Ralph Sampson is in Maui this week -- to celebrate a loss. An impossible loss.
Twenty years ago, Sampson was the consensus national player of the year and Virginia was the undisputed No. 1. But on Dec. 23, 1982 -- in its ninth game of a season that saw the Cavaliers go 29-5 and reach the Final Four -- Virginia lost to Chaminade.
Today, it's a game everybody seems to have won.
Virginia had already beaten Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium (where, as a freshman starter, I held Sampson ...
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