Apr 2nd, 2021
America’s most-respected—and yet most hated—college basketball officials takes it all in stride. A man who has officiated 24 NCAA tournaments, he doesn’t get too amped up in a big-game situation. And he doesn’t let the criticism of fans who feel like his calls have cost their team a victory get him upset. He even refers to his roofing business as “the rooferees.” John joins “Sports Connections” to talk about the intricacies of officiating and what keeps him sane when everybody in the building thinks he’s crazy.