Al McGuire's legacy has been recounted in dozens of news reports over the last few days.
As the Detroit Free Press said this weekend, "But here's the good March Madness news: When you eventually get to heaven, the late, great Al McGuire will cheerfully be doing all the Final Four games all the time. Sweet."
Check out the links below:
- Mihael Hunt of the Journal-Sentinel.
- NYT's blog, The Bracket, posts on Al -- and there are comments that follow.
- The Atlanta-Journal Consitution on Al's crowning achievement.
- Bil Dwyre of the LA Times offers a nice column here -- Check out the lead.....In one way or another, we are all carbon copies. Except Al McGuire. He was one of a kind. Rick Majerus calls him "an original original." This one is a keeper.