Team preview: Stanford

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 20, 2004, 5:28 PM ET
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COACH AND PROGRAM

It was as shocking an announcement as any in recent college basketball memory.

Mike Montgomery, one of the models of coaches doing things the right way -- recruiting kids who stayed four years, graduated and still won lots of games -- was leaving Stanford after 18 seasons for the NBA's Golden State Warriors.

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