Friday's UNC Links

Today's North Carolina links from around the 'net ...

Carolina Football

During meetings this week, UNC's Davis has noticed his players saying that they know ECU players. Many from both teams grew up together or played against each other in high school across North Carolina -- or, in some cases, played together.
A rare opportunity
Raleigh News & Observer

Khalif Mitchell always will have a spot in North Carolina football history. But this week Mitchell's focus is on making history against the Tar Heels.
ECU's Mitchell will play against former team
Durham Herald-Sun

Brooks Foster wants to be North Carolina's secret weapon. Hakeem Nicks is North Carolina's best-known receiver right now and a player that defenses want to stop. That's fine with Foster, a junior receiver.
Foster hoping to fly under radar
Winston-Salem Journal

Carolina Basketball

Porky Spencer was sitting behind North Carolina's bench when he glanced at Roy Williams, spied the bulging vein in his forehead and yelled "duck!" -- just before the coach's blazer flew into the stands.
Coach learned lessons early
Raleigh News & Observer

Wanda Williams abhors the limelight. She shuns cameras. Avoids reporters. And she has been known to have her husband threaten media relations directors before they even think about telling television networks where she sits at games.
A private partnership
Raleigh News & Observer

Sometimes you get lucky in this business and Thursday was one of those times. Roy Williams and his wife, Wanda, were on my flight to Springfield. While waiting at RDU, Williams couldn't avoid the inevitable.
From RDU to the Hall
Durham Herald-Sun

A man who once sold calendars out of the trunk of his car to make enough money to get by will be given one of basketball's highest honors this weekend.
Williams going into Hall of Fame
Winston-Salem Journal

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