Rick Jones was coaching baseball at Elon when colleges upped their standards for admissions and eligibility. Jones called a high school coach from Durham, NC and inquired about a talented pitching recruit. Coach Jones held his breath: “Coach, did he make the 2.0 GPA required?”
“Naw”, said the secondary school coach, he made a 1.2.”
Disappointed, Jones concluded, “Well, Coach, I’m sorry. He can’t get in Elon with a 1.2.”
The response; “That’s all right Coach Jones, he’s going to Duke anyway?” Incredulously Jones questioned, “That boy got in Duke University?”
“Naw, man, Duke Power!” (Durham is the home of Duke Power Electric

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