Looking Back On Led Zeppelin’s Ill-Fated Reunion Show On This Day In 1988 [Watch]

first_imgOn May 14, 1988, Atlantic Records celebrated its 40th anniversary in monumental fashion with a full-day showcase at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The televised event, billed as It’s Only Rock And Roll, ran for nearly 13 hours and featured performances by legendary artists spanning the company’s 40-year existence, including The Rascals, Iron Butterfly, Yes, Genesis, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer (of Emerson, Lake, & Palmer), Foreigner, Paul Rodgers, Bob Geldof, Booker T. Jones, Wilson Pickett, The Coasters, The Spinners, The Blues Brothers, Roberta Flack, Bee Gees, Ben E. King, and more.Even with hours of high-profile performances on the docket, the majority of the buzz surrounding It’s Only Rock And Roll was focused on the night’s final act—a reunion set by the surviving members of Led Zeppelin. The rare performance was just the second time vocalist Robert Plant, bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones, and guitarist Jimmy Page shared the stage since drummer John Bonham’s alcohol-related death in September 1980.Zeppelin’s five-song performance, however, proved to be more of a headache than a triumphant return for the iconic band. The evening before the show, Plant raised red flags by proclaiming that he refused to sing the band’s ubiquitous 1971 track, “Stairway to Heaven”. By 1988, Plant and the rest of the band had already achieved notable success with various post-Zeppelin solo projects. Like many artists who are best known for their early work, Plant viewed the ever-ravenous demand for “Stairway” as a burden of the past and was reluctant to give into such imposed nostalgia, especially after their last performance of the song (at Live Aid in 1985) was badly botched. It’s not hard to understand Plant’s reluctance to sing the song. Over the years, “Stairway to Heaven” being overplayed has become a cultural reference almost as widely known as the song itself:Wayne’s World – “No Stairway” Scene[Video: Lycrius]Although Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun eventually persuaded Plant and the song was relatively well played, the roughly 30-minute set (which also included “Kashmir,” “Heartbreaker,” “Whole Lotta Love,” and “Misty Mountain Hop”) was plagued throughout by a poor sound mix. Page’s guitar mix was loud and shrill. Jones’ bass and keys were barely audible, and particularly missed on songs like “Kashmir” and “Stairway,” where those parts are usually featured prominently.One notable high point was Jason Bonham, who took his late father’s place behind the drums, playing with excitement and energy in his first big show with the band. Even that satisfying storyline did little to redeem the gig, which Page later called “one big disappointment” and Plant referred to as “foul” in an interview for the 1997 book Led Zeppelin: The Concert File by Dave Lewis and Simon Pallett. This proved to be the last Zeppelin show the full band would play together for nearly twenty years. However, if nothing else, this disappointing performance helped set a dramatic stage for the band’s highly successful, record-setting 2007 reunion show at London’s O2 Arena, immortalized in the 2012 concert film, Celebration Day.Watch a full video of Led Zeppelin’s 1988 It’s Only Rock And Roll performance below:Led Zeppelin Reunion – Madison Square Garden – 5/14/88[Video: YeOldeRock]…and if reading this got you in the mood to get the Led out, and you’d rather listen to a kickin’ show than one that’s “foul” and “disappointing” (their words, not mine), try this one on for size: Led Zeppelin in all their glory at Knebworth Music Festival in 1979, performing for over 100,000 screaming fans.Led Zeppelin – Knebworth – 8/11/79 [Full Video][Video: Led Zeppelin Rarities][Originally published 5/14/17]last_img read more

Hamilton’s Carvens Lissaint Takes Aim with His New Book of Poetry and Shares His Story of Rising Up

first_img Related Shows “Young, scrappy and hungry” are the adjectives Lin-Manuel Miranda memorably uses to describe Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton, but he could have just as well been talking about the teenage years of Carvens Lissaint, the Broadway newcomer who plays George Washington in the game-changing musical. When his Haitian parents came upon hard times and lost their apartment, young Lissaint took to the subways with his love of spoken word poetry, staying up all night riding the lines and making whatever he could showing off his newfound talents. Now, Lissaint has taken his skills to a larger stage, without losing his scrappiness or hunger—if anything, the Broadway experience has given him even more to say. On the latest episode of Front Row, Paul Wontorek sits with the ambitious newcomer to talk about his incredible journey and the release of Target Practice, the striking just-released album and book of his newest writings.Tell me about the first time you got up and performed a poem in front of people.Oh, we’re taking it all the way back. [Laughs.] I was 16. I went to an open mic at the Whitney Museum. I don’t even remember the poem—I think it was terrible—but what I remember was the overwhelming support by the other young people there. I thought, “Wow, this is a community that champion’s the youth’s voice. This is something I need to be a part of for the rest of my life.” Really, it was that simple. Carvens Lissaint What were you writing about? What did you want to get on the page and on the stage?At the time, I was just writing my teenage feelings—Man, the world sucks! School sucks! And I wrote a lot of love poems—I was very romantic. But I was also political real early. I had a mentor named Mahogany Brown. I remember I wrote this poem, and she said, “This is beautiful, but I’m going to tear this up, because I don’t think this poem cost you anything.” So I always knew I had to come to the page with high stakes, that anything that I wrote had to be a matter of life and death.There’s a lot of life or death in your new book, Target Practice. How did it come about?I started writing this in grad school, originally as a play. We were doing a production of Buried Child and I was playing Father Dewis, so I had a lot of offstage time! [Laughs.] Really the genesis of the book started with the death of Philando Castile, the man in Minnesota. He was in the car with his girlfriend and his girlfriend’s daughter in the back. He respected a lawful order, effectively communicated that he had a firearm in the car, that it was licensed. And still he was deemed as someone who was a threat, even with a child in the car. I saw the video.That video is hard to forget.I saw it live, while backstage doing the show. And I said, “I have to write.”The poem that the video of Philando Castile inspired is actually where the title comes from.Yeah. “Is the black body target practice?” It’s something that I’ve wrestled with all the time, because we’re targets in many ways. It can be violent or nonviolent. It can be micro-aggressions. And really, it just goes through my narrative of different stories of racist experiences that I’ve had. Walking into my apartment building, or on the train, or sitting at dinner with my wife. View Comments Carvens Lissaint and wife Leslie Lissaint(Photo by Caitlin McNaney) Interview was edited for clarity. Carvens Lissaint backstage at Hamilton (Photo by Cailtin McNaney)Tell me about the night he came to see Hamilton.He just broke down and weeped. I’ve seen him cry maybe three times. And I don’t think I ever hugged my dad, but he broke down in my arms and held me at the stage door for about two minutes. And that’s a long time! It was so moving for me. To see that I affected him in any type of way, and for him to feel there were things that he instilled in me that helped me get there…Yeah, it moved me. I still haven’t unpacked that moment. It was probably one of the most beautiful moments I’ve had with him.Finances got tough for your family when you were a teenager.Yeah, we hit a real financial rut. The company that my dad was working for as a computer technician went under, so he was out of work for a really long time. I don’t know if that increased our debt or it was mismanagement of money, but he didn’t have enough to afford where we were living. Gentrification hit our area really, really hard. People were buying up real estate, fixing things up and kicking the black and brown people out. Luckily, we had a lot of family in the city, so were able to couch hop for a bit. But we didn’t have a home. I never asked my parents for money; I went out and tried to get it myself. Performing on trains, always competing in poetry slams… Literally taking my last $7, going to Nuyorican Poetry Cafe and paying that $7 to get in and praying that I won the poetry slam. If I won, I would get like $10 or $15 and I knew I had enough money to get a slice of pizza and a MetroCard to go back home and do it all over again. That’s what I did for years. I didn’t sleep in a bed for like three years, from 2008 to maybe 2011.You’d sleep on the trains?Ride them all night—ride it all the way up, ride it all the way down. It was a rough time, but it instilled a lot of discipline and a lot of gratitude. Because I don’t need much. Basic amenities for me. Do I have some food in the fridge? A roof over my head? T-shirt on my back? If I have that, then I’m good. My wife has to force me to buy new clothes. She’s like, “You look crazy! That has a hole in it. Please don’t embarrass yourself. Buy some new clothes!” [Laughs.] Or, you’ve said before, at the stage door of Hamilton.Or at the stage door of Hamilton. Or fans who comment on my Instagram and say, “Oh my God, I loved you as George Washington, but I don’t really know about this racism stuff you’re talking about. Racism is like over.” [Laughs.] You know, there are people who love Hamilton and hate black people. It’s real; I’ve experienced it. So I had to speak out about it. I had to. And I love that Hamilton is giving me the platform to be able to speak about this.Are these scary thoughts for you to share? Are you nervous about being in the biggest hit in recent Broadway history and saying these things?At first, yeah. Because you start to think about your livelihood. If I start putting the mirror to the faces of the people who may be implicated in some of these actions, will I ever work again? But I never started this work for fame or for money. I always did it because I had something to say and the truth needed to be told. And I felt like I was called by God to speak to higher issues for the marginalized, oppressed and people who don’t have voices for themselves. That’s why I started this work, and that got me to Hamilton. Nothing else did. God brought me Hamilton. So there is no fear.Your life seems blessed in many ways right now—amazing Broadway job, loving home life with your wife, newfound attention for your talents. Yet you seem to have a great ability to not allow yourself to get comfortable.I think enjoying life is important, but I think enjoying life and comfort are two different things. Comfort can sometimes be complacency and it’s just not in my bones. I’m from a rich history of hardworking, Haitian immigrant people who didn’t have food to eat, water to drink, a place to live—basic amenities that I think ever human should have. So, how dare I sit in complacency when I know I have family out there that don’t have the mere blessings that I have here?What are you parents like? I know in the late ’70s, they came to New York from Haiti. What do you know about their early days in the city?I don’t know much. My father was the last of his brothers and sisters to come here. His older sister was here first and helped him get here. My dad said he came here on a Friday and was in school on Monday.Wow.He was like, “I need to make a better life of what I’ve had before. I need to do that for my family and myself and for the future kids.” I don’t know all the stories, but I know that man was in school. He was also working a night job and he just never stopped working since. Even to this day. I’m like, “You just need to retire.” And he’s like, “No, I have to work.”What does he do for work?He’s a desk attendant at Barnard College up at Columbia University. He works nights at the dorms, making sure everyone is safe. My wife said, “Hey man, you need a break.” And he looked at her and said, “Break? What is a break?” Like, he literally in his head, he was like, “I don’t know what a break is.” It’s an honorable virtue that I think was instilled in me in a lot of ways.You’re your father’s son.Very much so. You discovered In the Heights—and Lin-Manuel Miranda—around the same time.At high school, I was part of a salsa dance team for gym credit. They took us to this off-off-Broadway show called In the Heights, maybe like eight or 10 of us. I get to the theater and see the set and I’m like, “That looks like a bodega! That looks like my block. That’s dope. This looks like where I’m from!” I was immediately blown away by that. Then you hear the first beats and it’s salsa! And Lin comes out and starts rapping and we’re like, “Wait a minute!” We’ve just never seen anything like that. And then all these black and brown and Latino people came out dancing. I was just blown away. But the game changer was seeing Christopher Jackson, this smooth black brother singing this sultry, smooth R&B. I was like, “Y’all, there’s room for me!”And you eventually met him.I had the opportunity to meet him because my best friend, Joshua Bennett, performed at the White House with Lin when he debuted……What was called “The Hamilton Mixtape”.Yeah, the mixtape. And Lin gave him tickets to see In the Heights. I’d already seen it a couple of times, but I was up in the nosebleeds, not in the orchestra! We went backstage and I got to meet Chris. I’m like, “It’s an honor! You’re the reason I’m acting!” He was amazing, and we became friends on Facebook. And he helped me with undergrad auditions. I was like, “Yo, man. I need an upbeat song. Can I get ‘Benny’s Dispatch’?” He said, “Meet me at the stage door.” And he gave it to me. Always giving me advice. We rarely speak, but every time we do, it’s something beautiful and profound.And now you’re on Broadway.On it! Of it.But that’s not all. You’re on that same stage where you saw In the Heights, playing George Washington, the role that Christopher Jackson originated…What does it mean to walk into that theater? It’s your life now. The dazzle may have worn off a bit.Definitely, the dazzle is gone. Because it’s work, man. It’s work, and it’s hard work. Everyone is tired, everyone is injured. But I make sure I don’t lose that sense of the dazzle, if you will. I have a letter that Chris Jackson wrote to me when I joined the show. I have it posted right on my mirror. Sometimes you have to build a monument to remind you where God has brought you from and where God is bringing you to. For me, that’s important. But it’s so athletic, it’s such a sport. When I walk into the theater it’s like what LeBron James must feel like when he walks into the Staples Center. “I’m tired. My body hurts. But yo, it’s time to go.” There are thousands of people there. I walk by them before I walk into the stage door. And it gives me a sense of urgency and excitement. It makes me hype. I’m just trying to remind myself—I came from the bottom and I’m here now. And I’m just trying to do the work.Watch the full Front Row segment on Carvens Lissaint below. Carvens Lissaint (Photo by Caitlin McNaney) Hamilton from $149.00 Star Files  Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:59Loaded: 0%0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently behind liveLIVERemaining Time -9:59 1xPlayback RateChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedEnglishAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Amuneke Hopeful of Super Eagles Coaching Job (AUDIO)

first_imgFormer Nigeria winger Emmanuel Amuneke has said he is open to coaching the Super Eagles if the opportunity is given to him.Uncertainty still surrounds the future of current coach Gernot Rohr, as the Nigeria Football Federation are yet to hand the Franco-German tactician a new contract, with his current deal set to expire in June.In an interview with journalists on social media, the former Barcelona star, who previously coached Nigeria youth sides, the Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles, said he remains hopeful of landing the Super Eagles plum job.“I’m a very honest and straight-going guy, of course, we all nurse ambitions of coaching our country one day,” the former Tanzania coach said. “But we don’t know when, we don’t know how it will come.Audio Playerhttps://www.busybuddiesng.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Amuneke-APril-15.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Download Audio“But we know, doing the right thing, and when it pleases God, who sees every affairs of men, if it pleases Him and He finds me being in a position to help the country, of course, one day I hope I will be a in a position to coach the Super Eagles.”Following his exploits in Tanzania, where he guided the Taifa Stars to their first Africa Cup of Nations appearance in 39 years last year in Egypt, many have touted Amuneke to replace Rohr as the Eagles coach.The 1994 African Footballer of the Year also guided Nigeria’s U-17 boys to the 2015 FIFA World Cup title in Chile.Relatedlast_img read more

Interclue – New Web Previews App Launches

first_imgBack in January, Alex Iskold reviewed a number of ‘web previews’ tools – including Browster, Cooliris, Snap and Sphere. A couple of others are iReader and Blogrovr, although the latter is more about delivering content than previewing it. We’ve reviewed several of these web previews products before – e.g. see our post about iReader. Essentially all of these apps aim to save you clicks, by providing a preview of the web page behind a link. Sometimes this type of technology is intrusive, but a lot of times it is useful – because it allows you to check out a preview of the content without clicking through. Indeed a month or so ago we implemented Snap previews on Read/WriteWeb, and I myself regularly use it to preview the blogs of commenters (for example).So now Interclue has joined what is a reasonably crowded market – and as yet a market where there is little evidence of profitablity. Browster has already bitten the dust. So what makes Interclue different? Like iReader it is a browser add-on that provides more information about a link, including a text summary of the content. Here is an example: richard macmanus Tags:#web Related Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Interclue is very nicely implemented and it doesn’t interfere with my browsing. By default you have to hover over or click the little icon to the right of the link to see the content preview, which is much better (in my view) than automatically popping it up when the user passes their mouse over the link. You can modify this behavior, including hover time. Also there is a lot of handy information packed into the previews – a useful text summary, plus some stats about the web page. It also has a del.icio.us tagcloud and digg count, two very nifty features for web 2.0 savvy users.The current service is free, but CEO Seth Wagoner says there will be a premium subscription based service too. He says it will make Interclue “3-5 times faster and bring you even more clues per pixel.”Check out the Interclue blog for more info, but also try it out and see what you think. Overall I’m definitely impressed with the implementation of web previews in Interclue, but – as with its competition – it remains to be seen if Interclue gets a steady revenue stream. It is a handy tool, but is it one users will pay for?A final note, this is a web app that hails from New Zealand (where I live). Nice to see web 2.0 startups beginning to pop up here – there are others I have my eye on too. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

Bring New Life to Static Documents with Adam

first_imgDon’t you hate it when you click a link only to discover it wasn’t a web page, but a slow-loading PDF instead? Maybe it’s time for publishers to find something to do with those PDFs that makes them a lot more interesting and engaging for their site’s users. A new mashup tool called Adam (Beta) can help. It lets you take static files like PDFs and images and mash them up with web content like HTML and multimedia. Adam then provides you with an embed code so you can display these new remixed files on your web site. About AdamOriginally designed as a solution for e-commerce sites, the service strangely called Adam is not complicated to use. However, the company does estimate that the time it takes from mashup creation to having it live on your web site could be approximately 20 minutes. That’s a little bit longer than just linking to a PDF or even uploading it to a document-hosting service like Scridb or Issuu. Still, the extra time may be worth it because Adam lets you create a truly interactive document by allowing you to add videos, HTML, stylized text, and more to what were previously just plain files. For those familiar with designing web pages, the process may seem familiar. To add content to a document on Adam, you select various “hotspots” in the document and then add the content you want to mashup. This is where you would paste in any text, images, music, or videos you want to appear when the user mouses over that part of the document. The service currently integrates with other content providers including YouTube, flickr, metacafe, Veoh, vimeo, and imeem.The best way to understand what Adam can do, though, is to view some sample of it in action. You can check out a mashed up floor plan or you can see all the content providers in use on one document. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts sarah perez 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Adam doesn’t provide anything that a talented web designer can’t already do on their own, but like every service that comes out of the Web 2.0 movement, it’s about letting everyone have access to the tools that previously only skilled professionals knew how to use. If you want to try Adam for yourself, you can sign up here. Tags:#design#Mashups#NYT#Product Reviews#web A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…last_img read more

Let’s talk about the OSU depth chart

first_imgNotes and thoughts:• Look at all those freshmen backups, my gosh. This defense is going to be good this year and potentially elite in 2015.• Remember when guys who looked like Trace Clark used to be no-doubt starters on the defensive line? Now they can barely get PT.• I don’t know how long you can keep Akem from starting. He is an insanely large, gifted human being.• Deric Robertson (So.) isn’t listed on here but he’s listed on the two deep as a third-string free safety behind Harding. Same for Darius Curry (Fr.) at corner with Ramon Richards. Actually Curry gets the “OR” I thought was reserved for QBs.’Totally Tickets is your source for Oklahoma State football tickets. TackleOfa HautauSr.Vincent TaylorFr. Strong safetyLarry StephensSr.Tre FlowersFr. Notes and thoughts:• I’m confused by the Chris Lacy thing. okstate.com tells me Marcell Ateman started instead but Lacy was listed first on the OSU depth chart. Either way I think we can all agree that the top four guys in some order are Seales, Sheperd, Ateman, and Glidden.• As someone on Twitter suggested this week we should just replace whoever the QB is at OSU with the word “or.”Screen Shot 2014-09-02 at 3.21.28 PMThere were a few other “ORs” (like Childs and Tyreek at RB) but I just listed the first guy for the sake of the integrity of my tables here.• No real surprises anywhere else though I do love seeing five freshmen on that two deep. Also, it’s probably not the greatest thing to have Jeremy Seaton starting at two positions for you…?• Speaking of Seaton — remember the days of Brandon Pettigrew and Alonzo Mayes? It’s unfortunate the TE position has gone the way of cassette tapes and VHS players. RIP TE Fade on NCAA Football. Actually, RIP NCAA Football.Onto the defense.Defense ReceiverDavid GliddenJr.Ra’Shaad SamplesFr. PositionStarterClassBackupClass CornerbackKevin PetersonJr.Juwan OffrayFr. Running backDesmond RolandSr.Tyreek HillJr. QuarterbackJW WalshJr.Daxx GarmanJr. Left tackleDaniel KoenigSr.Michael WilsonSo. CornerbackAshton LampkinJr.Ramon RichardsFr. Right guardZac VeatchSo.Jesse RobinsonFr. WLBSeth JacobsSo.Justin PhillipsFr. Tight endJeremy SeatonJr.Blake JarwinSo. ReceiverChris LacyFr.Marcell AtemanSo. ReceiverJhajuan SealesSo.CJ CurrySo.center_img Left guardChris GrigsbySr.Jack KurzuFr. EndEmmanuel OgbahSo.Trace ClarkJr. TackleJames CastlemanSr.Eric DavisSo. STAR LBJosh FurmanSr.Gyasi AkemFr. Free safetyJordan SternsSo.Dylan HardingFr. ReceiverBrandon SheperdJr.Blake WebbSo. CenterPaul LewisSo.Grant CanisSo. PositionStarterClassBackupClass USATSI_8057911_154512258_lowresMike Gundy is a world class secret-keeper so Saturday was the first time we got a glimpse of the OSU depth chart (as in, we watched the game).I wanted to take a look back at the two deep with a little bit of commentary.Offense Right tackleZach CrabtreeFr.Brandon GarrettSr. EndJimmy BeanJr.Sam WrenSr. MLBRyan SimmonsJr.Demarcus SherodSo. FullbackJeremy SeatonJr.Teddy JohnsonSr. If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img read more

NEW POLL FOR ATA

first_imgThe ATA is wanting your opinion on the NTL logo. Do you think that the logo is: A: Terrible, the style has nothing to do with Touch and it needs a colour change B: Satisfactory, not brilliant/not terrible, but what else could be done? or C: Great, encompasses Touch Australia-wide and the colours are the Aussie green and gold Simply go to the poll on the right hand side of the page and enter your vote!last_img

2007 WORLD CUP SENIOR TEAMS FINALISED

first_imgDebbie Wilson Joe Biskup William Chan Trevor Jolly Mens 30’s Mark Hartley Allan Watts Darren Jones Michael McDonald Derek Duguid Dennis Coffey Trevor Strahan Ben Smith Theresa Lowe Manu Wakely Shane Fredericksen Jason McNamara Sue Howard Chris Benfield John Howard Coaching Staff Danny Bretherton Andrew Keayes Mick Lennon Cathy Ring Senior Mixed Touch Football Australia have announced Australian Senior Teams for the  Federation of International Touch (FIT)  World Cup to be played in Stellenbosch South Africa 17-21 January 2007.Australia will field teams in all seven divisions on offer at the 2007 FIT World Cup, including the four senior divisions.Australia will defend its World Champion tag in the Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Mixed Open, and Men’s 35’s divisions, with the Men’s 40’s and Mixed 30’s divisions back on the FIT World Cup competition program after an absence since 1999.Touch Football Australia congratulate the following players and coaching and support staff on their National selection and wish them well for their participation in the 2007 FIT World Cup. Sue Salter Michael Cheung Coaching Staff John Moujali George Ornealas Tracey Williamson Paul Ridder Dave Raper Dean Taylor Barry Jackson Lars Hanson Mark Hearnden Chris Hill Tim Kitchingham John Samin Anthony Dudeck Peter Sanders Brandon McDonald Adam Fahim Rachel Byrne John Collins Wayne Gleeson Russell Cox Mitch Bonaventura Emmanuel Bughiar Craig Green Clynton Wastell Craig Slavin David Kafoa Ian Jordan Matt Barclay Wayne Grant David Roberts Chris Ferguson Men’s 40’s Barry Gibson Len Ryan Chris Jonson Dionne Kelvin Christian Browne Coaching Staff Men’s 35’s Coaching Staff Ferno Harb Ashley Taylor Ron Connelly Amanda Bourne Paul Thommason Scott Danswan Matt Russell Robyn Kildare John Singh Jeff Cheung Moses Choy Peter Wandl Pule Latoalast_img read more

Video: UNC Survives Harvard With Fast-Break Dunk In Final Seconds

first_imgNorth Carolina outlasts Harvard.Exhale, North Carolina fans. Your Tar Heels will be playing in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, but Thursday’s contest against Harvard was that close to going the other way. UNC needed one last defensive stand to eke out the victory.The Tar Heels, trailing 65-63, were able to tie the game on a jump hook by Justin Jackson with 48 seconds to play. After the Crimson missed on an opportunity to take the lead, UNC ran the fast break and executed it to perfection, as Marcus Paige found Jackson for a dunk in transition. Harvard’s Wesley Saunders missed a 3-point attempt with just seconds left on the clock.UNC will get the winner of Arkansas vs. Wofford, to be played later tonight.last_img