Tag: Basketball


Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Media Musings: How can you tell it’s a big Game Day in North Carolina? Because Charlie Mickens is there.

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By R.L. Bynum Game Day Charlie has lived the dream for more than 30 years To pursue a dream job, getting paid initially isn’t always as important as getting there.  That was the case for veteran WTVD sports photographer Charlie Mickens well before he became known as Game Day Charlie. He had not yet become… Read more »

North Charleston Coliseum

Phoenix Ready to Rise into CAA Tourney?

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Earlier this week, I wrote about year one at Schar Center (Elon’s brand-new basketball arena). What I did not write much about, however, was Elon’s actual basketball season. The Phoenix collected wins in three of its final four regular season games (including back-to-back dominant road wins over James Madison and Towson) and appears to be… Read more »

NBA Beefs: Heat up, Eat Up

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This Stephen Jackson/Andrew Wiggins/Jimmy Butler beef has already given NBA fans much-needed sustenance to traverse the desert of NBA offseason. Whether its Wiggins’ brother celebrating Butler’s potential departure, or Butler’s response, the feeling of the NBA has begun to course through the veins of many of its participants…and former players apparently aren’t immune either. Stephen… Read more »

Simple. Duke destroys Notre Dame

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Who Won: Duke Why: Marvin Bagley is not fair GIF: : Duke basically to Notre Dame via GIPHY What will people be talking about? A possible Duke/UNC rubber match in the ACC Semifinals should UNC win against Miami. What should people be talking about? How a Duke with Grayson Allen dialed in, Marvin Bagley being not… Read more »

Duke’s bigs down Southern, big ups to Wendell Carter

Who won Duke beat Southern University 78-61 to improve to 4-0 on the season why? Duke’s big men were too much for the Jags as freshmen Wendell Carter Jr. and Marvin Bagley III combined for 39 points, 22 rebounds, 8 blocks and 4 assists. GIF Oh my, @GraysonJAllen. 👀😱 #MustSeeACC pic.twitter.com/8N1Z5sVin4 — ACC Digital Network… Read more »

Tar Heels Rebound their way to Final

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Who Won: UNC beat Oregon 77-76 Why: UNC got 2 offensive rebounds in last 5 seconds after missed free throws, thus not allowing Oregon a chance to win the game. GIF: I imagine a lot of UNC fans were like this watching Oregon cut it to 1 and then UNC missing 4 straight free throws.  via… Read more »

College Football Betting

Final 4 Betting Primer – Stick with Roy

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UNC punched it’s ticket to Phoenix for the Final Four last week off the heroics of Luke Maye. UNC will face off against the Oregon Ducks on Saturday night for the right to face the winner of Gonzaga and South Carolina. Depending on which book you use, UNC is a 4.5 or 5 pt favorite… Read more »