Ronald Wilson Reagan Part 58 (Pictures of Reagan)


No. 25: Al McGuire goes out a champ

NCAA Championship game, March 28, 1977 — The New York City native found success at Marquette, a Jesuit school in Milwaukee, Wis., by building a program filled with NYC kids and area players. A great coach and even better quote, McGuire’s Warriors needed a last-second shot off a full-court pass to get by UNC Charlotte in the Final Four before upending Dean Smith’s Tar Heels in the final. McGuire walked into the sunset a champ.

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