Posted on: February 12, 2009 8:46 am
Edited on: February 12, 2009 8:48 am

Greatest atmosphere in college sports

Yes my team lost. They lost to the better team. Their weakness was exposed and still I think it will be their demise in the tournament but last nights Duke/UNC game is the reason why I love college basketball more than anything. If you don't like sports you would enjoy that game. The emotion and passion every kid plays with is remarkable. It is the way defense is suppose to be played. It is the effort you dream any of your players will give. It is the greatest atmosphere in all of college sports. I am not knocking a trip to The Swamp, the Golden Dome or Ohio St/ Michigan football. They are all special. That game last night just seems to be what is absolutely right in sports. When played at that level the game of basketball just seems poetic and graceful. The Cameron Crazies are absolutely wonderful. You find yourself watching them as much as the game itself. I was hoping speedo man would make another appearance. So I pose this question and as I have stated I am not here to bash anyones school or their rivalries. If you had one ticket and one ticket only for the rest of your life what sporting event would you go to? There is no doubt in my mind UNC/Duke at Cameron is my choice. It has nothing to do with the outcome of the game but the atmosphere, intensity and respect the two teams, the coaches and schools have for one another. It is more than a game. The names on the back of your shirt do not matter. The NBA prospects on the floor on that night do not matter. The rankings do not matter. The records do not matter. The only thing that matters is the name on the front on the jersey and how you will do anything in your power to make every student, alumnus and fan proud of your effort win, lose or draw!

Category: NCAAB
Tags: Duke/UNC
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