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O'Connor Returns Home to Omaha

O'Connor Returns Home to Omaha

OMAHA, Neb.— A trip to the College World Series means more to Virginia head coach Brian O'Connor than playing for a national championship. He also gets a trip home. The ticket requests created time issues when the Cavaliers made it to Omaha in 2009, but O'Connor is bound to change that this time.

"As a head coach here for the second time, I'm more prepared to help our team have success," O'Connor said. "The first time can be overwhelming. You don't understand all the media obligations, and then all the family and friends want your time." The time crunch is hard on O'Connor, who is a native of Council Bluffs, Iowa. His hometown is a four-mile drive from TD Ameritrade Stadium and a 6.5-mile...

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