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For most of his life, North Carolina basketball player Rashad McCants has dreamed of sitting in the "green room" at the NBA Draft in New York, hearing his name announced, then shaking Commissioner David Stern's hand as he dons a pro team's cap.
McCants makes his break
Raleigh News & Observer

Like a potentate with a long title, his name became a phrase: "The mercurial and enigmatic Rashad McCants." The title was half right.
McCants offers clue to his puzzling self
Raleigh News & Observer

His intentions declared, guard Rashad McCants warmly shook North Carolina teammate Sean May's hand Wednesday afternoon at the media room in the Smith Center.
McCants closes out his college career
Charlotte Observer

Rashad McCants, who mystified media with his words and amazed onlookers with his basketball skills, is taking his game to the NBA.>
The exodus begins?
Durham Herald-Sun

"What's best for Rashad might not be best for somebody else," Roy Williams said.
Dascenzo: Timing was right for McCants, but what about UNC?
Durham Herald-Sun

Marvin Williams Sr. and his son met Wednesday night with Coach Roy Williams. "[Coach Williams is] in the process of getting some information," the elder Williams said after the meeting. "We'll know probably by Friday of next week."
Father: Marvin Williams gathering information
Durham Herald-Sun

"I'll always deal with my players that I want what they want," Williams said. "I will give them advice if I think it's a bad decision. I will give them advice but I will still support them. I think it's a good decision."
McCants leaving school for the pros
Winston-Salem Journal

Seated next to her only son Wednesday in Chapel Hill, Brenda Muckelvene felt as though her own dream was coming true.
NBA draft next for McCants
Asheville Citizen-Times

"Guys who have won championships and really felt like their deed in college has been done," McCants said.
McCants says the time is now for the NBA
Fayetteville Observer

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