Today is a nice day for Duke fans. The Deadspin staff is not unmoved by this, so we thought we might share one of our favorite memories involving a Duke player.
There is something about this video that is just...pleasing. I can't tell if it's the unedited, found-footage peek-into-life-as-it-occurs vibe, the contrast of light triumphant over dark or something else.
"The misconception is that there are tears coming out of my eyes," Thomas Hill told me on Thursday. "There weren't." Hill is the former Duke guard who in 1992 became the happily crumpled face of the Blue Devils' last-second victory over Kentucky in the Elite Eight—maybe the face of March Madness itself. After…