Tom Crean, photogenic as always, tries to talk on phone at Final Four

Sunday April 5th, 2015

Saturday's first Final Four game between Michigan State and Duke brought college basketball fans yet another entry into one of March* Madness' greatest memes: Tom Crean Face.

Credit to The Fayetteville Observer's Bret Strelow for keeping the focus on his bud, fellow Observer reporter Stephen Schramm.

The Internet, naturally, took a different angle.

Cold—Crean did land the Hoosiers a four-star center on Saturday in Huntington, W. Va., prospect Thomas Bryant. VCU, of course, is looking to replace head coach Shaka Smart, who turned down a reported $1 million raise from the Rams to instead coach Texas.

Oh, Duke won the actual basketball game, by the way.

Mike Fiammetta

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