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Legendary 1983 North Carolina State team finally gets White House visit

One of the greatest underdog teams in college basketball history are finally going to meet the President. The North Carolina State Wolfpack basketball team famously went on a seemingly-impossible title run in 1983. They matched up against the Clyde Drexler and Akeem Olajuwon-led Houston Cougars in the NCAA finals. Despite the Cougars being overwhelming favorites, coach Jimmy Valvano...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The historic 1983 NC State basketball team finally earned a White House invite

The 1983 North Carolina State men's basketball team went down in history as one of the greatest Cinderella stories in history, as the Wolfpack went on an impressive run upsetting favorites in the tournament before topping the heavily-favored Houston Cougars for the NCAA title.These days, NC State would have made the rounds after that win with media appearances and what has become...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Thurl Bailey, 1983 N.C. State Team Finally Visiting White House

Thanks to a letter from former Utah Jazz star Thurl Bailey, members of the 1983 NC State Wolfpack team that won the NCAA championship have finally received their invitation to the White House. Whenever a team wins a major championship in American sports, like the NCAA basketball championship, that team usually visits the White House where its […] Utah Jazz: Thurl Bailey, 1983...
Via Purple and Blues
2 days ago

NC State's 1983 NCAA championship team to visit White House

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) More than 30 years after winning the national championship, North Carolina State's 1983 basketball team finally will meet the president. School officials said Thursday that members of that team will visit the White House on May 9. After their buzzer-beating win over Houston gave them their second NCAA title, the Wolfpack never made the trip to Washington -...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette men's basketball inks two recruits for 2017

Marquette announced it signed two recruits for its 2016-17 basketball class, however one won't be on campus for a couple of years. Signing National Letter of Intents with the Golden Eagles on Wednesday were Sam Hauser, a 6-foot-6 forward from Stevens Point, Wis., and Brendan Bailey, a 6-foot-8 forward from American Fork, Utah. Hauser is ranked the No. 72 recruit in the country by...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: 4-Star F Brendan Bailey Commits To Marquette

American Fork (UT) four-star forward Brendan Bailey has committed to Marquette, according to multiple reports. Scout.com’s Evan Daniels first broke the news.  Source: Four-star wing Brendan Bailey commits to Marquette | Story: https://t.co/AGdswUjfFy pic.twitter.com/HCIHqkn6N7 — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) October 20, 2015 The 6-foot-7, 170-pound Bailey is the son of former...
Via College Spun
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-star SF Brendan Bailey commits to Marquette

Brendan Bailey, a consensus four-star recruit, committed to Marquette on Tuesday night.  It's time to announce that I will be attending Marquette University to extend my career in Basketball. pic.twitter.com/CN4OkqczaG — Brendan Bailey (@brendanbailey35) October 20, 2015The 6-foot-7 small forward, who attends American Fork High in Utah, picked the Golden Eagles over Gonzaga, Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville faces tough road to Sweet 16 of NCAA Tournament

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Every women's college basketball team's goal this season was to make it to Tampa, site of the women's Final Four. Third-seeded Louisville finds itself here two weeks earlier than they might have hoped, sent on the road because its home arena is hosting men's tournament games. That leaves the Cardinals with a tough path just to get to the Sweet 16, beginning Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU basketball: Late-bloomer Morgan Bailey leading Cougs' NCAA tourney push

Provo • Because she is tall, athletic and the niece of former Utah Jazz star Thurl Bailey, everybody always assumes that Morgan Bailey grew up loving basketball and excelling at the sport. Actually, she preferred tap dancing. "I was horrible at basketball at first," Bailey said. "I gave up dancing and tried out in the ninth grade, and although I made the team, I was just awful...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
February 16, 2015

BYU basketball: Late-bloomer Bailey leading Cougars' NCAA tourney push

Provo • Because she is tall, athletic and the niece of former Utah Jazz star Thurl Bailey, everybody always assumes that Morgan Bailey grew up loving basketball and excelling at the sport. Actually, she preferred tap dancing. "I was horrible at basketball at first," Bailey said. "I gave up dancing and tried out in the ninth grade, and although I made the team, I was just awful...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
February 16, 2015

Junior forward Brendan Bailey picks Arizona State early

Arizona State struck with a quality junior recruit on Sunday night, scoring 6′-7″ wing forward Brendan Bailey of American Fork (UT), who picked the Sun Devils. Bailey is the son of former NBA player Thurl Bailey. Bailey is considered a top 100 recruit due to his ability to hit shots with his length, and defend as ...
Via Hoopniks
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU gets 2016 commitment from 4-star recruit Brendan Bailey

Arizona State basketball coach Herb Sendek has received his first oral commitment for the class of 2016 in Brendan Bailey, the son of former NBA forward Thurl Bailey. Bailey, a 6-foot-7, 190-pound wing, averaged 16 points and six rebounds as a sophomore at American Fork (Utah) High School and is ranked by Scout as the No. 66 prospect in 2016. His sister, BreElle Bailey, is a sophomore...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU gets 2016 commitment from 4-star recruit Brendan Bailey

Arizona State basketball coach Herb Sendek has received his first oral commitment for the class of 2016 in Brendan Bailey, the son of former NBA forward Thurl Bailey. Bailey, a 6-foot-7, 190-pound wing, averaged 16 points and six rebounds as a sophomore at American Fork (Utah) High School and is ranked by Scout as the No. 66 prospect in 2016. His sister, BreElle Bailey, is a sophomore...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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