Harmless typo or Freudian slip? The Winston-Salem Journal made an unfortunate spelling error while reporting about the hiring of Dereck Whittenburg to the basketball coaching staff at NC State.
Whittenberg most recently coached at Fordham from 2003-2010, where he led the Rams to a stellar 69-121 record. However he is most famous for his airball in the 1983 NCAA Championship game, which led to Lorenzo Charles’ game winning dunk.
He was hired to the position of
Senior Assistant Head Coach Senior Assistant TO the Head Coach.