John Thompson took something that could be perceived as almost menacing, because he was so big and was so serious looking, and used that to his advantage to create Hoya Paranoia, ... Every game they played, John was the underdog and yet he had Ewing and Wingate and Williams. That takes a masterful genius to do that.
He's an incredibly gifted kid with great potential who probably needs to come back next year but can't, because he's going to be drafted in the top five, probably. He can't come back and pass on millions and millions of dollars. That's our system. I hate it, but I'm going to tell him if he's going to be in the top five, which I keep hearing, he needs to go.