So, going back to 1982, it is traditional for someone from UNC to spit in the Mississippi River should the Heels end up playing the NCAA Tournament in a city the river is near. Roy Williams did it 1982, some of the UNC players did it in 1993 and allegedly Roy did it again in 2005. The local media asked Roy on Tuesday if he planned to spit into Mississippi River in Memphis. Roy said he probably would but he also was thinking about shooting craps since he did that prior to the Heels' wins over Michigan St. and Nevada. I am not sure if any of those options are still being considered but how about....feeding ducks?
Via ACC Now:
Add Roy Williams to a list that includes Oprah Winfrey, Emeril Lagasse, Joan Collins, Molly Ringwald, Chris Matthews, Paula Deen, Larry King and Kevin Bacon.
After Thursday, all have been official Honorary Duckmasters at the famous Peabody Hotel in Memphis. North Carolina’s basketball coach led the Peabody Marching Ducks on their 11 a.m. stroll through the hotel lobby to their indoor fountain. The ceremony, a Memphis must-see, takes place twice daily, the second at 5 p.m.
First of all, I am not sure I would want to be on a list with half those people. Secondly, if UNC ends up losing to Gonzaga, I am declaring open season on ducks.