Clemson thinks it can still win with Brownell
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Clemson thinks it can still win with Brownell

Tigers missed NCAA Tournament for sixth straight season

Photo: Brad Brownell

In a 24-hour period earlier this week, a vast difference in handling basketball coaches emerged between North Carolina State and Clemson.

On Sunday, N.C. State introduced Kevin Keatts as the Wolfpack’s new basketball coach. He replaced Mark Gottfried, who was fired despite having taken N.C. State to the NCAA Tournament four of six years. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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