Tuesday's UNC Links

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Carolina Basketball

Pegging Tyler Hansbrough is proving a more demanding task this season than in his first two at North Carolina.
BULLDOG: UNC's Hansbrough keeps working tenaciously to improve his game
The Winston Salem Journal

Midway though the second half of North Carolina's 92-53 blowout of visiting Virginia Tech, North Carolina sophomore forward Alex Stepheson went up for a rebound and came down hard on his back.
Stepheson a bright spot for injured Heels
The Gaston Gazette

North Carolina point guard Ty Lawson's sprained left ankle is feeling better -- but not good enough to play against N.C. State on Wednesday. "He still has pain in the foot, and the doctors are being very cautious with him, as we should be,'' coach Roy Williams said Monday.
Lawson to miss State game
The News and Observer

Did you really think we were going to make more than two days without writing about North Carolina's injuries? Impossible.
Tar Heels still catching up on injury reports
The Durham Herald-Sun

"We have to have this game," Grant said. "That would look real good -- to win over a top-five team like Carolina, or Duke, or any other team in this conference.
Wolfpack needs big finish
The News and Observer

Carolina Football

Three more high-school juniors, all from in-state, have decided to play their college football at North Carolina for Coach Butch Davis
UNC adds three to '09 class
The Winston Salem Journal

North Carolina is off to a quick start in next year's football recruiting race. The Tar Heels have commitments from seven juniors, including four from North Carolina.
UNC adds recruits from N.C.
The News and Observer

Charlotte native Everett Withers has resigned as Minnesota's defensive coordinator to pursue a similar position at North Carolina, the University of Minnesota announced Monday. UNC has not yet announced the hire, but Withers is expected to replace Chuck Pagano, who left after one season with the Tar Heels to become a Baltimore Ravens assistant coach.
Withers leaves Gophers
The News and Observer

The University of Minnesota football team announced the resignation of defensive coordinator Everett Withers today. Withers, hired to Minnesota last season from the Tennessee Titans, is expected to take the same position at North Carolina, replacing Chuck Pagano, who left the Tar Heels after one season to become a Baltimore Ravens assistant.
University of Minnesota assistant Everett Withers leaves for North Carolina
The Pioneer Press

Everett Withers boarded a plane for North Carolina on Monday night so that he could meet his new players today before their 6 a.m. workout. "I've got to get to work," he said.
Withers leaves with no regrets
The Minneapolis Star

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