Obama's fired brother-in-law left Oregon State basketball program a mess

Metaphor alert! Craig Robinson, Michelle Obama’s older brother (whom she credits for helping her get into Princeton, where she wrote an appalling graduation thesis), has left behind a basketball program in ruins at Oregon State after 6 years as its head coach. Brent Scher of The Daily Caller notices the family tradition that has been forged. [Craig] Robinson, Michelle Obama’s brother, was fired by Oregon State after six straight disappointing seasons as head coach—the team went 39–69 in the Pac 12 and never made the NCAA Tournament or the NIT. Not only did Robinson fail to get results at Oregon State, he also left a mess for new coach Wayne Tinkle. Tinkle inherited a team without a single player averaging four points a game. He had to hold open tryouts to fill out the team’s roster—a practice almost unheard of for a program playing in a major conference. Mirroring the number of people who have dropped out of...(Read Full Post)