Archie was a scrappy guard with an outstanding shooting touch in four years at North Carolina State, where he is third in career free-throw percentage and fourth in career 3-pointers made. He spent five years as an assistant coach - 2009-11 under his brother - before heading to Dayton, where has led the mid-major Flyers in a Sweet 16 filled with major-program monsters.
“My dad gets a lot of credit, deservedly so because of the time he spent with us,” Sean said. “But he’s just one of those throwback coaches that knew the game, loved the game, was good at teaching and coaching, but gave that passion to his kids. Everywhere he went, we went.”
And now they’re taking him with them - to the Sweet 16.