Ben Braun To Chat On ESPN.com
Jan. 5, 2001
BERKELEY, Calif. - On Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 11:00 a.m. PT, Cal men's basketball coach Ben Braun will make a special visit to ESPN.com's moderated chat room to talk about the upcoming Pac-10 basketball season.
Braun (Wisconsin '75), who was named the 14th head coach in Cal history on Sept. 15, 1996, is in his fifth year in Berkeley and 24th season as collegiate head coach. His record at Cal stands at 82-53, while his career mark, which includes 11 years at Eastern Michigan and eight seasons at Siena Heights College, is 415-288. The 1997 Pac-10 Coach of the Year and a finalist for '97 National Coach of the Year honors, Braun has led the Bears to the postseason three times in his first four years. After taking Cal to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 1997, he guided the Bears to the NIT championship in 1999 and to the NIT quarterfinals last season. This season, Braun's squad enters its conference slate with an 8-3 mark.
Braun won't be stopping by until 11:00 a.m. PT Wednesday, but feel free to leave your questions now and we will save them for his arrival.