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Carolina Basketball

But the fleet-footed, hard-headed junior always returned to mastering new mechanics during his 600-jump-shots-a-day regimen, because he was frankly more tired of something else: hearing opponents, NBA analysts and even fans say he couldn't shoot.
Felton is on a shooter's roll
Raleigh News & Observer

In private, Scott and Sean May are father and son, watching videotape of Tar Heels games and practices together, just talking. In public, the references to hoop heritage pop up constantly. Television producers constantly ask North Carolina officials to let them know where Scott May will be sitting during games so they can focus on him. Scott, instead, almost always sits tucked away up under the rafters, out of sight, out of mind, off the air.
Strong Bond Thrives Out of Spotlight
Washington Post

North Carolina is back from the abyss — a k a the Matt Doherty era — in coach Roy Williams' second season. The third-ranked Tar Heels have won 12 straight while defeating name opponents with alarming ease.
No more blue funk as Tar Heels roll
Washington Times

Bilas said he feels that the Tar Heels, who have showed few signs of the disjointed team they were a season ago, are the best team in the country, just ahead of top-ranked Illinois.
Higher league?
Baltimore Sun

Carolina Football

Suspended North Carolina football player Isaiah Thomas said Thursday that he plans to be in school Jan. 13 and "most likely" will rejoin the Tar Heels' for spring football practice.
Thomas could be back
Raleigh News & Observer

"You never want to say a kid can't miss, but he's as close as they come. He doesn't know how good he is right now. He has a tremendous work ethic. He spends a lot of time in the weight room. The whole package is there."
Tar Heels get commitment from Freedom defender
Winston-Salem Journal

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