Digger Phelps' biggest victory
When Memphis and Kansas take to the court Tuesday night, ESPN analyst Digger Phelps will be ready, matching highlighter and tie in tow. But this year's Jimmy V Classic feels a bit different. Though Phelps has always been close to the Valvano family -- he and Jimmy V's brother Nick were college roommates -- never before has the dream of defeating cancer felt so real.
During Phelps' 20-year tenure as Notre Dame's head basketball coach, success was routine. He posted 14 seasons of 20 ...
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