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The Divine Nature of Basketball : My Season Inside the Ivy League.

Author: Ed Breslin
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
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The Divine Nature of Basketball: My Season Inside the Ivy League describes a season spent as a virtual coach in the Ivy League. Shadowing head coach of Yale men's basketball James Jones and bird-dogging his team from first practice to final game, Ed Breslin fulfills every college basketball fan's fantasy of being an NCAA Division I coach. It's sports journalism in the tradition of George Plimpton. But above all,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Breslin, Ed.
Divine Nature of Basketball : My Season Inside the Ivy League.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2014
Named Person: Ed Breslin; James Fitzgerald Jones
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Breslin
ISBN: 9781613216651 1613216653
OCLC Number: 869090622
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword by Rick Telander; Prologue: "Don't Step on the Y"; Part One: The Preseason; Chapter One: North of Grand Central; Chapter Two: Laying the Groundwork; Chapter Three: "It'll Happen Fast"; Part Two: The Nonconference Season; Chapter Four: Wheel of Fortune; Chapter Five: "How Do You Coach That?"; Chapter Six: At the Point; Chapter Seven: Hat Trick; Chapter Eight: Holiday Heartbreak; Chapter Nine: Auld Lang Syne and A Whole New Streak; Part Three: The Ivy League Season; Chapter Ten: Travel Partners. Chapter Eleven: The Crimson ClinicChapter Twelve: Penn/Princeton Weekend; Chapter Thirteen: The Miracle Of Morningside; Chapter Fourteen: On the Road Again; Chapter Fifteen: JLA Magic; Chapter Sixteen: Downtime; Epilogue: The Postseason; Acknowledgments.

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The Divine Nature of Basketball: My Season Inside the Ivy League describes a season spent as a virtual coach in the Ivy League. Shadowing head coach of Yale men's basketball James Jones and bird-dogging his team from first practice to final game, Ed Breslin fulfills every college basketball fan's fantasy of being an NCAA Division I coach. It's sports journalism in the tradition of George Plimpton. But above all, it's a celebration of basketball, of participation in life, of gifted mentors and coaches, and of the proper approach to collegiate athletics. And all this in.

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"[Ed Breslin's] new book on Ivy League hoops is truly divine." --Providence Journal "Breslin's [book] is a Plimpton-like celebration of college basketball as told by one of its biggest fans." -New Read more...

 
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