Cougars coach fond of modest beginnings

Friday, December 7, 2007 | 12:38 a.m. CST; updated 11:58 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — The basketball coaching career of Bob Burchard began nearly three decades ago in the little town of Jameson, which sits along crumbling old Highway 13 in quiet northwest Missouri. Up there a person can see the stars and have room to breathe and dream.