After two years as a walk-on under coach Bill Carmody, Northwestern’s James Montgomery must already love the new regime of first-year basketball coach Chris Collins.
The longtime Duke assistant and Chicagoland native announced that Montgomery would no longer be a walk-on, and would receive a full scholarship. Montgomery was immediately swarmed by his ecstatic Wildcats teammates.
After celebrating with his teammates Montgomery called his mom and sister to share the good news. Yes, there were tears involved.
[H/T: CBS Sports]