Bruce Pearl's First Con, And The World That Created A Monster

Bruce Pearl's First Con, And The World That Created A Monster

Years before he got himself fired from Tennessee, an Iowa assistant named Bruce Pearl cut a dirty little swath across the Big Ten. A look back — with the help of some little-seen documents — at the recruiting saga that taught us everything we needed to know about Pearl and the business of college basketball. READ »
Pearl's smarmy memo accusing Illinois of recruiting violations [PDF]