NEW YORK -- Pretend, I asked Gilbert Brown, that you were designing a book about this Pittsburgh Panthers team. You need a cover, someone to stick out front that is the face of Pittsburgh basketball.
Who would you pick?
"You mean like a player?" Brown asked incredulously. "Nah, I couldn't do that. It would have to be like the Pittsburgh city skyline with the whole team in front. That's who we are. There's no star."
Conventional basketball wisdom circa 2010 says ...Read full story