Web Run: Lewis gives State some inspired play

Web Run: Lewis gives State some inspired play

Sitting in his Statesville home Saturday, watching his inspired son assume a leading role for short-handed N.C. State, Rick Lewis shed tears and cheered enthusiastically with the toughest man he knows.

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Grieving Tyler Lewis gives N.C. State some inspired play
Bret Strelow * Fayobserver.com
Sitting in his Statesville home Saturday, watching his inspired son assume a leading role for short-handed N.C. State, Rick Lewis shed tears and cheered enthusiastically with the toughest man he knows.

His 82-year-old father.

Clennon Lewis was shot in the ear and leg during the Korean War, and he survived a helicopter crash in Vietnam because the aircraft landed in a body of water. He's had two triple bypass surgeries, the first in 1975, the next 21 years later, and he hasn't let prostate cancer or several aneurysms defeat him.
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Men's Basketball

(As Of February 2)
School Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
Miami 8-0 1.000 17-3 .850
Duke 6-2 .750 19-2 .905
Virginia 5-2 .714 15-5 .750
North Carolina 5-3 .625 15-6 .714
NC State 5-4 .556 16-6 .727
Florida State 4-4 .500 12-9 .571
Maryland 4-5 .444 16-6 .727
Clemson 4-5 .444 12-9 .571
Wake Forest 3-6 .333 10-11 .476
Virginia Tech 2-6 .250 11-10 .524
Boston College 2-6 .250 10-11 .476
Georgia Tech 1-6 .143 11-8 .579


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"I've never seen my dad jump up and down as much he did. We just hate that State lost."

- Rick Lewis describing Tyler Lewis' grandfather Clennon Lewis' reaction to his grandson's 16 point/5 assist effort against Miami. Clennon's wife, Tyler's grandmother, Margie Lewis died at Iredell Memorial Hospital yesterday. Both Clennon and Margie had requested that Tyler play on Saturday.



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Grieving Tyler Lewis gives N.C. State some inspired play
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Rapid Reaction: Miami 79, NC State 78
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Boston College 75, Clemson 68
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North Carolina 72, Virginia Tech 60
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Maryland 86, Wake Forest 60
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