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Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats" Series: Former North Dakota coach Rich Glas

June 13th, 2011
Rich Glas won 334 games at North DakotaIn the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former North Dakota head coach Rich Glas. Now the head coach at Concordia College in Minnesota, Coach Glas won 335 games and three conference titles at North Dakota.

Jon Teitel: You first became a head coach in 1974 at Minnesota-Morris. What made you get into coaching, and how have you been able to stick with it for so long?

Rich Glas: It was always what I wanted to do. I grew up on a campus due to my dad's job, and I was always around sports.

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: American's Kermit Washington

June 13th, 2011
Kermit Washington is one of the greatest players in AU historyIn the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Kermit Washington, the greatest player in the history of American University. While many may remember Washington for a punch, he was a tremendously skilled player who is one of just a handful of players to average at least 20 points and 20 rebounds per game in his collegiate career.

Jon Teitel: In 1971 at American you set school records with 34 rebounds and 13 blocks vs. Georgetown. What is your secret for rebounding, and what is your secret for blocking shots?

Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats" Series: Former Marist coach Dave Magarity

June 3rd, 2011
Dave Magarity won three NEC titles at Marist

In the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former Marist head coach Dave Magarity. Coach Magarity, who is now the head coach of the women's basketball program at Army, won 253 games and three conference titles (one NCAA appearance) while at Marist.  

Jon Teitel: In 1978 you became head coach at St. Francis and were the youngest Division I head coach in the nation. Did you feel that you were ready to be a head coach at age 27, and did you see your age as an advantage or a
disadvantage?

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Minnesota's Lou Hudson

June 3rd, 2011
Lou Hudson remains one of the great players in Minnesota history

In the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Lou Hudson, one of the all-time great players in the history of the University of Minnesota. After a fine collegiate career "Sweet Lou" played 13 years in the NBA.  

Jon Teitel: You were nicknamed "Sweet Lou" due to your smooth jump shot. Who gave you the nickname and how did you like it? 

Lou Hudson: Bill Russell and Sam Jones called me that, and it stuck.  When I was in college, it was "Louie".

Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats" Series: Former High Point coach Bart Lundy

May 23rd, 2011
Bart Lundy won 96 games in six years at High PointIn the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN Jon Teitel spent some time with former High Point head coach Bart Lundy, who won 96 games in six seasons at the school. In his first season at High Point Coach Lundy and his staff led the team to the Big South Tournament title game, where they lost to Liberty. Lundy is now the Director of Basketball Operations at Marquette. 

Jon Teitel: You attended five different high schools while growing up in North Carolina. How on earth did that happen, and was it hard to keep moving around each year?  

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Southeast Missouri's Carl Ritter

May 23rd, 2011
Carl Ritter (with trophy) remains SEMO's all-time leading scorerIn the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Carl Ritter, who to this day remains the all-time leading scorer in Southeast Missouri history. Ritter, who also sits atop the record books in career free throw percentage, helped lead SEMO to the 1961 Division II Tournament finals.

Jon Teitel: In 1957 your Advance High School team had a one-point loss to Pembroke Country Day in the Class M state title game.

Jon Teitel's Coaching Greats Series: UCF's Kirk Speraw

May 17th, 2011
Kirk Speraw led UCF to four NCAA Tournament appearancesIn the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former UCF head coach Kirk Speraw, who led the Knights to four NCAA Tournament appearances and helped shepherd the program from the Atlantic Sun to Conference USA. Coach Speraw is now an assistant at his alma mater (Iowa) under Fran McCaffery, where he was also a graduate assistant on the 1980 team that reached the Final Four.

1980 NCAA Tournament (as a graduate assistant at Iowa for former coach Lute Olson)

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Mount St. Mary's Jack Sullivan

May 17th, 2011
Jack Sullivan remains The Mount's all-time leading scorerIn the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time discussing the career of the late Jack Sullivan with his college coach, Mount St. Mary's legend Jim Phelan. Without the benefit of the three-point shot Sullivan scored more than 2,600 points and remains the school's all-time leading scorer while also grabbing more than 1,200 rebounds.

Jon Teitel: Why did Sullivan decide to attend Mount St. Mary's? 

Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats" Series: Former Charlotte head coach Bobby Lutz

May 10th, 2011
Bobby Lutz led Charlotte to 5 NCAA Tournament appearances

In the most recent installment in his "Coaching Greats" series CHN writer Jon Teitel took some time to talk with former Charlotte head coach Bobby Lutz. During his time at Charlotte, Lutz led the 49ers to five NCAA Tournament appearances. Coach Lutz recently became a member of new head coach Mark Gottfried's staff at NC State.  

Jon Teitel: From 1984-1986 you were an assistant for Cliff Ellis at Clemson. What made Ellis such a great coach, and what is the most important thing you ever learned from him?

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Air Force's Raymond Dudley

May 10th, 2011
Raymond Dudley ranks as one of the best players in Air Force history

In the most recent installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Air Force great Raymond Dudley, who remains the school's all-time leading scorer. A two-time All-American, Dudley also leads the school in three pointers made. He currently is a coach in the Fairfax Stars AAU organization in Fairfax, Virginia.  

Jon Teitel: Why did you choose to attend the Air Force Academy?