April 4th, 2013 at 9:40 AM
Detroit's Mayor will be in Atlanta - just to root on the Orangemen
The mayor of Detroit will be in Atlanta Saturday to watch as the University of Michigan, representing his home state, takes on Syracuse University, Bing’s alma mater, in the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four.
The Orange, all the way.
“Who else would I root for?” he asks simply.
I guess he "built" the Syracuse program, but I figured he would at least have some affiliation for the state he has spent most of his life. Her seems to laugh at the idea of rooting for Michigan, if the article is accurate. I guess I can't blame him for pulling for his school....
Also, Boeheim is a close friend of Bing's and the mayor said he would not be surprised to see him get a happy ending:
Bing would not be stunned if Boeheim went out on such a note. “A happy ending,” said Bing,
That is all.