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Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Georgia State's Lanard Copeland

June 11th, 2010
Georgia State Panthers

Recentl, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Georgia State basketball legend Lanard Copeland, who after spending three years in the NBA went on to have an illustrious career in Australia. In his time overseas Copeland even played with the great Andrew Gaze, who some of you may remember for his one season as a Seton Hall Pirate in 1988-89 (lost the title game to Michigan in overtime). To this day Copeland remains one of, if not the greatest, Panthers to grace the hardwood. 

Jon Teitel: Why did you choose to go to Georgia State?

Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Cal Poly's Mike Wozniak

June 10th, 2010
Cal Poly Mustangs

CHN writer Jon Teitel recently spent some time with Cal Poly great Mike Wozniak, catching up with the sharpshooter on both his career at Cal Poly and some of the things on his plate today. Second on his school's all-time scoring list, Wozniak remains the school's all-time leader in three pointers made. 

Jon Teitel: You grew up in Texas and Indiana. How did you end up at Cal Poly?

Jon Teitel's Coaches Interview Series: Former Northern State Head Coach Don Meyer

June 9th, 2010
Coaching legend Don Meyer

In the latest installment of his coaches interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent time with college coaching legend Don Meyer, who made his mark at both Lipscomb and Northern State. Now retired from coaching, Coach Meyer still teaches at Northern State in addition to running an online coaching academy. 

Jon Teitel: At Northern Colorado you had a career pitching record of 22-2 and were named All-American on the basketball court. Which sport did you enjoy the most, and which one were you better at?

Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Charleston Southern Great Ben Hinson

June 9th, 2010
Charleston Southern University

CHN writer Jon Teitel has yet another installment in his player interview series, this time talking with Charleston Southern great Ben Hinson. Originally an NC State signee, Hinson ended up at Charleston Southern where he went on to become the best player in school history.  

Jon Teitel's Coaches Interview Series: Albany's Richard "Doc" Sauers

June 2nd, 2010
Albany Basketball

CHN writer Jon Teitel has continues his interview series, this time focusing on some of the best coaches that have worked at the collegiate level. America East leads it off, with Teitel spending some time with former UAlbany head coach Richard "Doc" Sauers. Sauers coached the Great Danes for forty-two seasons, winning more than seven hundred games and helping the school move from Divison III to their current Division I status. He is now the women's golf coach at UAlbany.

Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Rice Legend Ricky Pierce

April 22nd, 2010
Rice legend Ricky Pierce

In the most recent installement in Jon Teitel's interview series he caught up with Ricky Pierce, who followed up one of the greatest careers in Rice history with a long professional career. 

Jon Teitel: You started at Walla Walla CC before ending up at Rice. Why did you choose Walla Walla, and why did you end up at Rice?

Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Loyola-Chicago Legend Les "Big Game" Hunter

April 22nd, 2010
1963 NCAA Champion Loyola Ramblers

Butler's run to the national title game early this month wasn't the first time that a member of the (now) Horizon League made a run on the game's biggest stage. The 1963 Loyola (Chicago) Ramblers were trendsetters long before we dealt with terms such as "BCS" and "mid-major". George Ireland's team was the first with a predominantly African-American starting lineup to win a national title, ending Cincinnati's reign in 1963. One of the stars for Loyola was Les "Big Game" Hunter, who CHN writer Jon Teitel interviewed a short time back. 

Q&As w/ Vermont's Marqus Blakely & Maurice Joseph

March 17th, 2010
Vermont

As part of his 2010 NCAA Tournament Q&A series, Jon Teitel is joined by Marqus Blakely & Maurice Joseph, the Vermont Catamounts two leading scorers. They talk about their chances against #1 seed Syracuse amongst other things:

 

Q&A w/ Duke Assistant Chris Collins

March 17th, 2010
Duke BasketballAs part of his 2010 NCAA Tournament Q&A series, Jon Teitel chats with Duke assistant Chris Collins, a former Blue Devils captain and high-school All-American. They talk about what its like to be captain and Duke and whether their "big three" will be successful in March:

Q&A w/ ETSU's Tommy Hubbard & Micah Williams

March 17th, 2010
East Tennessee StateAs part of his 2010 NCAA Tournament Q&A series, Jon Teitel spoke with the ETSU Bucs two leading scorers. They talk about what it will be like going up against #1 seed Kentucky amongst other things:

ETSU SF Tommy Hubbard - 14 ppg, 8 rpg