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Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Pittsburgh Legend Charles Smith

May 10th, 2010
University of Pittsburgh Great Charles SmithCHN writer Jon Teitel spent time recently interviewing University of Pittsburgh legend Charles Smith, a two-time All American who also won a Big East Player of the Year award before graduating. Smith, who enjoyed a lengthy career in the NBA, can now be seen during the season on SNY during the network's studio show during Big East basketball telecasts in addition to other interests.

Jon Teitel: In 1984 you were named a McDonald's All-American. Which of your fellow high school seniors impressed you the most (Danny Manning, Chris Washburn, other)?

Jon Teitel's Interview Series: ETSU Legend Keith "Mister" Jennings

May 10th, 2010
East Tennessee StateRecently, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with East Tennessee State legend Keith "Mister" Jennings, one of the greatest players in school history. Jennings still ranks in the top four in six major statistical categories and nearly led the Bucs to an improbable upset of top seed Oklahoma in the first round of the 1989 NCAA Tournament. In the first of three straight trips to the Big Dance, the Bucs fell 72-71, one of only a handful of one-point losses for sixteen seeds.

Jon Teitel: How did you get the nickname "Mister", and do you like it?

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