The 1983 North Carolina Wolfpack created March Madness, coming from nowhere to win nine consecutive elimination games over a month period against a field of mostly heavily favored opponents.
The Cameron Crazies represent a unique combination of a comic book nerd's intellectuality with the determination of the most rabid Boston Red Sox fan, so attending a Duke basketball game is a marriage of theatre of the absurd with the loudest sporting event imaginable.
Doeren brings experience as a recruiting coordinator at Wisconsin to a program that has struggled to bring top-rated classes into Raleigh.
Gottfried's first task wasn't to recruit players to the Wolfpack, nor was it to immediately begin hosting practice with the current roster. Gottfried's tasks as head coach began by recruiting a coaching staff with the ability to turn N.C. State into a winning program.
Seth Godin, who has helped thousands of entrepreneurs be productive, says that business people never realize that with a little bit of push, they can move past a seeming dead end and reach business success. I hope that is true in my case.