Pastner Taking Part In Coaches' Charity Challenge
Jan. 22, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - University of Memphis men's basketball head coach Josh Pastner is one of 48 college basketball coaches who are participating in the Coaches' Charity Challenge. Pastner is representing Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in the charity event. The charity of the winning coach will receive $100,000, while each charity is guaranteed at least a donation of $5,000.
The 48 coaches have been split into four regions of 12 for the first round of competition, with the four winners of each region moving on to the semifinals. With the competition already underway, fans can register and vote for Coach Pastner at espn.com/infiniti. Pastner is one of 12 head coaches in the South Region.
The first round of competition continues through Feb. 27, 2013, and determines the four semifinalists who will then compete for the crown. From Feb. 27 through Mar. 10, the final four voting will take place. The winning coach will be announced Mar. 11, 2013.
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit medical center that annually treats over 250,000 children each year. Located in the heart of the Memphis Medical Center, Le Bonheur is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital.
For more information on Le Bonheur, please visit its website at lebonheur.org or follow the hospital on Twitter at twitter.com/lebonheurchild or like us at Facebook at facebook.com/lebonheurchildrens.
The following shows the Coaches' Charity Challenge voting schedule:
First Round Voting - Jan. 22-Feb. 27 (ends at 10:49 a.m. CT)