Again, Crimson Tide gets who it wanted

Had Anthony Grant accepted Alabama’s offer to become the next basketball coach of the Crimson Tide anytime before Thursday evening, his hiring would be considered a major coup.
For three years, the 42-year-old Grant has been the hottest name in mid-major coaching, the young coach consistently voted “most likely to succeed” at the next level.

But timing is everything.

al.com
3/28/09