Bruce Pearl becomes Vanderbilt’s Head Basketball Coach

Vanderbilt officials announced today that former University of Tennessee men’s head basketball coach Bruce Pearl

image has been hired by the school.  The role opened when current men’s coach, Kevin Stallings, imagechose to accept the top role at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Vanderbilt officials were quite positive in their responses when contacted by the media regarding the hiring of Pearl.  Quotes from the administration included

  • “We’ve always loved Coach Pearl and we hope his enthusiasm will be contagious here at Vandy”
  • “We realize that Coach Pearl may have made mis-steps in the past, but we believe that anyone can forgive and forget”
  • “We found a great deal on a gold blazer and we hope it is just the right size for Coach Pearl”

Pearl will take the helm immediately and it is widely speculated that he will bring along assistants such as Tony Jones, Dane Bradshaw and his son, Steven Pearl.

More details will follow

 

Hope you too enjoy your April Fools Day!

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