Friday's UNC Links

Carolina Football

"John Bunting the player vividly recalls the three games against Duke more than 30 years ago, including one of the famous installments in this 89-game series that resumes Saturday."
UNC notes: Bunting reminisces about rivalry
The Durham Herald Sun

"North Carolina's miserable season on defense will mercifully end Saturday. Tar Heel fans have endured missed tackles, blown assignments and defensive collapses during what is arguably the worst season in school history."
UNC Up For One Last Defensive Stand?

"The Tar Heels have received an oral commitment from linebacker Carlton Baker from South Bay, Fla., who is attending Hutchinson Community College in Kansas. Baker is the 14th prospect to join the UNC recruiting class of 2004 and is the ninth defensive player."
North Carolina, Duke land football prospects
The Fayetteville Observer

"Maybe that's why some of the top colleges in the nation have been recruiting him since he was a sophomore. A list that once included schools such as Colorado and Nebraska has been narrowed down by the talented 6-foot do-it-all athlete to North Carolina, Virginia, Florida State and Georgia."
Goddard a special, gifted QB
The Rocky Mount Telegram

Carolina Basketball

"Williams met with the media Thursday afternoon, the usual pregame press gathering complete with a mix of praise for the opponent and concern about the home team. But it wasn't what Williams said that made an impression--it was what he wore."
Williams Ready For Chills

"When tempering the preseason hype surrounding his ninth-ranked Tar Heels, North Carolina's basketball coach likes to say, "Ol Roy ain't that good."
Dose of reality for UNC
The Raleigh News and Observer

"UNC's Roy Williams said that he won't have butterflies about coaching his first game at UNC but that he will feel something walking onto the Smith Center court for the first time."
Ranked and ready
The Durham Herald Sun

"North Carolina chancellor James Moeser said Thursday that he can't think of any reason why the contract for athletics director won't be extended."
UNC is reviewing Baddour's work
The Raleigh News and Observer

"During her time at Lewisville High School, Laydrilla "Dree" Grant has accumulated some impressive honors. She is a member of the BETA club, was recently crowned homecoming queen, has made the Class A All-State team five times and was named the Region III-A girls player of the year last season. On Wednesday she added "future ACC basketball player" to that resume, as she signed with the University of North Carolina."
Lion's Dree Grant signs with Heels
The Chester County News and Reporter

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