So Friends men’s basketball coach Dale Faber walks up to the podium to speak at the KCAC’s media day on Wednesday at Friends and … well, you probably can guess how it went. Here’s the first words out of his mouth.
FABER: I’d like to go ahead and accept the 2009-2010 KCAC coach of the year award. It worked for Obama, so I figured it’d work for me.
The whole thing seemed like it it went by very quickly, mainly because the coaches were on top of things — TRANSLATION — nobody, comment-wise, went off the reservation, which can make these things seem like they last an eternity. Sunflower Slate even got a shout-out from new Southwestern men’s coach Matt O’Brien, who it turns out is a big Entourage fan like myself.
Here’s how it went down, giving you the team, last year’s record and finish and where they’re predicted to finish this year, by the coaches, media and yours truly: