[When you're Duke] you can just slip in a McDonald’s All American

Return to Forum

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
  • DooksucksV3 Jan 30, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Dook has a 3-4 Ryan Kelly type players on the bench. A starting PG is an entirely different animal.
    But since you have never seemed to understand sports very well, I will give you a pass for not knowing that.

  • SportznutV2.0 Jan 30, 2013
    Sports Legend

    He is right - when you are Duke you also dont lose in the first round as a 2 seed ...uh um. .. I mean you dont lose by 27 @a football school as the number 1 ...uh um wait...nevermind

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 30, 2013
    Sports Legend

    http://bustingbrackets.com/2013/01/29/nc-state-pg-lorenzo-brown-exits-with-ankle-injury-in-loss-to-virginia/At halftime of N.C. State's upset win over Duke earlier this month, Wolfpack head coach Mark Gottfried made light of the foot injury that sidelined Blue Devils star forward Ryan Kelly for the game.
    "‘[When you're Duke] you can just slip in a McDonald's All American," he told a sideline reporter. "That's nice, isn't it?"

    Wolfpack officials gave no word as to the extent of Brown's injury, presumed to be a sprained ankle, only to say his status for Saturday's game against the ACC frontrunner is unclear.
    Already handcuffed with a paper-thin bench and normally true to a tight, six-man rotation, Gottfried would likely turn to freshman McDonald's All-American Tyler Lewis in Brown's absence. The Oak Hill was lauded for his court awareness and passing ability coming out of high school, but physical shortcomings paired with athletic limitations have kept him out of N.C. State's rotation in conference play. In a word, Lewis is unprepared for the college game thus far.

    Coach Gottfried didn't offer much sympathy for Duke, which has played the last four games without one of its senior leaders and turned to a freshman McDonald's All-American to fill the void.
    Now cornered in a similar predicament two weeks later, let's see if the Wolfpack head coach feels the same way about his own situation.

Oldest First
  • Senior PGA Championship

    Saturday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NHL: Teams TBD

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Tennis: French Open

    Sunday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Senior PGA Championship

    Sunday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Soccer: North Carolina FC @ Jacksonville

    Sunday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-2

  • Senior PGA Championship

    Monday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NHL: Teams TBD

    Monday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NBA: Cleveland at Boston

    Tonight at 7:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NASCAR: Coca-Cola 600

    Sunday at 6:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • Indianapolis 500

    Sunday at 11:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

NBA Scoreboard
Cleveland 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)02:3020:30 ET7:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Boston 
NHL Scoreboard
Ottawa 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Pittsburgh 
MLB Scoreboard
Interleague
Seattle4Top
7th
Washington2
Cincinnati 3:10 PT4:10 MT5:10 CT6:10 ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 3:10 MST5:10 EST5:40 VEN2:10 UAE (+1)5:10 CT
Preview
Cleveland 
American League
Kansas City Postponed
NY Yankees 
LA Angels0Bot
4th
Tampa Bay2
Texas 4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
Preview
Boston 
Detroit 5:10 PT6:10 MT7:10 CT8:10 ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 MST7:10 EST7:40 VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 CT
Preview
Houston 
National League
Pittsburgh7Top
9th
Atlanta2
Colorado1Top
4th
Philadelphia0
San Francisco1Top
1st
Chi Cubs0
San Diego 4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
Preview
NY Mets 
Arizona 5:10 PT6:10 MT7:10 CT8:10 ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 MST7:10 EST7:40 VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 CT
Preview
Milwaukee 
St. Louis 7:10 PT8:10 MT9:10 CT10:10 ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 MST9:10 EST9:40 VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 CT
Preview
LA Dodgers 
Minor League Baseball
International League
Durham 8:05 PT9:05 MT10:05 CT11:05 ET4:05 GMT
Rochester 
Louisville 8:05 PT9:05 MT10:05 CT11:05 ET4:05 GMT
Pawtucket 
Buffalo 9:05 PT10:05 MT11:05 CT12:05 ET5:05 GMT
Gwinnett 
Syracuse 3:05 PT4:05 MT5:05 CT6:05 ET11:05 GMT
Charlotte 
Norfolk 3:35 PT4:35 MT5:35 CT6:35 ET11:35 GMT
Toledo 
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3:35 PT4:35 MT5:35 CT6:35 ET11:35 GMT
Columbus 
Indianapolis 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET12:05 GMT
Lehigh Valley 
Syracuse 5:35 PT6:35 MT7:35 CT8:35 ET1:35 GMT
Charlotte 
ATP Scoreboard
Thursday, May 25
Geneva Open (ATP)
Quarterfinals
(5) S. Johnson4 5    
M. Zverev6 7    
(2) K. Nishikori2 6 78   
K. Anderson6 4 66   
(1) S. Wawrinka4 5    
(6) S. Querrey6 4    
A. Kuznetsov 
C. Stebe 
 
Open Parc Lyon (ATP)
Quarterfinals
N. Basilashvi6 6    
N. Kicker3 1    
(2) J. Tsonga6 6    
K. Khachanov0 4    
(1) M. Raonic6 6    
G. Elias4 3    
(3) T. Berdych6 4    
(5) G. Simon4 0    
 
WTA Scoreboard
Thursday, May 25
Internationaux Strasbourg (WTA)
Quarterfinals
(4) C. Suarez Nav65 4    
(6) S. Stosur77 6    
(7) D. Gavrilova6 63 77   
A. Barty4 77 65   
(5) C. Garcia77 6    
K. Pliskova63 2    
(8) S. Peng6 4    
S. Rogers0 3    
 
Nurnberger Versicherungsc (WTA)
Quarterfinals
(7) Y. Shvedova4 0    
M. Doi6 0    
C. Witthoeft6 3 62   
B. Krejcikova3 6 77   
(1) K. Bertens6 6    
(5) A. Riske4 3    
(2) Y. Putintseva3 3    
S. Cirstea6 2