‘I made wolf signs for Hammonds’ FTs!”
— StateFansNation blogger during Clemson’s semifinal win over Duke
Despite the love for our newly adopted Tigers you shouldn’t believe that NC State was not today. In fact, it appears the Charlotte Observer was talking directly to NC State’s coaching staff with the following comments from this blog entry after the game.
If you’re a basketball coach, get a hold of the game film from the first half of the Clemson vs. Duke ACC final at Bobcats Arena.
Show it to your players. They will learn a lot about how to play defense.
Both teams are starting their half-court offenses about five feet beyond the 3-point arc because the ball pressure is so intense. Clemson’s full-court press forced 11 first-half turnovers, and Duke’s half-court pressure caused 10 turnovers.