If Butler's 2011 Final Four run lacked the magic of 2010, it's only because the magic of the school's first Final Four AND reaching a Final Four in their home town was impossible to top one year later. Of course, that team's Cinderella status rose even higher when they chipped past Michigan State and were inches away from a national championship. If Mack/Howard can win two more games, this bunch will be remembered even longer.
Back in 1994, the North Carolina Tar Heels were SERIOUS. The defending champs retained their best player (Eric Montross) and two other starters, and added freshmen Jerry Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, and Jeff McInnis. I was entering year 3 of an impressive 17 year sports fan prime, and having just been schooled by LJ&Augmon&UNLV, Laetner&Hurley&Duke, and... Read more »