Gottfried’s good news

Monday brought good news for Mark Gottfried—basketball’s best chance for success announced he would stay in school. Ronald Steele was Mark Gottfried’s only (realistic) chance to retain his job. Without Steele, Alabama would suck in the 2008-2009 season. Now, Alabama has a chance to be above average with the talented guard back on the court. All of Gottfried’s prayers weren’t answered because Richard Hendrix bolted to the NBA.

Of the two, Gottfried got what he needed the most. You just can’t underestimate the importance of guard play in college basketball.

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