Michigan coach Juwan Howard comforts crying Tennessee star Kennedy Chandler after NCAA Tournament game


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“Just watching his growth, I have always been impressed.We recruited him.Unfortunately, we weren’t that lucky.To see the output, the effort the growth … it was special.: “I just gave him some words of encouragement.It shows his emotion and that he cares.As coaches, you appreciate that.” After the game, @umichbball Head Coach Juwan Howard comforted Tennessee’s Kennedy Chandler.

pic.twitter.com/RHTLTdK3Xy Tennessee led 60-54 with 8:57 to play before being outscored 22-8 the remainder of the game.

Chandler scored a team-high 19 points for the Vols.He also had nine assists.Chris Thomas is the South Region sports director of the USA Today Network.

Contact him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @bychristhomas .This article originally appeared on Knoxville News Sentinel: Michigan coach Juwan Howard comforts crying Tennessee star Kennedy Chandler after NCAA Tournament game.

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