Blue Streak

Blue Streak

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Get ready to board the same roller coaster that the North Carolina Tar Heels rode all the way to the 2009 national championship. Dan Wiederer, who covered the team as a reporter with The Fayetteville Observer, provides an insidera€™s view of an unforgettable season that included ups, downs, twists, and turns. From a startling and dispiriting 2008 Final Four loss to Kansas to the blowout defeat of Michigan State in the next year's national title game, youa€™ll relive record-breaking performances, exhilarating victories and losses that caused panic. Discover what went on behind closed doors with never-before-told tales from players, coaches, and media members who were there every step of the way. Plus, youa€™ll read hilarious anecdotes of how the UNC players kept themselves entertained and came together off the basketball court. In addition to going behind the scenes with the title-winning team, youa€™ll join Wiederer as he analyzes where its players rank in the pantheon of UNC greats, and youa€™ll discover the role that former players continue to play at the school. Discover what makes North Carolina basketball so great and relive one of its most unforgettable seasons ever in Blue Streak.You make one mistake, say something wrong, do something you shouldna#39;t have done and youa#39;re going to hear about it. For a while. No onea#39;s safe. Even parents coming in the house a€“ theya#39;ll get made fun of, too, if they slip up.a€ From Hansbrougha#39;s ... There used to be a constant loop of NCAA Football on the Xbox 360. ... a€œHea#39;s the guy whoa#39;s screaming the loudest, yelling at himself, throwing the controller.

Title:Blue Streak
Author:Dan Wiederer
Publisher:iUniverse - 2010-03-25


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