by Keith Russell
RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Who would’ve imagined just some years in the past the identical younger man from Richardson Pearce Excessive Faculty could be closing in on one of many best seasons by any workforce in any sport?
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His dad, Matt Timme says he “couldn’t be prouder. It’s an superior feeling.”
The one factor extra adorned than his sport within the tourney thus far is the group Drew Timme grew up in.
Going again to his elementary faculty, Drew’s colours have at all times been crimson and blue however by no means has the neighborhood delight been extra on show than proper right here and proper now.
His mother, Megan Timme, explains “he’s pleased with the place he comes from is aware of these individuals too and really feel like they’re household as nicely.”
Individuals like Drew’s highschool coach, who lives simply two doorways down and made the journey to Indianapolis together with his people and poised to make a pair extra spherical journeys to see Timme convey house the crown.
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Marc Johnson, nonetheless the Head Basketball Coach at Richardson Pearce, says “Drew’s at all times meant loads to me. He was greater than a basketball participant to me.”
His prized pupil remains to be following his lead with a mustache that’s now being known as the Drew Man chu.
Following Gonzaga’s win over Oklahoma, Drew was requested if he was conscious that his mother needed his to lose the mustache.
He responded he hadn’t heard that.
Megan stated, “I’m not gonna flip it down if a razor rolls up and shaves it off. There is perhaps a bit fact in that I’d be pleased to see it go”. His father, Matt, who has a full beard, admits “that’s the one place I can develop hair anymore. I gotta take what I can get. Drew’s positively his personal man.”
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4 wins away from main Gonzaga to its first nationwide title and the primary males’s Division I excellent season since 1976, Drew Timme is most actually his personal man.