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Peavine Hoolow

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January 6, 1965, after a 107-85 loss at Wake, team bus pulled up at Woollen

Gym and was greeted by a figure hanging in effigy. There was no doubt that it represented Smith, he later recalled, "because of its long nose". Billy Cunningham tore it down.

(This report comes from the book "ACC Basketball" written by J Samuel Walker, a historian at the University of Maryland who is Wally Walker's older brother. The book was published in 2011 by the University of North Carolina Press and is a must read for any college/ACC hoops fan.)

(In response to this post by ulster cav)

Posted: 10/14/2021 at 11:01AM


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