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He spent much of June regaining his bearings while plotting his next career step. There were several job interviews, including one in sales, but nothing materialized in this difficult economic environment.
Wooten stayed away from basketball too. It was, he reasoned, time for something else. Little did he realize that he would be transported back to his home away from home at Villanova.
"I have heard from a lot of people that a graduate school degree can only help you in the real world," he notes. "Since this opportunity has presented itself, I feel like it's a natural step to where I would like to go with my career."