Theo Pinson had the chance to get out. He knew Justin Jackson and Joel Berry II did, too.
All three had committed to North Carolina as high school juniors in early 2013 just before a sprawling academic scandal started to hit the program. Each player was a coveted five-star prospect with other coaches anxiously waiting for them to re-open their recruitments. Individually, each had to decide if keeping their pledge to UNC was really worth it.
What if the NCAA hit North Carolina with a tournament ban? What if it stripped away scholarships that could have robbed them of valuable teammates? It was all the table at that point and it left Pinson, Jackson, and Berry in a precarious situation.
Maybe one of the lesser-known anecdotes to come out of that week at Augusta was Tiger’s love of playing video games. You may know Tiger is a big ‘Call of Duty’ guy, but back then it was ‘Mortal Kombat.’
According to Reilly’s aforementioned game story, after play was done for the day and while the who’s who of the sports world were sent positive notes, Tiger was busy playing ping pong and video games. According to the story, Tiger (as Motaro) enjoyed ripping his buddy Jerry Chang’s (as Kintaro) head off.
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