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Elliott Avent Does Not Have Time For Television

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I really enjoyed this exchange between Elliott Avent and a reporter Tuesday:

"Were you hoping North Carolina pulled out that game today?"

"I didn't watch it..."

"You weren't hoping [the Tar Heels] were gonna win?"

"Oh lord no; I didn't have a dog in the fight. We coach our team. I got a little bit of a tie to South Carolina because of Ray Tanner and Sammy Esposito who played for me here at NC State, the son of legendary Sam Esposito. So if there was a tie to anything it was that. Like I said I didn't watch any of the game so there wasn't an opportunity to pull for anybody. We're about preparing for people not pulling for people."

Write that down.

NC State baseball manager Elliott Avent pre-College World Series press conference from The Wolfpacker on Vimeo.