Memphis Coach Josh Pastner is an enthusiastic dude. And why not? On Thursday, he scored his first career NCAA tournament victory with the Tigers, and his No. 6-seeded team trails No. 3 Michigan State and Tom Izzo by just three points at halftime after closing the period on a 16-6 run.

The 35-year-old with the good lucks and boyish haircut also has some ups, too. Although it’s a pretty hyperbolic model for defense.


Pastner’s leprechaun jump reminds us of one particular local coach.


Okay, might as well turn this into an entire post of basketball coaches jumping…


(h/t TheBigLeadMr. Irrelevant and Bleacher Report)

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