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College / Mar 21, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Why Dan Hurley Is The Next Rising College Basketball Coach

Dan Hurley

When I talked with Dan Hurley last December, it was a week after his Wagner team had knocked off Pitt on the road, the Seahawks first win over a ranked team since 1978.

Wagner, that tiny college from Staten Island, is now looking for its next coach after Hurley took the job yesterday at Rhode Island. The Rams were 315th of 345 D-I teams last season in field-goal percentage, while Wagner was off to a 25-6 record in Hurley’s second season.

Why should you care? Hurley’s small-scale success at Wagner could get real big, real quick. Read More »