MIDWEST REGION NOTEBOOK: COACH GETS ASSIST IN BIRTH OF SON
From The Assocaited Press, 3/16/2000

Call it St. Bonaventure's "NCAA Tournament birth." On the 3 1/2-hour bus trip Tuesday night from the campus in Olean, N.Y., to the Midwest Regional at Cleveland State, St. Bonaventure assistant coach Tyrone Weeks called home and found out his fiancee had gone into labor. "He said, 'Coach, I need to go back,'" head coach Jim Baron said. "I said, 'You've got to go back. You've got a tougher coaching job than we do. We're only worried about Kentucky.'" The team bus pulled over in Ashtabula, Ohio, and Weeks joined another assistant who was following in his car. They turned around and headed back to Olean in time for Weeks to coach Kim Sykes through the delivery of an 8-pound, 6-ounce boy named Tyrone Travis Weeks Jr. Weeks Sr. is expected to rejoin the team before St. Bonaventure's game Thursday with fifth-seeded Kentucky. It will be the Bonnies' first NCAA appearance in 22 years.


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