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Topic - Morgan Wootten
For the first time in over a decade, Mike Brey was back at George Washington, where he was honored at halftime of the Colonials' game against VCU on Tuesday. Despite playing only one year at the university, he will be inducted into its athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 8.
Morgan Wootten has received many awards in recognition of his long and successful coaching career at DeMatha High School.
This was in January 1970 at Maryland's Cole Field House, and spectators were being treated to a prequel version of Bryce Harper minus five years. The chubby, 14-year-old DeMatha High School freshman was so strong that whenever he ascended for a rebound, opponents from Cardozo and Eastern flew off him hither, thither and yon.
Friday, Mike Brey coaches Notre Dame, a No. 2 seed, against Akron to open the NCAA tournament at Chicago's United Center. Despite an unheralded roster, Brey led Notre Dame to 26 wins and its seventh appearance in the tournament in his 11 seasons as coach. Last week, he was voted the Big East coach of the year.
How is it that college and high school coaches are able to turn student-athletes into top drawer professionals, but many of our superintendents and chancellors can't manage to churn out top-flight students?
After weeks of frustration, Wootten asked Brey for help.
"He came back, I tell you, the next day, and he said, 'Don't worry about a thing.