Growing up in Torrance, Calif., Deon Thompson was a big, laid-back kid whose athletic ambition rose as high as an outfield fence.
Making a place at UNC
Raleigh News & Observer
The last time North Carolina had this many days off between games in the ACC season, the Tar Heels lost.
UNC hosts Eagles after 7-day break
Rested North Carolina will end a long break today, its last of the season, and will jump squarely into the fast lane of the ACC's long-haul expressway.
Tar Heels to end long break tonight
While some see North Carolina's defense as a leak ready to explode and others see it as people looking for a reason to complain about the Tar Heels, Roy Williams sees it as a little bit of each.
Roy Williams Hopes Long Break Helps Defensive Mentality
"I think it's an easy thing, myself," UNC coach Roy Williams said of finding a sixth man. "Everybody makes it out like it's going to be hard."
Green, Scheyer play key roles in ACC
Greensboro News & Record
Last July, North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams rolled his eyes when thinking about his deteriorating golf game.
UNC's recruiting windfall