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Christian Laettner

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  • Ex-Kentucky star Sean Woods to lead Morehead State against Terps

    Ex-Kentucky star Sean Woods to lead Morehead State against Terps
    Sean Woods hit a shot that was nearly one of the biggest in Kentucky basketball history, a high-arching bank off the backboard on a drive down the lane in the waning seconds to put the Wildcats ahead against defending national champion Duke in the 1992...
  • Five for Friday: Memorable March Madness moments since 1991

    Five for Friday: Memorable March Madness moments since 1991
    After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness. But since I’m going on...
  • Simeon All Access | Visit to Hall of Fame a nice distraction

    Simeon All Access | Visit to Hall of Fame a nice distraction
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Simeon players gathered around a small computer screen showing the final seconds of Duke's 1992 NCAA tournament victory over Kentucky. Rickey Norris began the play call into the recording device: "Christian Laettner catches...
  • Thanksgiving TV specials 2012

     
    Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
  • Teel Time: How far can unusual senior class lead Duke in postseason?

    Teel Time: How far can unusual senior class lead Duke in postseason?
    In our one-and-done college basketball culture, rare is the elite program with multiple seniors playing marquee roles. Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke honored three. Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly are the Blue Devils’ top...
  • Teel Time: U.Va.'s Harris, Virginia Tech's Green on target for historic numbers

    Teel Time: U.Va.'s Harris, Virginia Tech's Green on target for historic numbers
    Virginia and Virginia Tech endured wrenching defeats Saturday on Tobacco Road, but the Cavaliers’ Joe Harris and Hokies’ Erick Green continued extraordinary seasons. Indeed, with six games remaining before the ACC tournament, Harris and...
  • Daily Press sports columnist David Teel honored by U.S. Basketball Writers Association

    Daily Press sports columnist David Teel was ranked in the top five in columns by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association for his column reflecting on Christian Laettner’s game-winning shot on its 20th anniversary. He was joined in the top five...
  • ACC basketball flashback with N.C. State, Duke, North Carolina atop preseason poll

    ACC basketball flashback with N.C. State, Duke, North Carolina atop preseason poll
    ACC basketball went old school Wednesday. Short shorts, canvas sneakers, two-hand set shot old school. Mirroring the conference's coaches, the league's media voted North Carolina State, Duke and North Carolina to finish 1-2-3. "Our region is the most...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride

    Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride
    Our family moved from the Jersey Shore to Baltimore in the summer of 1970. The following winter, an irresistible character began frequenting our television. Lefty Driesell was equal parts coach, salesman and showman, and through sheer force of...
  • Jim Calhoun's Most Memorable Defeats

    Every loss stings, and some are more memorable than others -- for the circumstances, the level of play, how it unfolded, the disappointment, even the pride in the effort put forth. Even for a coach as successful as Jim Calhoun. Here are some of the more...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • “Duke ’91 & ’92: Back to Back” Sunday on truTV

     
    College basketball fans may have a love/hate relationship with the Duke Blue Devils, but there’s no doubting that the program is one of the most successful and influential of the past 20 years. On Sunday, March 11, at 8pm ET on truTV, former Duke...