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Indiana hired the right guy

The Hoosier family has become a little dysfunctional lately, and Jason Whitlock knows Kelvin Sampson is the perfect man to provide IU with domestic tranquility.

Updated: March 30, 2006, 12:05 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

The people who chose to rationalize Mike Davis' every misstep or to privately seethe as Davis trampled Indiana University basketball traditions are in a rush to talk tough about Kelvin Sampson.

"It's an absolute disgrace," former Hoosiers star Ted Kitchel told the Indianapolis Star about Sampson's hiring. "I wouldn't hire that guy to coach my fifth-grade girls team. That guy is absolutely what we don't want at IU."

Kelvin Sampson, my second-favorite college basketball coach (after ...

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