Bryce Drew fired at Vanderbilt; Avery Johnson set to leave Alabama

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Bryce Drew fired at Vanderbilt; Avery Johnson set to leave Alabama
Bryce Drew fired at Vanderbilt; Avery Johnson set to leave Alabama

The coaching pedigree for SEC basketball has steadily improved year by year. Kermit Davis won SEC Coach of the Year in his first year at Ole Miss, Mike White and Bruce Pearl led their teams to NCAA Tournament wins yesterday, and the job Rick Barnes has done at Tennessee is nothing short of magnificent. This has led to the improvement of the quality of the league as whole and not just the teams themselves, proven by a record eight SEC teams making the 2018 NCAA Tournament and 7 teams in 2019's Big Dance (SEC teams won all 4 of their games yesterday). With the kind of basketball expectations within this conference now, coaches are on a much shorter leash to bring success to their programs quickly,

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