Like Father, Like Son: Homer's Two Sons Coaching in NCAAs Third Year in Row

Most media mavens will focus on Louisville's Rick Pitino (53-18 playoff coaching record) joined in NCAA Tournament by his son (Richard with Minnesota) - the first father-son duo in the same tourney although Little Richard didn't last long when promptly eliminated from playoffs by Middle Tennessee State. Elsewhere, former Valparaiso coach Homer Drew boasts two sons directing teams in the NCAA Tournament for third successive season - Bryce (Vanderbilt) and Scott (Baylor) - and Nevada's Eric Musselman is duplicating what his father achieved (Bill compiled a 1-2 record with Minnesota and South Alabama in 1972 and 1997). John Thompson Jr. and John III are the only one of the first 14 father-son combinations to each win more than six NCAA playoff games: