CHAD HOLBROOK was the 2-year-old son of Gardner-Webb men’s basketball coach Eddie Holbrook, living in Boiling Springs, N.C. Jack Leggett was a 19-year-old freshman baseball and football player at the University of Maine.
ACC FOOTBALL IS not likely to catch the SEC anytime soon. Neither, for that matter, will the Big Ten, Big 12 or Pac-12 conferences. When your league wins seven consecutive national championships – as the SEC did from 2006 to 2012 – you earn the right to crow about your supremacy for a long, long time.
STEVE SPURRIER should clear room on his trophy mantle for his latest, perhaps greatest, accomplishment. Somewhere beside the recognition for winning the 1996 college football national championship and those seven SEC titles, there needs to be acknowledgment of being a head coach at age 70.
Basketball hall of famer Dawn Staley left a coaching job in her hometown to take the helm of a Gamecock basketball program she would eventually lead to this season’s Final Four. Here’s how it unfolded.
She is not one to address the media on a consistent basis. She might poke fun at teammates in private, but she is not one to take her comedy act in front of the team. She is considered one of the team’s best dancers, but you will not find her alongside teammates Khadijah Sessions and Tina Roy in the center of the pregame dance circle.
Contacted via email at his Denver law office, South Carolina basketball legend John Roche was quick to respond to an inquiry concerning a March 24, 1968, late-night fire that destroyed the Carolina Field House on the USC campus.