Brownell defends his program, says team was two wins short of NCAA Tourney

Brownell defends his program, says team was two wins short of NCAA Tourney

Brad Brownell sat down with members of the media a little over a week ago and spent time defending his program while also pointing to what he hopes is a bright future.

Radakovich on retaining Brownell, contract mitigation, goals and staff changes

Radakovich on retaining Brownell, contract mitigation, goals and staff changes

Athletic Director Dan Radakovich met with the media Tuesday afternoon in the McFadden center, and the main topic of conversation was his decision to retain men’s basketball coach Brad Brownell.

Daniel Shirley: Being a Clemson basketball fan is never easy
Daniel Shirley: Being a Clemson basketball fan is never easy
While South Carolina’s men took the nation by storm with a win over Duke in the NCAA Tournament and the Gamecocks women continued to showcase one of the nation’s top programs, Clemson’s teams were nowhere to be found, except for some back and forth drama about who would be the men’s head coach next season. Photo by Melin Vastola / USATODAY

The Brad Brownell era will continue at Clemson
The Brad Brownell era will continue at Clemson
The Brad Brownell era at Clemson will continue. TigerNet confirmed early Monday morning that Athletic Director Dan Radakovich will retain Brownell. Further details of Brownell’s retention – contract restructuring, goals, staff changes, etc. –will be released later this morning by the school.

Clemson hoops: Five-month change shows no one should be
Clemson hoops: Five-month change shows no one should be "comfortable"
What a difference five months can make. On October 15th, hundreds of people from Clemson’s administration, boards, athletic department, boosters, fans, coaches, and players gathered in the newly renovated Littlejohn Coliseum and cheered on a new day in Clemson basketball. Excitement was at an all-time high. Five months later, no one is excited, and no one should be comfortable.

NIT-picked: Clemson blows 20-point second half lead in embarrassing loss
NIT-picked: Clemson blows 20-point second half lead in embarrassing loss
Ugly. Disastrous. Throw your own adjective in there it will probably be apt. Clemson blew a 20-point second-half lead, and Oakland outscored the Tigers 45-20 over the final 17:36 as the seventh-seeded Grizzlies defeated Clemson 74-69 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament in Littlejohn Coliseum Tuesday night. UPDATED WITH BROWNELL QUOTES

Brad Brownell
Brad Brownell "comfortable" he will be retained at season's end
Clemson’s 17-15 season earned the Tigers a No. 2 in the National Invitational Tournament brackets that were announced Sunday afternoon. It wasn’t what head coach Brad Brownell wanted, it wasn’t what the players wanted, and it wasn’t what the fans wanted but head coach Brad Brownell told TigerNet Monday that the program is on solid footing. Contains Video

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