"At night, as I went to sleep, every time I closed my eyes," Tinker said, "I kept seeing it roll off and hit the floor. That marble floor in the trophy room -- it wasn't going to be a soft landing. It shattered. It spread out all over the place."
The recruits and other parents in the room scattered. Assistant coach Mike Groh went for help, if not a broom. Tinker, having turned away and turned back, kept saying, "I think I broke the trophy."