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Former Kansas teammates Turgeon, Manning looking for own 'miracle' years
Former Kansas teammates Turgeon, Manning looking for own 'miracle' years

COLLEGE PARK — As different as the gym rat and blue-chip star seemed on the surface, Mark Turgeon and Danny Manning had a lot in common when they became teammates and best friends playing for Larry Brown at Kansas in the 1980s. "They've got the same values, they were great teammates, they were really cerebral, both grew up with families that were involved in the game," Brown recalled in a telephone interview Saturday. "The biggest difference is that one guy is 5-[foot-]10 and the other guy is 6-10." Now, a quarter-century after Turgeon began his coaching career as a graduate assistant on a team Manning led to the 1988 NCAA championship — a team...

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