The GREATEST RIVALRY In College Sports History: Duke vs. North Carolina & MY First Ever Religious Experience At Cameron Indoor Stadium
It is 24 Hours Away from one MY MAJOR BUCKET LIST MOMENTS being complete. DUKE VS. NORTH CAROLINA from “The Craziest Environment in College Basketball History”: the venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium. Red Sox-Yankees is arguably the Greatest Rivalry in Pro Sports History, but they play at least 19 times during the course of a regular season. Yeah…19 Times. The Blue Devils & Heels meet twice in the regular season with the looming possibility of a third time in the ACC Tournament; and Maybe even a Fourth time in the NCAA Tournament in the Elite Eight, Final Four, or National Championship.
Whether you live in Missoula, Montana; Grand Forks, North Dakota; or Bangor, Maine; you will be mesmerized by the pageantry, hostility, & INSANITY that is Duke-North Carolina. If you don’t even care for College Basketball until Selection Sunday gives the brackets for your office tournament pool…If you are going to ONLY watch ONE game a season, it must be Duke-North Carolina. If you could only watch one Mafia Movie, it would be The Godfather. This is the “EPICENTER of College Basketball”.
I have NO idea what I am about to experience in the next 24 hours. I have been told by Taylor Zarzour a.k.a. MY Partner In Crime & Co-Host on “The Drive” on 610 “THE FAN” (WFNZ) in Charlotte 3-7 P.M. (M-F) that this will be a quote “RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE”. I’ve had a few religious experiences in my lifetime, but something in my gut tells me that they will pale in comparison to DUKE-UNC at Cameron Indoor. Come about 9 o’clock (Eastern Standard Time) Tomorrow Night, I probably will be feeling & uttering : “HALLELUIAH, It’s DUKE-UNC & There’s NO Place I’d Rather Be!!! LET MY RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE BEGIN!”