter account to give updates to the Hoosier Nation about the rebuilding process.  His posts constantly address the toughness and character of the team and how it’s developing over time.  He also

If you enjoy college basketball and want to see a glimpse of how a major college program is coached, I’d highly recommend following Coach Crean at www.twitter.com/TomCrean.

Go IU!

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The most wonderful time of the year…for four schools

This magical time of the year is when the fans of four schools across the nation have reached the point where bragging rights have been earned.  It’s Final Four time!  The combination of the Butler Bulldogs reaching the Final Four for the last two years (who saw that one coming?) and the rebuilding state of the Indiana Hoosiers has made me reflect back to when Indiana had an annual presence in the NCAA tournament.   Continue reading