Minutes after Pacific was eliminated by Miami, longtime Tigers coach Bob Thomason came to grips with the fact that he had coached his final game after 25 years guiding his alma mater.
Thomason, who announced his decision last April, went out with his typical outgoing style, pulling no punches on what had just happened, saying after Pacific’s 78-49 loss that he was glad it wasn’t a best-of-seven series against the ACC champion Hurricanes.
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