University of Connecticut Men’s Basketball coach Dan Hurley is apparently a very superstitious man.
The Huskies return to the the last four Saturday night is the first for the men’s basketball team since they won their fourth and final national title in 2014 and, according to Hurley’s wife, he intends to stick with his routine.
That includes wearing the same clothes, even undergarments.
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«He always checks the game he had against opponents to see what he was wearing,» his wife, Andrea Hurley, told The New York Post. «If they won that game, he’ll wear the same outfit.»
According to his wife, Hurley has been wearing the same fire-breathing dragon underwear since the tournament began earlier this month, and yes, he’s been washing it.
«They’re like Underoos for adults,» he told the outlet.
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If UConn were to win Miami, fifth seed On Saturday night, fans can expect Hurley to don the same navy suit he’s been sporting since the Huskies’ opening win over Iona on March 17.
According to the Post, the superstitious Harley has rubbed off on his assistants Kimani Young and Luke Murray, who also apparently make daily trips to the dry cleaners.
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UConn is the top-seeded team in the NCAA Men’s Tournament and is looking to capture his fifth national title in nearly a decade. That also marks the last time the Huskies advanced to the Final Four, where they have an 8-1 record.
«The climb to get to this point has been real, and it’s been more challenging than I thought,» Hurley said after Saturday’s blowout win over Gonzaga.
Associated Press contributed to this report.