Jerry Tarkanian was one of the most successful basketball coaches in NCAA history. He began coaching high school basketball in 1956 and moved into college basketball in 1961. Tarkanian is best known for the success achieved while head coach of the Runnin’ Rebels at the University of Nevada. He retired from coaching in 2002.
Dan Wetzel is a national sports columnist for Yahoo! Sports. The award-winning sportswriter, author, and screenwriter has covered all levels of basketball, as well as college football, the NFL, Major League Baseball, and the NHL. He was previously national college basketball columnist for CBS Sports online and has won numerous national writing awards. He has also been featured in several editions of The Best American Sports Writing and is the coauthor of the critically acclaimed investigative book Sole Influence. Wetzel graduated with a political science degree from the University of Massachusetts.