A quick note — the majority of this entry was originally written around the later part of last summer (2009) after the athletics department released their annual report. For whatever reason the entry never got posted and then got lost in the shuffle during football and basketball season. So, please take that time frame into […]
“When life kicks you, let it kick you forward.” – Kay Yow It’s hard to believe it’s already been one year since the passing of Kay Yow. Her memory as a legendary coach and inspirational figure to thousands suffering from breat cancer has done nothing but grow in the last 365 days, proving that her […]
Womenâ€™s Basketball I. Records ACC Record: 284-168 (.628) ACC Record Pre-Fowler: 216-102 (.679) ACC Record Under Fowler: 68-66 (.507) Stateâ€™s all-time ACC winning percentage has dropped 5.1% since Lee Fowler has been AD. Our ACC winning percentage in the 9 years under Fowler is 17.2% worse than the preceeding 23 seasons and is statistically significant […]
Thanks to a link on another thread, WRAL is reporting that Stephanie Glance will not be promoted to head women’s basketball coach at NC State. I don’t really follow women’s basketball, but didn’t want the BB Byte thread to be taken over by this emotional topic. UPDATE: Ronnie Brown, Kay’s brother, talked to WRAL and […]
NC State has recently opened a “nationwide search” for the coach to replace the late Kay Yow.Â Â Apparently, this runs contrary to the final wishes of Coach Yow: she wanted assistant and interim head coach Stephanie Glance named as her successor and she made that clear to Lee Fowler long before her passing from cancer. […]
Raleigh, N.C. â€” A large portrait of North Carolina State University womenâ€™s basketball coach Kay Yow, who died one week ago from breast cancer, was defaced by blue graffiti and profanity Saturday night. N.C. State sophomore Forbes Starling, 19, said he heard from other students that Yowâ€™s mural had been defaced after the N.C. State […]
Updated: 850 The Buzz has posted a series of Yow remembrances Right Angles announces the following: NC State womens basketball coach Kay Yow had many, many friends and admirers. Today on NewsTalk 680 WPTF, youâ€™ll hear from them â€” including UNC womens basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and longtime colleague and ACC associate commissioner Nora Lynn […]
Hall of Famer and longtime North Carolina State women’s basketball coach Kay Yow has died after a decades-long fight against breast cancer. She was 66.
The university announced that Yow died on Saturday morning. She had been in the hospital since last week. Yow was first diagnosed with the disease in 1987.
Sad, but not unexpected, news – Kay Yow is finished coaching for the season. Anyone who has lost someone they loved to a long battle with cancer (like me) has an especially heavy heart today. She has beaten the odds before, and we hope and pray that she does so again. Caulton Tudor has some […]