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Basketball coach, Bruce Pearl, currently serves as the head coach of the University of Tennessee men's basketball team. Pearl is a native of Boston and is a 1982 graduate of Boston College. He and his ex-wife, Kim, have two daughters, Jacqui and Leah, and two sons, Steven and Michael. Pearl is the first coach to bring the Tennessee Volunteers to a #1 ranking. Pearl, who is Jewish, is also currently serving as the head coach for the World Maccabiah Games which will be held in 2009.
Before coming to Tennessee, Bruce Pearl was the head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and, prior to that, at the University of Southern Indiana, where he won a Division II national championship. He also served as an assistant coach at the University of Iowa under then-head coach Tom Davis. He has quickly helped turn the Tennessee program around, leading it to one of its best seasons in many years.
Among his accolades, Bruce Pearl is the second-fastest NCAA coach to reach 300 victories, needing only 382 games to reach the mark (Roy Williams, the current coach at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, needed 370 games at the University of Kansas to reach the milestone). It should be noted, however, that all Williams' victories came at the Division I level, whereas a portion of Pearl's victories came in Division II and contributed to his rise to the Division I ranks.