RealClearSports - Cinderella Already Shopping for Glass Slipper
Greg Lansing looked beat. The coach of Indiana State's men's basketball team normally comes across as disciplined and intense. With his buzz-cut gray hair, he seems to belong in one of two places -- either in front of the bench at a big-time arena or at the local strip mall, his unit's most successful Army recruiter.
But Lansing had just watched his team lose to Iowa in the first round of the 2013 National Invitation Tournament. While the Sycamores' season had included plenty of good -- beating No. 13 Creighton at home, beating No. 14 Wichita State on the road -- tonight had been mostly bad, particularly in the second half, when the team had earned an embarrassing technical foul for having six players on the floor.
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