Tuesday's UNC Links

Carolina Basketball

"Jawad Williams said he felt nothing special before Monday night's home-away-from-home game against Davidson at the Charlotte Coliseum. Williams said he's not in a comfort zone with the Tar Heels 2-0 after Monday's 91-68 victory."
Jawad in the zone
The Durham Herald Sun

"At that point, UNC's pressure defense created a loose ball that appeared headed out of bounds along the sideline. Jackie Manuel leaped and, from a horizontal position, batted it back into the hands of Raymond Felton. Felton brought it frontcourt and passed back to Manuel at the top of the key."
Manuel energizes North Carolina in victory over Davidson
The Greensboro News and Record

"Two nights after Roy Williams made his debut as the Tar Heels head coach, Jawad Williams (no relation) tossed in a career-high 28 points at Charlotte Coliseum, leading No. 9 UNC to a 91-68 blowout of Davidson."
Tar Heels romp
The Raleigh News and Observer

"North Carolina combined two dazzling minutes of basketball with a full game of determined defense to down Davidson 91-68 at the Charlotte Coliseum last night and stay unbeaten under Coach Roy Williams."
Heels thwart rally by Cats
The Winston Salem Journal


Carolina Football

"For one member of Bunting's staff, the 2004 season will be spent elsewhere. Bunting acted swiftly in his evaluation of the program after a 2-10 season, announcing Monday that defensive backs coach Jim Fleming had resigned after two seasons in Chapel Hill."
First UNC casualty: DBs coach resigns
The Durham Herald Sun

"North Carolina defensive backs coach Jim Fleming resigned Monday in what could be the first of a number of staff changes on a football team that has gone 5-19 in the past two seasons."
UNC defensive backs coach steps down
The Raleigh News and Observer

"The decision could be the first of several that will affect UNC's coaching staff after a 2-10 season and a last place ACC finish. Fleming agreed to leave the staff on the first day of Coach John Bunting's evaluation of the program."
College-Football Notebook - UNC assistant resigns as Bunting purge begins
The Winston Salem Journal

"The hosts of a cable-television show called "Countdown to Signing Day" asked heavily recruited Dudley High School defensive tackle DeMario Pressley two weeks ago what college he would attend if he had to decide right that moment."
Pressley isn't rushing college choice
The Greensboro News and Record


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