Veteran men's college basketball coach known for his successful years with schools like Rice, the University of California and Eastern Michigan University. He won the MAC Coach of the Year Award in 1988, 1991 and 1996.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Washington Park High School.
He left Eastern Michigan with 185 wins, the most in school history for a single coach.
His father is Oscar-nominated film producer Zev Braun.
He was succeeded as head men's basketball coach at the University of California Golden Bears by Mike Montgomery in 2008.