What has easily found its way into the top five series for me of all time, ESPN’s “30 for 30″ returns this March with a new lineup, including details on two episodes. The first will be the Jim Valvano story which will most likely lead me to crying like a baby and the second will be around the 1983 draft featuring a focus on Elway and Marino.
According to a press release from ESPN:
Survive and Advance (Jonathan Hock)
Airdate: Sunday, March 17, at 9pm ET on ESPN
When the 1982-83 college basketball season began, Jim Valvano and his North Carolina State Wolfpack faced high expectations with equally high aspirations. But with ten losses for the season, the Wolfpack’s only hope of making the NCAA Tournament was to win the ACC Tournament and earn the conference’s automatic berth. Nine straight improbable tournament wins later over the likes of Sampson, Jordan, Olajuwon and Drexler, N.C. State had “survived and advanced” its way to a national championship. Director Jonathan Hock takes a po...