Tag Archives: Brad Stevens

Top 10 things we learned from celebration of Joel Cornette’s life
August 23, 2016

Yesterday, Butler University hosted a celebration for the life and legacy of former basketball player Joel Cornette.  It was attended by a couple thousand of his closest friends. There were 13 speakers, and all told different versions of the same story.  Passionate teammate whose level of belief in friends led to their rising to meet challenges on […]

Top 11 basketball coaches in Indiana hoops history
March 30, 2016

There may come a time when Frank Vogel, Mike Brey, Matt Painter, Chris Holtmann, and Tom Crean qualify to be listed among the all-time greats in a state that is well known for its love and mastery of basketball. But that day is not today. This list – like all lists – is imperfect.  Qualifying […]

Indy Morning Sports List – Top 10 reasons I revere former Butler coach Brad Stevens
January 8, 2016

Yesterday afternoon we heard Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens would miss his team’s  game last night to tend to a personal matter in Indianapolis.  We know now that he came home to visit Andrew Smith, one of his former players who is battling cancer. Stevens would prefer no one knows why he is in Indianapolis, […]

Rajon Rondo AWOL to Celebrate Birthday in LA – What Will Brad Stevens Do?
February 25, 2014

by Kent Sterling As the basketball coach at quaint Butler University on historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, there was no doubt who was in charge.  Dealing with 20-year-olds who owed their scholarships to coach Brad Stevens, getting players to show up on time was easy. Getting a player being paid $45K short of $12 million is a […]

Butler Basketball – Brandon Miller Is the Right Guy to Take the Bulldogs Forward
October 31, 2013

by Kent Sterling What happened to the days when coaches were obviously stooges who said and did the wrong thing so often that we couldn’t believe a conscious athletic director would continue to employ him.  I’m sure they are somewhere, but no place to be found in central Indiana, and certainly not in Hinkle Fieldhouse […]