Often it starts with just a look. Frank Martin's glare alone is worth a thousand words. Many of those words would be rated R.
And if that death stare is not enough for South Carolina's coach to get a point across, he has louder ways to get the attention of his players.
Rodney McGruder played three seasons for Martin at Kansas State and was on the receiving end of so many of the coach's tirades that he laughs when asked to recall one that stands out.
"My entire freshman season, man," McGruder said. "I never knew what I was going to do to get one of those crazy stares and him stomping his foot at me and him yelling at me. I remember turning the ball...