I will be honest here – I am so inured to the culture of corruption, and Monty Python’s Black Knight caliber of willful and idiotic denial…I didn’t think anything UNC scandal related could shock me anymore. Then I read this, and you should as well: Prepare to be disgusted. Horrific doesn’t even begin to describe [...]
This season marked the 35th anniversary of NC State’s 1974 National Basketball Championship (that, evidently, the NCAA forgot about). This link will take you to some recent related content about the topic. A friend of ours passed along the following observation that we thought we would share: I wonder what the RPI of the 1973-1974 [...]
Gee…I wonder!? Great catch by the guys at 850TheBuzz! Will wonders ever cease? Ken Tysiac has more on ‘Bannergate 09′ linked here. There was company for N.C. State in its misery. Louisville’s 1980 title is listed, but its 1986 championship is not. UCLA won 11 titles, but only six are listed. 850′s picture is below. [...]
It is undoubtedly fitting that NC State and Maryland will battle in this year’s Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament since today is the 35th anniversary of the unforgettable 1974 ACC Championship between the Wolfpack and the Terrapins in Greensboro Coliseum. Today’s Charlotte Observer contained an article focusing on Tommy Burleson written by Ron Green, Jr. [...]
Today is the day. Monday, December 22, 2008. Today is the day that we naturally step into elevated interest in the 2008-2009 basketball season. You can almost say that today is the day that we really kick off our attention to the season as the Wolfpack will host Top 25 ranked Marquette in the RBC [...]
A great retrospective done by Dane Huffman at WRAL.com. Click here. Then came in 1974 – and Raleigh became the epicenter of a story that would change college basketball. Duke was amazing in 1992, and North Carolina was phenomenal in ’82. But State was unique, in its talent and its time. The fading films and [...]
SFN highlighted the public voting on the topic of the best ACC National Basketball Champions in this entry earlier this morning. But, we thought that it was important to blog the piece from today’s newspaper that prompted the poll. Anytime that a member of the Green family ranks NC State ahead of Carolina in anything [...]
Under the main headline of “Devils lose 4th in a row” please click on “Poll” and go vote for 1974. Now. Thanks. Link to voting.