They also pushed Todd Turner
Set NCSU athletics back a couple of decades. With Dr. Yow we are slowly digging out of the mess Turner started.
Forget men’s basketball, successful baseball and football coaches left. Other sports were left to languish, with no real effort made to move the athletics department forward in any appreciable way.
He’s a terrible AD and we were not mad for thinking this then, because he’s been run out of the other two AD jobs he’s had.
Whatever faults Les had as AD, he did get the PNC Arena completed. Fowler got Carter-Finley and other facilities upgraded.
There is nothing Turner did here, while AD that I can point to and say, “hey, at least he did ‘x,y or z’ right, even if he was bad at the rest of his job.”