Thursday, June 24, 2004

Sports Illustrated top 101 most influential minorities in sports

Guess who is new to the list this year at #71 - our own Paul Hewitt. Story here. It is clear that Coach Hewitt does not shy away from controversy, commenting on many hot topics such as graduation rates, concerns for student athletes, minorities and coaching, etc. No doubt the Final Four run brought national attention for Coach, but he was speaking out before that and building influence....... Here is another story about Ty Willingham, but mentioning Hewitt.