Video: Ben Wallace Introduced for the Tri-C Basketball Team

Before Ben Wallace was the Ben Wallace we came to know and love on the Cleveland Cavaliers, he was a bushy-tailed Cuyahoga Community College student from Alabama who emerged as a beast with an appetite for blocks and rebounds. 

Here's his epic introduction Freshman year from one very enthusiastic announcer: And the man, in the middle, at center ... etc.

So good. Seventeen seconds of pure gold. 

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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