Resting Your Best Player

The best player I’ve ever coached is Ryan Gomes.  Gomes was a producer as soon as he stepped on the floor at PC (after missing about 10 games because the original plan was to redshirt him), and by the time he was a junior he was an All-American and leading us to a 5 seed […]

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Jim Valvano’s Dog

This is a story told by Jim Valvano in John Feinstein’s book “The Legend’s Club” about V, Coach K and Dean Smith.  Pretty funny. Early on in Jim Valvano’s coaching career at NC State, a frustrated alum approach him in regards to his inability to beat North Carolina.  Valvano quickly attempted to do damage control […]

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