Art Chansky

Ol’ Roy: Coach of this Century?

Duke fans like to refer to Mike Krzyzewski as the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). But the national media is finally noticing that Roy Williams may be his rival in that respect, as well. The ACC may not think so — In the last two seasons, Williams has two NCAA title game appearances, two ACC regular season championships, one ACC tournament title and only nine ACC Coach of the Year votes to his credit — but two stories from Bleacher Report and NBC Sports published this week make a case that Ol’ Roy may be at least the GOTT (Greatest Of...

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Art’s Angle – Eye Of The Hurricane

CHAPEL HILL – Instead of students and fans exploding from the bars to party on Franklin Street late Saturday night, they might have convened a giant prayer meeting to thank whatever forces allowed the Tar Heels to survive the second national semifinal over Oregon. Their team literally limping to the finish line against the Ducks, saved by offensive rebounding that offset four bricks from the free throw line by two of the team’s more reliable foul shooters, Carolina lives to play in the national championship for a second straight year and try to avenge the last-second loss in Houston....

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