It seemed as though the school would never reconcile with its third all-time winningest coach. But back in March that chill thawed, and the former coach returned to the university to speak at a coaches' clinic.
He even told PressBox he was "flying [his] Maryland flag again."
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Plus: Check out Q&As with PressBox's 2018 Sportspersons of the Year, UMBC men's basketball coach Ryan Odom and guard Jairus Lyles.
Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019