The Pac-12 is trying to gain credibility on the national stage. A TV deal helps. But in the end, it's about the product on the court, which shows the conference still has something to prove.
Life didn't offer Rick Majerus handouts or fast tracks. Instead, it offered him opportunities -- and he attacked every one in his own unique way, partnering curiosity with intellect to form a successful career despite a litany of hurdles.