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No Average Joe could have been so relaxed

Updated: March 29, 2001, 5:24 PM ET
By Phillip Lee | Special to ESPN Classic

To steal a phrase from an ESPN anchor, "as cool as the other side of the pillow." That's the best way to describe North Carolina's Joe Quigg as he sank two free throws to give the Tar Heels the win in the finals of the 1957 National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament. Quigg and the Tar Heels knocked off Wilt Chamberlain and the Kansas Jayhawks in triple overtime.

"I felt good," said Quigg, who is a retired dentist. "I didn't feel nervous at all. I knew I had two shots ...

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