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Tar Heel Mania Featured at EDSBS

If you don’t read Every Day Should Be Saturday then you are missing out on one of the best college football blogs there is in these here parts of the blogosphere.  Fellow Tar Heel blogger Mike White of Tar Heel Mania fame, who I readily admit does a better job with the football than I [...]

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THF Countdown #7: 1984

Season: 1983-84 Record: 28-3 overall, 14-0 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Lost in semifinals to Duke NCAA Tournament: Lost to Indiana in the Sweet Sixteen

Roster: Brad Daugherty, Matt Doherty, Cecil Exum, Steve Hale, Michael Jordan, Timo Makkonen, Cliff Morris, Sam Perkins, Buzz Peterson, Dave Popson, Kenny Smith, Joe Wolf.

Source: UNC Media Guide [...]

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The Comical Art of Dunking

The blog The Athlist posted a YouTube list called 20 Ways To Die While Dunking A Basketball.  It is a fairly humorous set of videos but the best one is #20:

20. Being a Duke basketball player (Greg Paulus) and flopping. If the reDEEM team makes one flop in their Olympic run, I will refuse [...]

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THF Countdown #8: 1987

Season: 1986-87 Record: 32-4 overall, 14-0 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Lost in finals to NC State and I am still not over that one either. NCAA Tournament: Lost to Syracuse in the Elite Eight

Roster: Steve Bucknall, Jeff Denny, Marty Hensley, Curtis Hunter, Rodney Hyatt, Jeff Lebo, Michael Norwood, Dave Popson, J.R. Reid, Kenny [...]

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THF Countdown #9: 1997

Season: 1996-97 Record: 28-7 overall, 11-5 ACC(2nd place tie) ACC Tournament: Won Championship NCAA Tournament: Lost to Arizona in the Final Four

Roster: Vince Carter, Ed Cota, Vasco Evtimov, Brad Frederick, Antawn Jamison, Charlie McNairy, Makhtar Ndiaye, Terrence Newby, Ademola Okulaja, Ryan Sullivan, Webb Tyndall, Shammond Williams, Serge Zwikker.

Source: UNC Media Guide


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Apparently It Was Offensive

NIKE announced that they were pulling three prints ads for their new Hyperdunk shoes because images of opposing players catching a face full of crotch was said to play “off some viewers’ homophobia”

Really?  Who knew.  Does that line of thinking apply to this?


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THF Countdown #10: 1991

Season: 1990-91 Record: 29-6 overall, 10-4 ACC(2nd place) ACC Tournament: Won Championship NCAA Tournament: Lost to Kansas in the Final Four

Roster: Scott Cherry, Pete Chilcutt, Hubert Davis, Rick Fox, Kenny Harris, George Lynch, Eric Montross, Derrick Phelps, Brian Reese, King Rice, Henrik Rodl, Clifford Rozier, Kevin Salvadori, Pat Sullivan, Matt Wenstrom.

Source: [...]

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Odds and Ends: Luxury Suites Edition

Every Friday, I do a little housekeeping and highlight some items out there in the media from the previous week.


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THF Countdown #11: 2007

Season: 2006-07 Record: 31-7 overall, 11-5 ACC(1st place tie) ACC Tournament: Won Championship NCAA Tournament: Lost to Georgetown in the Elite Eight after leading by 10 with six minutes left and no I am still not over it.

Roster: Dewey Burke, Mike Copeland, Wayne Ellington, Bobby Frasor, Marcus Ginyard, Danny Green, Tyler Hansbrough, Ty [...]

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Is UNC Running Scared From App State?

UPDATE: So the App State blog linked below responded to my reasons saying it “They all boil down to - “App State might win.” Wow, I wish I had thought of that I could have saved myself the time I spent actually typing the ones I did.

I am not sure how you get that [...]

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The Stackhouse Dunk

Jerry Stackhouse was on 850 this morning talking with Adam Gold about the Greater NC ProAm. The GNCPA is a summer league that includes NBA players and local college talent with a sprinkling of other players.  Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, Raymon Felton, Sean May, Marvin Williams, Antawn Jamison, Shammond Williams, Byron Sanders, David Noel and Melvin [...]

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