UMKC coach Brown is committed to turning things around
“We've had a lot of ups and downs this year, but he has stuck with us and we are learning every day”
From the opening tip, UMKC first-year coach Matt Brown barks at his players and referees as if the next play determines an NCAA title.
But the reality on this cold Thursday evening inside a nearly empty 20,000-seat Kemper Arena was so much different. The Kangaroos were just trying to avoid a 30-point loss to North Dakota State, a program a couple of years removed from NCAA Division II.
Brown's loss total is rising faster than gasoline prices, yet he remains consistent in his coaching style. Read more
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#1 Jun 23, 2008
Coach Brown and UMKC win no points for its handling of the Polish kid's scholarship.
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