Tubby Smith

At Loyola Maryland, cornerstone seniors know only a trophy guarantees a legacy

At Loyola Maryland, cornerstone seniors know only a trophy guarantees a legacy

Eight days from the first game of their final men’s basketball season at Loyola Maryland, Andre Walker and Cam Gregory were asked about legacies.

These Greyhounds seniors are not the first to spend their whole careers under coach G.G. Smith, entering his fifth season in charge in North Baltimore, but Walker and Gregory were part of what he calls his “first true” recruiting class. He chose them for a reason, hoping that by the time his handpicked freshmen became hardened seniors, the program would reflect the potential for greatness he saw in them.

Three years in, Walker and Gregory were asked, what could there be to remember about a group that has won just 39 percent of its...

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