The Irish are 15-1 at home this season and 34-1 in their last 35 at the Purcell Pavilion, making it one of the toughest homecourts in the country. The student section often features the waving of oversized cutouts of Brey, who's sartorial preference is for mock turtlenecks when he's working the bench.
Brey tries to make sure his demeanor also stays the same.
"Even though inside you may be doing back flips, when your guys look over they don't see a maniac, they see a calming influence," Brey said. "I'm going to be loose the rest of my career because I can be."