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Rich Zvosec
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Birds, Dogs and Kangaroos: Life on the Back Roads of College Basketball

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When the 65-team field is announced for the NCAA tournament in March, all the schools are lumped into one bracket. But, with the fact that no number-16 seed has ever beaten a number-1 seed serving as evidence, there is a group of schools in the bracket that are worlds apart from the BCS schools. Some of the schools, labeled the mid-majors make it into the Sweet 16, practic ...more
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Published October 15th 2008 by Ascend Media
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Jan 06, 2012 rated it liked it
Interesting glimpse of basketball and coaching in the "low majors", as Zvosec calls them. My only complaint is that the time at University of Missouri - Kansas City was kind of light. As someone who lived in the city during his UMKC time, I would like to have read more about that. And it's inexcusable that the book pretty much skipped over his firing completely.
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