One minute into a phone conversation Wednesday, Johns Hopkins men's basketball coach Bill Nelson had to step away to accept congratulations from a passer-by on the team advancing to its first Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III tournament since 1990.
Andy Enfield set scoring records at Johns Hopkins before he became head coach at Florida Gulf Coast, the darling of the tournament. His assistant, Kevin "Stink" Norris, grew up in East Baltimore and starred at Lake Clifton.
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?