Don't Put Me In, Coach: My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 6, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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An irreverent, hilarious insider's look at big-time NCAA basketball, through the eyes of the nation's most famous benchwarmer and author of the popular blog ClubTrillion.com (3.6m visits!). Mark Titus holds the Ohio State record for career wins, and made it to the 2007 national championship game. You would think Titus would be all over the highlight reels. You'd be wrong.
 
In 2006, Mark Titus arrived on Ohio State's campus as a former high school basketball player who aspired to be an orthopedic surgeon. Somehow, he was added to the elite Buckeye basketball team, given a scholarship, and played alongside seven future NBA players on his way to setting the record for most individual career wins in Ohio State history. Think that's impressive? In four years, he scored a grand total of nine—yes, nine—points.

This book will give readers an uncensored and uproarious look inside an elite NCAA basketball program from Titus's unique perspective. In his four years at the end of the bench, Mark founded his wildly popular blog Club Trillion, became a hero to all guys picked last, and even got scouted by the Harlem Globetrotters. Mark Titus is not your average basketball star. This is a wild and completely true story of the most unlikely career in college basketball. A must-read for all fans of March Madness and college sports!
  

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Titus is, make no mistake, a good writer. - Goodreads
The writing in this book is appallingly bad. - Goodreads
I really liked the insight into college athletics. - Goodreads

Review: Don't Put Me In, Coach: My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench

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Parker Young Mrs.Dunlavey 4th hour 2/09/14 The book I picked was Don't Put Me In, Coach: by Mark Titus, it is about a man who at an early age seemed destined to have his life revolved around ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris Jennings - Goodreads

Maybe I'm slightly ashamed to say that I couldn't put this book down. Sure, it's filled with fratboy humor and vulgarity and Titus' analogies will mean nothing if you weren't born in the mid to late ... Read full review

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Contents

TWENTYONE
TWENTYTWO
TWENTYTHREE
PART FIVE
TWENTYFOUR
TWENTYFIVE
TWENTYSIX
TWENTYSEVEN

SIX
PART TWO
SEVEN
EIGHT
NINE
TEN
ELEVEN
TWELVE
THIRTEEN
PART THREE
FOURTEEN
FIFTEEN
SIXTEEN
SEVENTEEN
EIGHTEEN
NINETEEN
TWENTY
PART FOUR
TWENTYEIGHT
TWENTYNINE
THIRTY
PART SIX
THIRTYONE
THIRTYTWO
THIRTYTHREE
PART SEVEN
THIRTYFOUR
THIRTYFIVE
THIRTYSIX
THIRTYSEVEN
THIRTYEIGHT
THIRTYNINE
FORTY
EPILOGUE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Copyright

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MARK TITUS's blog, http://clubtrillion.blogspot.com, has recorded over 3.6 million views since its debut in late 2008.  He has been featured in the New York Times, ESPN.com, Yahoo.com, the Associated Press, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He has recently attempted to enter the NBA draft and tried out for the Harlem Globetrotters. Titus graduated from Ohio State in 2010, a hero to millions.

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