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Milwaukee's Aaron leads rags-to-riches march to NCAAs

Milwaukee players celebrate after defeating Wright State 69-63 in the Horizon League Tournament championship on Tuesday, March 11, in Dayton, Ohio.

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MILWAUKEE — Jordan Aaron has been wearing a net around campus these days.
It’s the souvenir from the postgame celebration after Milwaukee won the Horizon League tournament last week to get into the NCAA tournament. Aaron didn’t want to forget that moment, so he’s been wearing the net around his neck. A lot. To classes. To a pep rally. Pretty much everywhere except the shower.
The Panthers’ rags-to-riches march to the tourney can be epitomized in the season of the 5-foot-10 senior guard from the Bronx.
“Tough. As. Nails,” said assistant coach Sharif Chambliss, tapping a desk after ...

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