Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

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Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by appgrouch » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:17 pm

Went to mid major madness for UNCC firings, found this:
https://www.midmajormadness.com/2017/12 ... eers-socon

No matter what you think of him now, it was good times.


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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by app97 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:53 pm

appgrouch wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:17 pm
Went to mid major madness for UNCC firings, found this:
https://www.midmajormadness.com/2017/12 ... eers-socon

No matter what you think of him now, it was good times.
I was finishing undergrad at App when he started and then grad school for his last 2 years of the first stint. Those were good times in varsity gym. I recall a packed house against Davidson, probably the year we went to the NCAA tourney. Those teams were fun to watch and very cohesive units.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by EastHallApp » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:57 pm

Fortunate that my four years at App coincided with Buzz's first four. As much as we're known as a football school, basketball was my first love as a student. Still one of my favorite in-person sporting events was attending the SoCon Tournament in Greenville the year we won it.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by Rick83 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:10 pm

Yep, that was a fun team and a great time period for App basketball for sure. I was at that packed Varsity game against Davidson, and at all of our SoCon tournament games when we won in Greenville, and then went to Nashville for our first round NCAA game against Ohio State which we lost badly. Even the Nashville loss was a fun trip.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:08 pm

It took two graphs to mention that Michael Jordan's roommate was Michael Jordan's roommate.


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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by McLeansvilleAppFan » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:40 pm

AppinVA wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:08 pm
It took two graphs to mention that Michael Jordan's roommate was Michael Jordan's roommate.
Based on my research over the last 20 years there is a mean of 1.2 paragraphs before this is mentioned with a minimum of 0 words before it was mentioned. The mode is 1 paragraph. :)


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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:19 pm

McLeansvilleAppFan wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:40 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:08 pm
It took two graphs to mention that Michael Jordan's roommate was Michael Jordan's roommate.
Based on my research over the last 20 years there is a mean of 1.2 paragraphs before this is mentioned with a minimum of 0 words before it was mentioned. The mode is 1 paragraph. :)
Sounds about right


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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by Rekdiver » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:06 pm

Buzz is dead to me.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by 87ASUgrad » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:50 pm

Buck Fuzz!


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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by MAD Doctor » Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:14 am

He gave us a few good seasons. Too bad his wife was in the car with the engine running.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by Stonewall » Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:28 am

He , and Bobby , proved it can be done.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by Cro-Magnon App » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:53 pm

Fancher had some good years. Now the head interim coach for Judy Rose.



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by Rekdiver » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:52 pm

It 2018.....Buzz and his snobby wife are still dead to me



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by SpeedkingATL » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:54 pm

Who is this Buzz of whom you speak.......



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Re: Throwback Week: When Buzz Ball ruled the Southern Conference

Unread post by asu66 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:22 pm

MAD Doctor wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:14 am
He gave us a few good seasons. Too bad his wife was in the car with the engine running.
Jan was actually in the driver's seat with the engine racing! :evil:


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