Chat with Josh Pastner
Welcome to SportsNation! On Thursday, Memphis coach Josh Pastner stops by to help celebrate Jimmy V Week here at ESPN.
In the 18 years since The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano, the foundation has raised more than $100 million. The V Foundation started with the dream of Valvano, the former NC State basketball coach and award-winning broadcaster, as he battled cancer. For more information, or to donate to the V Foundation, call 1-800-4-JimmyV or go here. Every cent of every donation goes directly to cancer research.
Pastner, who took over as the head coach of Memphis on April 7, 2009 after John Calipari left for Kentucky, was the third-youngest head coach in NCAA Division I at the time of his hire. Pastner went 24-10 in his fist season and was named Sporting News C-USA Coach of the Year. With a top-five recruiting class coming into this season, the Tigers look to make a speedy return to the national hoops scene.
Send your questions now and join Pastner Thursday at noon ET!