Friday's UNC Links

In today's links page, there is coverage from N.C., Kansas and Nevada on David Padgett's transfer, as well as a feature on Jason Capel's success in the NBDL with hopes of making the NBA.

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"As far as I know, the subject of where he might transfer to was not brought up during our conversation with him today," Kansas sports information director Mitchell Germann said Thursday.
Padgett leaving Kansas
Raleigh N&O


Some of Padgett's teammates, however, believe that he may be headed for North Carolina to rejoin former KU coach Roy Williams. Asked his thoughts of Padgett potentially becoming a Tar Heel, Self said: "That would be very disappointing, but David gave me no indication that that was the case."
Freshman's move stuns Jayhawks
Kansas City Star


As far as rumors Padgett might want to play for Roy Williams at North Carolina --Williams recruited Padgett to KU -- Carolina sources indicate there's no sign UNC will pursue the player. Carolina has filled all its scholarships for next year, though one or two signees are rumored to be headed to the NBA.
Padgett's pick puzzling
Lawrence Journal-World


Padgett hasn't said where he would play next year. "I'd say North Carolina is a possibility," Vinson said, "just because coach Williams loved him so much. It doesn't necessarily mean he's thinking about going there."
Transfer shocks KU players
Lawrence Journal-World


Under NCAA rules, a transfer can receive a scholarship his initial year at his new school only if he gets official permission from the school he left. If he does wind up with Williams at North Carolina, Kansas fans who are already angry with with their former coach for leaving are certain to be furious.
Kansas coach says Padgett will transfer
Reno Gazette-Journal


Jason Capel is an anomaly in the world of professional basketball. He's a consummate team player trying to make it to a league where flash is often valued over substance.
Patriots' Capel has eye on NBA
Fayetteville Observer



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