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A little blue blood, a little blue-collar

New High Point coach has UNC roots, but his path to DI coaching wasn't traditional

Originally Published: May 6, 2009
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

He is cut of the blue blood cloth, Carolina blue blood to be specific.

In his jewelry collection is a 1993 national championship ring, a 1991 Final Four watch and two more tokens from a couple Sweet 16 appearances.

But for all his basketball royalty, Scott Cherry wears a hard-earned blue collar. Fed by the college hoops silver spoon in Chapel Hill, he spit it out once he graduated. His varying résumé includes stints as a forklift salesman, high school ...

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