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 ...
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