By John Feinstein

ISBN-10: 1439127131

ISBN-13: 9781439127131

A Season at the Brink chronicles the basketball season that John Feinstein spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery trainer, Bob Knight.

Knight granted Feinstein an exceptional inside of examine university basketball -- with entire entry to each second of the season. Feinstein observed and heard all of it -- practices, group conferences, technique periods, and mid-game huddles -- in the course of Knight's fight to prevent a wasting season.

A Season at the Brink not just captures the drama and strain of big-time university basketball yet paints a brilliant portrait of a posh, outstanding trainer jogging a very good line among genius and insanity.

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2). Limestone-tempered Radford series pottery comprises 41 percent of the ceramic assemblage with net-impressed sherds most common (83 percent). 9 pictures a limestone-tempered, plain vessel with applied decorative nods and paddle-edge decoration along the rim and incised decoration on the shoulder and body. This vessel was recovered from a storage pit (Feature 451) (M. Klein, Martin, and Duncan 2003). Shell-tempered sherds, which are consistent with New River wares, comprise 10 percent of the assemblage.

Its precise function is unclear ( Jones and MacCord 2001:121). Ceramics Ceramic artifacts total more than 56,000 pottery sherds. 2). Other wares identi¤ed include sand-tempered Wythe ceramics (1 percent), a regional variant of Dan River ware, and shell-tempered New River ware (1 percent). Of the shell-tempered New River sherds, onethird exhibit gastropod temper and two-thirds display mussel temper. Gastropod temper is most common late in the Late Woodland period, but declines in popularity with the introduction of mussel-tempered pottery (Egloff 1987:12).

Shelltempered New River ceramics are present at 16 percent of the 1971–74 ceramic assemblage (MacCord and Buchanan 1980:119). About one-half of the sherds exhibit gastropod shell temper and one-half display mussel shell temper (MacCord and Buchanan 1980:121). Sand-tempered ceramics account for only 1 percent of the collection (MacCord and Buchanan 1980:122). The 1978 excavations, which concentrated on the northwest portion of the Crab Orchard village, recovered an additional 1,931 ceramic sherds (Egloff and Reed 1980:139).

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