Digger Phelpss Tales from the Notre Dame Hardwood Digger Phelps

ISBN: 9781582618272

Published: October 1st 2004

Hardcover

200 pages


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Digger Phelpss Tales from the Notre Dame Hardwood  by  Digger Phelps

Digger Phelpss Tales from the Notre Dame Hardwood by Digger Phelps
October 1st 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 200 pages | ISBN: 9781582618272 | 6.72 Mb

ESPN basketball commentator Digger Phelps is regarded as one of the most charismatic and opinionated analysts in the profession. And he was the same personality during his 20 years as the head coach at the University of Notre Dame. Digger PhelpssMoreESPN basketball commentator Digger Phelps is regarded as one of the most charismatic and opinionated analysts in the profession.

And he was the same personality during his 20 years as the head coach at the University of Notre Dame. Digger Phelpss Tales from the Notre Dame Hardwood recalls the most successful period in Notre Dame basketball history. In his 20 seasons. 17 of Phelpss teams advanced to postseason play, including 14 NCAA Tournament teams.

In the book, Phelps recalls his initial expression of interest in Notre Dame through a 1965 letter he wrote to football coach Ara Parseghian. It recounts the scenes of his seven wins over number one-ranked teams, including the landmark game in 1974 when the Irish ended UCLAs 88-game winning streak. Two chapters concentrate on the coachs former Notre Dame players, concluding with the selection of his All-Digger teams. He also recalls the 20 Hall of Fame coaches he competed against, including Bobby Knight, Al McGuire, Ray Meyer, and John Wooden.

Digger Phelpss Tales from the Notre Dame Hardwood concludes with a chapter entitled Domers, which documents Phelpss relationship with Notre Dame coaches, administrators, and student-athletes, including Father Theodore Hesburgh, the man who made Notre Dame what it is today.



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