Sorensen: “There’s a Kia in the concourse outside the South Club Lounge at Time Warner Cable Arena. It’s a good-looking car, new and shiny. But when the Charlotte Hornets began the season 5½ months ago, I swear I saw a Lamborghini there.”
Carolina’s Dave Gettleman’s philosophy is obvious. He wants to sign free agents to fill obvious gaps on the roster. Once the gaps are filled, he is free to draft the Best Available Player regardless of position.
It’s difficult for me to envision Mark Price failing at anything. And if he’s right for the job and athletics director Judy Rose is right about him, Halton Arena could be what it once was. This wasn’t the school’s team. It was one of Charlotte’s teams.
What worked Friday against Robert Morris worked Sunday against San Diego State. Duke again was smart and selfless and incredibly effective. The Blue Devils beat the Aztecs 68-49 and join N.C. State and North Carolina in the Sweet 16.
San Francisco’s Chris Borland walked away from the San Francisco 49ers, from the NFL and from the sport that had always distinguished him, because the head trauma wasn’t worth it. It will be interesting to see who follows.
Charlotte 49ers basketball coach Alan Major, 46, is in his fifth season at the University of North Carolina Charlotte and currently on medical leave. Nothing he has done indicates he is an NCAA Division I basketball coach. It’s time for UNCC to start over.