Stars on the bench, if not on the court
Like any longtime head coach, Indiana's Tom Crean rarely takes it personally when a recruit shuns his program for another school.
But on one occasion, he couldn't help himself.
More than 10 years ago, when Crean was at Marquette, a prospect informed the coach that he would be signing elsewhere because he wanted to learn from someone "who had actually played the game."
Crean's on-court career didn't extend past high school.
"I took it as a slight," ...
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