Don Meyer was a teacher above all
Don Meyer leaned in and, speaking forcefully, gave instructions to the college-age kid, telling him the challenge he should anticipate and advising him on what should be his next action.
Meyer coached college basketball for nearly four decades, winning a then-NCAA record 923 games with record-setting teams and players, but above all else, Meyer was a teacher.
The young man he spoke to in that moment was not a basketball player, but a farmer who had lost a leg in a combine ...
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