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by Josh Barr


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This is the story of Maryland's men's basketball team that wins it all in 2002. It's been 10 years and I actually remember some of these games, so this book did a good job of bringing me down memory lane.

This is the story of Maryland's men's basketball team that wins it all in 2002. I am not a Maryland fan, I don't hate them either, just wanted a good college basketball book and Josh Barr delivers here. Nothing to over the top, and the book gets right into the season. No huge stories on the players lives before the season starts, except maybe with head coach Gary Williams and star player Juan Dixon

The 2001-02 season was a magical one for the Maryland basketball team, culminating in the school's first-ever NCAA title. But as Washington Post sportswriter Josh Barr reveals in Good Enough to Be Great, it was never an easy road.

The 2001-02 season was a magical one for the Maryland basketball team, culminating in the school's first-ever NCAA title. This was a season marked by daunting expectations, unwanted distractions, even tragedy.

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I'm not even a big Maryland fan, and I found the whole story riveting. I'm not even a big Maryland fan, and I found the whole story riveting. Josh Barr is an excellent reporter who was able to get all sorts of insider details that other reporters couldn't. He clearly knew the coaches and the players really well, but he also doesn't pull any punches. The road to a national championship is always a tough one, but it's amazing what this team had to go through along the way.

Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. was born in Detroit to Alfred Hamilton Barr, S. a Presbyterian minister, and Annie Elizabeth Wilson, a homemaker. The family soon moved to Baltimore, Maryland where Barr spent his childhood

Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. The family soon moved to Baltimore, Maryland where Barr spent his childhood. He was valedictorian of his high school class, graduating at the age of 16, and then went on to study at Princeton University in 1918. Post-World War I years.

The 2001-02 season was a magical one for the Maryland basketball team, culminating in the school's first-ever NCAA title. But as Washington Post sportswriter Josh Barr reveals here, it was never an easy road. Barr, who has spent four years on the Maryland beat, had unrivalled access to Terrapin coaches and players, and here he provides the extraordinary behind-the-scenes story of Maryland's rise to glory. He also reveals how, under Williams's leadership, players most observers had sneered at became the best team in college basketball. Barr offers keen insight into just what separated the Terrapins from every other team in the country-and from previous Maryland teams that always came up short. Along the way, we get riveting portraits of unlikely All-American Juan Dixon, who in high school lost both parents to drug-related AIDS; standout center Lonny Baxter, once considered too short and too chubby to play big-time college basketball; sophomore Chris Wilcox, the amazingly talented but frustratingly inconsistent forward; fiery Gary Williams, the coach who, many critics had said, could never win the big one; and many others. This is a remarkable story of talent and determination at college basketball's highest levels.

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I went to graduate school for a couple of years at the University of Maryland and have followed their athletic teams ever since then. Believe me, rooting for Maryland's basketball teams has often been a very frustrating experience. Although Maryland has had some excellent players (many of whom have gone on to success in the NBA) and some very good teams, they have seldom won the championship of the basketball-powehouse Atlantic Coast Conference, let alone an NCAA championship, But last year perennial Cinderella Maryland, with a team of lightly-recruited but highly-motivated overachievers, overcame all obstacles and convincingly won the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship. Josh Barr does an excellent job of telling how it happened. This is a very good read for basketball fans in general and, especially, for long-suffering Maryland fans.
Nejind
A good book about the Terps run to their National title.
Rocksmith
I've got the book and this is one of the better championship review type books I've read. This isn't an author who jumped on the bandwagon after the season and is trying to write about something he didn't follow through the season.
Barr was with the team the whole way and the season before. He knows the players, he knows the team, he knows their story.
Anyone who likes college basketball will enjoy this book. Anyone who can appreciate the saga of a school that suffered heartbreak after heartbreak, only to one day have a storybook ending will enjoy this book.
It is a very easy read and a wonderful trip down memory lane.
Tenius
If you enjoy stories on overcoming the odds to be a champion, this is up your alley.
There are always inside stories that make some of these triumphs improbable. Family tragedies, tough strategic decisions and Juan Dixon's determination are the key ingrediants in this turtle's march to basketball prowess. Fear the Turtle!
Inabel
A well written book by a true insider. The author knows more about this team than anyone. I highly recommend it to "true" Maryland fans.
Impala Frozen
I bought this as a Father's Day gift for the father who has everything and is a Terp fanatic! He loved it, read it in one day and shared it with his other Gary groupies.
Good Enough to Be Great: The Inside Story of Maryland Basketball's National Championship Season download epub
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Author: Josh Barr
ISBN: 0895261154
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Regnery Publishing (December 31, 2002)
Pages: 256 pages