Coaches clinic adds another Pac 12 speaker

FULLERTON, Ca. – The group of speakers has been expanded for the annual Fullcourt Press/Team Athletic Basketball Coaches Clinic, which is set for Wednesday at Hope International University.

Previously announced head coaches Russ Turner of UC Irvine (4:30 p.m.), Cuonzo Martin of Cal (5:30), Tad Boyle of Colorado (6:30) and Dana Altman of Oregon (7:30) will be joined by Larry Krystowiak of the University of Utah (8:30), speaking for about an hour or so apiece on various topics.

Admission is free for all basketball coaches, on any level, in California but RSVPs must be forwarded by e-mail ( to Bob Becker, or by logging on at, and must include head coaches’ names, schools they represent and other the names of the members of their staffs that will also be attending.

Snacks and drinks will be served. HIU is located at 2500 Nutwood Avenue in Fullerton, just south of the Cal State Fullerton campus.

Turner’s Anteaters were the regular-season Big West Conference champions last spring while Martin (while at the University of Tennessee), Boyle and Altman led their teams to the NCAA Tournament. Krystowiak’s program played in the NIT last spring but is expected to be in the NCAA tourney this season.

For more information, call Becker at (714) 322-3684.

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