Featherston: What Is Tobacco Road


Tobacco Road is not so much a geographical location as it is a basketball oasis – the one place in the South where the hardwood sport reigns supreme. It’s the home of historic programs at Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State and Wake Forest; of legendary coaches such as Eddie Cameron, Everett Case, Vic Bubas, , , , Jim Valvano and current Hall of Famers Mike Krzyzewski and ; of unforgettable players from Dick Groat to Art Heyman to to David Thompson to to Johnny Dawkins to Danny Ferry to Christian Laettner to Tim Duncan to Shane Battier ... the list is inexhaustible. (GoDuke.com)

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