FORCED TO CHOOSE
Richard Codray is the former Ohio attorney general and lives in Columbus, so he roots for Ohio State football.
He also went to Michigan State at the same time as Magic Johnson, so he pulls for Spartans basketball.
That left the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with a dilemma while filling out his NCAA tournament bracket. But it came down to picking a team – he has the Buckeyes and Spartans reaching the Final Four – Codray went with Michigan State.
”I always go with my heart,” Codray told AP Business Writer Christina Rexrode.
Codray’s roommate at Michigan State had a few classes with Magic and he saw firsthand the impact the oversized and gregarious point guard had on the school.
”It was really exciting and fun to watch,” Codray said. ”Of course he left after two years and went on to fame and fortune. The rest of us toiled for four years finding ourselves. He’s a great personality, he just glows and picks everybody up around him.”
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