Sunday’s salt in the wound – NC State, Phil Ford article in N&O

I know that the timing of News & Observer’s string of articles around the 40th anniversary of NC State’s 1974 National Championship Basketball this morning was pre-determined…nonetheless, this one focusing on the shift of power really stung. Despite the torture it created for me this morning it is worth reading; particularly for our younger audience. […]

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1974 NC State – ACC’s All-Time Best Hoops Squad (and more glory years items)

We ran across a couple of recent news items that take us back to a happier time… First, this article takes a pretty fascinating look some of the greatest recruiting classes in NCAA Basketball history by using John Calipari’s current recruiting class at Kentucky as a launching pad.  Some interesting candidates are proposed in the […]

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35th Anniversary of Greatest College Game Ever Played

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. […]

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