Former Tennessee Volunteer Head Coach, Current ESPN Analyst Bruce Pearl Joins Overtime
On Tuesday, with the Final Four this weekend, ESPN 99.1's Jeff Thurn welcomes some guests that will help breakdown the games and give you some insight on who may make it to the championship game.
At 3:35 p.m., Sioux Falls Skyforce Assistant Coach Darren Kohne joins Jeff on Overtime. Kohne is in his first season as an assistant coach for the Skyforce. Kohne served as assistant coach/recruiting coordinator for the men’s basketball team at Central Michigan University from 2006-12. For three straight years (2009, 2010 and 2011) and four times overall (2007), CMU’s recruiting class was ranked atop the Mid-American Conference by hoopsonline.com.
At 4:20 p.m. former college coach, and current ESPN analyst Bruce Pearl talks with Jeff. Pearl served as head coach of the University of Tennessee Volunteers for 6 years. He was the first coach to lead the Volunteers to a national #1 ranking. His team made the NCAA tournament all six years – three times in the Sweet Sixteen – setting a school record for consecutive appearances.
Finally, at 5:20 p.m., USA Today Basketball Analyst Dan Wolken of USA Today calls in to Overtime. Wolken is a 2001 graduate of Vanderbilt University, and worked for at the Colorado Springs Gazette, where he covered a variety of beats, including NCAA hockey, the Denver pro sports scene and Air Force Academy football and basketball. He covered the University of Memphis men's basketball program. Wolken’s work garnered multiple awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors and Colorado Press Association.