(1know that if 1 don't
make it to the Final Four
and we don't win
a national championship,
there are going to be
some people that'll
complain. 1 understand.
1 was on a team that
was maybe one ofthe
best teams ever to play
college basketball, and
that team didn't make it
past the second round.'
MATT DOHERTY ' 84
He's realistic, though, about the dangers
inherent in directing a program rivaled
only by Kentucky in the perpetually high
level of expectations surrounding each
and every season.
"I know that if I don't make it to the
Final Four and we don't win a national
championship, there are going to be some
people that'll complain," Doherty says."I
understand. I was on a team that was
maybe one of the best teams ever to play
college basketball, and that team didn't
make it past the second round."
But Doherty knows something else,
too, something more important than
what others think, say or do. "You can't
put more pressure on me than I put on
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