When Coaches Compete, Charities Win

THE 2017 INFINITI COACHES CHARITY CHALLENGE

The 2017 INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge tips-off January 2 and for the seventh straight year, 48 of the top men’s college basketball coaches in the country will be calling on their fans, supporters and alumni to help them give back.

Taking part in the 2017 Charity Challenge is last year’s winner Coach John Beilein of the University of Michigan. Beilein donated his $100,000 final prize to The Chad Tough Foundation, which supports research and awareness for a rare form of pediatric brain tumours.

Other past winners involved include Coach Matt Painter of Purdue University, who in 2015 donated his winnings to the Smith Family BReaK Thru Fund, and Coach Thad Matta of The Ohio State University who has won the challenge multiple times in support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.

New coaches set to participate in the INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge for the first time are Fran Dunphy of Temple University, Chris Mullin of St. John’s University, Kyle Keller of Stephen F. Austin and Greg Gard of the University of Wisconsin.

Going Head-to-Head for a Cause

Before the 48 coaches of the INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge compete online for charity, 4 of them took to the hardwood for some epic one-on-one battles of their own.

Thad Matta faces off with Archie Miller

With $100,000 on the line, even former head coach and assistant coach relationships heat up. Can Ohio State’s Thad Matta beat out University of Dayton’s Archie Miller?

 

Can Jim Boeheim one up Fran Dunphy?

Fran Dunphy may have had mad hops, but he’ll need mad votes to beat Jim Boeheim and win $100,000 in the INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge.

Cast Your Vote Now

Visit ESPN.COM/INFINITI to cast your vote for who you think should win the 2017 INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge

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