What's Buzz Wearing?

Examining the questionable sartorial choices by Wake Forest basketball coach and psychedelic tie enthusiast Jeff Bzdelik.


New season, new team, same ties bought during vacation outlet shopping at Kohl’s.
Result: (W) vs. Radford, 79-67

New season, new team, same ties bought during vacation outlet shopping at Kohl’s.

Result: (W) vs. Radford, 79-67

Before the ACC tournament game, Buzz took out a tape measure and showed his players that the rim and his tie were still 10 feet.
Result, l. Maryland, 82-60

Before the ACC tournament game, Buzz took out a tape measure and showed his players that the rim and his tie were still 10 feet.

Result, l. Maryland, 82-60

… Nope, too easy.
Result: l. Georgia Tech, 69-62

… Nope, too easy.

Result: l. Georgia Tech, 69-62

Many coaches wear their team’s colors for big home games, so it’s no surprise Buzz donned the peach and chartreuse when Duke came to Winston.
Result, l. Duke, 79-71

Many coaches wear their team’s colors for big home games, so it’s no surprise Buzz donned the peach and chartreuse when Duke came to Winston.

Result, l. Duke, 79-71

Buzz originally bought that shirt in 1989 when he went as Jack Nicholson in “Batman” for Halloween. 
Result, d. Boston College, 85-56

Buzz originally bought that shirt in 1989 when he went as Jack Nicholson in “Batman” for Halloween. 

Result, d. Boston College, 85-56

If that tie is a Rorschach test, I see a 2012-13 assistant coaching job. 
Result, l. Miami, 74-56.

If that tie is a Rorschach test, I see a 2012-13 assistant coaching job. 

Result, l. Miami, 74-56.

Coincidentally, 59 was also the total amount of dollars Buzz spent on his outfit.
Result, d. Georgia Tech, 59-50. 

Coincidentally, 59 was also the total amount of dollars Buzz spent on his outfit.

Result, d. Georgia Tech, 59-50. 

Congratulations, man in the gold sweater and black turtleneck; you’re only the second-worst-dressed person in this picture. 
Result, l. Clemson, 72-52

Congratulations, man in the gold sweater and black turtleneck; you’re only the second-worst-dressed person in this picture. 

Result, l. Clemson, 72-52

The first time Buzz wore this tie this season, Wake won by eight.
The second time he wore it, the Deacs lost by 15.
Tonight, they lost by 24.
Using linear analysis: When he breaks it out again at the ACC Tournament, I fully expect the team to keel over Jonestown-style at the first TV timeout. 
Result, l. Virginia, 68-44.

The first time Buzz wore this tie this season, Wake won by eight.

The second time he wore it, the Deacs lost by 15.

Tonight, they lost by 24.

Using linear analysis: When he breaks it out again at the ACC Tournament, I fully expect the team to keel over Jonestown-style at the first TV timeout. 

Result, l. Virginia, 68-44.

Saw Buzz and wondered who else would possibly wear a shirt of that color. Then I shifted my eyes to the left and realized the answer is the Raleigh Police Department. 
Result, l. NC State, 87-76

Saw Buzz and wondered who else would possibly wear a shirt of that color. Then I shifted my eyes to the left and realized the answer is the Raleigh Police Department. 

Result, l. NC State, 87-76