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Carolina Football

After a bruising, embarrassing 30-point blowout loss at Utah on Oct. 16, few North Carolina football followers could have conceived that a month later, the Tar Heels would be one win away from bowl eligibility.
Utah loss is turning point
Raleigh News & Observer

The players want back the Victory Bell, given each season to the winner of the game between the Tar Heels and the Blue Devils. Until last season's 30-22 loss to the Blue Devils, the Tar Heels held the bell since 1990.
Ding Dong: Tar Heels want the Victory Bell back
Winston-Salem Journal

With a win Saturday, Durant would extend his season as UNC's MVP into December. "There's no room to quit," he said. "You quit and you go home for Christmas break and there's nothing to play for."
UNC Monday Morning QB
Durham Herald-Sun

How has a team that has suffered some of the most embarrassing losses in school history after going 5-19 the last two seasons developed confidence? The players credit the coaching staff, and in particular head coach John Bunting.
Tar Heels prove resilient in win over Wake
Wilmington Star-News

"I will never forget that game, never, ever," he said. "The Victory Bell was in Chapel Hill for a long time, and we want to bring it back."
Heels a win away from bowl eligibility

Michael Vick connected with Alge Crumpler on a 49-yard touchdown pass with just under 10 minutes remaining, the decisive blow in Atlanta's 24-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Crumpler ices it for Falcons
Raleigh News & Observer

Carolina Basketball

Pity the Hokies and Miami. It's one thing for the two former Big East Conference members to officially take up residence in the ACC in a normal year for basketball. It's another when you could be talking about perhaps the best collection of teams in its history. The league could be that good, that brutal for a few lower-tiered rosters.
ACCept it....
San Diego Union-Tribune

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