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Christian Laettner

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • “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...
  • NBA TV presents “The Dream Team” documentary

     
    NBA TV presents “The Dream Team,” a documentary about the 1992 USA Olympic basketball team, on Wednesday, June 13. It's hard believe it's been 20 years since the 1992 USA Olympic basketball “Dream Team” — probably still the...
  • 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...
  • March 22, 1992: UConns 1992 Ends With Loss To Ohio State

    CINCINNATI -- As the clock ran out on the University of Connecticut Saturday, five freshmen were on the floor of Riverfront Coliseum. Donyell Marshall, Brian Fair, Kevin Ollie, Rich Ashmeade and Donny Marshall finished a 78-55 loss to Ohio State. It...
  • March 20, 1999: Phew! From Sweet To Elite To Finally St. Pete

    Somewhere in this fair land, UConn fans should hope, Christian Laettner was tuned to CBS Saturday afternoon. It was then that the Huskies ended a decade of threats and dashed hopes and finally realized their goal of reaching the Final Four. They defeated...
  • 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...
  • Billy Packer eliminated from NCAAs, but still on TV

     
    For the first time since the second Nixon Administration, the NCAA Tournament will proceed this month without Billy Packer calling games. The former NBC and CBS analyst left the latter last summer, in a move that had been in the......