New Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni is scoffing at naysayers who note his lack of college experience and question whether a 66-year-old can relate to young basketball players.
D'Antoni was introduced Friday in Huntington, a day after athletic director Mike Hamrick announced his hiring.
D'Antoni spent 30 years as a high school coach in South Carolina before serving nine years as an NBA assistant, including the last two with the Los Angeles Lakers. His younger brother, Mike, is the Lakers' coach.
Dan D'Antoni points to his time mentoring some of the Lakers' younger talent and says basketball speaks a universal language.
Hamrick says he was convinced of D'Antoni's coaching abilities after going to Los Angeles for four days to attend Lakers' games, practices and meetings.

Recent NCAAB Discussions

hey mike ? on Mon, Feb 2017 by Michael Cash
COLL PLAYS 4 SUN on Mon, Feb 2017 by MichaelF12
ADDED COLL PLAT 4 SUN on Sun, Feb 2017 by Michael Cash
Advertisement

NCAAB Headlines

Advertisement

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Utah vs. Oregon State Prediction Will tonight's matchup between Utah and Oregon State be a low-scoring affair for bettors at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech Prediction Can Georgia Tech pull off a small upset as a home underdog versus Syracuse tonight at 6:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Michigan vs. Minnesota Pick Can Michigan remain hot when the Wolverines hit the road today to face Minnesota tonight at 7PM ET?
Thumbnail UConn vs. Temple Prediction Will the combined score go over the betting total today when Temple hosts UConn at 4:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Bluejays hope for rebound this afternoon With road tests against Villanova and Marquette looming before the Big East tourney, Creighton’s path to a top NCAA seed suddenly seems fraught with danger....

NCAAB Team Pages