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C’mon man: ESPN with the first steal of the hoops year

22 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

For hardcore hoops fans, we met Ryan Marks for the first time this summer. Chances are you probably said to yourself “I’m going to root for this guy.”

You see, Ryan Marks is the head coach of University of Texas-Pan American men’s basketball team. You see, UTPA was 6-25 last year. You see, UTPA is one of the toughest jobs in America to recruit for. You see, this is the classic root-for-the-underdog story. Continue reading