An in-depth look at a piece of Division III
March 17, 2008
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What does it take to win a national title? We asked ...
Jeff Gibbs, Otterbein
Then: Senior center, Otterbein 2002 national championship team. Most Outstanding player, 2002 NCAA Tournament
Now: In his fourth season playing basketball professionally in Germany.
To win a national championship, you need ...
"To win a national championship, you need a coach who is well respected and who you want to play for, players who are dedicated to win and play hard for 40 minutes.
"You need two types of players: 1) Who has to be the voice of the team (leader) and to keep players in line, 2) A guy who leads by example and take charge when their team needs them.”
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