If I were a betting man

The ACC Tournament’s in town.  No it isn’t, it just seems like every time it rolls around the Men’s ACC Tournament should be in the Greensboro Coliseum.  Maybe they never should have never moved it out of Raleigh. Well this year the ball drops in Tampa or maybe it goes up in Tampa.  Action begins… Continue reading If I were a betting man

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Was the Foul Intentional? The Bloodbath in Chapel Hill this past Sunday

From what we are hearing the foul on Tyler Hansbrough by Gearld Henderson was not only Intentional it was Flagrant.  Henderson of Duke hit Hansbrough of North Carolina upside the head late in the North Carolina-Duke game on Sunday afternoon. Did Henderson follow up on instructions from Coach K or was he acting on his own?  Hansbrough’s nose is… Continue reading Was the Foul Intentional? The Bloodbath in Chapel Hill this past Sunday

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Duke at North Carolina on Sunday

Duke will travel from Durham over to Chapel Hill on Sunday afternoon for a 4pm mens matchup with the Tar Heels.  Both teams are coming off of losses, Duke to Maryland and North Carolina to Georgia Tech.    Both the Heels and the Blue Devils have been playing up and down all season.  The Heels took game… Continue reading Duke at North Carolina on Sunday

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The Perfect Fit

Today, the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament opens at the Greensboro Coliseum.  The first game is sold out – generally because of the hundreds of local school children who are given a chance to attend the opening game. Normally, I’d start a long list of things that are wrong; but today, I’m drinking the Kool-Aide. The… Continue reading The Perfect Fit

The Weekend Warriors

The high school basketball playoffs are complete and after a very busy weekend the warriors are moving on while many teams are hanging up their tights and turning in their towels. The high schools and the colleges were going at it on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and let’s take a look at what transpired in the games involving our… Continue reading The Weekend Warriors

North Carolina will kill N.C. State tonight, right? What do you think?

The Tar Heels host the Wolfpack in Chapel Hill this evening and what do you think the outcome will be?  N.C. State beat the Heels in the first meeting over in Raleigh and now it’s time for the pay-back to the Wolfpack. The Heels surely have the better overall talent but can the Pack play on… Continue reading North Carolina will kill N.C. State tonight, right? What do you think?

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Hoops Heaven is Here

The baskeball season has entered the stretch run and for the high schools it’s do or die and nice try, see you next year.  For the colleges, they are winding down the regular season and jockeying for conference tournament position and the NCAA bids. Monday night I rode the basketball beat to the street and hit Lincoln… Continue reading Hoops Heaven is Here

Guilford College – Emory and Henry Roadtrip with Jim Modlin

Saturday February 17th. I went along as guest of Coach Tom Palumbo to attend the Guilford College – Emory and Henry basketball game. The game was designated “A white out” to honor the 6 seniors on the team-fans were encouraged to wear “all white” and they did-face paint and all!! The normal crew that does… Continue reading Guilford College – Emory and Henry Roadtrip with Jim Modlin

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The Sports Machine:HS Hoops Roundup,a Big Four sweep and Jan Pritchett steals Forest Valley Title

The Basketball Beat becomes the Sports Machine as the hoops got into full swing over the past weekend.  George Michael shut down his Sports Machine, so we will keep it running at greensborosports.com.  The HS hoops grabbed the spotlight as the Dudley Panthers continued their dominance of the the local 3-A boys basketball with their 10 point… Continue reading The Sports Machine:HS Hoops Roundup,a Big Four sweep and Jan Pritchett steals Forest Valley Title

The ACC Today

Paul Lambeth got us the scoop on the Guilford College Quakers and their win on Wednesday night and I was tracking the ACC teams on radio in between my interview with Duke Blue Devil super-fan Bruce Mitchell. Wake Forest claimed the most exciting victory with Mike Durm’s put back of a Kyle Visser miss to… Continue reading The ACC Today

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Women’s Hoops:Frank Santore returns to UNCG and the Page girls hold court over Smith

Frank Santore the main-stay of the UNCG women’s basketball broadcasts returned to the microphone on Monday afternoon and the Lady Spartans were able to withstand a slight College of Charleston rally to win their 4th game in a row 70-61 over the visitors from South Carolina.  Frank does a great job on the UNCG radio… Continue reading Women’s Hoops:Frank Santore returns to UNCG and the Page girls hold court over Smith

Ben Stein still has his money

The line of the day Wednesday at greensborosports.com was, “Show Me The Money”.  Ben Stein still has his money and the predictions were heavy in the direction of DUKE.  North Carolina was the winner and I called this one pretty close with my pick of North Carolina by 5 points.  The final was and I’m… Continue reading Ben Stein still has his money

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Duke-North Carolina Tonight:What’s your prediction?/Other hoops ramblings

North Carolina goes over to Durham tonight to face the Duke Blue Devils in another key ACC matchup.  Wait a dog-gone minute this game is more than just another Tobacco Road Hayride. This is the real Hey Wagon.  Duke has to win this game or their season is over. Hey it’s time for the Blue… Continue reading Duke-North Carolina Tonight:What’s your prediction?/Other hoops ramblings