Charles Grice “Lefty” Driesell turns 84 on, appropriately, Christmas Day – the most joyful day of the year. Nearly half a century ago, Lefty brought college basketball joy to the D.C. area and changed the game itself. Coaches who followed in his footsteps including John Thompson, who took Georgetown to three Final Fours and a national title and Gary Williams, who went to two Final Fours and won a title at Maryland, credit Lefty with making college basketball matter around here.
Both Thompson and Williams have taken their rightful places in the Naismith College Basketball Hall of Fame. Lefty hasn’t made it and may never make it..... More>>
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