Jim Larranaga’s last trip to the Verizon Center as coach of an NCAA tournament team gave him, and many college basketball fans, the memories of a lifetime.
Larranaga was back at the 18,277-seat arena a short distance from the White House on Wednesday — this time with the Miami Hurricanes —and it wasn’t long into a news conference advancing today’s East Regional semifinal game against Marquette that the 63-year-old coach was asked to harken back to 2006 and his run to the Final Four with George Mason.
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