Groce vs. Matta: 'Sibling' rivalry

Matta and Groce are close. Their families are close.

The two first met when Groce was a prep star playing at Danville (Ind.) High for Todd Lickliter while Matta was starring collegiately at nearby Butler. Groce was an assistant coach to Matta for eight years at Butler, Xavier and Ohio State.

"They worked together so long that they're almost like brothers," Allison Groce said.

Marcus Jackson





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