Article on Clemson WBB's next coach, Audra Smith, and the difficulties of Women's sports


It’s not a high profile hire by any stretch of the imagination, but Clemson AD Dan Radakovich thinks it’s the right one. Perhaps Smith, who played at Virginia and also served as an assistant (and top recruiter) with the Cavs for 10 years before coming to UAB, can use her ACC credentials to help the Lady Tigers become relevant in the ACC once again. But let’s face it: the business of college basketball also is show business, and Smith is going to have to show she can do more than just turn the program into a winning one.