You have to hand it to UNC: those guys have unmitigated gall. Before their new chancellor has her first day on the job, and before lame-duck Chancellor Holden Thorp can announce whatever his “blue-ribbon” panel led by led by Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities, has come up with, UNC athletic director [...]
JJ Hickson’s monster dunk viewable in the highlights at this link was ESPN Sportscenter’s top play of last night. NC State did not get a mention during the Sportscenter broadcast that I saw but we are mentioned in the highlight reel linked above. This serves as a pretty good follow-up to this entry from Wednesday.
J.J. Hickson got off to a quick start last night in his first summer league game: LAS VEGAS –Cleveland Cavaliers assistant John Kuester was on a roll Monday, thinking up new ways to praise rookie J.J. Hickson. “We’re talking about an N.C. State guy, and I’m still saying nice things,” former Tar Heel Kuester joked. [...]
Sid was right – JJ went in the 11-20 window. Here’s Chad Ford’s analysis: I’m surprised they passed on local hero Kosta Koufos of Ohio State. But I do like Hickson, who’s a sleeper. He’s strong and athletic and he can score in multiple ways. He was 12-for-12 from the field in his first college [...]