Tight family keeps Griffin grounded

Originally Published: March 24, 2009
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pitt had just defeated Connecticut in the regular-season finale and a Panthers' manager had to dismiss a runner for an agent who was waiting to harass sophomore forward DeJuan Blair.

Wake Forest sophomore forward James Johnson alerted Demon Deacons' coach Dino Gaudio recently that runners had attempted to befriend him on Facebook.

None of this should surprise anyone. Elite players are besieged throughout the season with offers and enticements, and it only ...

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