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Reply #50 on: April 01, 2011, 10:42:07 pm
During the 76-77 season I attended all home games, the Sunbelt Tourney and the NCAA games vs syracuse, michigan, and marquette. I have some memorabilia from then in my attic in the event anyone needs to pick my brain or the few mementos.
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Reply #51 on: April 06, 2011, 03:19:32 pm
During the 76-77 season I attended all home games, the Sunbelt Tourney and the NCAA games vs syracuse, michigan, and marquette. I have some memorabilia from then in my attic in the event anyone needs to pick my brain or the few mementos.

What do you have? I have the round wooden Final Four Plaque in my "man-cave". In fact, I had 2 but one split in half and I think I trashed it.


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Reply #52 on: April 07, 2011, 09:19:01 pm
During the 76-77 season I attended all home games, the Sunbelt Tourney and the NCAA games vs syracuse, michigan, and marquette. I have some memorabilia from then in my attic in the event anyone needs to pick my brain or the few mementos.

What do you have? I have the round wooden Final Four Plaque in my "man-cave". In fact, I had 2 but one split in half and I think I trashed it.

I may have spoken too soon. That stuff is in my dusty, web-infested attic, but I have some newspaper clippings, some drinking glasses, some magazines buried in a pile, etc. One day I'll go through it. Maybe when we return to the FF or the school solicits the stuff as museum pieces.
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Reply #53 on: April 08, 2011, 09:21:42 am
Final seconds of the UNLV game:
 
1977 NCAA Tournament - Charlotte vs UNLV
 
 


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Reply #54 on: November 05, 2011, 06:27:43 pm
No one cared about that UNLV game.  I think that may have been the last year the NCAA had the consolation game.
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Reply #55 on: December 01, 2011, 08:31:59 am
I know the consolation game was played at least the next two years, as Notre Dame and Arkansas played a classic in 78 which Arkansas's Ron Brewer won on a last second shot.  In 79 DePaul ripped Penn. 


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Reply #56 on: December 01, 2011, 10:46:03 am
The last 3rd place game was in 1981.


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Reply #57 on: March 19, 2013, 03:56:48 pm
36 years ago today, this happened!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIgauzNcca8\


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Reply #58 on: March 19, 2013, 04:00:31 pm
That was great...Who was it,sound was garbled.


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Reply #59 on: March 19, 2013, 04:09:05 pm
I believe that was Jim Thacker on the mike.


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Reply #60 on: March 19, 2013, 04:28:10 pm
36 years ago today, this happened!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIgauzNcca8\

I am honored to have been there in person to see this. It was an AWESOME NINER moment.
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Reply #61 on: March 19, 2013, 05:05:37 pm
That was great...Who was it,sound was garbled.
  Jim Simpson with Tom Hawkins as color man. 


Pabst Blue Ribbon was one of the broadcast sponsors.  ;D


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Reply #62 on: March 19, 2013, 05:06:45 pm
36 years ago today, this happened!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIgauzNcca8\

I am honored to have been there in person to see this. It was an AWESOME NINER moment.

I'm just honored to be able to still remember it.  That play was in my opinion the most memorable play in the history of Niner basketball, edging out Diego's 3 pointer against the holes and Plavich's half point shot against IU.  Kinch's shot was not the game-winner, but it sure stopped Michigan in their tracks and took the remaining wind out of their sail in what is beyond a doubt the biggest win in our program's history.
 
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Reply #63 on: January 24, 2014, 11:04:45 pm
A NY alum friend sent this old NY Times article to me as we remembered Lew Massey. http://ww​w.nytimes.co​m/2007/02/18​/sports/ncaa​basketball/1​8charlotte.h​tml?pagewant​ed=print&_r=​1&
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Reply #64 on: February 12, 2015, 03:28:47 pm
Been thinking about the 76-77 FF with the deaths of Dean Smith and Jerry Tarkanian during the past week. That leaves Lee Rose as the sole surviving HC from that quartet in Atlanta.


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Reply #65 on: February 12, 2015, 04:14:45 pm
Been thinking about the 76-77 FF with the deaths of Dean Smith and Jerry Tarkanian during the past week. That leaves Lee Rose as the sole surviving HC from that quartet in Atlanta.

Yep. Since there was a Consolation Game back then, they are leaving us in the same order of how they finished the FF: 1st McGuire 2nd Dean 3rd Tark.... :(
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" 'Reality': what a concept!"
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Reply #66 on: February 12, 2015, 05:06:32 pm
Been thinking about the 76-77 FF with the deaths of Dean Smith and Jerry Tarkanian during the past week. That leaves Lee Rose as the sole surviving HC from that quartet in Atlanta.

Yep. Since there was a Consolation Game back then, they are leaving us in the same order of how they finished the FF: 1st McGuire 2nd Dean 3rd Tark.... :(

That's a very observant observation.
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Reply #67 on: February 12, 2015, 05:15:57 pm
Been thinking about the 76-77 FF with the deaths of Dean Smith and Jerry Tarkanian during the past week. That leaves Lee Rose as the sole surviving HC from that quartet in Atlanta.

Yep. Since there was a Consolation Game back then, they are leaving us in the same order of how they finished the FF: 1st McGuire 2nd Dean 3rd Tark.... :(

That's a very observant observation.

Easy, since I was there and will NEVER forget the awesome week of joy leading up to the FF  :p and the abject sadness of losing to marquette the way we did.  :( >:(
"We are not here to elevate ourselves, but the institution.
            ---- Bonnie Cone      1965 in Time magazine

" 'Reality': what a concept!"
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