The Big Dance. Where legends are made. Every March, there are Cinderella stories, buzzer-beating prayers, unbelievable upsets, amazing championship runs and general sports madness. Then it all happens again the next March. The players change, the schools change, the champions change. But year after year, the legendary coaches remain. These are the leaders who define the traditions and excellence of NCAA basketball. They are bigger than the game on the court. They take young players who are fresh out of high school and mold them into men. Then they mold those individuals into a team and turn teams into champions. Rising Above the Madness examines all aspects of these successful coaches, from their personal backgrounds and starts in basketball to recaps of their greatest games and championship teams. The book features ten profiles, one per chapter, of the most well-known names in college basketball including Mike Krzyzewski (Duke), Lou Carnesecca (St. John's), the legendary John Wooden (UCLA), and many more. Perfect for any NCAA college grad or basketball fanatic, this ultimate collection offers a look into some of the best minds the hoops world has ever seen.