W00t! Go Tarheels. I was there… I was actually really impressed by State. They players were garceful, and made a lot of great plays. Carolina’s defense simply shut them down in the second half.Continue reading "UNC 86, NCSU 65"
Matt Doherty (UNC basketball player 1980-84 and coach 2000-03) has a new job coaching at Southern Methodist University and a new blog! Watching three games is too much. Can’t do it. Therefore, I will try to get a chair between both courts and look at the “A” court first and during dead balls, study the …Continue reading "Scouting tips"
Did you know that Ivory Latta has superpowers? Look, she can fly and that’s not all: Women’s NCAA tounament starts today…Continue reading "Look at her go!"
To the UNC men’s basketball team (#15) who just deafeated Duke (#1) 83 – 76, You guys are insprational. Throughout this entire season you have exceeded everyone’s expectations, and tonight you demonstrated more heart than Coach K could ever buy. I want to give every one of you a big kiss for believing in yourselves. …Continue reading "An open love letter"
The good news is I found the schedule and bracket for the women’s ACC tournament. The bad news is that UNC is playing UVA at 11 am today! Here’s my dilemma: should I tape it and avoid looking at scores until I watch it after work? Or should I just content myself with the fact …Continue reading "The tribulations of a basketball lover"
Lest you think that the end of my job at Planned Parenthood meant the end of my globetrotting… I have got my own personal world tour coming up in March. I will be out of town on 3 different trips for a total of 15 days. I will be doing a presentation for work on …Continue reading "March madness"
We’re in for a treat today, basketball fans. Not only is the UNC men’s team (“we’re #23, woot!”) playing Miami. The still-#1-ranked UNC women’s team is playing Virginia and it’s on TV!Continue reading "Double header"
I pity anyone who missed the matchup tonight between the two best women’s college basketball teams in the country. Going into this game, UNC and Duke were the only two undefeated college basketball teams (of any gender) in the country. At #2, Carolina surely had the potential to beat #1 Duke, but when we were …Continue reading "Yeeaah!"
You may not know that I am a big fan of UNC basketball. My history with the team goes back to winning the 1982 national championship when I was an 11-year-old kid in Chapel Hill. In those days you could line up to have your picture taken with Michael Jordan at Apple Chill. Then when …Continue reading "Climb the Latta with me"