Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Jim Boylan, Mike O'Koren brought New Jersey flavor to NCAA Tournament in 1977


To this day, they see each other not as college stars or NBA coaches, but as kids on the courts at St. Joseph’s Elementary in the Heights, three blocks east of Journal Square. For Jim Boylan, Mike O’Koren is the ninth-grader from Palisade Ave. Sure, his mouth never stopped moving, but the older guys tolerated the kid from Hudson Catholic because he was absurdly talented for a 6-5 freshman, and because he would give you his blood if you needed it. (Newark Star-Ledger)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: |

Recent Basketball News:

Sources: Brandan Wright agrees to nearly $18 million deal with Grizzlies

Zeller parents ink book about their basketball boys

Danny Green agrees to 4-year, $45 million deal to return to Spurs

Spurs free agent Danny Green: I’d be ‘crazy’ not to meet with Knicks

Despite draft status, Tokoto, Lacey face similar NBA challenge


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.