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Maryland unveils Lefty Driesell banner in pregame ceremony

Maryland unveils Lefty Driesell banner in pregame ceremony

More than three decades after his 17-year coaching tenure ended at Maryland in the university-wide tumult that followed the cocaine-death of star player Len Bias, Lefty Driesell received the "long overdue" honor of having a banner raised in his honor.

The ceremony, which took place before Saturday's men's basketball game against Ohio State, attracted dozens of former players, staff members and team managers who came to be with the now 85-year-old Driesell.

Driesell got out of a wheelchair and stood with his wife, Joyce, flashing his trademark "V" sign for victory and pointing to the crowd. After the banner was lowered next to the Maryland state flag, the...

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