If it were up to the national media pundits, Oregon State’s Craig Robinson would already have the Pac-10 Coach of the Year award sitting on his mantle at home. The brother-in-law of President Barack Obama is the journalists’ choice for COY on a conference level, and quite possibly on a national level as well. But what does the media know?
If you ask me, Robinson’s appointment as Coach of the Year is strictly tied to his family tree. If, say, Ken Bone (in no way, shape, or form related to our new prez) had led the Beavers to an identical record under similar circumstances, we wouldn’t hear jack about Bone or the turnaround of Oregon State basketball. But because it’s Robinson, the sexy choice across the country, all we hear about is how great the new-look Beavs are.
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Dawg Pack Dirt, Volume 5, Issue 15, Oregon State University, February 12, 2009
By Nate Taggart and Aaron Bean
After going 2-2 on what can be considered a successful 4 game road trip that could’ve easily proved deadly to the Huskies season, the Dawgs are now ranked in the Coach’s Poll at #24 and are 8-3 in the conference which is good enough for 2nd place. Let’s loudly welcome the Dawgs home this from their road trip on Thursday. As for Oregon State, you’ll notice that there is a considerable lack of dirt on the actual OSU players. Trust us, we looked and could hardly find anything. We’re going to go ahead and blame it on the fact that these guys are just boring.
On to the dirt…
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