But on Tuesday, the family remained in private.
After visiting Paterno's grave with his friend Hamm, Nick Bucci said he felt his school handled the scandal well overall, given the extent of the fallout, with some exceptions.
Bucci said the school should honor Paterno someday — but not without more perspective.
"A day like today, those emotions might be high," said Bucci, of Dayton, Md. "I don't think now is the time to do it. I think you have to wait."
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