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Bobby Cremins Still The Best-Ever Thing About Georgia Tech Basketball

New Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory on Bobby Cremins, who was fired by the Jackets more than a decade ago and has a program of his own at Charleston to tend to:

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"He calls. He's helped me in terms of connecting with some of the former players that I want to get a relationship with, important people in town.

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"He wants Georgia Tech to be every bit as successful, if not more, than when he coached. And he's sincere about that it. He really is. He means it and I can tell he means it.

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"Out of all the stuff that's happened in the six months since I've been there, to me, that's been the best. Because there's no great program in this country that doesn't embrace its tradition and its past, and doesn't have the support of its tradition and past. I can't do it on my own. Coach Cremins has been a great ambassador for us trying to get that back rolling."

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