Wednesday, March 31, 2010

I believe in Bob Huggins

I've missed a lot of my writing because I've missed a lot of school, broke a computer, and have generally had a tough time getting caught back up. But I'll get on that soon. Maybe even (but probably not) as soon as tomorrow. But until then, my favorite sportswriter wrote about my favorite coach. Joe Posnanski's bit on Bob Huggins is as much required reading in my world as anything by Carpetblogger or Joshua Foust.
They would play with a fury until the final whistle and then beyond that whistle if the ball was still out there. They would play with rage because their rage never subsided. That, he was saying, was what Cincinnati basketball was all about. That, he was saying in his barely audible way, was what Bob Huggins was all about.
I can't think of a better way to live life than that. I never really thought about how much watching those mid-90s Bearcats teams may have affected my life, even if I did have an 8th grade Autobiography with Kenyon Martin on the cover.


not like this, though

Work hard and be quiet about it. Sounds pretty cool. And because I don't have much else to say because "read the article" I'm going to close with another quote.
You don’t get it,” he said, and he shook his head because for decades now he has been thinking about this. “People who try to do too much are taking the easy way out.”
...and a youtube

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