Team preview: Eastern Kentucky

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2005-06 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 5, 2005, 1:00 AM ET
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Not every college basketball assistant coach is able to make the climb to a head-coaching job. Even fewer are able to make the climb to a head-coaching job at a Division I program that's on solid ground.

Jeff Neubauer is grateful for the chance he got when Eastern Kentucky hired him last spring.

"First of all, it's very difficult to become a head coach in college," Neubauer said. "To get an opportunity to take over a good program that went to the NCAA Tournament is a bonus. Richmond has been very good to me and I'm thankful for the opportunity."


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