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Carolina Football

It was a poorly kept secret that is set to become fact. Nebraska assistant football coach John Blake will become a member of the University of North Carolina coaching staff pending the completion of contract details, according to a source close to the situation.
Blake set to leave NU
The Lincoln Journal Star

Blake is set to be named an assistant coach at North Carolina, according to several people close to the situation. Lemming said Blake was in Chapel Hill on Monday meeting with Tar Heels head coach Butch Davis.
NU's Blake heads to UNC
The Omaha World-Herald

Charlie Williams, who coached the wide receivers at Arizona for the past three years, has been named an offensive assistant, UNC announced Tuesday. Also, Nebraska defensive line coach John Blake is headed to Chapel Hill, the Omaha World-Herald reported on its Web site.
UNC adds two more assistants
The News and Observer

The North Carolina football team officially hired one assistant coach Tuesday and appears close to adding another.
Davis adds to UNC staff
The Durham Herald Sun

Carolina Basketball

North Carolina forward Brandan Wright already had completed two final exams this week. But standing in the toy section of the Streets at Southpoint SuperTarget on Tuesday evening, brow furrowed in concentration, the freshman faced another daunting test: What sort of Christmas present do you buy a little girl when you can judge her age only by her shoe size?
UNC Targets those in need
The News and Observer

According to accounts from people who claim to be eyewitnesses, he stood about 7 feet tall with a wingspan that stretched past 10 feet. He could take off straight up in flight and reach speeds approaching 100 mph. He was the Mothman, reportedly sighted many times in the Charleston and Point Pleasant areas of West Virginia between November 1966 and December 1967. Forty years later, the Mothman has returned. This time, though, he's wreaking havoc farther south in the disguise of a North Carolina men's basketball player.
UNC's Brandan Wright is becoming a player of mythical proportions
The Durham Herald-Sun

Dean Smith will soon lose a record that he never wanted in the first place. Nobody in the history of major-college basketball has more coaching wins than Smith, who amassed 879 at North Carolina in 36 seasons. But Bob Knight of Texas Tech is closing fast and has 877.
Smith says Knight is worthy successor
The Winston-Salem Journal

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