PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Sporting News college basketball columnist Mike DeCourcy talked to Vinnie Richichi on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan, sorts through the aftermath of Jamie Dixon’s contract extension, and previews the rest of the NCAA Tournament.
DeCourcy has a message for the Pitt fans who are down on head coach Jamie Dixon, and don’t think the school should have extended his deal.READ MORE: Pet Owners Face Long Waits, Veterinarians Deal With Burnout As Pandemic Impact Hits ER Vet Offices
“He continues to coach high-level teams that are extremely competitive in the Big East,” DeCourcy said. “If I were a fan of that program, I would be happy. I would be proud that that’s my program. I don’t know why anyone would be disenchanted with what he’s done over the last 10 years.”
While DeCourcy recognizes Dixon as one of the best coaches in college basketball right now, he also realizes some of the challenges that Dixon faces as he continues to build the program.READ MORE: Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan Tests Positive For COVID-19 Despite Vaccination
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