March 27, 2008
Tale of the Tape
In honor of Chris Webber's retirement,'s Cory McCartney sizes up the Fab Five and the Fab Four.
Fab Five (Michigan)
Fab Four (The Beatles)
Chris Webber, Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Ray Jackson and Jimmy King John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr
The Smart One(s)
Howard, King and Jackson (all graduated) John
The Cute One
Let's say Webber, he did score Tyra Banks Paul
The Quiet One
Jackson, the only one to never play in the NBA George
The Funny One
Rose, who appeared in Barbershop Ringo
Shaved heads and Howard's quasi-Kid 'do Mop-tops
Biggest Accomplishment
Two NCAA title game appearances, though Michigan no longer acknowledges it. Selling over one billion records
Involvement with booster Ed Martin McCartney's death hoax
Reason For Breakup
Webber left for NBA Yoko Ono
Fashion Statement
Baggy shorts, black shoes and somehow made bright yellow look good. Black suits, suits without collars

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