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Cooper lacks height -- not might

Chicago product D.J. Cooper and the Ohio Bobcats are upset-minded

Updated: March 16, 2012, 1:48 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Ohio University point guard D.J. Cooper's high school coach calls him "different."

"He's not your typical 5-9, 5-10 guy trying to distribute and stay out of the way of losing," said Seton Academy coach Brandon Thomas. "He's there to win."

D.J. Cooper's college coach, John Groce calls their relationship "unique."

"He and I have a very unique relationship," Groce said during a 30-minute phone conversation this week. "I trust him a great deal. I tease him that ...

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