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Atlanta Paper Touts Brad Stevens '99 as Candidate for U of Georgia Hoops Coach

January 31, 2009

Brad Stevens News Conf.jpgJanuary 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "32-year-old is the hottest mid-major coach, having gone 48-5 in 1 1/2 seasons with the Bulldogs," notes the Atlanta Journal-Constitution of Brad Stevens, head men's basketball coach at Butler University. Writer Mark Bradley lists Stevens, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, among six candidates he recommends for the University of Georgia's vacant head coaching post.

When it comes to Stevens' "cons," Bradley writes, "Figures to be at the top of almost every major program's wish list; might prefer working in basketball-obsessed Indiana to basketball-indifferent Georgia; has no ties to the South, having been raised in Indiana and having played at DePauw."

You'll find the item at the newspaper's Web site.

Earlier this month, Brad Stevens received the Hugh Durham Award, presented to the nation's top mid-major coach by CollegeInsider.com. Learn more about him in this recent story.

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