Tim Cluess is his brothers' keeper

Iona coach keeps siblings' memories alive, long after cancer claimed their lives

Updated: December 15, 2011, 12:13 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- At a time in college basketball when coaches pad their records at the expense of the meek, Tim Cluess keeps hearing it about his schedule, his journey through a maze of mid-major madness.

Purdue and Maryland in Puerto Rico. A date at altitude in Denver. A no-win Sunday matinee at Marshall. Twelve of the first 14 games away from his Iona campus, playing teams nobody wants to play in gyms nobody wants to visit, the kind of coach-class odyssey that can get a coach ...

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