Kennesaw State coach with ‘tears of joy’ after nearly upsetting Xavier

Kennesaw State head coach Amir Abdur-Rahim speaks after the 13th-seeded Owls were eliminated in the first round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament.

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AMIR ABDUR-RAHIM: The beginning was four years ago. And easiest tears of joy, man because we made a commitment to this university, we made a commitment to these guys sitting next to me, man, that we were going to show up every day for them.

And when you get to a place like this again, these are tears of joy because it takes a special group of people to commit to something, and stay to see that vision through. So the beginning was four years ago. But you better believe this is our standard. This is our expectation, and we'll be back.