Mark Madsen will bring passion to Cardinal
Johnny Dawkins is close to turning Stanford into a consistent winner.
He led the Cardinal to an NIT championship this past March, and they should be in contention -- behind UCLA and Arizona -- for a top-three Pac-12 finish and an NCAA tournament berth in 2012-13.
Dawkins made the right move in his first head-coaching job when he hired one of the most respected coaches in the country in former Santa Clara coach Dick Davey. He was promised three years from Davey. He got four.
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