Courtney vows to keep Cornell rolling

Originally Published: June 3, 2010
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

It was 1996 and Jim Larranaga was looking for a new assistant coach for his Bowling Green staff. He'd already interviewed 27 candidates, and though all of them clearly had strong basketball backgrounds, they lacked the one special thing Larranaga was looking for.

Finally a colleague recommended Larranaga sit down with Bill Courtney.

Larranaga did. He liked what he heard but he wanted to make sure. To seal the deal, Larranaga invited Courtney over to his house for ...

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