DePaul's Jerry Wainright: Head Coach Q&A

October 7th, 2008
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College Basketball's Best Coaches is lucky to have access to some of the best coaches in college basketball. As part of our preseason interview series, we thought it would be appropriate to ask these basketball minds about the best things that their team and college basketball has to offer.


Jerry Wainright: DePaul

We continue this month long Q&A Series with 4th year DePaul coach Jerry Wainright, who has led various teams to 7 postseason trips. Coach Wainright was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to answer questions for What will be the best strength of this year's team?


Jerry Wainright) I'd say our versatility.



CHN) Who is the best leader on this year's squad?


JW) Will Walker, our junior guard.



CHN) What's the best change you've made in your coaching style in recent seasons?


JW) We've been trying to use the dribble more effectively in our offense.



CHN) If everything goes according to plan, what's the best case scenario this season?


JW) We finish in the upper half of the Big East and get selected for the NCAA Tournament.



CHN) What's the best arena you guys play at in the Big East?


JW)   Freedom Hall



We'd also like to commend Coach Wainwright for participating in Operation Hardwood V this past summer! 08-09 Preview: Interviews Complete Top 144 Ranking 08-09 Preview Homepage Discuss the Preview