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Texas Tech Recognizes Outstanding Show of Sportsmanship

By Steve Hartman, CBS News, 03/21/18, 12:00PM CDT


"I was raised to treat others like you want to be treated," Jonathon said. "I just thought Mitchell deserved his chance, deserved his opportunity."

At Coronado High School in El Paso, Texas, coach Peter Morales made no qualms about it. Back in 2013, he had a favorite on this team. Then-team manager, Mitchell Marcus, has a developmental disability, but he surpassed everyone when it came to love of the game.

"He's just an amazing person that our basketball team loves being around," Peter said.

We have a great update on this story, but in case you missed the original, it all began five years ago, during the last game of the regular season, when coach Morales told his manager to suit up.