I enjoyed the LIFE OF REILLY (Oct. 23), but I need to shed light on another side of Bob Huggins, about whom Rick Reilly was critical. I was a volunteer tutor for the Cincinnati men's basketball team several years ago, teaching math and English. Huggs was adamant that the players do their schoolwork. He demanded that the players give their tutors their fullest attention. I always got the impression that he felt his duty was to save the "bad apples," and this was a large part of why he went after so many juco transfers. This obviously didn't help his graduation rate. I cannot justify the DUI—it happened around the corner from my house, and I certainly would not appreciate my wife, kids or self being in jeopardy from any drunk driver—but there is a very good side to Bob Huggins which cannot be ignored.
Tom Wegman, Cincinnati
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