Team preview: Fairleigh Dickinson

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 25, 2010, 10:00 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

After a 1-12 start -- including 11 straight losses -- in his interim season as coach at Fairleigh Dickinson, Greg Vetrone -- known in the college basketball circuit by his nickname "Shoes" -- appeared to be headed to the unemployment line.

But Vetrone, a former assistant under Billy Banyo at UNLV who was getting his first crack as a head coach at the Division I level, never made it that far. A funny thing happened when the calendar rolled into January, and the Knights hit the meat of their NEC schedule.