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Carolina Basketball

Among the lessons learned: There are times to accelerate, and there are times to throttle back and make prudent decisions with the ball. "My main problem last year, I was always at one speed, trying to go real fast," said Thomas, who is athletic, swift and quick.
Learning to stand out
Raleigh News & Observer

Carolina Football

Draughn made sacrifices to earn the $265 tuition to attend the three-day camp ... He had gone to the UNC camp to learn new skills and become a better football player, but he was leaving with a football scholarship offer.
UNC football offer surprises Tarboro star
Raleigh News & Observer

"His greatest asset is his lateral movement," Craddock said. "He can make a person miss in a second. Our best play was quick-pitch right."
Tarboro senior commits to Heels
Durham Herald-Sun

"He was a good player as a sophomore. Then he got into lifting weights. After about the first two games we played last year, I was talking to our other coaches and I said, 'Shaun Draughn is a man among boys now.' It was unbelievable how he blossomed in one year."
Tar Heels get commitment from Tarboro standout
Winston-Salem Journal

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