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MarquetteMike1977

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Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« on: April 02, 2020, 06:41:10 PM »
Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes at 87. Carl Tacy Coached Against Al McGuire to go to the Final Four in 1977.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2020, 07:16:50 PM »
Big game for Jim Dudley vs Wake in Oklahoma City, hey?
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2020, 07:32:53 PM »
Seashells and Balloons, with a little French pastry?

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2020, 08:15:27 PM »
I know I am changing the subject here, but when did the word "die" fall out of favor?  Is it politically incorrect now?
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2020, 09:51:26 PM »
I know I am changing the subject here, but when did the word "die" fall out of favor?  Is it politically incorrect now?


I’m glad I’m not the only person to wonder that.

I still say so-and-so died.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2020, 10:47:00 PM »
I know I am changing the subject here, but when did the word "die" fall out of favor?  Is it politically incorrect now?

Nah, it just passed away. It's up north visiting the farm.
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2020, 11:22:32 PM »
I know I am changing the subject here, but when did the word "die" fall out of favor?  Is it politically incorrect now?
I think about the same time as “chick”.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2020, 06:53:23 AM »
I think about the same time as “chick”.

It's all about context, my friend.
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2020, 07:01:03 AM »

I’m glad I’m not the only person to wonder that.

I still say so-and-so died.

The former CEO of my organization was a relatively young widow, and when she spoke about her husband, she wouldn't say, "He passed away", or "He's no longer with us", she would just say, "He died". 

She was a doctor, so I took her lead as to what was appropriate in that respect.

In that regard, is it appropriate for an atheist to say that a person "passed"?  It' connotes that the person is going from one place to another, doesn't it?
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Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2020, 07:29:30 AM »
The former CEO of my organization was a relatively young widow, and when she spoke about her husband, she wouldn't say, "He passed away", or "He's no longer with us", she would just say, "He died". 

She was a doctor, so I took her lead as to what was appropriate in that respect.

In that regard, is it appropriate for an atheist to say that a person "passed"?  It' connotes that the person is going from one place to another, doesn't it?

Frankly when it comes to someone speaking about a person close to them dying, they can say whatever makes them comfortable. It’s so personal. I don’t really think there needs to be a rule here. 

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2020, 07:42:26 AM »
Where does “kicked the bucket” land on this continuum?
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2020, 09:47:13 AM »
Dude checked out, aina?
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2020, 09:50:38 AM »
What about .....   “pushing up daisies” ....

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2020, 10:01:24 AM »
Bought the farm.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2020, 10:26:49 AM »
I see Bill Withers shuffled off this mortal coil this morning...
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2020, 02:56:33 PM »


In that regard, is it appropriate for an atheist to say that a person "passed"?  It' connotes that the person is going from one place to another, doesn't it?


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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #16 on: April 03, 2020, 03:37:46 PM »
I think about the same time as “chick”.

"Groovy chickadees" ... I think that's the term all the cool cats are using these days.
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2020, 07:09:04 PM »
I see Bill Withers shuffled off this mortal coil this morning...

He was “used up”.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2020, 07:53:43 PM »
In the 1971 Milwaukee Classic, Marquette beat Carl Tacy's Marshall team 74-72 in the championship game of the Classic.
After the game, Tacy refused to shake Al McGuire's hand. "I didn't like the guy," McGuire told Sports Illustrated. "He is a phony, an Elmer Gantry."

After MU's one-point win over Kansas State, the Warriors took apart Wake Forest (now coached by Tacy) in the second half behind 18 points from an inspired Bernard Toone, leading Marquette to the Final Four.

McGuire and Tacy shook hands after the game. The headline in the next day's St. Louis Post-Dispatch summed up the game and the relationship: "McGuire, Tacy Bury Hatchet."

Go Warriors!

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2020, 08:00:37 PM »
In the 1971 Milwaukee Classic, Marquette beat Carl Tacy's Marshall team 74-72 in the championship game of the Classic.
After the game, Tacy refused to shake Al McGuire's hand. "I didn't like the guy," McGuire told Sports Illustrated. "He is a phony, an Elmer Gantry."

After MU's one-point win over Kansas State, the Warriors took apart Wake Forest (now coached by Tacy) in the second half behind 18 points from an inspired Bernard Toone, leading Marquette to the Final Four.

McGuire and Tacy shook hands after the game. The headline in the next day's St. Louis Post-Dispatch summed up the game and the relationship: "McGuire, Tacy Bury Hatchet."

Go Warriors!

Like hearing these historical accounts, thanks.

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #20 on: April 03, 2020, 08:02:57 PM »
Joe or anyone, can you name 2 playas on that Thundering Herd team?
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2020, 08:08:15 PM »
Tymes up--Russell Lee and Mike D'Antoni
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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #22 on: April 04, 2020, 10:14:46 AM »
D'Antoni was the highest profile player on that Thundering Herd team.
Back then, MU scheduled some outstanding teams in the old Classic.

Here was Al's way of saying someone died: "He cashed in his chips."

Enjoy the historical anecdotes, fellas, they keep everything in the game in good perspective.
Those anecdotes also remind us of how the game was played and how it has changed over the years.

Everyone stay well.

Peace.

Go Warriors!

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2020, 10:24:40 AM »
D'Antoni was the highest profile player on that Thundering Herd team.
Back then, MU scheduled some outstanding teams in the old Classic.



Wouldn’t Russell Lee have been? If you go by the present, D’Antoni’s name is most instantly recognized by basketball fans.  But researched Lee after 4ever dropped his name-  guy was an absolute stud at Marshall, and went on to be drafted 6th overall by the Bucks.  That’s pretty lofty. 

But this was before I could have followed MU unfortunately.  Born just too late to recall Al era 😢

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Re: Former Wake Forest Coach Carl Tacy Passes
« Reply #24 on: April 04, 2020, 10:28:00 AM »
D'Antoni was the highest profile player on that Thundering Herd team.
Back then, MU scheduled some outstanding teams in the old Classic.

Here was Al's way of saying someone died: "He cashed in his chips."

Enjoy the historical anecdotes, fellas, they keep everything in the game in good perspective.
Those anecdotes also remind us of how the game was played and how it has changed over the years.

Everyone stay well.

Peace.

Go Warriors!

Absolutely correct about teams Classic would bring in. Miss the old Classic, even when it lost prestige in the 80’s and 90’s.  It was still a fun event.

 

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