Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats": Prairie View A&M's Elwood Plummer

July 14th, 2012
Elwood Plummer led PVUAM to the 1998 NCAA tournament

As part of his "Coaching Greats" interview series, CHN writer Jon Teitel recently caught up with former Prairie View A&M head coach Elwood Plummer. Plummer's teams went through some rough times but did manage to earn the school's first-ever NCAA appearance in 1998. 

Jon Teitel: In the early 1960s you were a two-time all-conference player at San Antonio College. Why did you decide to attend San Antonio, and how good a player were you back then?

Tuesday Recap: Louisville Rallies to Remain Undefeated

December 21st, 2011
Russ Smith wreaked havoc in the second half

For a while on Tuesday night it looked as if a Southern Conference team would hand another undefeated team its first defeat of the season. But an important suggestion by Louisville assistant coach Richard Pitino set things in motion for the fourth-ranked Cardinals, sparking a rally that resulted in a 69-62 victory. The idea: instead of relying on the frontcourt tandem of Gorgui Dieng and Chane Behanan to occupy the foul line area against the Charleston zone, use the versatile Kyle Kuric at the four.

Poll: Who Will Win the SWAC?

October 19th, 2009
Alabama St