Mike Copeland, a North Carolina basketball player from Winston-Salem, will undergo surgery on June 4 to repair a slightly torn anterior-cruciate ligament in his right knee, his father said yesterday.
UNC's Copeland will have surgery on knee
When Coach Roy Williams tested the NBA waters for his leading undergraduates, the waters evidently were just a few degrees warmer than North Carolina's shooting touch in the Final Four.
Difficult to tell whether three Heels will be back
Davis, North Carolina's longtime basketball trainer, will retire in July and move to a different job elsewhere on campus. Davis, 56, was starting to feel slightly worn down after 31 seasons in the program, late-night games and in-season work weeks that sometimes hit 70 hours.
End of Tape: Davis, North Carolina's trainer, is stepping down after 31 seasons
It's not often that a Hall of Famer visits your place of business. But Gazette staffers hosted native son James Worthy Tuesday.
Worthy wanting to re-establish Gaston County ties