Jarwarski Pollock will get another season's eligibility at North Carolina because of his academic work and will return to play one final season in 2005.
UNC did get some good news on the injury front. Tight end Scott Brumett is working out lightly about two weeks after he suffered a break in the transverse process of his vertebrae. Brumett was supposed to miss four to six weeks.
UNC notebook: Getting healthy goal for off week
But McCants' comments, no matter how far away he and UNC coach Roy Williams try to backpedal from them, were as refreshing and thought-provoking as a Morrissey song. The reaction goes quickly from, "I can't believe he said that," to, "It's about time somebody said that."
McCants not exactly right, but close
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