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A Reader Quotes Dean

We got this extremely nice e-mail from a  UNC student who wanted to
pass on a detail from Dean Smith's book regarding the genesis of the Four
Corners. We're more than happy to relay it.

I'm an avid reader of your site, and although I don't always agree with your opinions, [not even our mom's do that - DBR] respect the amount of time and effort you put into building it. The links and content are by far the most comprehensive of any ACC web presence, commercial or non-commercial.

I had noticed your lament over the passing of John McClendon, the NC Central coach who had ran a precursor of the Four Corners. I gained a lot of respect for McClendon, an individual I would have probably never known about had it
[not] been for you. I thought you may be interested to know that Coach Smith gave credit to McClendon in his new autobiography, or "memoir" as he refers to it.

"I've heard of a number of coaches who ran something similar. John McClendon, a good friend of mine who coached at North Carolina College and Tennessee State among other places, tells me that they ran a delay game that he called Two-in-the-Corner."

- Dean Smith A Coach's Life pg. 81

I don't think its necessary to recommend this book, its a no brainer if you are an ACC basketball fan as you obviously are. Once again, thanks for all your hard work.