Coaching Carousel: Part 2
Coaching Carousel: Part 2

This article is part of our Coaching Carousel series.

In the first part of the Coaching Carousel, it felt as if the whirling jobs had some rhyme or reason. If a coach leaves a big job, someone has to replace him and someone else has to be replaced. This week's featured openings are more of a grab bag. We have familiar names in new places and some new coaches who will see if their years of experience as successful assistant coaches allow them to find success as the head man. In a few years, most of these coaches will have moved on; either because their team was too successful and they will get a better job, or because hopes and dreams did not result in wins.

Dan Hurley, Connecticut Huskies

In his eight years as a coach, Hurley has shown the ability to turn schools around relatively quickly. He nearly doubled Wagner's wins from Season 1 to Season 2 with the Seahawks. In his first season with Rhode Island, his team won eight games. The last two seasons, Hurley led the Rams to back-to-back NCAA Tournament bids with a win in each tournament. Now, he has tasked with turning around UConn, which won the national championship just five seasons ago. Despite losing more games than it won in the last two seasons, Connecticut has talent. Senior guard Jalen Adams led the Huskies with 18.1 points and 4.7 assists last season. Christian Vital is also back at shooting guard and should be complemented by Alterique Gilbert who has been

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Perry Missner
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